| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:19 PM
Which Is Worse For pregnancy, Snuff Or Cigarettes?
Babies born to snuff-using mothers were more likely to have breathing problems than those whose mothers smoked while pregnant, according to a Swedish study.
Snuff -- ground tobacco that is high in...
| Sep 8, 2011
Rocco Frank, the Milford Independent Party's mayoral candidate, admits he approached both the Republican and Democratic candidates with the same offer: He would drop out of the race and endorse whichever one promised him a paid municipal job if elected....
| May 24, 2011
On National Compliment Day, The Faker set her alarm early and spent an extra 20 minutes primping. She donned her cutest jeans, her of-the-moment-est kicks and hit the pavement by 8 a.m., ready for the compliments to start pouring in.
She's still waiting....
| Feb 27, 2011
Amidst a rough economic time, the entertainment business has taken a big hit. People are cutting back when it comes to entertainment, from downloading fewer songs on iTunes to going to the movies less often. Consequently, television has become an...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 5:59 PM
Although Lucille Ball stands at or near the top of every list of comedic actresses, and her "I Love Lucy" television shows live on forever in reruns, the last three decades of her life were marked by bitterness and failure. Fortunately, she had Lee Tannen...
| Jul 10, 2011
Even though she was born 100 years ago next month and her mega-hit TV show premiered 60 years ago this October, there remains a single truth about Lucille Ball: We still love Lucy.
"I Love Lucy" is in black and white, and the fashions are outdated, but...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 8:27 AM
For a confederation of supposed liberals, public radio can be awfully conservative.
Ask someone to name a public radio show, any public radio show, and the chances are the answer will have been around during the Reagan administration: "A Prairie Home...
| Mar 3, 2012
"Q'Viva! The Chosen," which premieres Saturday on Fox, is certainly not the only reality show that seeks to mint new stars from undiscovered musical, dancing and singing talent — even on its own network.
But the program does stand alone in...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 6:56 AM
The most influential show in the history of television never finished a season among the 20 most popular programs in the Nielsen ratings.
In its most popular season, "Hill Street Blues," which ran from 1981 to 1987, came in 21st place. And yet, according...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 7:21 AM
The comedy "Better Than Damn Good" has been gestating for some time.
"I actually wrote the play several years ago," says director-turned-playwright Stuart Meltzer from his home in Davie. "It was six years ago, I think. I was going through the beginning...
| Dec 4, 2011
The Art Nouveau movement covered it all — decorative arts, architecture, fashion, dance, advertising and more — and this book seeks to restore the movement's prominence in the discussion of modern art....
| Jul 22, 2011
| 3:54 PM
In "Morning," one of Pablo Neruda's best-known love sonnets, the speaker gushes, "Naked you are blue as a night in Cuba; /You've vines and stars in your hair." In one bold image Neruda expresses his passion for both a woman and a country. Such...