| May 17, 2008
Of all the narcissistic navel-gazing shows to emerge from the 1970s, "Pippin" is among the most flagrantly self-indulgent. The entire story revolves around its eponymous hero's search for meaning in his life, an episodic quest that takes him from the...
| Mar 7, 2010
An art exhibition may not be the standard setting for the type of fanfare associated with sci-fi conventions. Japanese artist Yoshitaka Amano, who gained attention designing characters for the video game "Final Fantasy," appears to have earned this...
| Sep 22, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Sept. 22, 1969: The U.S. tightens inspections at the border as part of Operation Intercept. And hippies gather at Griffith Park. Akron had everything for the swinging bachelor pad -- including armor. Al Capp satirized all sorts of people and popular...
| Dec 11, 2009
| 6:26 AM
To purchase a copy of the book:
Gift Rap: The History and Art of Gift Giving
Suggestions from today's show:
Best Practical Holiday Bargain:
Omaha Steaks The Ideal Gift Collection ($59.99): (4 steaks, 8 burgers, 6 stuffed potatoes, 2 stuffed sole,...
| Oct 27, 2005
THOM and Leslie Beers are possessed, though in no way like Linda Blair or Emily Rose. The couple does not talk in tongues or levitate, but their Sherman Oaks home speaks in an elevated vernacular of its own. An ode to Craftsman and Age of Aquarius arts...