Leonard Nimoy, world famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek', dies

...role, but he eventually came to embrace it, lampooning himself on such TV shows as "Futurama," ''Duckman" and "The Simpsons" and in commercials.He became Spock after Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry was impressed by his work in guest appearances...

Top travel destinations for 2015

...Studios Holly wood debuts two new attractions in 2015: Springfield, an immersive area opening in spring surrounding The Simpsons Ride, and Fast & Furious ? Supercharged, a thrill ride opening in summer based on the film series.Disneyland opens...

Maileen Simpson

...memorial may be made to World Reach, Inc., P.O. Box 26155, Birmingham, AL 35260, for the continued ministry of the Simpson's in Honduras. The family will receive friends at the church from 10:00 AM until service time. Please visit www...

Aereo presses case despite Supreme Court setback

...top of the compulsory royalties. The compulsory fees typically go to content providers, such as the studio that made The Simpsons or the musicians behind songs performed on TV. The retransmission fees are what local stations want most, as those...

Rants & Raves

...surveillance programs. I wonder when President Obama reads the recommendations will he sweep them under the rug like he did the Simpson-Bowles plan addressing the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility Reform? Is this an exercise in futility just...

Videos make great gifts, and there's no shopping

...10. Fox Home En-tertainment. $199.98.) Never as appreciated as Matt Groening's signature cartoon series The Simpsons, this time trip to New York City of the next millennium is at least as inspired, with a narrative as sprawling as...

Savannah 'Extreme Makeover' house sold

...of local volunteers working around the clock, was first listed more than a year ago for $523,000. At the time, the Simpsons indicated they had outgrown the house with the birth of their fourth child. The listed price was reduced to $490...

Many predictions for the future missed the mark

...stagger home each night. That's where some of us keep working, computers on the kitchen table, cellphone always within reach.We were hoping to live The Jetsons. Instead we got The Simpsons.Never saw it coming. Wish that it would go.

Rants & Raves

...Zimmerman was found not guilty the same as O.J. Simpson. I do not recall any mass protest by white people after the Simpson verdict. The difference must be that Zimmerman was a "white" Hispanic involved in the shooting. But here is a news...

Heading off another U.S. credit downgrade means tough choices

...viable deficit reduction plan will not affect them individually, they are mistaken. In fact, one of the virtues of the Simpson-Bowles plan is that everyone is affected, making it easier for politicians and citizens to accept the impact.Simpson-Bowles...