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  • 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....
  • Famous authors on ziplines [video]

     
    Tom Wolfe, Joyce Carol Oates and Maya Angelou ziplining -- or not....
  • Tom Wolfe to receive the National Book Foundation's highest honor

    Tom Wolfe to receive the National Book Foundation's highest honor
    Tom Wolfe is one of the reasons I got into journalism and, really, into writing in general. His pieces mixed facts and traditional reporting with striking personal accounts and interesting literary techniques in way that appeased both my type-A...
  • "The Privileges: A Novel" by Jonathan Dee

    "The Privileges: A Novel" by Jonathan Dee
    "The Privileges: A Novel" By Jonathan Dee Random House 272 pages, $25 The late Mrs. William F. Buckley Jr.—that splendid, long-reigning demigoddess of New York social life-- would have had little patience for Adam and Cynthia Morey, the charmed and...