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  • Michael Hiltzik: The 'Money Talks' election of 2010

     
    The idea of government becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of a corporate state is a staple of dystopian literature and film, such as Jack London's The Iron Heel (1908), The President's Analyst (1967), in which the mysterious corporation "TPC" turns out......
  • Fight of the Century Revisited

     
    Women’s bathing suits are on sale for $3.45 [$78.45 USD 2009]. June 30, 1910: Jack London (yes, that Jack London) has the latest on the James Jeffries – Jack Johnson fight in Reno, coming up on the Fourth of July. And railroad police report an...
  • The Fight of the Century

     
    July 1-5, 1910: The Times’ Harry Carr writes from Reno: "The 'battle of the century' made me think of nothing so much as the butchery of an old bull. "When, at the end of the 15th round, old Jeff lay, half through the ropes, smeared with blood, the...
  • Literary auction at Bonhams & Butterfields today

     
    Monday's auction of fine books, manuscripts and historical photographs at Bonhams & Butterfields begins at 10 a.m. PDT. Among the signature pieces are a world atlas, dating from the late 1500s, with vivid color maps, detailed drawings of the locals......
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, March 25, 1941

     
    March 25, 1941: Tom Treanor has another column on Jan Valtin’s “Out of the Night,” which I have begun reading, thanks to the Los Angeles Public Library, and I must say that so far the book is much better than......