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  • Comments & Curiosities: Adams said it best: Celebrate with a big boom

    You know what Monday is. And, yes, it is a big day. Not only is it Colleen Johns' birthday, like you didn't know that, but it's America's birthday — Uncle Sam, the US-of-A, this place, 235 years old this year. Can you believe it? It hardly looks a...
  • The Iron Lady

    The Iron Lady
    Right before watching a screener of The Iron Lady, I started reading a Newsweek with Meryl Streep on the cover. The three page story was a lot more interesting than the two hour movie. It was also a lot more thorough. I found out in the article that...
  • "Abigail Adams" by Woody Holton

    "Abigail Adams" by Woody Holton
    "Abigail Adams" By Woody Holton Free Press, 483 pages, $30 Absence may make the heart grow fonder, and the marriage founder, but for President John Adams and Abigail Smith Adams, the periods apart bonded them together-- and has been a boon for...
  • John Adams sweeps Emmys; Mad Men basic cables first win in drama

    ‘John Adams’ sweeps Emmys; ‘Mad Men’ basic cable’s first win in drama
    Freshmen television cable series showed up their more established broadcast brethren at the 60th annual Emmy Awards on Sunday, underscoring cable's expanding role as the home of critically acclaimed programming. Amid a ceremony intent on casting back...
  • TV Review: 'John Adams'

    TV Review: 'John Adams'
    HBO's "John Adams" does its viewers a great service in depicting the sometimes ugly reality of the early years of the United States. It also features several great performances, including Paul Giamatti in the title role, and its period details are spot-...
  • For Bushes, 'careful' giving this Christmas

     
    by Frank James First Lady Laura Bush had the media in the residence part of the White House today to show off the holiday decorations, discuss her and President Bush's plans for the holidays, their impending return to Washington......
  • Obama White House gets really big pink ribbon for breast cancer awareness (photos here)

     
    Workers at the White House hoisted something unusual in the front of the grand entrance to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Monday -- a massive pink ribbon. Running the length of the columns in front of the presidential residence, the dramatic ribbon......
  • Theater review: 'Mercy Warren's Tea' at the Odyssey Theatre

     
    And you thought the founding fathers had all the fun. Jovanka Bach’s “Mercy Warren’s Tea,” now at the Odyssey, presents Revolution politics as full-on catfight. Massachusetts, 1783: Mrs. Warren (Donna Luisa Guinan), whose satirical plays roused...
  • Presidential decorating, for better or worse, in 'Dream House: The White House as an American Home'

     
    From the moment in 1800 when John and Abigail Adams moved into a still-unfinished Georgian residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. to the day in March when Michelle Obama began tilling a vegetable garden on the South Lawn, the White House has been many...
  • Check It Out: Tales of love, destruction

    Some marriages endure, some thrive, and others fail. Some of these stories are scandalous while others are sweet. Love evokes powerful emotions in all of us, from desire to envy, longing to hatred. What these stories all have in common is their ability to...