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  • Brad Meltzer makes hard choices in 'Heroes for My Son'

     
    This blog is typically devoted to the heroes (and horrors) of fiction and film, but on this Saturday let's turn the attention to the inspiring leaders, transcendent artists and maverick souls of the real world. Author Brad Meltzer has a......
  • Amy Poehler wants to know if her Emmy nomination comes with cash

     
    Immediately after she learned she had been nominated for her lead role on "Parks & Recreation," Amy Poehler says she did some online banking, withdrew some money and bought herself a small plane. "I should really find out if any......
  • JFK Says 'No Pictures, Please'

     
    July 11, 1960: In the photo above, Sen. John F. Kennedy (D-Mass.) tells photographer Joe Kennedy “No pictures, please” while sitting with Vel Phillips on July 10, 1960. The photo was taken during a rally at Shrine Auditorium led by the Rev. Martin...
  • Eleanor Roosevelt

     
    Photograph by Frank Q. Brown / Los Angeles Times July 10, 1960: Eleanor Roosevelt refuses to ride in a limousine to a reception, preferring to walk half a mile with reporters. The absence of former President Harry Truman underscored the Democrats’ break...
  • 'Gossip Girl' recap: The beautiful and bland

     
    Around this time of year, most shows are busy celebrating Halloween. But in the "Gossip Girl" universe, Blair's birthday -- traditionally observed with champagne, fussy hors d'oeuvres, a handful of cameos by minor celebrities and a climactic showdown --...
  • Fine lines

     
    I’m cleaning off my desk here and the following quotes are on scraps of paper in a little pile. You may find some of the them wise and useful: We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result......
  • Weekly remarks: GOP says U.S. must develop more domestic oil; Obama marks Women's History Month

     
    Democrat says still insufficient equality for American women; Republican woman from Alaska says Obama cripples domestic oil development....
  • Biographer Hazel Rowley has died

     
    Biographer Hazel Rowley, author of Franklin and Eleanor, has died....
  • On interviewing Francine Prose, Susan Straight and Mona Simpson

     
    On the LA Times Festival of Books panel with major authors Susan Simpson, Francine Prose and Susan Straight....
  • Bill Murray and Laura Linney in ‘Hyde Park on the Hudson’

     
    Bill Murray was rumored to be on board the Roger Michel-directed period piece “Hyde Park on the Hudson” a while back. He'll play a philandering FDR at his private home on the occasion of a visit by the King and Queen of England, the couple...
  • Tales of lingering spirits

    It's Halloween and time once again to gather family and friends around the fireplace in a darkened room and listen to the retelling of ghost stories while sipping chilled cider. Experts in the field of spectral phenomenon claim that Maryland and...