| Oct 11, 2011
| 4:39 AM
Alex Turner has a writer's eye.
The Arctic Monkeys' singer-songwriter pens lyrics full of biting wit and pointed remarks. On "Reckless Serenade," a track from his band's recently released fourth album, he sings of the "type of kisses where teeth collide"...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Two of the candidates for the Republican nomination, John Huntsman and Mitt Romney, are Mormons, and Romney is leading in most national polls.
Huntsman, the other Mormon candidate, trails badly, probably because he's more centrist. His religion isn'...
| Oct 29, 2011
I'm the ultimate brown-thumb dude, but I've always respected the gifted gardening set.
On Friday and Saturday, that niche will be well-represented at the Art of Bromeliads 2011 Extravaganza, a series of free bromeliad seminars and other activities at the...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 1:08 PM
On Nov. 3, 2002, Arthur Miller stepped up to the Armour Stage at Symphony Center, stood at the podium and read from his book "On Politics and the Art of Acting," in which he explored the American political stage.
As inaugural winner of the Tribune...
| Nov 17, 2011
Drunk any Kool-Aid lately? Or maybe you accused someone else of doing it? If so, congratulations, you're right in step with one of the nation's most popular idiomatic trends. A snappy, fruit-flavored way of referring to someone who unquestioningly...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 11:02 AM
By Douglas Brinkley (Harper, 2012)
Judging from the reviews of this book, a lot of people have a fixed idea of Walter Cronkite, one that seems seriously at odds with what the famous newscaster actually represented to millions of people.
| Mar 15, 2011
The obituary for Owsley "Bear" Stanley ran in the news pages of the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday, but it spiritually inhabits the music section. Though he never received the cult of his contemporary, Timothy Leary, the eccentric Stanley did......
| Mar 16, 2011
Leah Ollman reviews street photography exhibition at the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego....
| Apr 6, 2011
It’s impossible to avoid the aura of nostalgia that envelopes Furthur, the latest side-road being traveled by the Grateful Dead’s Phil Lesh and Bob Weir. It starts with the name itself, a reference to the International harvester school bus...
| May 6, 2011
May 6, 1961: Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. was rocketed 115 miles above the Earth in a flawless suborbital flight and recovered safely 302 miles down the Atlantic Missile Range to become America's first man in space, Times space-aviation editor......
| Jul 12, 2011
Carmaggedon: your 19-book reading list. Hope it's enough to keep you busy while stuck in traffic....