Amy Schumer ties knot with chef Chris Fischer

FILE - In this May 2, 2017 file photo, actress Amy Schumer attends a special screening of

Amy Schumer has married chef Chris Fischer in a small ceremony in Malibu, California

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux announce separation

FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2015 file photo, Justin Theroux, left, and Jennifer Aniston arrive at the Oscars in Los Angeles. The couple announced Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, that they have separated.  (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux announce separation, say decision was "mutual and lovingly made"

A Westminster wow: Bichon frise is America's top dog

Bill McFadden shows Flynn, a bichon frise, in the ring during the non-sporting group during the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Flynn won best in the non-sporting group. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Flynn the bichon frise was picked as best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club, a choice that seemed to surprise the crowd at Madison Square Garden

Hygienic gets poetic Friday

What has three lines, 17 syllables, iambic pentameter, an ABAB/CDCD/EFEF/GG rhyme scheme, continental accentual-syllabic meter AND the alliterative Anglo-Saxon meter, acrostic kookery, more than a little blank verse, beaucoup quatrains and couplets, and ode or nine, and assuredly one or two...




I'm a sap for maple syrup

During a rainstorm the other day, I noticed a frog hopping across the street.

Rick's List — Sad but funny edition

I don't know how many Rick's Lists I've written. Hundreds, I suppose. They are theoretically humorous. Based on comments I receive, many people don't think so. That's okay. Humor is a subjective beast. I find all these lists funny to...



Upcoming shows and concerts

Keith Urban — Sept. 7 and 8, Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $65-$105

Vance Joy — June 8, Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 23; $40-$60

Jason Mraz — Aug. 4, Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $39-$59

Devon Allman Project with Duane Betts — April 17 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $45-$48

Thirty Seconds to Mars — June 9 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $34.50-$104.50