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"How much presidential political trivia do you know?" a Sun reporter asked me shortly after I joined The Evening Sun in 1989. "Not much," I admitted cheerfully. I was a second-generation hire at The Baltimore Sun, a fact I had managed to conceal until...
1. Steve Jobs On Oct. 5, the 56-year-old Apple co-founder and CEO died of a rare form of cancer on his pancreas. Following his passing, President Obama said "There may be no greater tribute to Steve's success than the fact that much of the world...
Regarding Susan Reimer's recent commentary about the death this year of journalist Christopher Hitchens, I take issue with her statement that "I cannot help but wonder where he is now. In an over-populated heaven, filled with all the believers he...
Tags: Cancer, Freedom of the Press
As fans of the late Christopher Hitchens cycle through the five stages of grief, it's interesting to see which of his opinions can still inspire the kind of anger that is unlikely to ever fade into acceptance. There are, of course, the obvious candidates:...
Christopher Hitchens, the author and Vanity Fair essayist, has died at age 62. Erik Wemple's blog in the Washington Post strings together some memorable tributes to Hitchens, whose writing talents were equalled by his ability to drink others under the...
Change of SubjectA weekly listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. Look for Land of Linkin' first thing every Monday morning and click here to......
Paul GreenbergA friend and critic here in Little Rock -- well, definitely a critic and I hope he's still a friend -- submitted a guest column not long ago reciting my many sins. (Whose sins are few?) And we were happy to run it on the op-ed page of the Arkansas...
Emily Rapp is not one to sugarcoat hard truths, including the brutal diagnosis she and her husband received in January 2011 when they took their then-9-month-old son to a pediatric ophthalmologist because of concerns about developmental delays. Ronan,...
Several times, reading the comments beneath an online article about religion, I've come upon remarks along the lines of: "Really? A magic being in the sky?" Terry Eagleton, in "Reason, Faith, and Revolution," refers to this pseudo-critique as the Yeti...
Penn Jillette isn't one to shy from controversy. In his new book, "Every Day Is an Atheist Holiday," the highly opinionated, talkative half of the long-running magic duo Penn & Teller takes on atheism, racism and the plight of the underclass. But...
Tags: Donald Trump, Steve Jobs, Glenn Beck, Malaria, NBC (tv network)
Wednesday night was probably the first time a singer used the phrase “hemagglutinin” onstage at the Echo. Longtime L.A. punk fans know that can mean only one thing -- local heroes Bad Religion were playing a rare club-sized show, and its...
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