Bob Franken: All in the families

...it's not a felony. It's an act of love. It's an act of commitment to your family...prostitutes do what they do out of an act of love for their children and families, or that bank robbers are engaging in an act of love because they're stealing the money not...


...to live to see their own offspring, thereby preserving our genetic make-up for the future. But does DNA explain love, or is love just a mask for the propagation of a species? Is Nature as benevolent as we've made it out to be, or is there...

Arts & Entertainment
What's Happening

...itinerant physician in the Aleutians and the Pribilofs. In journal entries, poems and letters, "Sideways Rain" tells of her love affair with the islands - the people and the bleak, beautiful landscapes. ? The ABC Pregnancy Care Center of Kenai invites...

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Tight Lines: Peninsula lakes offer early season action

...large percentage of fishermen bemoan breakup, springtime in Alaska, when so many of the rivers close, for those of us who love lake fishing, it is hardly a reason for despair. For us it simply means the opening of a new chapter. We know that while fishing...

Begich discusses economic future

...people from India, China and Brazil, he said, and those countries are being targeted to promote tourism in the U.S."We love foreign travelers because they spend more money and stay longer and that's good business for us," he said. "Those folks...

Reasons to be outraged

...off and our government is up for sale to the highest bidder, I'm outraged and I want you to be outraged with me! For the love of God, please, let's join the fight for publicly funded elections! If we look down the road a ways, surely you can see...

The Hero of Color City

Opens Friday, Oct 3, 2014 Synopsis: Exodus Film Group presents this computer-animated children's film starring the voices of Christina Ricci, Rosie Perez, Craig Ferguson, and Wayne Brady. Ben is a young boy who loves to color; little does he realize his beloved crayons lead a secret life of excitement and adventure. Every night, when the sun goes down, Ben's crayons pay a visit to Color City, a whimsical world of breathtaking beauty. Trouble arises, however, when Ben falls asleep one night, and Yellow gets left behind by her fellow crayons. In her attempt to catch up with them, Yellow accidentally stirs an unfinished sketch of the monstrous King Scrawl and his malevolent henchman Gnat. Before they can be stopped, the diabolical duo have made their way to Color City, and staked their claim on the magical Rainbow Waterfall. Now, if Yellow and her friends don't act fast, all of Color City's glorious hues will soon fade. Fortunately for the citizens of this enchanted land, courageous Yellow is about to learn that if she believes in herself, anything is possible - even defeating a formidable foe like the dreaded King Scrawl. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Christina Ricci, Rosie Perez, Craig Ferguson, Wayne Brady, Arsenio Hall Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Dennis Dale Laxton

...loved the outdoors and was an avid fisherman and hunter. Having grown up on the banks of the Wabash River he developed this love early on with his father. When he retired in Phoenix, Ariz., his tennis background was rekindled in the game of pickle ball...

The Book of Life

Opens Friday, Oct 17, 2014 Synopsis: Guillermo Del Toro presents this forbidden love tale during the Mexican Day of the Dead celebration with this computer animation feature from Reel FX and Fox Animation. Jorge R. Gutierrez penned the script with Doug Langdale. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana, Diego Luna, Christina Applegate, Ice Cube, Kate del Castillo, Ron Perlman Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

I Origins

Opens Friday, Jul 18, 2014 Synopsis: Writer/director Mike Cahill's drama I Origins centers on medical student Ian Gray (Michael Pitt). Ian specializes in the evolution of the human eye. One day he attends a party where he meets a masked woman whose eyes transfix him, and soon the two fall in love. Years later, Ian makes a startling discovery in the lab, forcing him on a trek across the globe in order to uncover profound truths about mankind. I Origins screened at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi Cast: Michael Pitt, Brit Marling, Astrid Berg├ęs-Frisbey, Steven Yeun Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review


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