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  • James L. Brooks, David Silverman Talk 'Simpsons,' State of Toon Market

    What makes a good cartoon? Sure, the animation has to be good. And the premise has to be good, too. But what's trump at the end of the day are the stories and its characters -- in fact, it's a lot more like live-action than most people think. That was...
  • Speech Limits Closing The American Mind

    In 2007, Keith John Sampson, a middle-age student working his way through Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis as a janitor, was declared guilty of racial harassment. Without granting Sampson a hearing, the university administration —...
  • What a bummer: Nobel laureate Mo Yan defends censorship

    What a bummer: Nobel laureate Mo Yan defends censorship
    Chinese author Mo Yan was announced in October as the recipient of the Nobel Prize in literature; he's in Sweden now and will be presented with the award Monday. It was at a news conference in Stockholm that Mo made his disappointing statements in support...
  • Is Mo Yan courageous, or is he a patsy?

    Is Mo Yan courageous, or is he a patsy?
    Salman Rushdie thinks Mo Yan is a patsy of China’s Communist government. I respect Rushdie's work, and his own courage as a defender of artistic freedom. But I'm not sure he's right about Mo Yan. Mo accepted the Nobel Prize for Literature this...
  • Geraldo Rivera blames censorship for cancelation of University appearance

    Geraldo Rivera blames censorship for cancelation of University appearance
    On the heels of his cancelled Duquesne University appearance, Geraldo Rivera took to Twitter on Monday to call censorship. The Fox News correspondent was uninvited on Friday to speak at an upcoming university panel about John F. Kennedy's assassination in...
  • China says it'll relax film, TV censorship; directors unimpressed

    China says it'll relax film, TV censorship; directors unimpressed
    BEIJING -- Chinese authorities said Wednesday they would relax some restrictions on film, TV and radio productions, though the immediate impact of the changes was unclear and several prominent movie directors said they did not believe the reforms were...
  • Bachmann's had her share of government aid

    Bachmann's had her share of government aid
    Rep. Michele Bachmann has been propelled into the 2012 presidential contest in part by her insistent calls to reduce federal spending, a pitch in tune with the big-government antipathy gripping many conservatives. But theMinnesota Republican and her...
  • Meriden Police Receive More Complaints Than Similar Departments

    Meriden Police Receive More Complaints Than Similar Departments
    The city's embattled police department receives a much higher number of complaints than similarly sized departments, a Courant review of police records reveals. Yet, Meriden rarely sustained a complaint made by a citizen while often finding cause for...
  • Supreme Court Justice Writes To Rell On Furloughs

    It seemed that the flap over some judges' decision not to take unpaid furlough days had died down in the past week: The Judicial Branch's announced last Friday that all but a few of the 26 state jurists who didn't take furloughs in the past year had...
  • Anatomy of an Afghan war tragedy

    Anatomy of an Afghan war tragedy
    Nearly three miles above the rugged hills of central Afghanistan, American eyes silently tracked two SUVs and a pickup truck as they snaked down a dirt road in the pre-dawn darkness. The vehicles, packed with people, were 3 1/2 miles from a dozen U.S....
  • 1,126 State Employees Made More Than Governor In 2010

    1,126 State Employees Made More Than Governor In 2010
    The non-profit Yankee Institute Thursday posted state payroll information on its website, CTSunlight.org, showing that 1,126 state employees earned more than the governor's salary of $150,000 in 2010. "This data is especially relevant now, when Gov....
  • We asked you: Should the media face special restrictions for the Casey Anthony trial?

    We asked you: Should the media face special restrictions for the Casey Anthony trial?
    We asked you: Should the media face special restrictions for the Casey Anthony trial? YES: 89% NO: 11% Media, not judge, overstep If anyone is overreaching on this issue, it would be the news media, not the judge. We, the public, do not need to...