| May 8, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I'll post a series of these...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 12:14 PM
Pa. Maple Festival
The 65th annual Pennsylvania Maple Festival is March 24-25, and March 28 to April 1 in Meyersdale. Historic Maple Manor, antique doctor’s office and cobbler shop, country store, maple demonstrations, arts and crafts, parade, car...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 8:34 PM
The cat was never the same.
Her name was Zelda, and all I can say is: Sorry, Zelda. But the real apology ought to come from Christian Laettner.
One minute Zelda was resting comfortably on my lap, dozing in that languid, loose-limbed, trusting manner...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 5:38 PM
SEDONA, Ariz. -- Popular 1980's comedian Gallagher suffered a second heart attack in a month just one day after announcing his retirement from the stage.
According to TMZ, Gallagher was rushed to a hospital in Sedona, Arizona after he ran out of his...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 7:29 AM
Spring is showering new and returning TV series, movies and specials upon viewers. Here's a calendar of upcoming shows. As is always the case, I will update as I learn about more.
Sunday, April 1
10 a.m. | "Ultimate Spider-Man," Disney XD (series...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:59 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
Glen "Big Baby" Davis is a living, breathing, jump-shooting, bird-shooting example of why there is a growing disconnect between fans and professional athletes. Davis was fined $35,000 earlier this week for...
| Apr 9, 2012
Do not read this interview with “Queens of Country” star Lizzy Caplan and picture her as moody Janis Ian from “Mean Girls.”
This year Caplan becomes a leading lady, not a sidekick. She not only delivers a knockout turn in “...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 8:08 AM
"Portlandia,""Homeland,""Game of Thrones,""Parks and Recreation,""Treme"and "The Colbert Report"are among the TV winners of the 71st annual Peabody Awards announced Wednesday.
The Peabody board picked 38 winners, including several PBS specials and the...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 1:03 PM
A chicken barbecue April 14 to benefit the American Cancer Society Relay For Life. Don’s Thumbs Up Gang will be selling chicken halves or dinners. Pick up sites are the Community Grove in Berlin or the old BP gas station on Grant...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 7:17 AM
Easter weekend means more than sunrise services and egg hunts. On the Peninsula, anyway, it also means concerts by veteran R&B and hip-hop artists. K-Ci & Jo-Jo, Dru Hill and SWV will be part of a show Saturday, April 7 at the Hampton University...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 4:19 PM
I was a fan of "The Borgias" during its first season, even though creator Neil Jordan occasionally got tripped up as he jumped from big-screen movies to writing a weekly TV series.
Based on the first four episodes of the new season, I'd say Jordan has...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 11:53 PM
Orlando Evans High wide receiver Dominic “Showtime” Walker added to his growing reputation as one of Central Florida’s premier playmakers Saturday afternoon.
With the short-handed Orlando Top Recruits Now 7-on-7 squad trailing in an...