It is what it is: Puppy love, continued

...interested in what we keep in our drawers and cabinets - and is clever enough to figure out how to open them. And we though our days...that gave her away was the clatter of the knife on the plate.Clever girl.The thing is, I should've seen this coming, because...

Op-ed: Obama kneecaps Congress (again)

If only President Barack Obama were as hard-nosed and clever in undermining our adversaries as he is in kneecapping the U.S. Congress, the country's strategic position might be transformed...

Reeling it in: 'Shaun the Sheep' one to count on

...safe. That is, unless Animal Control has anything to say about it."Shaun the Sheep," as an animated series, is always clever, funny, and manages to be sweet as well. It manages small moments of character development, but that is an aspect that isn't...

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Reeling it in: McCarthy grabs spotlight in 'Spy'

...Fox2 hoursMelissa McCarthy is one of those actresses I'd really like to get behind, but, until this week's "Spy" - a clever send-up of the Bond/Bourne genre - I hadn't been able to fully commit. In "Spy," McCarthy is finally the full-on...

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Reeling it in: 'Minions' have their work cut out for them

...hard heart into putty. The conceit of the movie is kind of clever in that, unlike this month's "Inside Out," which has no...members happy, and the opening ten minutes or so is pretty clever, although a grating voice-over from Geoffrey Rush ruins any...

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Festival showcases Alaskan craft beer

...by 49th State Brewing Co. of Denali Park. "A play on words there. We have a lot of free time up there so we try to get clever once in a while. This is a specialty beer for us because it's our Belgian double and we purchase a lot of birch sugar from...

Reeling it in: Tiny superhero a huge surprise

...things personal, keeps the tone relatively light, though not silly, and really focuses on character over bombast. There is a clever scene in "Ant-Man" that tweaks other, more "serious" superhero films like "The Avengers" or "Man of Steel." Ant-Man...

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Bob Franken: Super snoozer

...Deflategate"? For those who have had the good sense to avoid the news and sports on TV, that's the inevitable "gate" tag we clever ones have attached to the scandal over whether the New England Patriots cheated by using footballs that were not blown up to...

Appointment process not following the rules

...and Game commissioners from political cleansing by the then new Republican administration. Sen. Hammond devised and passed a clever way to balance the system: An appointed board for fish management, another appointed board for game management, and an appointed...

Ex Machina a philosophical look at artifical intelligence

...addressing a computer or a real person. The idea is that if you can't tell, then the AI is real - if you can tell, it's just clever programming. The test, which is really just a concept, was the brainchild of famed computer pioneer Alan Turing after World...

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