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Tomorrow is my least favorite minor holiday, April Fools' Day. The Internet tells me that the origin of April 1 being a day for this sort of so-called merriment may be Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales," a book-length collection of stories written in...
Karen Russell’s debut novel, “Swamplandia!” was one of the most-acclaimed books of 2011. NPR, Entertainment Weekly and the New York Times ranked it high on their year-end lists. HBO optioned it for a forthcoming series. The Pulitzer...
KickingTiresI spent the past several days traversing Florida with my family for a long weekend retreat in Clearwater Beach. We happened to be driving the Lincoln MKX, which worked beautifully for our family in all ways but one: The touch-sensitive......
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelWhy can't Florida get voting right? “Basically it's because it's a freak show,” author Carl Hiaasen told “CBS This Morning” on Thursday. “It's sort of a 24-hour freak show. We are used to this. We don't expect anything to...
It's hardly shocking that the most fully realized characters in "The Casual Vacancy," J.K. Rowling's first novel for adults, are the youngest. Fats Wall, Krystal Weedon, Gaia Bawden, Andrew Price, Sukhvinder Jawanda: Even the names are vaguely...
The Associated PressSANIBEL ISLAND, Fla. -- Florida's southwest coast has bargains to offer the budget-minded traveler, much more than just "early bird" dinners and 2-for-1 happy hours. Shells by the zillions, exotic birds, gentle manatees surfacing like huggable air...
firstname.lastname@example.orgIt isn't always a dark and stormy night. There are no fog-covered moors or howling hounds, no trench-coated detectives or suspicious butlers. And, in this particular library, you won't find a Mrs. Peacock, a revolver or candlesticks — just a group...
To stand in the main gallery at Orlando Museum of Art is to be surrounded by greatness. Playwright Edward Albee, of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" fame, looks out from one wall; artist Robert Rauschenberg from another. There's "Tales of the South...
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Tribune NewspapersChomp: A Novel Carl Hiaasen Alfred A. Knopf: 304 pp., $16.99, ages 10 and up South Florida is known for many things: Alligators, orange groves and the writer who spins the area's most sensational attributes into even more sensational story lines, Carl...
The TV Guy - Orlando Sentinel"He has good sources. Hes been covering Casey since the very beginning," Robertson told CNN. "We got a strong idea where she is. We think she's living by herself. And she's doing a lot. She’s talking to counselors, to pastors…so I think our...
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