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  • Sarah Palin's heroes – and antiheroes

    Sarah Palin's heroes – and antiheroes

    Sarah Palin's new book, "America By Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith, and Flag," includes numerous references to Americans – and occasionally non-Americans – of whom she approves. Many of Palin's choices are not surprising (Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, Thomas Jefferson) while others (Judd Aptow, Simon Cowell, Elvis Presley) are. Often, Palin praises one figure by disparaging another. Taken together, her likes and dislikes offer a quick recap of her worldview.

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  • Opinion Not so Modern Family: Top sitcoms make for sexist, inaccurate television

    In the five highest-rated primetime sitcoms (The Big Bang Theory, Modern Family, Two Broke Girls, Two and a Half Men, and How I Met Your Mother), male characters are professionally accomplished, while female characters are unemployed or struggling.

  • Sarah Palin's heroes – and antiheroes

    Sarah Palin's heroes – and antiheroes

    Sarah Palin's new book, "America By Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith, and Flag," includes numerous references to Americans – and occasionally non-Americans – of whom she approves. Many of Palin's choices are not surprising (Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, Thomas Jefferson) while others (Judd Aptow, Simon Cowell, Elvis Presley) are. Often, Palin praises one figure by disparaging another. Taken together, her likes and dislikes offer a quick recap of her worldview.

  • Pee-wee Herman Show: Paul Reubens hits Broadway

    Pee-wee Herman Show: Paul Reubens hits Broadway

    Paul Reubens, bringing "The Pee-wee Herman Show" to Broadway, reflects on his career and what his Pee-wee Herman character means to him.

  • 'The Closer' opened doors for women – and for basic cable

    'The Closer' opened doors for women – and for basic cable

    'The Closer' returns for its sixth season Monday night at 9 p.m.

  • Mine: movie review

    'Mine' is a moving documentary about rescuing abandoned animals in the wake of the Katrina hurricane in New Orleans.

  • Benny & Shrimp

    Two warm-hearted titles for late-summer reads.