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  • Some reading for the snowbound

     
    Sorry for the slow day, gang.I have been battling insomnia lately. This is new. I'm blaming my cats. They've gone mad. I was also on deadline today.Now, as the sun is setting, I present you with some of the juicier items...
  • Dr. Barbara Starfield, pediatrician and Hopkins health researcher, dies

    Dr. Barbara Starfield, pediatrician and Hopkins health researcher, dies
    Dr. Barbara Starfield, a professor and health services researcher at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health whose work in the field of primary care and health policy brought her international acclaim, died June 10 while swimming at her home...

    Writer David Simon, creator of 'The Wire' and 'Homicide,' wins 2010 MacArthur 'genius' award

    Writer David Simon, creator of 'The Wire' and 'Homicide,' wins 2010 MacArthur 'genius' award
    Baltimorean David Simon, whose groundbreaking television series "The Wire" examined the institutions of his hometown with a passionate and unsparing eye, today won a 2010 MacArthur "genius" award. The 50-year-old Simon is one of only a few people ever to...

    Let them eat artisanal cake

     
    Much as I love the whole eat-local movement and respect Alice Waters, the opinion piece from the Los Angeles Times that MrRational linked to in a comment had me rolling on the floor. In case you're one of those readers...

    'The Bachelor': Final four revealed

     
    Here's Kathryn on tonight's Bachelor: On the Wings of Love ...The women and Jake arrive in San Francisco. I went to SF once. I was visiting a friend who was attending Berkeley at the time and he took me into...