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Ray Bradbury

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  • Film Review: 'Predestination' is a time-travel triumph

    Film Review: 'Predestination' is a time-travel triumph
    “Predestination” is a time-travel movie, and time-travel movies are difficult — but not impossible — to pull off convincingly. More than most science-fiction subgenres, they seem to have one foot in the world of sheer fantasy. That...
  • 10 things you might not know about fear

    10 things you might not know about fear
    Run for your lives! We're threatened by Islamic State terrorists, computer hackers, the Ebola virus and tensions with the Russians that threaten to reawaken the Cold War. But don't be afraid to read these 10 items: 1. Scientists say we get goose bumps...
  • To write and die in L.A.

    To write and die in L.A.
    To pay tribute to London's literary dead, tourists go to Highgate Cemetery. In Paris, it's Père Lachaise. But in Los Angeles, boot up the GPS — our writerly dead authors are buried all over town, befitting L.A. sprawl. Down in Rancho Palos Verdes,...
  • Bradbury estate auction brings nearly $500,000

    Bradbury estate auction brings nearly $500,000
    Those looking for a herringbone sport jacket with a story to tell can still buy Ray Bradbury's version, some of his jewelry, even a set of oil paints. But a large swath of the estate of the acclaimed author and Waukegan native has been purchased at...
  • Waukegan group seeks ideas for Bradbury sculpture

     Waukegan group seeks ideas for Bradbury sculpture
    A Waukegan group is seeking ideas for a sculpture to honor the late science fiction writer and Waukegan native Ray Bradbury. Bradbury, who is best known for his book "Fahrenheit 451," died in 2012. He was born in Waukegan and lived there until he was...
  • The Biblioracle: Staples of literary life for sale

    The Biblioracle: Staples of literary life for sale
    I can't find my stapler. This is vexing, because I often have need of a stapler, and my stapler has been my stapler for a long time. If memory serves, I lifted it from my office in graduate school, which means it's been by my side for over 20 years....
  • Bob Rogers makes an impression on museum and theme park visitors

    Bob Rogers makes an impression on museum and theme park visitors
    The gig: Bob Rogers, 64, is founder and chief creative officer of BRC Imagination Arts, a design and production company that creates what it dubs "visitor experiences," including theme park attractions, museum displays, corporate tours and world expo...
  • Round-Up: Gagosian's sushi, Duchamp's urinal, George Lucas' museum

    A stash of free photos, the art repatriation debate reignited, Larry Gagosian’s sushi gets reviewed and George Lucas’ museum unveils its initial design schematic. Plus: the literary roots of Cheviot Hills, the controversy behind Marcel...
  • Norman Lloyd at 100: Hollywood's Living Memory

    The earliest surviving footage of broadcast television in America is a fragment of "The Streets of New York," an adaptation of playwright Dion Boucicault's 19th-century drama, aired by the experimental New York NBC affiliate W2XBS on August 31, 1939....
  • The greatest bookstore in the world

    The greatest bookstore in the world
    In the November issue of Vanity Fair, Bruce Handy has a long piece about the history and future of Paris’ Shakespeare and Company bookstore, my call for greatest bookstore in the world. A warren of rooms and bookshelves that fill a 17th century...
  • Showtime Mixes Internet Sensation Rachel Bloom With Seasoned Writer for 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend'

    Showtime couldn't be happier that you've probably never heard of Rachel Bloom, 26, the star of their new half-hour comedy pilot (with songs!), "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," about a smart lawyer turned self-deluded stalker. For the premium cabler, the freedom...