TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo Co.’s profit for the fiscal year that ended in March jumped 86% on healthy sales of its Switch handheld machine as people stayed home due to the pandemic, turning to video games for entertainment.

Gia Coppola was feeling out of touch with popular culture when she stumbled upon the ending of Elia Kazan’s 1957 satire “A Face in the Crowd” several years ago. The story of a folksy truth-teller who rises to dangerous levels of fame and influence on television seemed oddly prescient (and th…

In New England, there are two ways to make a lobster roll; the right way and the wrong way. 

Lobster rolls are part of a larger debate at the center of most of David Page's new book, "Food Americana: The Remarkable People and Incredible Stories behind America’s Favorite Dishes," about regional cuisine and its national availability. (Lobster rolls, he writes in the book, gained national attention in 1997 when they were "discovered" on chef Rebecca Charles' menu at the Pearl Oyster Bar in New York's Greenwich Village.)

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