CALENDAR

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Rick’s List: Clickbait Edition

Lunatic scribe ponders the seduction and implications of clickbait.

Fighting the inevitable

A lot of the aging process involves coping with the deaths of friends.

ENTERTAINMENT BLOGS

BIG TICKET

Upcoming concerts and shows

Chicago, Earth Wind & Fire — Oct. 23 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Monday; $50, $80

Prophets of Rage — Aug. 28 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale now; $18-$69

Gary Gulman — Sept. 30 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale now; $26

Plywood Cowboy — Aug. 20 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $20-$25

Fitz & The Tantrums — Nov. 11 at Dome at Oakdale, Wallingford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. June 24; $25

Melanie Martinez — July 21 at Lupo's, Providence; tickets on sale now; $29.50-$35

DEAR ABBY

Friend’s growing confusion could be sign of dementia

DEAR ABBY: I have a good friend I have traveled with for many years.

Free food and internet keep son from fully moving out

DEAR ABBY: My 21-year-old son, “Evan,” recently moved out to be with his girlfriend.

Patient is not proud to have weight announced out loud

DEAR ABBY: I have fought obesity all of my adult life, and my weight has yo-yoed over the years.

Woman can’t end office affair until she regains self-worth

DEAR ABBY: I met “Edward” at work six years ago.

Wife’s man of her dreams is angered by men in her books

DEAR ABBY: I’m happily married to the man of my dreams.

Reluctant baby sitter resents being impressed into service

DEAR ABBY: I live with my parents and am not fond of children.

Reader vents: Rudeness is rampant in my generation

DEAR ABBY: I have officially found my biggest pet peeve.

HOROSCOPES

Your stars - June 25

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Jump in and do something you enjoy.