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  • Social Games: The industry's new wild west

    Social Games: The industry's new wild west
    It all began the moment I joined Facebook. I was bitten by a vampire. And a zombie. Then I was invited to play "Scrabble." Now it's all " Mafia Wars" and "Farm Town." And it's not just Facebook. Sites like MySpace and even Twitter are fueling a burgeoning...
  • 'Vanilla Ride' by Joe Lansdale

    'Vanilla Ride' by Joe Lansdale
    Like gold standard writers Elmore Leonard and the late Donald Westlake, Joe R. Lansdale is one of the more versatile writers in America. Over a span of 30 years, he's written well over a dozen mystery, suspense, western and sci-fi novels and short stories...
  • For police detective, an intriguing suspect

    Second of three parts If he were honest with himself, Detective Richard Gibson had to admit that he was eager to meet Miss Cindy McKay. It wasn't always that way with crooks. Most struck Gibson, a blunt Baltimore cop and former Navy petty officer, as...
  • Randolph Duke lists Hollywood Hills home at $7.85 million

    Randolph Duke lists Hollywood Hills home at $7.85 million
    Designer Randolph Duke has dressed so many Hollywood starlets that he actually alphabetizes them on his website, presumably to avoid showing favoritism. And while we have no way of knowing whether his designs are lucky charms come awards season, the...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Feb. 22, 2009

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Feb. 22, 2009
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || The Associate by John Grisham (Doubleday : $27.95) A dark secret forces a law school graduate to take a job at a corrupt law firm that could cost him his life. || 2 || || 2. || Diary of a...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for the week of March 15, 2009

    Los Angeles Times bestsellers for the week of March 15, 2009
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney (Amulet: $12.95) Greg's dad enlists him in organized sports in order to toughen him up. || 7 || || 2. || Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer...
  • Il Divo: 2 of 5 stars

    Il Divo, the Godfather-ish drama about Italy's big Mafia trials of the 1990s -- court cases that implicated the very top of the Italian government, the Vatican and the Masons in mob activity -- won a jury prize at the Cannes Film Festival last year....
  • 'Columbine,' by Dave Cullen

    'Columbine,' by Dave Cullen
    Columbine Dave Cullen Twelve: 420 pp., $26.99 Forget everything you thought you knew. The girl who professed her faith in God before being gunned down in the library. The Trenchcoat Mafia and the feud between the goths and jocks. The idea that Eric...
  • Timothy Olyphant's Raylan Givens has a romance and a bromance on 'Justified'

    One of the themes of FX's "Justified," which premiered its second season last Wednesday is, "Can you go home again?" … perhaps followed by, "The more things change, the more they stay the same." In season one of the drama inspired by characters created...
  • Ron Kaye: Fighting the 'Power'

    They are a people who have long endured repression and reigns of terror across Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Even here, in the Promised Land where so many Armenians are thriving, they still are victimized. Sometimes it's the pain of prejudice that...
  • Game Time: 'Mafia II'

    Mafia II PS3, X360, PC/$49.99-$59.99/Aug. 24 Eight years ago, the seldom-heard-from developer Illusion Softworks, now known as 2K Czech, created "Mafia," a third-person action/adventure title that garnered praise from critics. With its highly detailed...