Book tip: "Come With Me" by Helen Schulman

Book tip Come With Me Helen Schulman In our need as arts writers to categorize things, I could say with some accuracy that "Come With Me" is a cultural satire set in the visionary tech world of NoCal; a darkly comic, fly-on-the-wall view as a modern family descends into...



Not a morning person? These genes may be to blame.

In a new study, researchers identified 351 genetic variants that were associated with chronotype — the scientific term for when a person prefers to sleep and wake.

5 dating app mistakes you're probably making

Few things can make a person feel more alone than app-driven dating, says Jared Freid, a comedian and co-host of the popular dating podcast "U Up?"


You call THAT a snowstorm?

For outdoor enthusiasts in the region, this has been the winter of our discontent.



Upcoming concerts and shows

Jason Aldean — May 3, 4 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $69.50-$119.50

Bobby Brown, Bell Biv DeVoe — June 7 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale now; $78-$168

En Vogue, SWV, Ginuwine — May 10 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $78-$168

John Fogerty — March 29 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $55-$125

The Chainsmokers — Sept. 28 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $49-$89

Pentatonix — June 13 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at noon today; $39, $69

Jackson Browne — June 29 at Toyota Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $48-$99

Heart, Sheryl Crow, Elle King — July 20 at Xfinity Theatre; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $29.50-$129.50




Relationship with Mr. Right goes wrong as values collide

DEAR ABBY: Nine months ago I met this incredible guy and we fell in love. We got along so well. He's smart, good-looking, has a great career and there didn't seem to be any problems. Six months later, he casually mentioned...

Young divorcee is reluctant to talk about her marriage

DEAR ABBY: When I was 18, I married someone who, at the time, I loved very much. It happened sort of spur of the moment. Not even six months into the marriage, he cheated on me. I am now 20, divorced and finally feel ready...

Readers advocate respect for opposing viewpoints

—DEAR ABBY: I'm writing regarding "Open-Minded in the South" (Nov. 24), the Christian woman who's a supporter of the LGBTQ community. She's concerned about her boyfriend's mother's inability to see her viewpoint and the...

Your stars Feb. 15

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Share your thoughts and opinions with someone you share personal plans with, and you will come up with solutions that will allow you both to get a little of what you want moving forward. Team effort is...

Lovers aren't the only ones who celebrate Valentine's Day

DEAR ABBY: Valentine's Day is here and, to be honest, I don't know much about St. Valentine. So I wonder if he meant the day to only be about lovers. Is there any reason I shouldn't send valentines to my friends? Why should...

May-December romance trips on question of having kids

DEAR ABBY: I'm a 67-year-old single white man. My girlfriend is 21 and African-American. We have been together a year and a half and are deeply in love. We have lots of fun together and go out and do things. When we are out...

Second wife-to-be wants man's name all to herself

DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend and I both got divorced about the same time, but his took much longer to become final. It is finally over, so we have begun talking seriously about marriage and starting a family. During one of our...


Your stars Feb. 17

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Slow down and think matters through. Making an impulsive move will lead to regret. Look at what's...