LOS ANGELES -- A dazed and bloodied student who had just been mugged stumbled down a darkened alleyway in a slum. He lifted his shirt, revealing a gaping wound, before collapsing on the ground as curious onlookers gathered...Read more
Every new TV season brings a mix of veteran actors and new faces to network television shows. Some of the new faces will never be seen again on TV after their series ends. Others will survive and thrive. This is my 18th ...Read more
We all had him pegged wrong. Turns out that what the director of "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" and "Jurassic Park" and "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" and "Raiders of the Lost Ark" really wanted to do when he grew up ...Read more
The Peter Pan tale is an eternal favorite that infuses just a little bit of magic into everyday life, for those who don't want to grow up. It is rich cinematic territory that has been frequently mined on the big screen: ...Read more
Yes, I am often barefoot and pregnant in the kitchen, but please don't confuse that with being domestic. I am a far cry from that.
I don't cook. I wish I did. I wish I enjoyed it -- the same way I wish I enjoyed ...Read more
DEAR STACY: What were they thinking, getting rid of Dean Cain on "Worst Cooks in America: Celebrity Edition"? My favorite Superman is the only reason I tuned in, and I'm sure I am not alone! What is he going to do now? -- ...Read more
Venus and Saturn aren't making the recent transitions in our personal lives any easier. It's like these planets are intent on shining a spotlight on all the answers to the question, "What could go wrong?" This square ...Read more
SACRAMENTO (UPI) -- A California mother said she was shocked to discovery her son's Playmobil pirate ship came with a dark-skinned figurine apparently meant to be a slave.
Ida Lockett of Sacramento said she was helping ...Read more
Anvil of God: Book One of the Carolingian ChroniclesJ. Boyce Gleason
Publishers Weekly - Starred Review:
Gleason's gripping historical novel offers readers a vivid mix of bloody battles, intriguing characters, and plenty of pagan sex rites.
Historical Novel Society:
Gleason's utterly confident novel is nothing ...
WINCHESTER, England (UPI) -- A British inventor used Lego pieces to create a "driving simulator" to illustrate the potential dangers of using a cellphone behind the wheel.
Simon Burfield, whose website describes him as "...Read more
MESQUITE, Texas (UPI) -- A Texas police department released dashboard camera footage of two suspects fleeing on horseback after an alleged incident at a rodeo.
The Mesquite Police Department said an off-duty officer ...Read more
"F -- tha Police." One song. Ten years ago, there would have been a different argument for why N.W.A should be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and 10 years from now, there could be a better reason.
But this song does a...Read more
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has started its annual pop music conversation with the announcement of the 2016 nominees: The Cars, Chic, Chicago, Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, Janet Jackson, the J.B.'s, Chaka Khan, Los Lobos, ...Read more
RENO, Nev. (UPI) -- Women hoping to make short work of their student loan payments have a new option, thanks to the Bunny Ranch, one of Nevada's many legal brothels.
Dennis Hof, owner of the Bunny Ranch, announced a new ...Read more
BEIJING (UPI) -- Drone footage from a Chinese toll road near Hong Kong shows thousands of cars at a standstill in a traffic jam spanning the 50-lane road.
The footage, recorded Monday near the Hong Kong border on the G4 ...Read more
LANTANA, Fla. (UPI) -- A Florida woman said she mistook super glue for eye drops and ended up with her eye glued shut for several days.
Katherine Gaydos said her ordeal began last week when a piece of debris flew into her...Read more
GOLD COAST, Australia (UPI) -- An Australian daredevil on a motor scooter pulled off a "ridiculous" jump over a creek in a video going viral on social media.
The video, posted to Facebook by Dalton Johnston, shows a motor...Read more
TARONGA, Australia (UPI) -- An Australian wildlife hospital said an orphaned brushtail possum is being hand-raised with the help of a stuffed kangaroo the baby animal treats as her mother.
The Taronga Wildlife Hospital, ...Read more
GASTONIA, N.C. (UPI) -- North Carolina police said a woman drove donuts in an intersection, struck four vehicles, flipped her car and gave her name as "faith, hope and love."
Gastonia Police said witnesses reported the ...Read more
KANGAROO VALLEY, Australia (UPI) -- A pair of Australian red bellied black snakes were caught on video in a "deadly snake dance" that saw the two serpents braiding themselves together.
The video, posted to YouTube, shows ...Read more
Thanks to "Game of Thrones," television just can't get enough of the Middle Ages. Those flickering smoky interiors, enormous woolly coats and bloody, ax-heavy battles; the remarkable decolletage, the picaresque foliage and...Read more
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