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June 29, 2016

Whenever the Pirates play the University of Florida Gators, I just “get a hankering to eat sum” alligator. Don’t you? Actually, my wife and several of my family members attended U.F., so I’ve been eating the best of central Florida’s blackened alligator since I was a…


Keillor: A decade well-saved

June 26, 2016

I saw one of my novels at a yard sale last week and it appeared to have been used as a coaster. The interior was quite pristine but there were rings of rust on the cover where wet glasses had been set. It was on sale for 35 cents. Had I known I was only writing a coaster, maybe I wouldn't have…


'Rock 'n' roll with a conscience'

June 24, 2016

After 15 years together, members of The Speculations will make their first appearance at this weekend's Sunday in the Park, but don't expect them to quit their day jobs.

The five members of this band aren't looking for careers in music. They already have careers in medicine.

Bass player Paul…


'Free State of Jones' reveals a little-known chapter of Civil War history

June 24, 2016

Matthew McConaughey seethes with righteous fury in "Free State of Jones," a tale based on an intriguing, little-known chapter of Civil War history that, despite impeccable intentions, becomes mired within a poorly structured, dubiously focused movie by Gary Ross.

It's easy to see why McConaughey…