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  • Truth is not optional

    If you have not yet read Luke O'Neil's "The Year We Broke the Internet" at Esquire, let me quote a couple of salient passages:¬† This, he says, is how online sites operate: "Give me the viral pictures, and I’ll give you the truth. And then, after...
  • Andy Harris could always refuse subsidized insurance

    Andy Harris could always refuse subsidized insurance
    For the sake of ideological balance — and for entertainment purposes — you have to hand it to Andy Harris. He's the lone Maryland Republican in Congress, an extreme conservative counterweight to the moderate-to-liberal Democrats who hold the...
  • Clarksville couple makes big splash in Poland's art scene

    Dan and Louise Runion of Clarksville may be humble antiques and art dealers working out of a bedroom-size cubicle in Frederick, but they're big in Poland. Lately they've been featured in Polish newspapers, television and radio, and were welcomed by the...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap: 'Election Night Part 1'

    'The Newsroom' recap: 'Election Night Part 1'
    "Our elections are the envy of the world. It's critically important that we not make any mistakes tonight. We all know why." --Charlie Skinner "The Newsroom" returned from its Labor Day hiatus with the penultimate episode of Season Two, "Election Night...
  • 'The Newsroom' Season 2 finale recap, 'Election Night Part 2'

    'The Newsroom' Season 2 finale recap, 'Election Night Part 2'
    "You're thoughtful and you're authentic and I have never seen you sneer at anyone or anything. There is, believe me, no one that you're not good enough for, and there is hardly anyone who's good enough for you, including, it turned out, me." -- Jim Harper...
  • Bill Nye the Science Guy's experiment with 'Dancing With the Stars' may soon be over

    Bill Nye the Science Guy's experiment with 'Dancing With the Stars' may soon be over
    Mirrorball Madness is back, baby! They waste no time going straight to the competitive routines after a brief welcome from Tom and Brooke following the opening number.   Brant Daugherty & Peta Murgatroyd Cha cha Brant describes himself as a "single...
  • Hot dog-eating contest bad choice for Independence Day fun [Letter]

    I note with great displeasure in your June 27 edition that we are again going to put on a hot dog-eating contest in Granville Gude Park to celebrate the Glorious Sixth. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 60 million Americans are now obese, and...
  • Preposition nonsense

    On the Internet, that storehouse of dubious advice, you can still find statements about grammar and usage like this one: "One is still officially supposed to avoid ending sentences with prepositions. In most cases, this is not hard to do: 'Who are you...
  • Jacoby and Karina have work cut out for them in 'Dancing with the Stars' finale

    Jacoby and Karina have work cut out for them in 'Dancing with the Stars' finale
    Jacoby Jones begins the finales tonight coming down the staircase in purple and gold, with partner Karina Smirnoff in a purple dress -- a nice nod to Jacoby’s hometown of New Orleans. Their first round is the "judges' pick" dance, and it's the...
  • Columbia has room to become 'artistic enabled community' [Letter]

    I harbor high hopes that Columbia can blossom to the next level in creating a "go to" environment that supports and nurtures art and artists. Recently the Columbia Association has stepped up offering public forums on this and Jane Dembner of the...
  • 'Dancing With the Stars' recap, Jacoby and Karina rock the place

    'Dancing With the Stars' recap, Jacoby and Karina rock the place
    It's "Latin Night" and at the top of the show, Tom tells us the stars will have "a chance to dance for immunity." I do not like that sound of that one little bit. Mark Ballas is wearing a color-coordinated fedora. Guess how I feel about that. Also, I&...
  • Senior Circles: Jung's theories give meaning to an aging population

    When I was in college, many moons ago, I remember studying Carl Jung (1875-1961), a Swiss psychiatrist who was the founder of analytical psychology, in a cosmology class and again in a child development course. As a point of information, "Cosmology is the...