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  • Diprivan Already Scrutinized Before Jackson's Death

    Diprivan Already Scrutinized Before Jackson's Death
    LOS ANGELES -- The powerful sedative Diprivan was already under question by federal regulators prior to Michael Jackson's sudden death. Also known as Propofol, Diprivan was among a slew of pharmaceuticals reportedly found inside Jackson's rented Holmby...
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    Words & Ideas TODAY Sharmage Leland-St. John The poet will present and sign her new collection, "Contingencies." Book Soup, 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 7 p.m. Free. (310) 659-3110. Joseph Mattson, Elisa Ambrogio and Arthur Nersesian...
  • Baying for snow

    It is a winter pastime that, like cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, requires good snow, demands long underwear -- or, for some, thick fur -- and favors participants with a strenuous but exhilarating workout. But unlike those activities, dog...
  • "The Story of Edgar Sawtelle," by David Wroblewski

    From Anton Chekhov's "Kashtanka" and Franz Kafka's "Investigations of a Dog," down through Jack London's "Call of the Wild" and "White Fang," and including Albert Payson Terhune's improbably massive canine oeuvre, right up to such iconic names as Lassie,...
  • Featured Book - Jack London - White Fang

    White Fang – by Jack London – This is one of the all-time classics. Written in the early 1900’s it tells a story of Alaska, its people and its animals. White Fang, along with Call Of The Wild have survived the test of time and have...
  • Detectives seize more records from Jackson's doctor

    Detectives investigating Michael Jackson's death continued to target the pop star's personal physician Tuesday, searching the doctor's Las Vegas office for medical records, medications and prescriptions, and seizing cellphones and a computer hard drive...
  • Jackson's Doctor Could Face Foreclosure

    Jackson's Doctor Could Face Foreclosure
    Michael Jackson's personal physician is more than $100,000 behind on his mortgage payments and could face foreclosure on the country club home authorities searched in their manslaughter investigation into the singer's death, records show. Dr. Conrad...
  • Larissa Ione is a lucky author.

    Larissa Ione is a lucky author.
    Here's more of our interview with Williamsburg author Larissa Ione: Why and how did you begin writing? I've been writing since I could hold a pencil. As a child, I penned long, involved stories, usually about animals. I completed my first full-length...
  • Pseudonyms in Michael Jackson, Anna Nicole Smith cases pose challenge for authorities

     
    Before her death in 2007, model Anna Nicole Smith is believed to have used at least half a dozen different names to obtain powerful prescription medications. In the case of Michael Jackson, who died June 25 after being administered a......
  • Tight, blotto, sotted, sloshed: in other words, DRUNK [Updated]

     
    Out this week, just in time for Octoberfest, is "Drunk: the Definitive Drinkers Dictionary." A sleek, gray hardcover of manageable size, the book contains no less than 2,964 synonyms for drunk. "The English language includes more synonyms for the word.......
  • Octavia Butler's papers going to the Huntington Library

     
    The papers of Octavia Butler, the stereotype-shattering science fiction writer, will be added to the collection in the Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif., which also houses the papers of Christopher Isherwood, Charles Bukowski and Jack London. The...