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  • How not to change the tax code [Most commented]

     
    How hot is former Godfather's Pizza magnate Herman Cain? For the second day in a row, the new front-runner for the GOP presidential nomination dominated the "most commented" category here at The Times' Opinion Manufacturing Division. More than 100...
  • Lady Gaga celebrates birthday with a topless Twitpic

    Lady Gaga celebrates birthday with a topless Twitpic
    Lady Gaga -- still on her world tour -- tweeted a provocative -- on many levels -- birthday (she turned 24 on Sunday, March 28) message for her "little monsters." The major buzz is that the photo looks like she might be topless. Wow, how shocking! But...
  • 'The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work' by Alain de Botton

    The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work Alain de Botton Pantheon: 328 pp. $26 Alain de Botton knows something about work. He's written books on travel, on architecture, on philosophy, on love, on literature -- nine altogether, at a clip of one every 22...
  • In Theory: Scoring on the Religion Quiz

    The Pew Forum on Religion & Public life this week published a short, 15-question religion quiz. The quiz is a shorter version of the "3,412 sampled adults who were asked these and other questions in the U.S. Religious Knowledge Survey." The poll was...
  • In Theory: What is the role of religion?

    David Hartman, a Jerusalem-based rabbi and philosopher, recently sat down for an interview with CNN's Izzy Lemberg. In the interview, Hartman wonders whether religion is really helpful to the human condition. "There's a whole bunch of myths that religions...
  • A judgmental Randy Newman likes what he sees

    A judgmental Randy Newman likes what he sees
    In his songs, Randy Newman has invented enough characters to stock a season's worth of Broadway musicals. Regretful lovers. Scared school boys. Unreconstructed rednecks. Blissfully smug Angelenos. An oddly contemporary Karl Marx. And, of course, short...
  • 'Make It or Break It' review

    'Make It or Break It' review
    I know a new family-friendly show is doing its job if my kids beg me to play the pilot when their friends are over. So ABC Family, if the numbers for tonight's premiere of “Make It or Break It” are not sky high, well, half the kids in my...
  • Skiing in Zermatt, Switzerland: Check out this Alpine village made for dreamers

    Skiing in Zermatt, Switzerland: Check out this Alpine village made for dreamers
    Richie Richter who grew up in what was then Karl Marx Stadt, East Germany, works as a night clerk in Switzerland and dreams only of getting back to Canada. Richie is a robust man with spiking sandy-brown hair. Alone each night, he tends the darkened...
  • Exploring the Depression's artistic legacy in San Francisco

    Exploring the Depression's artistic legacy in San Francisco
    Stocks have crashed, industry is shuddering and banks are failing. The restless unemployed will soon fill the streets. Yet in San Francisco, some crazed optimist in the Pacific Stock Exchange Tower has hired Diego Rivera to decorate a private club for...
  • Book Review: How the plan to fall apart soon fell apart

    Book Review: How the plan to fall apart soon fell apart
    The World That Never Was A True Story of Dreamers, Schemers, Anarchists and Secret Agents Alex Butterworth Pantheon: 496 pp., $30 For more than 100 years, anarchism has been an embarrassing stepdaughter in the family of international radicalism, the...
  • Part 4: 10 things you might not know about Chicago's northern suburbs

    Part 4: 10 things you might not know about Chicago's northern suburbs
    The northern suburbs have a reputation as a refuge from crime, and that's often true. But in 1934, the body of famed outlaw "Baby Face" Nelson was found in what is now Skokie. Here are some other facts that may be surprising about our northern neighbors:...