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  • Starring Lizzie Skurnick as herself: Hopkins grad revives young-adult fiction

    Starring Lizzie Skurnick as herself: Hopkins grad revives young-adult fiction
    They were novels discussed in whispers during class, passed around among groups of friends and read by flashlight late into the night. They explored serious topics — race and class, body image, sex, addiction, divorce. And, says author and...
  • Hearing Baltimore echoes in HBO's 'True Detective'

    Hearing Baltimore echoes in HBO's 'True Detective'
    A couple of hard-edged veteran cops are driving down a desolate Louisiana road after investigating a grisly crime scene in HBO’s new Sunday-night drama, “True Detective.” They have been partners for three months but have spoken little...
  • Could data collection have stopped 9/11? White House thinks so

    WASHINGTON — Many of President Obama's closest advisors have embraced a controversial assessment of one of the National Security Agency's major data collection programs — the belief that the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks could have been...
  • 'The Newsroom' will get third and final season on HBO

    'The Newsroom' will get third and final season on HBO
    Aaron Sorkin's cable news drama "The Newsroom" will be back for a third and final season. HBO announced production on the final season would begin this spring with plans for a fall debut. Jeff Daniels stars in the series as outspoken cable news anchor...
  • The cowardice of the new anti-Semitism

    An obscure academic organization called the American Studies Association not long ago voted to endorse a resolution calling for a boycott of Israeli universities. The self-appointed moralists were purportedly outraged over the Israeli government's...
  • Amelia Piano Trio primed to play Beethoven trios

    Beethoven was such a prolific composer that classical music organizations never run out of material when presenting all-Beethoven programs. Such concerts often focus on specific aspects of that great German composer's output. This certainly will be the...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Raising Hope' on Fox

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Raising Hope' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 12 - 18, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------     SERIES Bones Brennan (Emily Deschanel)...
  • Mayo: TV/radio doubleheader on Friday

    Shameless plug alert: I'm doing a radio-TV doubleheader today, talking about hot topics and the week that was on two current affairs shows. From noon-1 p.m., I'll be on the Florida Roundup radio show on WLRN-FM (91.3), the local NPR affiliate. Then, at 7:...
  • Lord Huron's tale of grandeur and ambition, dissected

    Lord Huron's tale of grandeur and ambition, dissected
    Lord Huron have an origin story like that of a hundred other bands: It started as a solo project for Michigan-to-Los Angeles transplant Ben Schneider, who released some EPs, then recruited a band after realizing things were getting too big to handle on...
  • 'The Other Woman': Progress or predicament for female-driven film?

    [On Monday mornings, Movies Now will be looking at some aspect of the No. 1 movie over the weekend. This week: What "The Other Woman" says about female-driven movies.] Over the weekend, a trio of women finally dethroned a muscular superhero from his...
  • Review: 'Sleep Donation' by Karen Russell

    Review: 'Sleep Donation' by Karen Russell
    Sleep is so essential a human function that it constantly crops up in conversation, songs and idioms. "I'm So Tired," John Lennon crooned. "I'm dog-tired," the expression goes. In some way or another, it's always on our minds. "No one should sleep on...