| Apr 16, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Phoenix folk-punkers Sean Bonnette and Ben Gallaty, otherwise known as Andrew Jackson Jihad, corralled a full band on tour for the first time in their near-decade-long history, playing in a different city pretty much every day for the month of April. (Few...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 9:16 AM
The War of 1812 bicentennial kicked off in New Orleans during last week's "Fleet Week." On Monday, the battleships from 6 countries sailed down the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico from whence they came to the sound of tolling church bells....
| May 7, 2012
| 7:15 AM
The musical "Once" and Stephen Karam's play "Sons of the Prophet" took the top honors at the Lucille Lortel Awards in New York on Sunday. The awards recognize excellence in off-Broadway productions and are presented by the League of Off-Broadway...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 9:17 AM
Da'Vine Joy Randolph isn't the only recent Yale School of Drama grad in the spotlight in the Broadway musical,"Ghost," based in the 1990 hit film.
Bryce Pinkham, who graduated in 2008 just as Randolph was entering the three-year program, is cast in the...
| May 27, 2012
We're at a loss to explain two things: Why JPMorgan Chase took a $2 billion bath on risky trades, and how the Chicago Cubs can maintain such futility, holding the worst record in the National League. It appears to be high season for lowliness, with both...
| May 29, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Most folks think of Memorial Day as the day that kicks off summer or the day that the great-American-hot dog notches its first outdoor cooking of the year. For those that commemorate the holiday with solemn remembrances of Our war-dead this is mostly...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 7:08 AM
The Orlando Sentinel has ranked all 120 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country. We’ll take a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 120 to our projected No. 1 team. We will not be including the four teams the NCAA...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 12:37 PM
Governor Rick Snyder has declared Thursday, January 26 as Michigan Statehood Day, in honor of the state's 175th birthday.
Michigan entered statehood on January 26, 1837 after President Andrew Jackson signed the bill that admitted Michigan as the 26th...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 3:46 PM
After Tuesday, Floridians won't have to put up with Republican politics until August when the GOP rolls into Tampa for its convention. But in the meantime, Florida voters are making their marks at the polls, and the smart money says the real race is...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 3:31 PM
Great band name.
Go here to AltPress.com to listen to a track called "Hate, Rain on Me" from their forthcoming album Knife Man. They're playing at the Heirloom Arts Theater in Danbury on Sept. 30.
If THAT'S not enough AJJ to fill your day: here's a...
| Apr 6, 2008
Charlton Heston, the Oscar-winning actor who achieved stardom playing larger-than-life figures including Moses, Michelangelo and Andrew Jackson and went on to become an unapologetic gun advocate and darling of conservative causes, has died. He was 84....
| Dec 21, 2008
|| Fiction || weeks on list ||
|| 1. || The Private Patient by P.D. James (Knopf: $25.95) A murder investigation focuses on the staff from a plastic-surgery clinic. || 3 ||
|| 2. || Scarpetta by Patricia Cornwell (Putnam: $27.95)...