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  • Annie Leibovitz talks Taschen book, Miley Cyrus, John & Yoko

    Annie Leibovitz talks Taschen book, Miley Cyrus, John & Yoko
    During four decades, Annie Leibovitz has been a dominant force in portrait photography, first at Rolling Stone and then with increasing skill and vision at Vanity Fair and Vogue. At 64, Leibovitz works hard at it still and isn't ready for a broad career...
  • Mourning and memories in Garcia Marquez's languid hometown

    ARACATACA, Colombia (Reuters) - The sleepy Colombian town that was Gabriel Garcia Marquez's birthplace and inspired him to write "One Hundred Years of Solitude" mourned its Nobel Prize-winning author on Friday with music, candles and flowers. A day after...
  • CNN goes overboard with Flight 370 coverage

    "Generalissimo Francisco Franco of Spain is still dead!" For months on end, "Saturday Night Live" got big, big laughs and results from this on-going "news" announcement, made repeatedly in 1975 during 'SNL's' first season. AND now I suggest that CNN can...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Chase Collegiate Teacher And Author To Share Writing Expertise

    This month, Chase Collegiate School's Upper School English Department Chair and resident author Mary Sharnick will take part in the Silas Bronson Library's Local Author Series and the Writers' Weekend at the Mark Twain House. The Local Authors Series...
  • IVC teachers win top honors

    Irvine Valley College granted two language professors top honors this week. Virginia Shank, who teaches English, and Mercedes Julian, a Spanish instructor, were named Professor of the Year and Part-time Professor of the Year, respectively. Shank has...
  • Film Review: 'A Haunted House 2'

    It's not that the Marlon Wayans horror spoof "A Haunted House 2" isn't stupid. It is, incredibly so, as well as technically inept, damn near plotless, and mired in humor so puerile, ugly and regressive that this critic witnessed a gaggle of preteen...
  • Life and times of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature and popularized the genre of magical realism, died on Thursday at the age of 87. Here are some important dates in his life and career: 1927 - Garcia...
  • Editor's choice: Audiobook version of 'Identical' by Scott Turow

    Editor's choice: Audiobook version of 'Identical' by Scott Turow
    Short stories and podcasts may hold one's attention for a bus ride to work, but a trip across country calls for mightier stuff. For me, it came in the form of an audiobook of Scott Turow's "Identical," which takes the reader on an excursion into Turow's...
  • Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87

    Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87
    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and longing brought Latin America to life for millions of readers and put magical realism on the literary map, died on Thursday. He was 87. A prolific...
  • Sharon Stone Seduces Jay Baruchel for 'The Graduate' Live Read

    Film Independent at LACMA closed out its season Thursday with a Live Read of "The Graduate." Director Jason Reitman led the event. Before the Live Read began, Reitman made an announcement that someone very special was in the packed 600-seat Bing Theatre....
  • The life of Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian author and Nobel Prize winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who crafted enchanting stories that blurred the line between magic and reality, died on Thursday at the age of 87. * Garcia Marquez was born in 1927 in Aracataca, a town...