| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:30 PM
By now, many people across the country have heard that the cover photo on the latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine is not that of a young rock star or Hollywood heartthrob.
Instead, 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the younger of two brothers accused of...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Just when you thought it wasn't possible to experience the Beatles' work with fresh ears, there arrives a reminder of their power, focus and vocal skill.
As the fantastic website Dangerous Minds pointed out, a trove of a cappela recordings are...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a person before he became a monster.
The man accused of bombing the Boston Marathon is featured on the August cover of Rolling Stone magazine in a relaxed photograph he used on social media sites before the tragedy.
| Jul 25, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Spike Lee brought a reverential quality to his comments about Mike Tyson at the HBO TCA session for "Undisputed Truth," a doc that brings Tyson's one-man stage show to the small screen, with Lee helming.
In "Undisputed Truth," which bows on the pay TV...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:55 AM
My friend's dad once said that I lived in a Daniel Clowes world, and I copied it down in my diary as the nicest thing anybody's ever said to me. His is one of glints of faith-renewal found among depressed landscapes and the lonely freaks discovered as...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Early in Jeff Guinn's "Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson," the first full biography of the infamous mass killer, there's a moment of unexpected and discomforting empathy. It's 1939, and Manson — 5 years old, living with relatives in...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:18 PM
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas man who struck up a pen-pal relationship with Charles Manson has become a source for a new book about the cult killer.
The Hutchinson News reports that Bob George's correspondence with Manson began back in 1997. At the...
| Jul 18, 2013
I didn't know much about the bizarre U.S. market in "murderabilia" until I became an unwitting part of it. But I now know more than I'd like to about the buying and selling of souvenirs linked to gruesome murders.
My encounter with the market came after...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:49 AM
No matter your stance on the issue, there is no disputing how the intersection of personal property rights and government oversight are etched on the American narrative.
Nowhere is this collision course more prominent than in the 49th state.
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:55 PM
No other contemporary filmmaker has had a career like Roman Polanski. The lauded director, who turns 80 Sunday, has been making feature films since the 1962 thriller "Knife in the Water," which he made in his native Poland. His most recent feature, "Venus...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:55 PM
A federal judge Monday approved the release of videotaped testimony by President Ford, later used in the trial of Lynette Alice "Squeaky" Fromme, who tried to assassinate him in Sacramento 37 years ago.
Portions of the 20 minutes of testimony taken in...