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Random Notes & Fripperies -- The Prequel to the Sequel

Tom Alderman | Posted 07.23.2014 | Entertainment
Tom Alderman

Who's responsible for letting actor/author Chris Colfer voice his own audiobook, The Land of Stories, a Grimm Warning? Aside from garbled words, his fourth grade reading technique is a formidable obstacle to getting past the first chapter.

Getting the Freedom to Die

Roy Speckhardt | Posted 06.16.2013 | Politics
Roy Speckhardt

If we as a country believe that people have personal autonomy over their own bodies, we should also recognize that it is everyone's independent choice as to when their life should end.

Man Sentenced For 'Mercy Killing' Wife

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 05.29.2013 | Crime

PHOENIX — There was no doubt 86-year-old George Sanders killed his ailing wife. Yet everyone in the small Arizona courtroom – the prosecut...

All-Time Oscars: The 10 Best Supporting Actors in History

Jon Eig | Posted 03.26.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

I'm not going to predict or select or analyze this year's winners. Leave that for the "critics" and "pundits." This year, I'm picking the All-Time Oscars. Today, I'll offer a set of nominees for Best Supporting Actor (of all time!).

Will Kristen Stewart's Fling Affect 'Twilight'?

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 09.24.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- "Twilight" fans are heartbroken by Kristen Stewart's public admission that she cheated on her boyfriend and co-star Robert Pattinson. S...

Blackberries Off: Ten Essential Movies For Easily Distracted Twenty-Somethings

John Farr | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

What if we only had a month in which to force our young adult offspring to see ten essential movies before they succumbed entirely to short-form digital content? My own personal picks.

Mankiewicz Biographer Kenneth Geist on All About Eve (Is Joe)

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Like Casablanca (1942), All About Eve (1950) is one of those classic films one can watch over and over again without ever tiring of it.

The Alarming Decline Of Expressive Language, In Life and On Film

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Even as today's high school and college students are pushed harder in school, they cannot write an essay or use descriptive language nearly as fluently as their parents and grandparents could.