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  • Culture Watch: 'The Pun Also Rises' by John Pollack

     
    Just out from Gotham books, Clinton speechwriter John Pollack's 'The Pun Also Rises: How the Humble Pun Revolutionized Language, Changed History, and Made Wordplay More Than Some Antics' looks at the surprising importance of wordplay....
  • The Old Globe's 2011-2012 season to include to four world premieres

     
    The Old Globe in San Diego announced it will produce the world premieres of four new plays and musicals the Old Globe's upcoming 2011-2012 season. The winter season will feature the world premiere musicals "Some Lovers," by Burt Bacharach and Steven...
  • Writer Susan Fromberg Schaeffer has died

     
    Author Susan Fromberg Schaeffer died in Chicago Friday....
  • Dogfight! Julie Klam vs. Jill Abramson, editor of the N.Y. Times

     
    "The Puppy Diaries: Raising a Dog Named Scout" by Jill Abramson, executive editor of the New York Times, and "Love at First Bark: How Saving a Dog Can Sometimes Help You Save Yourself" by Julie Klam, look at the loving bond between people and dogs. How do...
  • Moral quandary du jour: Burglars drop a dime on burglee

     
    Here's a new version of an old dumb-criminal story....
  • Theater review: 'Some Lovers' at the Old Globe

     
    Charles McNulty reviews "Some Lovers" by Burt Bacharach and Steven Sater at the Old Globe...
  • Six more days to nominate short stories for the Million Writers Award

     
    Nominate your favorite online short story of 2011 for the Million Writers Award....
  • 'The Good Wife' recap: The old boys' network

     
    On "The Good Wife," Alicia stands up to the old boy's network, but her feistiness could have dire consequences for Peter....
  • Caylee Anthony: How the victim won

     
    Victims in high-profile criminal cases are often lost in the heavy media coverage. How often do you hear about the kidnapped Lindbergh baby or the murdered family in “In Cold Blood”? But Caylee Anthony is different. She drowned four years...
  • Ray Bradbury's '2116' debuts at long last

    Ray Bradbury's '2116' debuts at long last
    "2116," a musical Ray Bradbury wrote more than 50 years ago for Charles Laughton and Elsa Lanchester, will have its long-deferred premiere Jan. 16 at the Fremont Centre Theatre in South Pasadena. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Ray Bradbury: An...
  • Welcome to Hecht's Windy City

    Welcome to Hecht's Windy City
    Ben Hecht used Oscars for doorstops and routinely heaped scorn on the studio pontiffs who, throughout the 1930s and 1940s, paid him an average of $3,500 a day. Before he co-wrote "The Front Page," the play that brought him fame and opportunity, before...