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The Rock to the rescue again, brothers separated at birth and Whitney Houston’s wild life
Also Drac and family go on vacation, Mexican migrants make the best of it in New York, a telemarketer learns power selling, a teen fights depression and one man’s ideas to change soccer
Jul 13th, 2018
Apes rampage, Keira Knightley sings and Roger Ebert gets a review of his own life
And also note the return of two master directors: Bertolucci and Jodorowsky
Jul 11th, 2014
Oscar-nominated shorts are special; Side Effects and Identity Thief, just ordinary
Paperman and Maggie Simpson are among the short films with Academy Award nominations this year.
Feb 7th, 2013
Gay teenagers and suicide: does it get better?
Gay youth are four times as likely as their straight counterparts to commit suicide. How can society reverse this horrible statistic?
Jan 16th, 2012
A Grinch's survival guide for holiday haters
What if it just ISN'T the most wonderful time of the year?
David P. Ball
Dec 22nd, 2011
Great tasting recipes to help fight off depression, acne, stress and insomnia
Four great juice recipes and advice for fighting: Acne, Stress, Insomnia and Depression
Nov 26th, 2011
Coping with depression
Knowledge is power to fight the blues
Oct 9th, 2011
Are you in a state of depression? You can win the battle and you can win the war!
The light will shine again
Sep 23rd, 2011
Rick Rypien and the modern concussion epidemic
The tributes began pouring in yesterday morning from former teammates and opponents, confirming that recently deceased former Canuck Rick Rypien was respected throughout the NHL, in spite of his...
Aug 17th, 2011
Pirates of the Caribbean, Last Night, The Beaver and a batch of other new films (plus a few old ones)
Johnny Depp is back in his most famous role, Cpt. Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean #4. Read more about its joys and its disappointments.
May 20th, 2011