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  • Biological psychiatry's false paradigm

    Days before the official May 22 publication date of the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" (DSM-5), a number of psychiatrists who were closely associated with the project scrambled to do some preemptory damage control, mostly by...
  • George Zimmerman trial: Profiles of 40 prospective jurors

    George Zimmerman trial: Profiles of 40 prospective jurors
    Prosecutors and defense attorneys have settled on 40 prospective jurors to move on to the second round of questioning in the George Zimmerman second-degree-murder trial, Circuit Judge Debra Nelson announced Tuesday. The prospective panel is made up of...
  • Gaiman's throne

    Gaiman's throne
    Neil Gaiman is on a nostalgia kick. The proof may be in the author's revelation that he's taking a sabbatical from social media starting in January 2014, stepping off the grid after a year that will include writing an episode of the BBC's "Doctor Who,"...
  • Las Vegas: Country, classical, comedy on tap for Fourth of July

    Las Vegas: Country, classical, comedy on tap for Fourth of July
    You'll find fireworks in Las Vegas on July 4, of course, but that's just the beginning. The Vegas Philharmonic and Garth Brooks will perform (not in the same venue), Paula Poundstone will try to tickle your funny bone and there's mixed martial arts to...
  • 'House of the Rising Sun' to set on Costa Mesa

    'House of the Rising Sun' to set on Costa Mesa
    The press release for Costa Mesa's 60th anniversary celebration contains a quote from Mayor Jim Righeimer noting "the unique place" that Eric Burdon and the Animals hold in the city's history. "Unique" is a mild way of putting it. And if the Animals get...
  • Murphy's Push To Strip Rights From Non-People Scary

    Thursday brings our annual celebration of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in that storied year, 1776. The defiant document was preceded by Americans commanded by George Washington chasing their British masters out of Boston and followed...
  • 'Wait, Wait. . .Don't Tell Me' show apologizes for Polish joke

    'Wait, Wait. . .Don't Tell Me' show apologizes for Polish joke
    The executive producer of "Wait Wait … Don't Tell Me!" knows the Chicago-based radio show's irreverent humor sometimes offends — and he has the letters from listeners to prove it. But when a joke from last week's broadcast prompted a letter...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Great Performances' on PBS

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Great Performances' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 27 - Nov. 2, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES The Carrie Diaries Carrie and Walt...
  • 'Voice of NPR' a good gig, but 'Voice of Orlando Sentinel' is better

    'Voice of NPR' a good gig, but 'Voice of Orlando Sentinel' is better
    NPR needs a voice. More specifically, National Public Radio needs its voice. The public broadcasting network known for "All Things Considered" and "Morning Edition" is seeking someone to be the "voice of NPR." Duties include, but are not limited to,...
  • Readers submit auditions for "Voice of Orlando Sentinel"

    Readers submit auditions for "Voice of Orlando Sentinel"
    Listen up NPR, because Orlando's got talent. A few readers hoping to become the "Voice of the Orlando Sentinel" submitted auditions, and so far the entries have been fantastic. Earlier today I posted a video showing people in Winter Garden saying...
  • Does Stephen King believe in God? Yes and no, he tells 'Fresh Air'

    Bestselling horror writer Stephen King appeared on the NPR program "Fresh Air" on Tuesday night to talk about his new book, "Joyland." While he got to answer some questions about the book, a supernatural riff on classic noir set in a small amusement park,...