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  • Tight, blotto, sotted, sloshed: in other words, DRUNK [Updated]

     
    Out this week, just in time for Octoberfest, is "Drunk: the Definitive Drinkers Dictionary." A sleek, gray hardcover of manageable size, the book contains no less than 2,964 synonyms for drunk. "The English language includes more synonyms for the word.......
  • 2,964 ways to say 'drunk'

     
    Ever gone out and felt, well, not casters-up, not entirely not nearly blotto, but some kind of subtle gradation of drunk? Perhaps you'd find exactly the right turn of phrase in the new book 'Drunk: the Definitive Drinkers Dictionary,' out this week -- it'...
  • Rothstein victim? FBI (and I) want to hear from you

     
    The bizarre case of Scott Rothstein, the Fort Lauderdale attorney whom federal authorities suspect of orchestrating a $1 billion Ponzi scheme, keeps getting stranger. As if it isn???t odd enough that Rothstein -- seen around town this week drinking...
  • UCF hosts inaugural book festival — Hiaasen, Collins to appear

     
    Attention, book fans: UCF is hosting its inaugural book festival this week with dozens of events that are free and open to the public on Saturday. A ribbon-cutting ceremony kicks things off at 8:45 a.m. at the main festival site, UCF Arena. Book...
  • Carl Hiaasen's 'Hoot' is next One Book One Community choice

    Carl Hiaasen's 'Hoot' is next One Book One Community choice
    For Florida newcomer Roy Eberhardt, it's just one thing after another. If Roy weren't the new kid in school — again — then a bully named Dana Matherson wouldn't have smashed Roy's face against the school-bus window. And then he wouldn't have...
  • Rebel in a bungalow town

    Playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote reappears in the kitchen of Ron Bernstein's Hollywood bungalow, where a few other friends of the film-rights agent collect around a table composed just so with voluptuous fruits, delicate French pastries and...