| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:30 AM
So is Robert Redford really a "fun guy"? And does Joseph Gordon-Levitt truly project "a mellow, laid-back vibe?"
I pondered these earth-shaking questions as I read recent examples of that dubious literary genre, the "celebrity interview," wherein...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:58 AM
I know what many of you expect me to address this week, the recent headline-grabbing story about a teacher at Hoover accused of sexually assaulting a student. After all, I work there and that teacher was a colleague of mine.
However, I'd like to dial...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 12:12 AM
Actor Daryl Anderson, with camera left of center, covers demonstration by over 1,000 protesting the cancellation of "Lou Grant" television series. Anderson portrayed the photojournalist Dennis "Animal" Price on the popular series....
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:03 PM
-- Sept. 11: Te'o's grandmother, Annette Santiago, dies in Hawaii.
-- Sept. 13: Te'o tweets at 2:14 a.m.: "I may not hear your voice anymore but I do feel your presence!" Followers reply with tweets of condolences about his "girlfriend's" apparent...
| Sep 18, 2012
John Ingle, 84, an actor who played scheming patriarch Edward Quartermaine on the daytime drama "General Hospital," died of cancer Sunday in Los Angeles, ABC said.
Ingle took over the role as the ruthless businessman Quartermaine from actor David Lewis...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Sam Jameson, a former longtime Los Angeles Times foreign correspondent with a deep knowledge of and close personal affinity for Japan, his professional and personal base for half a century, died Friday at a Tokyo hospital. He was 76.
The cause of...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 5:12 AM
Should unexpected pleasures be so unexpected around here anymore? A visit to South Florida by Steve Martin, banjoist? Mike Tyson at the Arsht Center? A family-style scavenger hunt in Wilton Manors? New Kids on the Block … anywhere? Nothing should...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 8:13 AM
That there is still a warm place in popular culture for that brilliant rapscallion of romance, Leonard Cohen, says something good about our time.
Cohen has just added a second North American leg to his “Old Ideas World Tour,” including a...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 2:49 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Councilman Richard Alarcon released a statement Friday assuring that his family will "overcome" the child endangerment allegations that has caused his daughter, Department of Public Works president Andrea Alarcon, to take a leave...
| Mar 14, 2013
No not that pie. The other Pi.
Are you still wondering what National Pi Day (March 14) is all about? We have answers and recipes! If you're still asking about the Ides of March, not so much on the recipe front.
March 14 is National Pi Day, a day to...
| Oct 14, 2012
NEW YORK — As it gets ready to enter its 10th year, the Band of Outsiders brand has just about become the ultimate fashion insider.
In June, founder and creative director Scott Sternberg presented his menswear collection in Paris for the first time...