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  • Ten for Friday: Shame on Wall Street

     
    Obama called Wall Street's $18.4 billion in bonuses "shameful," but aside from a verbal tongue lashing he didn't say what he plans to do about them. Getting them back may be hard. New numbers show the economy shrank 3.8...
  • Pumpkins rule Halloween homestretch

    Pumpkins rule Halloween homestretch
    Good grief, Charlie Brown, where's the pumpkin patch? Well, there's a website for that. At pumpkinpatchesandmore.org you will find a guide to local church and community sites that have dedicated lots for the gorgeous orange orbs. In the meantime, let's...

    How do you explain gay marriage to an 8-year-old?

    How do you explain gay marriage to an 8-year-old?
    The march toward marriage equality in Florida took another step last week. Monroe County Chief Circuit Judge Luis Garcia properly ruled that 4.8 million voters got it wrong in 2008 with a state constitutional ban on gay marriage that was inherently...

    Debra Messing's talents misfire in 'The Mysteries of Laura'

    Last year, NBC came at the fall with "The Blacklist," a series smartly leveraging certain narrative trends (quasi-criminal genius seeking redemption) to showcase the talents of popular television star James Spader. The result? Bull's-eye. This year, NBC...

    Bill Murray's poetry parade

     
    On June 14, the Poets House in New York hosts its annual benefit poetry walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. As participants cross the bridge, they'll be treated to readings by work by Langston Hughes, Marianne Moore, Brooklyn poet Walt Whitman...