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Talking sex work, ‘Fifty Shades,’ and BDSM at Emerson’s Bright Lights Film Series
Filmmaker and critic Cheyenne Picardo visited the Bright Lights Film Series to talk about her 2013 feature, “Remedy.”
Cat stuck in peanut butter jar gives birth to kittens, dies
A stray cat found earlier this week with its head stuck in a peanut butter jar has been euthanized, but not before giving birth to a litter of kittens.
Wait, Tom Bergeron is nominated for the Supreme Court?
The ‘Dancing With the Stars’ host looks a lot like Trump’s nominee.
Harry Potter fans can soon eat butterbeer ice cream
Yuengling’s Ice Cream says the new butterbeer variety combines buttercream and butterscotch ice cream.
ABC’s Diane Sawyer to interview Caitlyn Jenner again
Jenner is slated to talk about her first couple of years of life as a woman.
Trump will give commencement address at Liberty University
Liberty is the evangelical college led by his prominent supporter Jerry Falwell Jr.
Maine GOP Representative says health overhaul must protect rural, elderly
Maine Representative Bruce Poliquin says he’s making the case for any replacement of the Affordable Care Act to include protection for rural families and the elderly.
In new report, doctors urge more exercise for pregnant women
Fifty years ago, gynecological medicine emphasized the need for women to gain enough weight to provide for healthy fetal growth. Now the coin has been flipped.
Conservative women’s group knocked for giving ‘Working for Women’ award to Mike Pence
As governor of Indiana, Pence signed into law some of the country’s strictest antiabortion measures, and as a member of Congress, he repeatedly voted against federal equal-pay bills.
Advice: Dealing with a drama-in-law
Here’s one simple watchword for handling a difficult family member. Plus, is it OK to skip a baby shower?
They were dating, but now they just text. What happened?
She doesn’t get why he bothers texting every day if he never wants to see her.
When brewers collaborate, or how Narragansett returned to Rhode Island
Isle Brewers Guild in Pawtucket, a project from Narragansett, Newburyport Brewing Co., and several other brewers and distillers, opens to the public in April.
Gerald Green visits students in Brighton
He read aloud to children at the Winship Elementary School on Tuesday.
From the Bar
How to make the Blue Room’s Upside Down cocktail
It’s a crazy mixed-up world of gin, vermouth, cognac, and Fernet.
Engagement puts strain on in-law relationship
It should be the happiest time of my life, but my future mother-in-law is giving me doubts.
Bridge closure leaves California’s Big Sur community reeling
Almost all the hotels, restaurants, and state parks were cut off when a bridge on the central coast crumbled last month..
Patients’ reports may aid prostate cancer treatment choice
The research bolsters evidence that sexual and urinary problems are more common after surgery than after radiation or monitoring.
Why Congress should take another listen to Mr. Rogers
As someone who grew up the child of a single mother in the late ’80s, I can’t imagine not having those great PBS children’s shows — then or now.
From backup catcher to the big screen for former Sox player David Ross
A movie is being made based on the catcher’s memoir.
Did Clay Buchholz name his baby after a brand of whiskey?
The former Red Sox pitcher gave his new baby a name that sounds awfully familiar.
Decades later, can a Navy fighter pilot finally find his father’s downed plane?
Jeff Cathey knew he needed to stand on the spot where his Army pilot father died. He needed to face the family history head-on.
Perspective | Magazine
Why your optometrist doesn’t want you to know your PD
Your pupillary distance measurement is key to ordering eyeglasses online, but getting it can be a battle — and it shouldn’t be.
Deborah Madison reflects on vegetarian cooking then and now
The influential cookbook author collects favorite recipes from over the decades in her latest, “In My Kitchen.”
The confident cook
Yet another technique for roasting chicken? This time treat it like ravioli.
In this recipe from French-cooking legend Richard Olney, you butterfly the bird, then slip a ricotta mixture under its skin.
After a decade, Gourmet Dumpling House is still going strong
The popular Chinatown restaurant often has lines snaking down the block. The dumplings are a treat, but don’t miss the other dishes.
Her documentary focuses on women working in the restaurant industry
‘A Fine Line’ looks at issues such as equal pay for equal work and parental leave.
Her store looks like an apothecary and smells like the spices of the world
In Cambridge, Claire Cheney’s Curio Spice Co. awakens your senses with aromas from Madagascar, Cambodia, Greece, and beyond.
Branch Line’s roast chicken comes home
The Watertown restaurant is running a special takeout dinner for two.
Recipe: barley, squash, and portobello mushrooms with dill dressing
This earthy, nutty salad manages to make winter squash feel fresh again.
Never depend on a big-talking friend
Advice from Amy Dickinson
Recipe: orange and olive salad with citrus dressing
Bright, layered flavors make this dish a pleasure to eat.
Recipe: chocolate-rye brownies with bay leaves and almonds
These wonderful, fragrant brownies aren’t like any you’ve baked before.
Recipe: halibut with anchovies, cream, and rosemary
In this sauce, an unusual combination of ingredients tastes meant-to-be.
He can’t stop himself from looking
A thing that fuels this jealousy is that whenever a more attractive woman walks by, he can’t take his eyes off of her. I’ve brought it up to him before and he says he does it because he’s a guy.
Bird sightings on Cape Cod
Recent sightings as reported to the Massachusetts Audubon Society.
Casting call for ‘Big Brother 19’
Have you ever wanted to live in a house with strangers with cameras recording your every move? Here’s your chance...
Maryland man accused of sending seizure-inducing tweet to Newsweek writer who has epilepsy
A Maryland man was arrested Friday on a cyberstalking charge in connection with allegedly sending a person who has epilepsy a strobe-enhanced Twitter message telling the victim that ‘‘you deserve a seizure,’’ federal officials said.
The key to saving ferrets from plague may be a peanut-butter treat
A vaccination for the black-footed ferrets’ favorite food — prairie dogs — is being tested out west.
Extrovert stresses he is not a stalker
Relationship advice from Amy Dickinson.
We saw the new Gronk movie so you don’t have to
Words of advice to the Patriots tight end: Don’t quit your day job.
Recipe | The confident cook
Keep St. Patrick’s Day going with a modernized corned beef and cabbage
The Irish-American dish (a.k.a. New England Boiled Dinner) becomes something truly special with a few tweaks.
Advice: Why do young people exclude elders from conversations?
Plus, finding a delicate way to ask a friend about an obituary.
Decorating kids’ bedrooms on a budget
A Needham couple gets help making their son and daughter’s rooms pop, without spending a lot.
Examiner | Magazine
Dig these fun facts about gardening
March 20 is the first day of spring, and the unofficial beginning of the Northeastern gardening season.
Your Week Ahead
Five things to do, March 20-26
Jenny the Juggler, “Our American Hamlet,” a bilingual storyslam, and more.
Trump’s questionable Irish proverb, Paul Ryan’s ‘despicable’ pint and other St. Patrick’s Day mishaps
The day began with a mildly offensive Irish cliche in front of a room-full of Irish people, and it all went downhill from there.