The former child actor who was the voice of Charlie Brown in the 1960s Peanuts animated television specials has been sentenced to a year in jail and immediately ordered to a residential drug treatment centre by a California judge who told him: “Don’t be a blockhead.” Peter Robbins, 56, who choked up while reading a letter of apology to the court, had pleaded guilty last month to two felony counts of stalking and making criminal threats against his girlfriend, Shawna Kern, and a plastic surgeon who had performed her breast implant surgery.
We see it on the big screen and we want to go. Movies and other forms of media are driving our destination choices like never before.
Sarah Palin has a new book coming, this time about Christmas.
When you pop a cork this holiday season, there’s a good chance that the bubbles in your glass won’t be French. Hard times, it turns out, can sometimes be good times especially if you’re a producer of Italian sparkling wine, or spumante
Tunnel Sous La Manche? Last week the dream of a 3,000-mile sub-Atlantic railway seemed to grow ever so slightly less mad, as Britons and Frenchmen got down again to dealing seriously with their half-century-old project of driving a double-track tunnel under the English Channel, 21 miles across.
This would have been his path. According to the gospels, it was in the area of Bethany and Bethphage that Jesus would have stayed each evening of the Passover holiday–on the far slope of the Mount of Olives, where his followers Mary and Martha lived and where he raised their brother Lazarus from the dead
The Great Recession turned out to be quite good at keeping troubled unions together. Divorce rates fell every year in America during the economic downturn
As we reach the end of a miserable 2009, signs continue to mount across the globe that the world economy is stirring back to life. The U.S.