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Thanks for the ride — and the view — viaduct

Opinion Originally published January 11, 2019 at 12:13 pm Editorial cartoonist David Horsey ponders the closing of the Alaskan Way Viaduct. The Alaskan Way Viaduct may have been an eyesore, but it sure made for a scenic drive. Now that it’s closing, that egalitarian view will be missed. And it sure will be a logistical…

Wednesday’s Viewing Picks

All Times Eastern College BasketballMen’sSt. Bonaventure at URI — CBS Sports Network, 6 p.m. Creighton at St. John’s — FS1, 6:30 p.m. Boston College at Louisville — ACC Regional/Fox Sports Net, 7 p.m. Iowa at Penn State — Big Ten Network, 7 p.m. Kansas State at Oklahoma — ESPN2, 7 p.m. UConn at Tulsa —…

Disney goes back to the future

IN JANUARY 1991 Jeffrey Katzenberg, then chairman of Walt Disney Studios, sent a 28-page memo to his colleagues. Entitled “The World is Changing: Some Thoughts on Our Business”, it lamented that the studio had lost its way. The finances were sound—Disney had outdone its competitors at the box office the year before—but Mr Katzenberg felt…

You Should Care That Richard Spencer’s Wife Says He Abused Her

Nina Kouprianova and Richard Spencer were married during a small ceremony in Niagara Falls in August 2010. Spencer’s father is a doctor in the Dallas area. His mother, Sherry, is a socialite and artist whose home on Big Mountain in Whitefish, Montana, is full of tiles she painted herself. Kouprianova, an artist and photographer, got…

The Bleak Brilliance of Nick Drnaso’s Graphic Novels

Sabrina,” his graphic novel about a young man in Chicago who is devastated by his girlfriend’s sudden disappearance. Did Sabrina just leave him, or was she kidnapped or murdered? He flees the mystery, and the attendant media frenzy, seeking refuge with an old buddy in Colorado Springs. Strangers learn of awful news before he does.…

Cartoons don#39;t hurt, they have healing power: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday suggested that a case study of the socio-political history of last four to five decades by way of cartoons be taken up by a university in Maharashtra.He said cartoons do not hurt but have a “healing power”.He was speaking after launching a coffee table book, titled “Timeless Laxman”, on…

‘Fox River Testimony’ to go on display in Geneva

Photo providedCaptionArtist Joel Sheesley working on a plein air oil painting of the Fox River, which was part of the Conservation Foundation’s Fox River Initiative for environmental education and outreach. The Geneva History Museum will present ‘A Fox River Testimony: Select Works by Joel Sheesley’ from Feb. 3 to May 24. GENEVA – The Geneva History…

Cougars charity passes $1M in donations

GENEVA – In its fourth Annual Report to the Community, the Kane County Cougars Baseball Foundation Inc. noted that this is the first time in the 28-year history of the franchise that donations exceeded $1 million, officials announced in a news release. The annual report details its charitable outreach completed in 2018 and lists the accomplishments…

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