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  • 'Mad Men' recap, 'The Monolith'

    'Mad Men' recap, 'The Monolith'
    “What do you do around here, Don?” That’s the question on everyone’s mind, even Don’s. Four weeks into his whimper of a return to SC&P, he remains in career limbo, cooped up in a mausoleum of an office his without so much...
  • 'Mad Men' Season 6 finale recap, 'In Care of'

    'Mad Men' Season 6 finale recap, 'In Care of'
    Don has taken the elevator ride straight to Hell. “Excuse me,” Don yells behind jail bars. “I shouldn’t be in here.” Yes, he should. And not just for punching a minister, even if that hatemonger deserved it. (MLK, RFK and...
  • Generational nonsense at commencement time

    Generational nonsense at commencement time
    This is the season of generational twaddle. At graduation ceremonies across the country, politicians, authors, actors and businessmen take to the stage to tell young people they are fantastic simply because they are young. This year, the ritual is more...
  • Opening the books on holiday gifts for readers

    In these tough economic times, books offer a great return on a gift-giver's investment. Relatively inexpensive, they provide hours of enjoyment for the recipient — if you make the right choice. Never fear: the Book Bag is here to help. Lovers of...
  • The long, unhappy pageant of Mary Leona Gage

    Oh, don't you remember, a long time ago When two little babes, their names I don't know Were stolen away one bright summer day And lost in the woods, I've heard people say --Traditional lullaby As a mother, she would sing it to her children. As a child,...
  • Out of the blue

    BLUEFIELD, W.Va. -- Opening Day, like summer, comes late to this small city in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. And like summer, the annual love affair between the townspeople and the Bluefield Orioles is intense and short, just 10 weeks...
  • TV lines up big doings, grand finales for the sweeps

    In sweeps, size matters. The ratings periods are all about drawing the biggest crowds to shows hyped as events. Although few programs warrant the buildup, broadcast executives merrily brag about their results anyway. Ultimately, the four-week sweeps...
  • John Waters has mellowed, but his humor remains twisted, his sensibilities bizarre

    John Waters has mellowed, but his humor remains twisted, his sensibilities bizarre
    Wholesome little Appleton, Wis., slips past the passenger window without arousing any visible interest in tonight's guest lecturer. A shop selling sewing machines. A Christian bookstore. The Martin School of Hair Design. Not very promising. The...
  • Inside the Emmy Parties: MPTF's Evening Before, Showtime, NBC, ICM Partners Cap Emmy Eve

    The Emmy Awards are on NBC at 5 p.m. Monday, but the celebrations start early. Variety will be on hand inside the best parties around Hollywood as the stars mingle, nibble and toast to TV's finest. Here's our party report for Sunday, Aug. 24: 11:55 a.m....
  • Gov. Jerry Brown denies parole for Manson family member

    Charles Manson associate Bruce Davis, convicted for his part in killing two of the nine people slain by members of the 1960s Manson family cult, was denied parole Friday by Gov. Jerry Brown. For the third time, Davis, 71, had been recommend by a state...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown denies parole for Manson family member Bruce Davis

    Gov. Jerry Brown's decision to deny freedom to a Manson family cult member who passed muster with a state parole board follows a familiar path. The governor on Friday reversed a parole board's March decision that there would be no danger to the public ...
  • Curt Gentry dies at 83; California historian co-wrote 'Helter Skelter'

    Curt Gentry dies at 83; California historian co-wrote 'Helter Skelter'
    Curt Gentry, a California historian who wrote or co-wrote more than a dozen books, including a bestselling biography of J. Edgar Hoover and the true-crime classic "Helter Skelter" about the Manson family murders, written with former prosecutor Vincent...