Your Turn/Beth Young
Your Turn

Your Turn/Beth Young

Your Turn/Beth Young

'Twist and Shout' all the way to No. 1 summer movie
Steve Eighinger

'Twist and Shout' all the way to No. 1 summer movie

As promised on Wednesday, here's the second half of our revamped list of the best all-time summer movies.

Make way for Bluto, Marty, Maverick and Goose
Steve Eighinger

Make way for Bluto, Marty, Maverick and Goose

It occurred to me this week I need a little Marty McFly back in my life. Bluto Blutarsky, too. And while you're at it, throw in some Maverick and Goose.

Moron Hall of Shame has an automatic inductee
Steve Eighinger

Moron Hall of Shame has an automatic inductee

If someone somewhere ever starts a Moron Hall of Shame, I think our gold medal winner this month would be a first-ballot inductee. I'm pretty sure you'll agree our 104th edition of "Morons of the Month" is a memorable one.

Your Turn/Mary Pat Vahlkamp
Your Turn

Your Turn/Mary Pat Vahlkamp

Mary Pat Vahlkamp, 50, has been married to Bernie for 25 years. They have three children -- Sarah, 22, Jake, 21, and Zach, 19. She works at Quincy Notre Dame as director of enrollment management.

Plenty of monkey business in store this summer
Steve Eighinger

Plenty of monkey business in store this summer

From the dawn of those "Planet of the Apes" movies almost a half century ago, I have been intrigued. In fact, that particular franchise ranks behind only the James Bond films on my list of cinematic favorites.

Plenty to do in Quincy this weekend
Steve Eighinger

Plenty to do in Quincy this weekend

There are no kinds of scientific data or measurement tools to prove my theory, but I have a gut feeling the coming weekend might be the busiest Quincy has seen in a long, long time.

Your Turn/Colin Ash
Your Turn

Your Turn/Colin Ash

Your Turn/Colin Ash

Simple, shrill approach harms political discourse
Doug Wilson

Simple, shrill approach harms political discourse

Keep it simple. That's the well known advice for anybody putting forward a complicated argument. "Keep it simple and keep it shrill" is the somewhat different advice for those involved in political arguments.

'Wayback machine' would definitely have its pluses
Steve Eighinger

'Wayback machine' would definitely have its pluses

There was a cartoon I always enjoyed growing up, centered around a talking dog named Mr. Peabody and a young boy named Sherman. Mr. Peabody had a "wayback machine" the two used, transporting them to different points in history.