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  • Letter: 'Word Crimes' song hits the right notes

    Re: “Taking a look at Yankovic’s ‘Word Crimes,’” A Word, Please column, July 25. I couldn't disagree more with June Casagrande's column where she complained about Weird Al Yankovic's parody of Robin Thicke's “Blurred Lines.” (And since I probably could disagree more, I suppose I just wrote my first sentence incorrectly!) Yankovic's English lesson-wrapped-in-a-parody (“Word Crimes”) is wonderful!
  • In Theory: Do children of faith have more difficulty differentiating between fact and fiction?

    A study published this month in the journal Cognitive Science and reported by the Huffington Post shows that young children exposed to religion find it more difficult to differentiate between fact and fiction than do their peers being reared in secular...

    Burb's Eye View: The richness of the local library experience

     Burb's Eye View: The richness of the local library experience
    A few curious observers huddled around Mike McDaniel to better hear the story of the origin of the Burbank city library. As the tale unfolded, Helen von Seggern nodded, quietly confirming the details as she remembered them. Von Seggern brought her...

    In Theory: Is the Internet the enemy of faith?

    The Internet can be a source of information and illumination, but for some it's also a cause for worry, and in some cases, a loss of faith, as one Mormon man discovered. Hans Mattsson, a "solid believer" in his faith, began to have doubts after...

    Improv adds a whole new dimension in 'Twilight Zone UnScripted'

    Improv adds a whole new dimension in 'Twilight Zone UnScripted'
    “There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man,” Rod Serling once wrote, beginning his weekly introduction to “The Twilight Zone.” Now there is a sixth dimension he probably never imagined, as the Impro Theatre...