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2008-08-01 21:00:25

By STEPHANIE SCHOMER There are many assumptions about graduating from high school. It is assumed that you'll become an immediately responsible person. It is assumed that you'll go to college in pursuit of a fruitful career.

2008-07-25 09:00:57

By Jeff Vice Deseret News THE WACKNESS -- ** -- Josh Peck, Ben Kingsley, Olivia Thirlby; rated R (drugs, sex, profanity, vulgarity, brief nudity, slurs) If you listened to the huge Sundance Film Festival publicity blitz and the subsequent prerelease hype, you'd be led to believe that "The Wackness" was fresher than the majority of cinematic coming-of-age tales.

2008-07-20 12:00:30

By Marian Liu, Seattle Times Jul. 20--Kimya Dawson's songs are like hugs. They're comforting and yet fearless, assuring you that everything is going to be OK.

2008-07-16 18:00:41

By LEONARD PITTS JR. So all we know for sure is that something happened in Gloucester, Mass. What that something was depends on whom you believe.

2008-07-13 00:00:14

By Paul Brownfield HOLLYWOOD -- On a recent weekday morning, Jason Bateman was easily the most recognizable actor among the actors and wannabe actors hiking in the canyons above Hollywood.

2008-07-11 15:00:31

By LEN RIGHI, MCCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS WHO: Ani DiFranco with Kimya Dawson. WHAT: Indie-folk. WHEN: 8 p.m. Wednesday. WHERE: United Palace, 4140 Broadway, Manhattan; Ticketmaster or theunitedpalace.com. HOW MUCH: $25-$49. WHERE TO HEAR: kimyadaw son.com.

2008-07-10 21:00:20

By PAUL BROWNFIELD HOLLYWOOD - On a recent weekday morning, Jason Bateman was easily the most recognizable actor among the actors and wannabe actors hiking in the canyons above Hollywood.

2008-07-07 21:00:17

Olivia Thirlby may have caught our eyes as Leah, the best friend of Juno MacGuff (played by Ellen Page) in Diablo Cody's mega indie hit "Juno," but she stars alongside Josh Peck in the new film "The Wackness" by director Jonathan Levine.

2008-07-07 09:00:38

When did teen pregnancy become entertaining? You know, the stuff of a break-out summer comedy, an Oscar-winning independent film, and now the ABC Family series "The Secret Life of the American Teenager." Nothing quite says "a new kind of family" _ the network's slogan _ like a 15-year-old's unplanned pregnancy.

2008-07-01 06:00:31

By David Zurawik, The Baltimore Sun Jul. 1--Do you know what happens to teen girls who become pregnant? They suddenly become the center of the universe, and everyone cares about them like never before. What a great way to instantly be popular and even loved: Get pregnant.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.