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  • Timothy Olyphant is on 'Fire' at FX

    Timothy Olyphant is done with "Damages," but his time on FX may not be over. Olyphant, who joined the cable channel's twisty legal drama this season, has been tapped to star in a pilot for FX. It's based on an Elmore Leonard story called "Fire in the...
  • Janet Fitch's 10 rules for writers

     
    Janet Fitch is the author of "White Oleander" and "Paint it Black," and she teaches writing at USC. It seems like every time I run into her at a reading, she introduces one or two or more of her students......
  • Bush vs. Palin: Which fall book are you most looking forward to?

     
    Which fall book are you most looking forward to?survey software This fall presents a rich selection of reading choices, from the political to the personal. David L. Ulin has our preview in this Sunday's paper, and he talks to Michelle......
  • Fiction review: Nobody Move by Denis Johnson is a great modern take, funny and bleak, on classic noir

    Nobody Move. Denis. Johnson. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. $23. 208 pp. My first reaction upon opening Denis Johnson's new short novel was to wonder why a well-regarded literary novelist would want to write an Elmore Leonard book. Johnson, who won the...
  • 'Killshot'

    He received the most attention lately for his Oscar-nominated performance in " The Wrestler," but Mickey Rourke also has been busy with other projects, including this Elmore Leonard-inspired drama about a couple ( Diane Lane, Thomas Jane) taken into the...
  • FX Punches Ticket for Two Pilots

    FX is cranking up its development machine, greenlighting a pair of drama pilots about men whose professions have distanced them from their families. "Lights Out" will follow a one-time boxing champion who's struggling with the onset of dementia and takes...
  • Oscar-nominated short films in Pasadena, Westwood

    Oscar-nominated short films in Pasadena, Westwood
    As is often the case, the field of live-action shorts competing for the Oscar is thinner in quality than that of the animated shorts but still of interest. “The 2007 Academy Award Nominated Short Films — Live Action” features five films,...
  • South Side nightmare

    By Paul Goat Allen Calumet City By Charlie Newton Touchstone, $14 paper Charlie Newton's debut novel, "Calumet City," a neo-noir crime thriller set predominantly in and around Chicago, is the literary equivalent of speeding down an amusement park...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: Dwight goes undercover on 'The Office.'

     
    SURVEILLANCE: Dwight (Rainn Wilson) goes undercover to investigate a suspicious workers' comp claim on a new episode of 'The Office' at 9 p.m. on NBC. Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 20 - 26 in......
  • Elmore Leonard to receive lifetime achievement award from PEN USA

     
    Elmore Leonard will receive PEN USA's lifetime achievement award at a December ceremony, the organization announced today. Leonard is the author of 43 novels; his most recent, "Road Dogs," was an L.A. Times bestseller. His fiction -- with swift prose........
  • FX orders two new drama series, adds one to cast of 'Damages'

     
    FX has ordered two new drama series, 'Terriers' and 'Lights Out,' for premiere next year. The light drama 'Terriers' stars Donal Logue and Michael Ramond-James as a former cop and his best friend who are endeavoring to start their own......