| Oct 3, 2012
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...
| Apr 17, 2013
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...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 4:32 PM
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...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 9:32 PM
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...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 6:42 AM
Wil Wheaton, Felicia Day and the group behind the weekly web series “TableTop” are hoping to take their fervor for ......
| Mar 25, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Felicia Day, Wil Wheaton and the “TableTop” team over at Geek & Sundry are hoping that their zeal for board ......
| May 18, 2012
| 7:18 AM
"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...
| May 26, 2012
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...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:35 AM
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...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 2:15 PM
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...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 9:55 PM
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...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 3:45 PM
'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."...