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Tom Wolfe

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  • School reading: John Ortved on George Orwell

     
    John Ortved's "The Simpsons: An Uncensored, Unauthorized History" tells the story of the television show as an oral history, with the voices of Conan O'Brien (a former writer/producer), Deborah Groening (former wife of creator Matt), comic icon Stan Lee,...
  • Set Pieces: The 'Harry Loves Lisa' house

     
    It's hard not to like "Harry Loves Lisa," the TV Land reality series about actors Harry Hamlin and wife Lisa Rinna. Though there is drama -- he blows auditions and she decides to have a lip reduction -- they are......
  • 'Eastbound and Down' recap: Kenny Powers and the circle of life

     
    As a famous North Carolinian once wrote, "You can't go home again," though nobody ever listens and, boy, are they ever sorry about that later. Anyway, that was the title of a book by Thomas Wolfe - not to be......
  • Movie Review: Client 9, The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer

     
    Alex Gibney's “Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer,” is on firm and infuriating ground when it puts forward the idea that the one guy who was going something about Wall Street BEFORE the Great Recession was Elliot Spitzer. The one-...
  • No Bad Sex in Fiction Award for Franzen

     
    The annual Bad Sex in Fiction Award was announced in London Monday, and American author Jonathan Franzen, who was in the running for passages in his novel "Freedom," did not make the cut. It just goes to show that the......
  • Remembering Owsley "Bear" Stanley (1935-2011) [Audio]

     
    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......
  • Art review: 'Streetwise: Masters of '60s Photography' at the Museum of Photographic Arts

     
    Leah Ollman reviews street photography exhibition at the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego....
  • Concert review: Furthur at UCF Arena

     
    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...
  • U.S. Launches Astronaut Alan Shepard: 'Boy What a Ride!'

     
    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......
  • Carmageddon reading list: 19 books about the joys and terrors of transportation

     
    Carmaggedon: your 19-book reading list. Hope it's enough to keep you busy while stuck in traffic....
  • Filmmakers behind George Plimpton documentary seek final funds in Kickstarter campaign

     
    A documentary about writer/editor George Plimpton, founder of the Paris Review and first-generation immersive journalist, is raising funds on Kickstarter....