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  • Remembering Los Angeles as a hotbed of alt-weekly comics

    Remembering Los Angeles as a hotbed of alt-weekly comics
    In the early 1980s, comics were as much a part of Los Angeles alternative culture scene as independent film and punk rock. That's gone now, but here, comics historian Ben Schwartz takes a look back. None of them knew each other. They saw one another's...
  • "It's What's Inside the Lines That Counts: Baseball Stars of the 1970s and 1980s Talk About the Game They Loved" by Fay Vincent

    "It's What's Inside the Lines That Counts: Baseball Stars of the 1970s and 1980s Talk About the Game They Loved" by Fay Vincent
    "It's What's Inside the Lines That Counts: Baseball Stars of the 1970s and 1980s Talk About the Game They Loved" By Fay Vincent Simon & Schuster, 301 pages, $25.00 "It's What's Inside the Lines That Counts" is former commissioner Fay Vincent's fourth...
  • Monster Mash: 'Rock of Ages' headed for silver screen; China suspects looting; Fairey's lawyers may quit

     
    -- Going places: Broadway's "Rock of Ages" is being adapted for a feature film directed by Adam Shankman and scheduled for release in 2011. (Variety) -- Honored: The plays "Ruined" and "The Seafarer" were among the big winners Monday at......
  • Monster Mash: Eli Broad stumps for L.A. culture; French museum strike continues; James Levine returns

     
    -- He's loving it: Eli Broad cites museums, theater, architecture and classical music among his top 10 reasons for loving L.A. (Huffington Post) -- Newly discovered: Etchings by Pablo Picasso that were recently found inside a book that the artist......
  • Shakeup at the Reader

     
    Vocalo's Rob Feder reports: Veteran Chicago journalist James Warren stepped down Monday after just four months as president and publisher of the Chicago Reader. Warren, a former Tribune higher-up, will be devoting his energies to his work at the Chicago.....
  • Adventures in sock puppetry

     
    Adventure No. 1: The Chicago Reader busts "Arthur Layton" for attempting to have a conversation with himself in its comment threads. Adventure No. 2: Rich Miller and the Daily Herald bust the campaign of 10th District GOP congressional candidate hopeful.....
  • The Agenda: Neal Pollack reads 'Stretch' at Skylight Books tonight

     
    Pollack is many things: a former reporter for the Chicago Reader, a onetime McSweeney's writer, a dad, a blogger, and now a “yoga dude.” In his latest release, “Stretch,” Pollack describes his reluctant journey accepting the meditat...
  • In the 'Newsroom'

     
    Chicago Newsroom's second weekly episode is online: (Host) Ken Davis is joined by political strategist, Delmarie Cobb, Beyond the Beltway host, Bruce DuMont and Hunter Clauss, contributor to the Chicago Reader and Chicago Public Radio. The panel discusses...
  • Chicago Mayor Daley offers to shoot reporter to prove gun ban works

     
    What's the most effective way to demonstrate gun control works? Chicago Mayor Daley offers to shoot a reporter to prove his point!...
  • Pages of History

     
    "I was seeing Pershing Square, Los Angeles, now for the first time…the nervous fugitives from Times Square, Market Street SF, the French Quarter -- masculine hustlers looking for lonely fruits to score from, anything from the legendary $20 to a pad at...
  • Two Florida restaurants included in 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards nominees

     
    The James Beard Foundation has announced the final nominees for the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards, the nation’s most prestigious recognition program honoring professionals in the food and beverage industries, taking place May 2 and 3, 2010 in New...