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  • Now everyone's tea'd off

    Now everyone's tea'd off
    Jesse Lee Peterson hit all the right (or wrong) buttons: Gays aren't born that way, most African Americans hate whites, and President Obama is the worst thing to happen to this country. In his interview with Patt Morrison published Wednesday, the South L....
  • BMW debuts M4 concept coupe in Pebble Beach

    BMW debuts M4 concept coupe in Pebble Beach
    BMW used the high-dollar setting of Monterey Car Week to debut to the world a design concept for its hotly anticipated M4 coupe. Although powertrain specifics won't be announced until the end of this year, this concept's exterior is very close to the...
  • Letters: Learning to live with Limbaugh

    Re “Dad, Rush Limbaugh and me,” Opinion, Aug. 18 The opinion piece makes a clear point that conservatives have known for a while: Liberals are closed-minded and will never compromise or even consider anyone else's beliefs but their own....
  • Run, Joe Biden, run!

    Run, Joe Biden, run!
    Not counting rumors that Anthony Weiner's marriage has hit a rocky patch, it may be the worst-kept secret in politics: Joe Biden wants to be president. On Monday, the Wall Street Journal reported that the vice president's inner circle is swabbing the...
  • Small-business owners' confidence slips amid economic concern

    Small-business owners' confidence slips amid economic concern
    WASHINGTON -- Small-business owners were more pessimistic last month about the economy's outlook, driving down their overall optimism, the National Federation of Independent Business said Tuesday. The group's Small Business Optimism Index slipped to 93....
  • Will Supreme Court's take on gene patents help Myriad?

    Will Supreme Court's take on gene patents help Myriad?
    While the Supreme Court’s decision to forbid patents on human genes knocked out Myriad Genetics' long-guarded patent on two genes linked to breast cancer, the Utah-based company’s stock still rose soon after the news broke. That bit of...
  • Jon Christensen, the man behind Boom: A Journal of California

     Jon Christensen, the man behind Boom: A Journal of California
    A hundred years ago, California yanked a water-engineering wonder out of a desert, so why can't we conjure a thoughtful ink-and-paper magazine out of the era of digital publishing? The watery miracle worker was William Mulholland, whose spectacular and...
  • Critic's Pick: 'The Last Days of Socrates'

    Critic's Pick: 'The Last Days of Socrates'
    Composers have paid astonishingly little attention to Socrates over the ages. In the early 20th century, Erik Satie wrote an exquisite, half-lit half-hour symphonic drama, “Socrate.” At the other extreme in the Baroque era, Telemann came up...
  • Jim Lee talks Batman, Italy and the psychology of villains

     
    This post has been corrected, as detailed below. Jim Lee is no small name in the world of comics. With […]...
  • Love cats, eat cows?

     Love cats, eat cows?
    We Americans like to think of ourselves as animal lovers. But is this claim true? One way to answer this question is to follow the money. According to government, industry and interest group stats, we spend about $50 billion on our pets annually and...
  • The Nintendo 2DS: Is lack of 3-D a deal-breaker?

     
    The new Nintendo handheld device the 2DS seeks to solve a puzzle that may not, to the casual games observer, […]...