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Scrabble (game)

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  • Fiction tells truths that go beyond mere information

     Fiction tells truths that go beyond mere information
    Fiction or nonfiction? That is the question. Is it nobler to fill your mind with so-called informational text or to take arms against the sea of facts and say, "Just tell me a good story, dammit"? Or — to put it without the Shakespearean...
  • Missing Mom and Dad

    Missing Mom and Dad
    You figured it would always be this way: you, all your brothers and sisters plus their kids, gathering for holidays or summer barbecues much the way you did when your parents were alive. Without your dad who died a dozen years ago or your mom who passed...
  • Mrs. Box sanctions her Scrabble-cheatin' husband

     
    A TV commercial that pushes the taste envelope: The resulting image in my mind's eye is cricky -- a combination of creepy and icky. I'm reminded, though, of this description of how tournament-level Scrabble players cheat: There’s “banking...
  • “The American Bible Challenge” returns for Season 2 March 21 on GSN

     
    GSN is bringing back its popular original series The American Bible Challenge for Season 2 starting March 21. The one-hour game show tests contestants on their knowledge of the Bible, and Season 2 finds 18 new teams putting forward that knowledge. Jeff...
  • International TableTop Day: Wil Wheaton wants you to play board games

     
    Wil Wheaton, Felicia Day and the group behind the weekly web series “TableTop” are hoping to take their fervor for ......
  • 10 board games for TableTop Day: Felicia Day’s team wants you to play

     
    Felicia Day, Wil Wheaton and the “TableTop” team over at Geek & Sundry are hoping that their zeal for board ......
  • 'Battleship': Board game, bored viewers ✭ 1/2

    'Battleship': Board game, bored viewers ✭ 1/2
    "Battleship"is not the first major motion picture to be based on a board game — who could forget 1985's benighted "Clue"? — but it is surely the most expensive. With every superhero more celebrated than Amazing-Man or The Chameleon already...
  • No kids, but yet also no sure answers

    No kids, but yet also no sure answers
    We're at Cirque du Soleil on the beach, amazed and giggling and holding hands. It's a children's wonderland. We're not children — my husband and I are in our 40s. But we're having the time of our lives, until we recognize a couple we know across the...
  • Yvonne Man

    Yvonne Man
    Yvonne Man joined FOX 59 as a general assignment reporter in August 2012. She’s excited to be working in Indianapolis after spending three years as an Anchor/Reporter at KVRR and KVLY/KXJB in Fargo, ND. Yvonne has also reported in Hong Kong, where...
  • Theater review: 'The Foreigner' from Jester Theater Company

    Theater review: 'The Foreigner' from Jester Theater Company
    Garden Theatre is building a reputation as a place that hosts quality productions by other companies — TheatreWorks Florida's "Little Shop of Horrors" and Beth Marshall Presents' "The Diviners," to name two from this season. That reputation will...
  • Soft skills make tough competitors

    DEAR JOYCE: I head a team of six technical employees, all of whom are competent enough at their jobs. I'm thinking about replacing two of them who are a pain in the caboose. Their soft skills are marginal to missing. I will never hire another techie whose...
  • 'Liar & Spy'

    'Liar & Spy'
    'Liar & Spy' By Rebecca Stead Wendy Lamb Books, $15.99, ages 9-12 The neatest books often begin cryptically. Rebecca Stead's first chapter, titled "The Science Unit of Destiny," begins like this: "There's this totally false map of the human tongue."...