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  • Rain Chances, Heat & Goodbye Irene

    Thought I'd start with this quote today...this is from Howard Kurtz who is a media critic on CNN...he did a post today called Hurricane Hype. I didn't really watch any of the cable coverage of this...so I don't know whether to agree or not...perhaps you...
  • 'American Idol 7' Sets Audition Schedule

    Do you have what it takes to become the next Jordin Sparks or Margaret Fowler? While everybody remembers that Sparks was crowned the sixth "American Idol" winner this May, Fowler was the obese, yellow-clad woman who earned notoriety (and finale mockery)...
  • Mom Accused of Having Nightly Sex with Young Son

    Mom Accused of Having Nightly Sex with Young Son
    OMAHA, Neb. -- A 41-year-old Nebraska woman is accused of having sex nightly with her teenage son when he was in seventh and eighth grades, officials said Wednesday. Omaha Police said the now 15-year-old boy reported the alleged abuse last week to a...
  • Jonathan Eig's 'Get Capone' aims to go beyond stereotypes

    Jonathan Eig's 'Get Capone' aims to go beyond stereotypes
    “Get Capone: The Secret Plot That Captured America's Most Wanted Gangster” By Jonathan EigSimon and Schuster, 480 pages, $28 Reviewed by Noah Isackson, Special to the Tribune Finding a new way to tell a familiar story is a formidable...
  • Old Wives' Cures to Fight the Flu

    Old Wives' Cures to Fight the Flu
    While nothing stops a cold in its tracks, some of Grandma's remedies really do have the power to make you feel better. You're sick. Your head is squeezed, your nose locked up and your stomach uneasy. The bad news: There's still no quick cure for the...
  • For a Nebraskan, going vegetarian means going against the grain

    For a Nebraskan, going vegetarian means going against the grain
    FIVE years ago I made the most difficult, painful decision of my life. I converted from a carnivore to a vegetarian. A bit of back story. I moved to L.A. in 1992 after growing up in Nebraska, where beef is sacrosanct. Enough Nebraskans are consumed...
  • Omaha is beautiful this time of year

    A hot spot in … Nebraska? We never thought this sentence would appear in a Los Angeles newspaper: We're jealous of teenagers in Omaha. Slowdown, a performance space/art gallery/movie theater masterminded by Saddle Creek Records, opened last week with a...
  • The Truman show

    The Truman show
    "Dearest Cecil," wrote Truman Capote from Brooklyn on April 19, 1965, addressing his friend, the English photographer and bon vivant Cecil Beaton. The letter is among those collected in "Too Brief a Treat: The Letters of Truman Capote" (Vintage: 512 pp.,...
  • Clinton stumps in Omaha for Obama

     
    by Laura Olson Sen. Hillary Clinton's appearance Tuesday in Omaha, Neb. (or "Obamaha", as several news organizations dubbed it in primary election headlines), is a reminder that even a lone electoral vote in a traditionally blood-red state could be...
  • Chef Gordon Ramsay back to old tricks in 'Hell's Kitchen'

     
    Hell's Kitchen begins with a montage of scenes from the past four seasons of the show. Man, that Chef Gordon Ramsay knows how to stick it to those contestants. I can’t wait to see how he insults, and humiliates the......
  • FAU offense needs to show up at FanFest

     
    Posted a slide show on the Big S FAU web page. You can FIND IT HERE. And I hope you caught this feature on Howard Schnellenberger that ran in that printed product more of you should be getting delivered......