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  • 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...
  • 10 Comics to Watch: Harvard Sailing Team Sketch Troupe Makes Waves

    As it turns out, none of the comics that that belong to the Harvard Sailing Team went to Ivy League schools. Rather, when longtime friends Chris Smith and Billy Scafuri graduated from their respective colleges, the pair decided to recruit several of...
  • BNP case spurs calls for whistleblower incentives in banking

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - BNP Paribas SA's $9 billion settlement with U.S. authorities, aided by internal whistleblowers, has spurred calls for federal banking regulators to protect and reward individuals who report wrongdoing by banks. The U.S. Securities...
  • African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down

    African American Museum director Charmaine Jefferson steps down
    Charmaine Jefferson is resigning after 11 years as executive director of the California African American Museum in Exposition Park, to focus on an arts consulting business attuned to audience-building and education. Jefferson, 60, said Friday is her...
  • Has telecommuting blunted power of potential New York rail strike?

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For decades, it's been the mightiest weapon in the transit union's arsenal, enough to cripple commerce and bring governments to their knees. But has the age of telecommuting taken the edge off the transit strike? "Technology has...
  • Rhett Wickham: 'Gifted, creative artist' devoted himself to others

    Rhett Wickham: 'Gifted, creative artist' devoted himself to others
    Rhett Wickham was drawn to performing at an early age, and he entertained audiences and friends all his life with a sharp wit and creative improvisational skills. Later in life, the actor, director, writer and creative consultant re-invented himself...
  • RJ Reynolds' $23-billion punitive damage award unlikely to stand: experts

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A decision by a Florida jury to impose punitive damages of $23.6 billion against RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company on Friday is likely to be rejected on appeal or the award reduced substantially, lawyers with expertise in jury awards said...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Nails: The Story Of The Modern Manicure Book Event

    The Middlesex County Historical Society will host an evening with Suzanne E. Shapiro, author of the recently published book, "Nails: The Story of the Modern Manicure." The program and dessert reception will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 7 p.m. at the...
  • Discover the feminine side of Shakespeare

    A new show that will launch on a national tour after its run at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, examines the feminine side of Shakespeare's plays from the doomed Juliet to the obsessed Lady Macbeth. "Women of Will," created by Tina Packer, explores...
  • Is organic chicken worth the price?

    Is organic chicken worth the price?
    Just because a chicken is labeled "organic" does not mean that the bird on your plate lived a bucolic farm life before you cooked it. To officially be called "organic," the animal must be fed organic food (grown with no pesticides), receive no...
  • Gun laws and what the Second Amendment intended

    As school shootings erupt with sickening regularity, Americans once again are debating gun laws. Quickly talk turns to the Second Amendment. But what does it mean? History offers some surprises: It turns out in each era, the meaning is set not by some...
  • Author Jonathan Lethem on utopias, novels, politics, social media

    Novels that feature a talking and gun-toting kangaroo. Or a post-apocalyptic future. Or a world of hermaphroditic aliens known as Archbuilders. Or a magic ring that enables flight and invisibility. Since debuting with the novel "Gun, with Occasional...