| Nov 29, 2010
| 7:56 AM
CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Patrols around mosques and other Islamic sites in Portland have been stepped up as Muslim leaders expressed fears of retribution, days after a Somali-American man was accused of trying to blow up a van full of explosives during the...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 10:53 AM
Sam & Kris Weekdays 6 to 10 a.m.
If anybody is a small town South Dakota girl, it's Kris. Kris grew up in Artesian, SD (population 200). She later moved to Spearfish, SD where she graduated from High School. Kris then went on to study Mass...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 9:44 AM
Here are the best deals on offer at Dominick's for the week of Jan. 27. My favorite deals are 3 lbs frozen meatballs for just $5 (Friday-Monday only),
In this weekly Dominick's write-up, I'll list the items from the Wednesday ad that are at or close...
| Sep 1, 2010
| 2:27 PM
If I hear the word "tolerance again" I swear I'm gonna throw myself under a bus. I have no tolerance for how tolerance is used by the politically correct crowd.
I think I was a fly on the wall at the signing of the Munich Agreement in 1938. You remember...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 4:14 AM
Happy Paczki Day, Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, or as it's known by the frugal, National Pancake Day 2011, aka IHOP Free Pancake Day. You won't be giving up bargain shopping for lent, will you? Just in case, here's a double helping of deals:
- That's right, ...
| Jul 21, 2011
Eminem's The Marshall Mathers LP came out on May 23, 2000, and you probably recall Chris Rock's famous joke: "You know the world is going crazy when the best rapper is a white guy, and the best golfer is a black guy," referring, of course, to the then-...
| Aug 20, 2008
It's been 20 years since Robert Fishman (Rainn Wilson), the metal-head hero of "The Rocker," lost his chance to live the dream, and he's been half asleep ever since. Back in the days of striped spandex and mile-high hair, "Fish" was the drummer for...
| Mar 25, 2008
On-screen, autism is usually portrayed as part of an incredible and often uplifting tale. Audiences embraced "Rain Man," with Dustin Hoffman as an autistic math whiz, and "Spider-Man" producer Laura Ziskin has optioned the life story of Jason McElwain,...
| Apr 18, 2009
Balanced at the point where conceptual brilliance and pure stupidity meet, "Crank: High Voltage" turns its central character into a living embodiment of the action movie dictum: Never stop moving.
Improbably surviving the airborne plummet at the end of...
| Nov 19, 2008
The London suburb of Harrow isn't exactly the slums of Mumbai. But Dev Patel's journey from ordinary suburban teenager to feature-film star is only marginally less eventful than the one undertaken by his character in "Slumdog Millionaire," a Dickensian...
| Nov 19, 2008
As no one who has seen "The Duchess" has failed to observe, there are certain parallels between Georgiana, the Duchess of Devonshire, and Keira Knightley, the actress who plays her. The wife of the influential Duke William Cavendish, Georgiana was greeted...
| Dec 12, 2008
Set in a dystopian metropolis bathed in shades of amber and blue, Rachel Samuels' retro-noir "Dark Streets" feels like a labor of love, the kind that blinds as well as inspires. The movie, drawn from Wallace King's adaptation of Glenn Stewart's play,...