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2008-07-22 09:00:00

The truth may very well be out there. But David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson aren't eager to share it. The stars of the long-running Fox Network series "The X-Files" were special guests at the comic book-pop culture WonderCon 2008 in February.

2008-07-15 09:00:00

By Pam Firmin, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 15--The mood of the Coast last September still felt close to Katrina when independent filmmaker Michael Culpepper visited from Seattle.

2008-07-13 06:00:00

By Dixie Reid, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 13--The well-traveled Vicki Lewis brings a bit of baggage to her role as Rose, the overbearing stage mother, in the Music Circus production of "Gypsy," opening Tuesday for eight performances.

2008-07-11 12:00:00

By PAUL DALGARNO EHERE in the place where my life started, death seems impossible. On the walls of Aberdeen's Forresterhill Hospital maternity ward, posters offer advice on breastfeeding. Mothers with bumps lie in beds or sit in wheelchairs, waiting to push babies into the world.

2008-07-09 00:00:00

By Tristan Corkt.cork@bepp.co.uk The future of residential homes for old people in the 21st century has become a reality in the West, as a new facility opened in Wiltshire which will become a blueprint for the entire region.

2008-07-08 06:00:00

By Dave Itzkoff Several months ago Beck Hansen finally fulfilled a promise he'd made to himself: to archive the heap of personal recordings in his closet.

2008-07-02 06:00:00

By Porton, Richard New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg once dismissed Willets Point, a chaotic aggregation of junk heaps, garages, and vacant lots in Queens adjacent to Shea Stadium, as "another euphemism for urban blight." For Ramin Bahrani, an Iranian-American filmmaker born in the United States and educated at Columbia University, Willets Point (sometimes referred to as the "Iron Triangle") is more than a mere eyesore on the city's landscape.

2008-07-02 06:00:00

By Al Gibes A variation of an old Internet scam hit my in-box recently, and it took a bit of searching to verify my hunch that the offer was bogus.

2008-07-01 09:00:00

Since her days as a young girl, Arabia Mollette dreamed of becoming a doctor. The streets of the South Bronx pulled in another direction. "My family was hit hard with drugs," said the 28-year old student, "both of my parents." There were five sisters and a brother.

2008-06-24 15:00:00

By ROGER MOORE, MCCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS Wonder if he got "the two-minute warning"? George Carlin's fans know what I'm talking about. It's part of a routine he did in the '70s, about the possibility of getting notice that you're about to die ... a voice inside your head that goes, "TWO MINUTES.


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'.