Art and Culture

Likely Stories Book Review
7:40 am
Thu November 6, 2014

Likely Stories: The Stone Mattress

The Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood
Jim McKeown

Margaret Atwood’s latest work weaves tales of complicated relationships all viewed from different angles.


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Car Talk
1:38 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Tom Magliozzi, Popular Co-Host Of NPR's 'Car Talk,' Dies At 77

Tom Magliozzi's laugh boomed in NPR listeners' ears every week as he and his brother, Ray, bantered on Car Talk.
Courtesy of Car Talk

Originally published on Mon November 3, 2014 5:23 pm

Tom Magliozzi, one of public radio's most popular personalities, died on Monday of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 77 years old.

Tom and his brother, Ray, became famous as "Click and Clack the Tappet Brothers" on the weekly NPR show Car Talk. They bantered, told jokes, laughed and sometimes even gave pretty good advice to listeners who called in with their car troubles.

If there was one thing that defined Tom Magliozzi, it was his laugh. It was loud, it was constant, it was infectious.

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Likely Stories Book Review
7:43 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Likely Stories: You Deserve Nothing

You Deserve Nothing by Alexander Maksik
Jim McKeown

I’m Intense adult tale of a popular instructor at the International School in Paris.

 


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Art and Culture
5:04 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Waco Hippodrome Announces November Opening Gala

Jill Ament

After much anticipation Hippodrome theatre staff announced this afternoon the date for the official opening gala for Waco’s historic theatre. The three day event plans to ring in a new chapter in Hippodrome history.

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Likely Stories Book Review
7:47 am
Thu October 23, 2014

Likely Stories: The Children Act

The Children Act reviewed October 23 on Likely Stories
Jim McKeown

Ian McEwan, tackles a difficult law case involving religion and family ties, while the marriage of the main character, the judge, slowly disintegrates.

 

 


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