| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Pop & Hiss has seen Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs do a lot of things, including spewing beer on her audience and making a miner's headlamp look good.
What we haven't seen the New York frontwoman do is play a concert on top of one of New York City's...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Awash in music, "Sleepless in Seattle," Nora Ephron's 1993 film starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, almost makes sense as a stage musical. That is, until you start considering who could compose a score to compete with a soundtrack that includes "As Time Goes...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Not long after buying a rustic vacation cabin nearly two decades ago, Indiana rocker John Mellencamp was told by the previous owner that the cabin was haunted by the ghosts of two brothers and the girl they both loved, all of whom died horrifically...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 10:00 AM
As his actors run through a crucial scene — one in which hopes are dashed and the plot is thickened — director Sheldon Epps watches with a contemplative eye.
"Good," Epps says at the scene's end, his elegant baritone filling the Pasadena...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Re. "Commentary: It's time to arm school personnel," (Jan. 9): Chuck Cassity has the gun issue about as upside-down as a person can.
To begin, he cites "the hysterical pleadings from the gun-haters." The only hysteria I've heard is from his side of the...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Cancer is a good way to die. Not the best way, but a good way.
Cancer is not a good way to die if it strikes early, but that is true of any type of death. If it is age appropriate, so to speak, cancer eases everyone into the concept of life without...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 6:02 AM
NEW YORK -- The photographer who snapped the now-famous image of a man about to be struck by a New York subway train is defending himself against critics who say he should have helped, as controversy also rages over the New York Post's decision to publish...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 3:08 PM
The New York City skyline is about to get a makeover.
City officials and developers broke ground Tuesday morning on Hudson Yards, a $15 billion city-withiin-a-city on Manhattan's West Side. The 26-acre project will include an office tower taller than the...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 2:30 PM
As of Thursday, I am no longer just a name to three residents of our coverage area. I am also the man with the stuffed Emily Dickinson.
Three years ago, I stayed at the Sylvia Beach Hotel in Newport, Ore., in which every room is themed after a famous...
| Apr 18, 2013
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“Pixar's 'Wall-E' was pretty good. Imagine how great it would be if it were live action, starred Tom Cruise and unfolded kind of like Duncan Jones ('Moon,' 'Source Code') directing Independence Day!”
From that hypothetical,...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Obsesionado por una desilusión amorosa, un emigrante ruso construyó un mundo fantástico y de piedra.
MIAMI -- No existe una fórmula mágica para superar una ruptura amorosa, pero Edward Leedskalnin encontró un particular método para mitigar su dolor:...