New tech gadgets seem like the perfect stocking stuffers, but not for a small sector of neo-luddites whose loyalty for whatever outdated technology they own is unshakable. You know those people, those with old flip phones from the early 2000s that aren’t connected to the internet or prefer to watch Monday Night Football on their non-plasmas, non-HD television sets.
The creator of those iconic Saturday Evening Post covers exalting an idealized America was no main street simpleton. In her latest biography, Deborah Solomon reveals the man behind the picturesque facades—Norman Rockwell the high-school dropout, the twice-divorced alcoholic, the Vietnam war opponent and tortured artist.
California State University and California Community College campuses got one step closer to being tobacco-free after the state Assembly voted 41-24 yesterday to approve a tobacco ban; Faith Salie of NPR's Wait, Wait . . .Don't Tell Me talks about new memoir, "Approval Junkie," and weighing the pros and cons of a bailout for Puerto Rico.
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