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  • Ruth Vitale To Head Anti-Piracy Group Creative America (EXCLUSIVE)

    Veteran industry exec Ruth Vitale is coming on board to head the entertainment industry's anti-piracy Creative America initiative, which is backed by the motion picture and television businesses and Hollywood's labor unions. Vitale and Creative America...
  • VFX Industry Rescue Could Come From WTO Rules

    Foreign subsidies on visual-effects work may be enough to trigger World Trade Organization "anti-subsidy duty" rules that would impose a tariff on those vfx when they're imported into the U.S., according to a panel presentation at the Siggraph...
  • Zeroing in on your child's lack of focus

    Zeroing in on your child's lack of focus
    Your 6-year-old’s attention span seems to be getting shorter and shorter. Can you help with specific exercises or activities? Parents panel advice: “Have a quick chat with the teacher to see if your kid’s attention span is atypical...
  • Hot dog-eating contest bad choice for Independence Day fun [Letter]

    I note with great displeasure in your June 27 edition that we are again going to put on a hot dog-eating contest in Granville Gude Park to celebrate the Glorious Sixth. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 60 million Americans are now obese, and...
  • Ron Kaye: Is this the house we want to live in?

    Ron Kaye: Is this the house we want to live in?
    The Fourth of July always brings out the little boy in me, no matter how old I get, the little boy whose imagination was lit when he saw a movie short of Frank Sinatra singing “The House I Live In” as he stopped a bunch of kids from picking on...
  • Gay marriage: Woman with terminal cancer finally weds despite delay

    Gay marriage: Woman with terminal cancer finally weds despite delay
    After a five-year ban on same-sex weddings in California, Los Angeles County issued a total of 621 marriage licenses countywide Monday and conducted more than 100 civil ceremonies at county offices in Norwalk, according to the registrar-recorder’s...
  • Protests against secret NSA tactics to light up Web July 4

    In support of activists protesting NSA's collection of data of U.S. residents, major Web services such as Reddit, 4chan, and Mozilla plan to post messages on their sites on the Fourth of July urging Americans to join their fight against unreasonable...
  • Don't trust Wikipedia on Anselm

    One of my recent posts on the unreliability of Wikipedia caught the eye of Edward Buckner, a medievalist, who shared with me a paper he has written about deficiencies in an Oxford University study of the reliability of Wikipedia. You may be aware of a...
  • Local Q&A: This Is Cinema

    Local Q&A: This Is Cinema
    This Is Cinema's debut EP "Cycles" sounds like it could be the work of a sprawling collective. Yet the album, which incorporates everything from sweeping string sections to squiggly electronic textures alongside the usual array of guitars, drums and...
  • Waging heavy cloudiness

    Waging heavy cloudiness
    What do you expect from a rock star? I just closed the back cover of Neil Young's “Waging Heavy Peace,” his big anticipated memoir (of sorts), clocking in at 500 pages (75 shy of the rock star-memoir mountain peak established by Keith...
  • Romney veepstakes moves to Wikipedia

    Romney veepstakes moves to Wikipedia
    Predicting vice presidential running mates is about as accurate as reading tea leaves. In fact, you have a better chance of finding political wisdom at a penny arcade. Or, you can find out who is 'in line' by going 'online' to Wikipedia. Yeah,...