| Nov 30, 2010
| 7:41 AM
From the Midnight Sun blog:
Bryan Adams will perform at the Hippodrome Theater at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center in January, the theater announced Monday.
Adams, most known for providing the theme song to Kevin Costner's Robin Hood movie,...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 1:45 PM
The formerly homeless man with the golden voice now has a new reality television show that will be filmed in his native Brooklyn.
Ted "Golden Voice" Williams will begin shooting "Second Chances at Life" in two weeks, TMZ reported Tuesday. The show...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 4:33 AM
No matter how blue-collar or red-meat the story, director Tony Scott's movies revel in his luxe, glossy yet easily distracted technique that ensures every shot is trailer-ready, and every fractured moment strives for maximum coolness. He's an old-school...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 9:53 AM
LEWIS RUN, Pa. -- Actor Wesley Snipes began serving a three-year sentence at a federal prison in Pennsylvania on Thursday for failure to file income tax returns.
Snipes, 48, arrived shortly before noon at the Federal Correctional Institution McKean in...
| Jan 5, 2011
Is it feed a cold, starve a fever? Or the other way around?
With cold season upon us, parents are reviewing their folk wisdom and trading elaborate — if unscientific — protocols for reintroducing solid foods to tender tummies. Have you...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 4:44 PM
Fifty percent of thermal paper receipts and most dollar bills tested in a new study are tainted with Bisphenol A, according to a report released on March 30, by the Washington Toxics Coalition.
BPA, a chemical that disrupts hormones and has been linked...
| Dec 3, 2010
| 10:15 AM
Warm air can leak out of a home from places small (electrical outlets) and large (picture windows). But there are steps you can take to close those gaps, beyond taping plastic to the windows -- although that old standby certainly helps.
Here are 10...
| Aug 25, 2010
William Saxbe, a former U.S. senator who became the last attorney general to serve under President Richard M. Nixon and presided during the Watergate investigation, has died. He was 94.
Saxbe died Tuesday at his home in Mechanicsburg, Ohio, said his...
| Oct 24, 2010
The Breaking of Eggs
Penguin: 342 pp., $15 paper
In his debut novel, "The Breaking of Eggs," British writer Jim Powell surveys an impressive breadth of time — and trains his focus on a small slice. The book's historical...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 2:07 PM
Well, that didn't last long.
Six Flags Magic Mountain will relinquish sole ownership of the coveted title of "Roller Coaster Capital of the World" later this year when the Valencia, Calif., amusement park removes one of its record-setting 18 coasters....
| Aug 1, 2010
It was the last engagement on my calendar, a keynote address at a writers' conference outside Toledo, Ohio, after which the coast was dismally clear: no more workshops, appearances or assignments. The group was intelligent and easygoing, so during a...