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Dining@LargeNot everyone loves the Ravens. Not everyone loves televisions in bars, lounges, and restaurants. Even with the sound off, there is always some lunatic at the bar doing that rhythmic clapping thing on a gain of three on second down.......
Reality CheckI never had a chance to recap last week's Work of Art, but I'm still surprised Trong is gone. I mean, really, did you see Jaime Lynn's set dressing? Oh well. What's done is done.Before the first challenge, the contestants......
Tags: Arts, Crimes, Judges, China, Arts and Culture
Less than a year after “The Great Gatsby” was published in 1925, F. Scott Fitzgerald was paid $16,666 for the film rights. “Come and see it all!” beckons the trailer for the silent film. “And enjoy the entertainment thrill of...
Chicago's Remy Bumppo Theatre Company has announced its 2013-14 season. The ensemble based, Equity-affiliated company begins the year with the U.S. premiere of a new adaptation by Tim Luscombe of Jane Austen's "Northanger Abbey," slated for October. In...
The Hartford CourantImagine hearing the phrase: "Wow, you're just like one of the boys!" Then imagine hearing the phrase: "Wow, you're just like every other woman!" Now decide which phrase is a compliment. That didn't take very long, did it? Let's face it: For a...
Scientists have yet to prove that there is a genetic predisposition to good writing, but as they continue the search they would do well to read "The Chocolate Money," the first novel by a former Chicagoan named Ashley Prentice Norton. This novel,...
Dear Amy: I'm a college student and participate in a club at college. We often work with another club, our "sister club," at a nearby university. My friend "Mark" was hired to be a supervisor for the other school's club. I'm really happy about that...
TRENTON, N.J. -- Coyness is not part of Chris Christie's repertoire, which does not stress subtlety, delicacy and intimation. New Jersey's governor is more Mickey Spillane than Jane Austen and his persona, which sometimes is that of a bulldog who got up...
The critics and reporters assembled to watch the new “Life of Pi” a few weeks ago weren't expecting a filmmaker introduction, but in stepped the ever-soft-spoken Ang Lee to inform them that this had been his hardest film to make and that...
Dear Amy: I'm 27 and have been with my boyfriend "Mike" for three years. We intend to get married down the line. However, I'm discovering that Mike has a string of female admirers in all of his friend groups — women from college, clubs, interest...
Tags: Truman Capote, Book, Authors, Willa Cather
The Hartford CourantGet your pen, keyboard or tattoo gun, everybody, and please write this down: Women are funny and always have been. Women's humor is not a "new thing." It's not like an iPhone 5, the use of genomic analysis in medicine or gay couples with babies on prime-...
"Death Comes to Pemberly" by P.D. James, Alfred A. Knopf, 304 pages, $25.95. One of my favorite authors has written a sequel to one of my all-time favorite novels. Life doesn't get much better for book lovers! It is 1803, six years after the end of...
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