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  • Susan Bahorich's Blog

    Susan Bahorich's Blog
    Comments, questions, concerns, story ideas, etc. email me at:  sbahorich@wdbj7.com   5/5/13 You may have seen or heard my promo. I have cancer. The story airs Monday night at 6o'clock. This is a little weird for me. I'm not used to "being" the...
  • Tropico Perspective: Blame traces back to those who don't vote

    Tropico Perspective: Blame traces back to those who don't vote
    Writing an article that you know is going to be published the day after a potentially game-changing election is a challenge. But even without knowing the outcome, there are a couple of things about this election that will certainly be true:...
  • 10 things you might not know about punctuation

    10 things you might not know about punctuation
    First of all, let's explain why the serial comma is important to some people. A blog on economist.com cites an apocryphal example: "I'd like to thank my parents, Ayn Rand and God." Without a comma after "Rand," the writer has a mighty unusual parentage....
  • 'Atlas Shrugged,' the movie

    When I was in college, and fresh from reading a lot of Ayn Rand, I was happy to hear that a movie would be made of “Atlas Shrugged.” Well, it's been 35 years, and here one is, opening on Friday. I’m not a disciple of Rand, but I have...
  • O.C. objectivists shrug at Ayn Rand film

    "Atlas Shrugged" may serve as a quasi-bible to many objectivists, but the film adaptation of the novel, which came out Friday, isn't rousing more than a nod from some Ayn Rand fans. The film took creator John Aglialoro, a former Wall Street trader,...
  • 9 tips to stop caring what others think

    Shakespeare was wrong. All the world is not a stage; you just think it is. And it is this thought -- the belief that you need to perform for an always-watching and always-critiquing audience -- that creates massive anxiety. If you'd like to reclaim some...
  • Le Bucherettes Consider Feminist Punk Symbolism

    Le Bucherettes Consider Feminist Punk Symbolism
    Le Butcherettes Their new record, Sin Sin Sin, comes out May 10.** Stage props have always had their place in punk rock. When the music can't relate something or you need to pack an extra-impressive wallop, props provide the physical — items or...
  • The Republicans debate freedom

    Many Republicans think of themselves as followers of Milton Friedman and Ayn Rand. But at the South Carolina debate, they came face to face with someone who really is -- and they seemed bewildered. That someone was former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson,...
  • Comments & Curiosities: Of graduations and pregnant goldfish

    It is time, once again. Time for the commencement address that no one has asked for and no one will ever hear, packed with topics that are weird, questionable and above all, meaningless. As the school year draws to a close, thousands of young people...
  • Anna Quindlen talks with Printers Row Live

    Anna Quindlen talks with Printers Row Live
    With Mother’s Day on the horizon, it was an early gift for many of author Anna Quindlen’s fans as she communed with her Chicago peeps in these early days of a national book tour for her newly published memoir, “Lots of Candles, Plenty of...
  • Two good upcoming events at Westport Library

    Two good upcoming events at Westport Library
    The Westport Library seems to hold more author events than anyone else in the area. This week we've got a couple we recommend checking out. Monday, June 4 at 7:30 p.m. Journalist and author Gary Weiss will talk about his new book Ayn Rand Nation: The...
  • In Theory: Does the budget need a dose of morals?

    Religion pervades government in America. It's evident in the debates on abortion, religious freedom, gay rights and a host of other topics. But now a Christian leader is arguing that religion needs to be inserted into the one area where it isn't...