| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Rachel Maddow is a "hater" who needs to stop nitpicking -- or so says Sen. Rand Paul.
Maddow, the liberal MSNBC host, this week accused GOP leader Paul of making a speech that "totally plagiarized" the Wikipedia page for the sci-fi film "Gattaca."...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 10:30 AM
At first glance an interesting idea -- examining the DC Comics universe through the lens of its villains, as opposed to the heroes -- the direct-to-DVD release "Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics" suffers from its blurry focus. Interviewing a...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 11:04 AM
John Fogerty has always been his own man, as you can tell by his songs.
So it follows that for his latest album, the 68-year-old did it his way. He sought the exact people he wanted to work with, and re-created songs he made famous while leading...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 12:03 PM
When I was a graduate student in creative writing, my classmates hewed mostly to predictable topics: dating, family bonds, drinking and clubbing.
One day, though, a robust gentleman surprised us by handing out 20 stapled copies of a story he had written...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Our canine companion, a Labrador retriever named Miss Audrey Hepburn, has a new love interest.
Her first love was Dune, the deployment dog, who was temporarily assigned to La Caņada Flintridge during his mom’s deployment to Afghanistan in 2007....
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Neil Sedaka is very proud of his “55 years.” In our short conversation, the 74-year-old vocalist, multi-instrumentalist (most importantly pianist) and songwriter-for-hire brings up that figure at least twice as he discusses how long he has...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:28 PM
It’s no particular feat of political clairvoyance to divine that Marco Rubio is really running for Vice President in 2016. The Very Junior Senator from Florida is too young, too inexperienced and too maladroit to be taken seriously as a ticket-...
| May 7, 2013
| 1:02 PM
The CEO of Yahoo is right. There's something to be said for being in the office with your fellow employees. I had an entirely different cartoon in mind for today when a staffer came up to me and said, "Are you going to draw a cartoon about Mayor Caviar?"...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:45 AM
The term was invented by the CIA during the Kennedy administration to protect the president. It means the spy agency would withhold information from the president to protect him should their dark dealings become public. In political campaigns, plausible...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 5:06 PM
According to Wikipedia, the Catholic Church continues to grow in spite of the pedophile scandals. It's a little down in Europe, but in the rest of the world, the church is growing. As of 2007, the church membership was 17 percent of the world's...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
United Airlines is emulating rival American in featuring a baggage-delivery service at your arrival airport. Although you have to get your bags to the departure airport and check them by yourself, when you arrive at your destination airport, you hand your...