Arts & Life

9:40am

Mon April 15, 2013
The Salt

First, You Growl: When Your Dog's Food Is Recalled For Salmonella

Originally published on Mon April 15, 2013 11:43 am

Salmonella and other pathogens can be in pet food, not just people food.
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Ashley Chaifetz is getting a Ph.D. in food safety policy, so you'd figure she knows a thing or two about keeping bad microbes out of her house.

So she was more than a little surprised when she got an email from her online pet food purveyor, saying that they'd sold her dry dog food that might be contaminated with salmonella.

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5:10am

Mon April 15, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: Yoko Ono Is Writing A Book Of 'Instructional Poetry'

Yoko Ono poses during the opening of her exhibition "half-a-wind show" in Frankfurt, Germany.
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1:03am

Mon April 15, 2013
Author Interviews

Friedkin, Who Pushed Film Forward, Looks Back

Originally published on Tue April 23, 2013 11:08 am

HarperCollins Publishers

As a kid in Chicago, director William Friedkin liked to frighten little girls with scary stories. When he grew up, he scared the rest of us with a little girl — Regan MacNeil, who is possessed by the devil in his horror classic The Exorcist.

And in The French Connection, he put knots in our stomachs with one of the great movie chases in American cinema.

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12:16am

Mon April 15, 2013
Monkey See

Big Hair, Big Shoulders And Big Money: Linda Evans On '80s Excess

Originally published on Mon April 15, 2013 11:34 am

Joan Collins, John Forsythe and Linda Evans at a party celebrating the production of 150 episodes of Dynasty in 1986.
Reed Saxon AP

You may find a hint to the era in which you were born (as well as your taste in entertainment) in Linda Wertheimer's clarification that on the '80s nighttime soap Dynasty, actress Linda Evans played Krystle Carrington — Krystle with a K, that is. (And, she does not add, an L-E.) If that surprises you at all, you were almost surely not paying attention to the television of the 1980s, when Evans, John Forsythe and Joan Collins made up the wealthiest, nuttiest, most notorious and most rhinestone-covered love triangle ever bedazzled for prime time: Krystle, Blake and Alexis.

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12:15pm

Sun April 14, 2013
The Two-Way

Beer Bust: Yankees Rename 'Craft Beer' Stand At Stadium

Originally published on Wed April 17, 2013 1:39 pm

The New York Yankees' "Craft Beer Destination" met with derision online, after fans noted the beers were all MillerCoors products — and one of them is a cider. The stand now has a new title, the "Beer Mixology Destination."
Amanda Rykoff

The baseball season is still young, but the New York Yankees have already faced harsh public criticism. No, we're not referring to their lackluster record. Instead, the Yanks were accused of trying to hoodwink beer drinkers with a new "Craft Beer Destination" concession stand at their Bronx stadium.

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