Today is World AIDS Day. A new Republican administration convenes in January. So it’s a good time to look at … More
Cambridge, MA – A Harvard University healthcare advocacy group recently filed complaints against seven health insurers in eight states, claiming that … More
Actor Ben Stiller revealed last week that he is cancer-free after a controversial screening test diagnosed him with prostate cancer … More
Erik Larson’s “In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin” makes for a captivating read.
In Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master we have the promise of post War World II America beguiling two extremely flawed men: one a reckless alcoholic drifter, the other a manipulative cult leader. Both are looking for a fix.
In Tony Horwitz’s “Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War,” Brown is humanized, demystified and maybe not so lunatic after all.
If baseball is the every-man’s sport, “Moneyball” is the thinking-man’s movie.
Daniel H. Pink’s wildly popular book, “Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us,” shows that truths we’ve long held about extrinsic rewards, especially in the workplace, are not so valid anymore.
“The Tea Party is increasingly swimming against the tide of public opinion,” say Robert D. Putnam, a public policy professor at Harvard, and David E. Campbell, a political scientist at University of Norte Dame, in an August 16 New York Times op ed.
Two new books drop this month about Jane Fonda. One is Fonda’s umpteenth fitness-wellness book (Prime Time). The other is … More