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  • Anthony O'Neill 'Tony' Miller, reporter and editor

    Anthony O'Neill 'Tony' Miller, reporter and editor
    Anthony O'Neill "Tony" Miller, a retired reporter and foreign correspondent, died Nov. 23 of prostate cancer at his home in Cuernavaca, Mexico. The former Ellicott City resident was 68. Born in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville, Mr. Miller was a...
  • Anthony O'Neill "Tony" Miller, reporter and editor

    Anthony O'Neill "Tony" Miller, reporter and editor
    Anthony O'Neill "Tony" Miller, a retired reporter and foreign correspondent, died Nov. 23 of prostate cancer at his home in Cuernavaca, Mexico. The former Ellicott City resident was 68. Born in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville, Mr. Miller was a...
  • Ti West's 'The Sacrament' finds horror in a realistic cult tale

    Ti West's 'The Sacrament' finds horror in a realistic cult tale
    Filmmaker Ti West has emerged as one of the freshest voices on the indie horror scene with films such as "The House of the Devil" and "The Innkeepers," knowingly playing with audiences' expectations and the genre rule book. So with his most recent film,...
  • Rep. Jackie Speier doesn't mince words

    Rep. Jackie Speier doesn't mince words
    WASHINGTON — Uneasiness filled the room at an otherwise routine congressional budget hearing last week as Rep. Jackie Speier took the microphone and lit into the nation's top military commanders about a crude chain of emails. Speier, more than...
  • PASSINGS: George Bignotti, William A. Graham, George Zenovich

    PASSINGS: George Bignotti, William A. Graham, George Zenovich
    George Bignotti Chief mechanic for 7 Indy 500 winners George Bignotti, 97, who set a record as the chief mechanic for seven winners of the Indianapolis 500, died in his sleep of natural causes Fridayin Las Vegas, his daughter Mary Mendez said. As...
  • Daum: Don't 'drink the Kool-Aid'

    Drunk any Kool-Aid lately? Or maybe you accused someone else of doing it? If so, congratulations, you're right in step with one of the nation's most popular idiomatic trends. A snappy, fruit-flavored way of referring to someone who unquestioningly...
  • Don't 'go postal' over 'drinking the Kool-Aid' [Most commented]

     
    Don't "drink the Kool-Aid," writes Meghan Daum in an Op-Ed column that urges readers to "ease up on a figure of speech arising from 1978's Jonestown massacre." She writes: [A]pparently unbeknown to just about everyone who uses the expression, "drinking......
  • Album review: The Peoples Temple’s ‘Sons of Stone’

     
    HoZac Records' spring releases include superb limited-edition punk singles from bands such as Timmy’s Organism and Red Mass, but the most exciting item on the label’s roster is the long-awaited long player "Sons of Stone" from cosmic garage...
  • Feeling the stress of the job

     Feeling the stress of the job
    Flat-screen monitors cast soft light on work consoles as casually dressed staffers fielded calls on a recent afternoon at Tri-Com Central Dispatch, the 911 call center serving central Kane County. Inside the single-story center in west suburbanSt....
  • Remembering George Moscone

    Remembering George Moscone
    Thirty years ago this week, on the morning that San Francisco Mayor George R. Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk were shot to death, I sat at my desk in City Hall and locked eyes with the killer. My boss, the mayor, was about to make a new appointment to...
  • Phantom Planet explores cults in 'Raise the Dead'

    Phantom Planet explores cults in 'Raise the Dead'
    There is a dark side to pop. It can be heard in the Beatles' "Helter Skelter," the Rolling Stones' "Midnight Rambler," Elvis Costello's "Accidents Will Happen." For songwriters, bad news can be an inspiration. Alex Greenwald, the singer-guitarist of L.A.-...
  • A-list stars may forgo Globes

    A-list stars may forgo Globes
    And the winner is . . . not here? The Golden Globe Awards are a highly rated NBC event, an often irreverent ceremony brimming with A-list stars. If the Writers Guild of America strike against the TV networks and movie studios isn't resolved, the WGA...