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  • Kevin Pollak's 'Vamped Out' follows the Hollywood struggles of a true bloodsucker

     
    Stand-up comic and actor Kevin Pollak makes his directorial debut this week in the form of "Vamped Out," a six-part Web series about a real vampire named Alowisus Hewson who can't get hired to play one in Hollywood. The trailer......
  • L.A. artist to sign winning 'Time Machine' cover design from Bravo's 'Work of Art'

     
    (Note: This post contains spoilers from the current episode of "Work of Art: The Next Great Artist" on Bravo.) Would you pick up a copy of H.G. Wells' "The Time Machine" featuring the cover design pictured to the left? The......
  • Bravo's 'Work of Art' tries for something novel, falls flat

     
    In its third episode, Bravo's "Work of Art: The Next Great Artist" threw the book at its remaining contestants, and the results weren't pretty. The reality TV show challenged its participants to create cover art for a series of classic......
  • The L.A. Times bestseller list for July 4, 2010: 'The Passage' makes inroads

     
    Can a highbrow writer's adventure in genre fiction have staying power on the L.A. Times bestseller list? The compelling novel "The Passage" by Justin Cronin just might. "The Passage," now in its second week on our hardcover fiction bestseller list,......
  • Hot and dead: Literary vampires before 'Twilight'

     
    (For the record: This post first appeared with an illustration of an earlier version of the book cover.) Vampire stories didn’t begin with Stephenie Meyer’s “Twilight” series, Anne Rice’s bayou bloodsuckers or even Bram Stoker’s “Dracula”...
  • Monster Mash: Mandela painting stirs controversy; Russian art curators avoid prison sentence

     
    Controversial portrait: A painting depicting Nelson Mandela undergoing an autopsy -- inspired by a Rembrandt masterpiece -- stirs outrage in South Africa. (Agence France-Presse) Going home: Two Russian art curators are fined but avoid jail for...
  • Who do you write like?

     
    Are your characters as snazzy as James Bond? Are your sentences lyrical as those in "Lolita"? Pop a few paragraphs into the website I Write Like to find out if you write like Ian Fleming or Vladimir Nabokov. You might......
  • Castro was kept up all night by 'Dracula'

     
    A new documentary about Fidel Castro reveals stories about the Cuban revolutionary as told by the luminaries who'd met him. The documentary "Anecdotas Sobre Fidel," or "Fidel Anecdotes," which has screened at the Havana film festival, features...
  • Anthony Hopkins on the secret of his spooky success: 'I like to act like a submarine'

     
    Anthony Hopkins is back in scary-movie mode with "The Wolfman" and the actor who was once voted the best villain in film history says he's not really sure why he has become an icon in shadowy genres of cinema. "I......
  • Leslie Shatz sound designer

    Current assignment: "Last Days," Gus Van Sant's film about the last days of a Kurt Cobain-esque rock star. Previous credits: "Bram Stoker's Dracula," "The Mummy," "Sahara" and Van Sant's "Gerry" and "Elephant." Sound off: "A sound designer is a very...
  • Like Night and Day

    Like Night and Day
    Home life for Cassandra Peterson is more "Leave It to Beaver" than "The Addams Family" since she sold her Los Feliz house to Brad Pitt a few years ago and moved next door. "We went Elvira-crazy in our old home," she said, referring to her role as...