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STAY AWAKE

He characters in Dan Chaon’s third collection of disquieting, nocturnal stories are haunted by past sins-easily damaged, plagued by guilt plunged into darkness, and certain that the universe is sending them messages. In the title story, a baby is bom with two heads. Though the ‘parasitic» head has awareness-eyes blink, mouth sucks-it will leech the life from the perfectly formed “host» baby if not removed. To this creepy premise Dan adds an accident involving the baby’s father that creates an almost unbearable sense of foreboding. In two stories-«Patrick Lane, Flabbergasted» and “To Psychic Underworld»-characters receive mysterious missives. One man looks

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SHAKE DOWN

THE MONSTER ENERGY MX NATIONALS IS OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED FOR 2013

The Monster Energy MX Nationals circus hit the Raymond Terrace MX Central facility in preparation for the 2013 season. It was a chance for teams to have a hit-out on the track that will host the first round of the 2013 season and for the media to see the teams in action. Promoter Kevin Williams officially introduced the 2013 series with a press conference before the teams took to the track for the first time. Monster Energy Kawasaki debuted its new-look machines as well as new rider Adam Monea. Jay

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RAF Tornado F.3 Display

The 2004 RAF Tornado F.3 display is flown by a crew from 56 (R) Squadron based at RAF Leuchars, Fife.

Display pilot for the season is Fit Lt Tim Freeman who joined the RAF in 1991. Tim undertook his Tornado F.3 conversion course in 1996, after which he served for three years with 43 (Fighter) Sqn at RAF Leuchars, Fife. During this time he graduated from the NATO Tactical Leadership Programme (TLP) and also flew on exercises throughout Europe and North America. He also took part in operations patrolling the Southern ‘No Fly Zone’ over Iraq, operations in the Falkland

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Baker’s dozen

In the TV series adaptation of the structure on a literal level, and at the stage of an idea or concept of the phenomenon is not surprising. Even if a big Hollywood movie has never been shy of borrowing, then why not do it on small screens? Especially if the rights of creators are protected, and to adapt the working team of serious writers. Thus, in recent years, the American channels «moved» respected by critics and loved by audiences «Murder», «At Home Among Strangers,» and many others. And what we have? After the breakthrough of television «Iron Curtain» on national

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Heart of six

Nine years ago, a little on the channel NBC released the final episode of «Friends», a decade ether became one of the most popular American sitcoms of all time. Final gathered at screens -with 52.5 million viewers favorite heroes like saying goodbye to my closest friends. Although some journalists were quick to declare the dramatic conclusion of an important stage in the history of television and sunset era sitcoms, in fact, the success of «Friends,» paved the way for many other different series.

It was 1993, and the most common subspecies of the sitcom were family comedies. Inherent good and

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Season of Wonders

Scriptwriter — Sergey Abramov director — George Yungvald-Khil’kevich operator — Gennady Karyuk artist — composer Igor Bryl — Yuri Chernavskaya Lyrics — Leonid Derbeneva soundman — Konstantin Kupriyanov

Roles performed:

Vadim — Arunas Storpirstis

Taya — LARISSA Shakhvorostova

Oleg — Boris Shuvalov

Alex — IVAN AGAPOV

Zinka — Olya GORSHKOVA mother — VALENTINE Ivasheva

Tanya — Natalya Martinson

Vic — P. Lopukhovsky

Kolyunya — G. TOROPOV

Dimka — Mr. Sosnowski

Constantine — D. Kalashnikov twins Albert — Alexander A. Caten — M. Caten guests Vadim — Dmitriev, Oh, Belov, Yu DUBROVIN, I. TRETYAKOV

Victor — Yu Rudchenko in the film:

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GIANTS OF THE AMAZON: the Arapaima.

Arapaima gigas, one of the largest freshwater fishes in the world, inhabits the basins of the Amazon and the Essequibo Rivers and can reach a length of 10 feet (3 m) and a weight of 440 pounds (200 kg). Because of the delicious taste of its meat, it has traditionally been one of the most important food fishes of Amazonia. Unfortunately, stocks have declined greatly.Most Arapaimas inhabit lakes, but they can also be found in rivers and, during the low-water season between September and January, in the interconnecting channels. During this time, the animals spawn. They migrate through the channels

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BREAKING NEWS

The drama inside the newsroom season 2 is as good as the day’s headlines

1 THE LITIGATION BEGINS

Marcia Gay Harden plays litigator Rebecca Halliday after actress Rosemarie DeWitt left due to schedule conflicts. It’s up to her cutthroat lawyer-ness to defend Atlantic Cable News in a wrongful termination suit that threatens the network.

2 MORE TERRY CREWS

As Lonnie, Will’s bodyguard, the lovable muscle man was sunshine amid the oft-heavy news drama.

The no-nonsense beefcake is back to prevent Will from self- destruction.

3 ELEKSYON! AND OTHER FIGURES

The nine-episode season takes place over a five-day period leading up

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MAJOR fashion critics about the new season

SUZY Menkes, T MAGAZINE

According to the latest hits, the body is completely concealed clothing, now looks much sexier and more modern than nudity. In general, all. what is happening today on the runways, it can be described in one word, which has long been forgotten in the fashion world, -skromnost. This is not to deny sexuality. The modern woman does not become a bigot-Puritan, she just is not ready to bare their erogenous zones before each counter. Eroticism in clothing remained, but now he seems to be covered with a veil.

TIM Blanks, STYLE.COM

I think it is

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A BLUE SEASON FOR BLUEBERRIES

A QUIET HARVEST HAS PRODUCERS WORRIED THAT SOMETHING’S ROTTEN IN THE STATE OF MAINE, WHERE MOST OF THE WORLD’S WILD BLUEBERRIES ARE GROWN.

By Jesse Ellison

Maine’s Washington County is the farthest east you can get in America. It’s where the sun first rises on the 48 contiguous states. But Down East, as Mainers call it, is more famous for its crop. Eighty-five percent of the world’s supply of wild blueberries comes from the area; last year it produced nearly 90 million pounds.

The harvest is fast and furious. On the first day of every August, hundreds—not so long ago,

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