‘Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz’: An exclusive first look

For Miley Cyrus, complete personal and artistic freedom is something she’s earned after nearly a decade of fame.



Local art openings and exhibitions

OpeningsPhotographic JourneysOpening reception 5-7 p.m. FridayLa Grua CenterShow celebrating the work of photographers Barry Waltrous, Chris Fondulas, Alex Hybel, Shelley larence Kirkwood and George Savic.

Disney aims nerf crossbows in global push for ‘Star Wars’ toys

For “Star Wars” fans, Christmas is coming early this year: on Sept. 4, when the toys tied to Walt Disney Co.’s first film in the space-adventure series go on sale.

Netflix looks to ‘Narcos’ for a new audience

“Say yes to your life,” Nancy Reagan commands near the end of the first episode of Netflix’s new series “Narcos.” It’s a moment from the famous “Just Say No” speech that she delivered with her...


Rick's List - 'Hear no evil' edition

Observational litany from The Day's resident Odd Person

Fall migration is in high gear

Although it actually begins in July, the fall migration isn’t truly noticed until August.



Woman becoming nun needs friend’s interest, not concern

DEAR ABBY: I was best friends with “Joanne” after we met in middle school.

Daughter deep in debt needs counseling, not more money

DEAR ABBY: Three years ago I gave my adult daughter, married with a child, more than $16,000 to help pay off her debts because she couldn’t pay her bills.

Longing for the past casts a shadow over the present

DEAR ABBY: Have you any advice for handling nostalgia? While it can be pleasant, lately I have been getting very down when I think about my past.

Girls cry foul when dad’s fiancee bad-mouths mom

DEAR ABBY: My fiancee of three years, “Ellen,” is wonderful to me and she loves my daughters dearly.

Story of daughter’s move back home is altered in the telling

DEAR ABBY: My sister-in-law quit her job and moved into my in-laws’ basement six years ago.

Wife has all the company she needs in her electronic devices

DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married 22 years, and we had a good marriage until recently.

Wife in loveless marriage longs for intimate romance

DEAR ABBY: The wedding night I had dreamed about forever was supposed to be the most romantic and amazing of my life with the one person I can’t live without.


Your stars - Sept. 1

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Let your intuition take over and you will make the right choices.