A screenplay by Robin Rose Singer, a North Stonington native, is selected for NYC competition

Her script “Maturity” was selected as one of two finalists in a screenwriting contest held by the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) and Brooklyn College’s Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema. The contest asked for screenplays for or about...

‘Black Lightning’ delivers a jolt of reality to CW’s superhero lineup

Cress Williams as Black Lightning in the CW series "BLack Lightning." (The CW)

The new year isn’t even a month old, and a new superhero is charging onto the scene, smashing into the jam-packed universe already occupied by Superman, Batman, Thor, Wonder Woman and a seemingly endless parade of costumed crime fighters.

Katie Couric returning for Winter Olympics opening ceremony

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2018 file photo, Katie Couric poses in the press room at the 23rd annual Critics' Choice Awards in Santa Monica, Calif.  NBC is bringing back Katie Couric to co-host the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics next month. She will be co-host with Mike Tirico, who is replacing Bob Costas as prime-time host of the games. The ceremony will take place in South Korea on Feb. 9. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

NBC is bringing back Katie Couric to co-host the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics next month

How to be a successful 'momager,' according to Yolanda Hadid's new show

Yolanda Hadid and her daughter Gigi appear in an episode of

Kris Jenner may have laid claim to "momager" after trademarking the term in December - we're taking TMZ's word for it - but nothing will stop "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" alum Yolanda Hadid from breeding unofficial momagers on her own.

'The Post' romantically rouses the ideals of the fourth estate

Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks), in foreground, confers with members of the newspaper's staff, played by, from left, David Cross, John Rue, Bob Odenkirk, Jessie Mueller and Philip Casnoff, in

In 1971, Katharine Graham had been running The Washington Post Company for eight years, having assumed control when her husband, Philip, took his own life in 1963. Painfully shy and prone to chronic self-doubt, she was an uneasy corporate leader and an unlikely feminist pioneer. Some were skeptical...

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Data overload

I am weary of all this nutty data we seem obligated to collect. In med school, when you didn’t know what to do about a patient, you just dug deeper and collected more data. Which is why medical students write the longest notes in the...

Rick's List - Dawn of the Geezer edition

It's starting to happen. I've caught myself, more and more, vocalizing observations that, heretofore, would have been stuff I only thought to myself. Granted, these are softly spoken, and I doubt anyone can hear what I'm saying, but...

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