Topic: John Wayne
Generally, wildflowers are adapted to the vagaries of their local climates. But the severe drought in most of Texas, including Fredericksburg, has many wildflowers struggling.
07/05/2011 12:28 pm
Flaps about Michele Bachmann's grasp of Colonial history or movie-star birthplaces probably won't mean a lot to many voters. But her misstatements of fact about current political history could be a problem.
06/28/2011 02:05 pm
Best film? Best actor? There are dozens of ways of ranking films besides the Academy Awards. But the most important way is how you rank them.
02/27/2011 09:09 am
Many of this year's top movies portray dark themes or flawed characters. Why one culture watcher says they mirror this moment in history.
02/26/2011 11:39 am
In Pictures America's dark movie heroes past and present
American Idol producers highlighted Steven Tyler's antics Wednesday with a phony apology. But for John Wayne Schulz, no apologies needed.
02/03/2011 08:55 am
Academy Award nominees were announced Tuesday morning in Los Angeles. Natalie Portman, Jeff Bridges, Christian Bale, and Helena Bonham Carter are also Academy Award nominees for acting.
01/25/2011 11:24 am
Jeff Bridges gives another nuanced performance as the one-eyed deputy marshal in this remake of the 1969 classic 'True Grit.'
12/21/2010 07:24 pm
Dan Rostenkowski, who died Aug. 11, was remembered at a funeral service at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, the same church where he was baptized and confirmed as a child.
08/18/2010 12:11 pm
On the strength of the popular Kindle, Amazon says it now sells more e-books than hardcovers. What's being lost is the messy tactile narrative of how books are made manifest and cling to our lives, as "The Hobbit" did to mine.
07/22/2010 02:42 pm