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  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: '42' on HBO

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: '42' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 9 - 15, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   See latest XXII Winter Olympics TV schedule here.   --------------------...
  • No, it's not time yet to move on from Columbia mall coverage

    No, it's not time yet to move on from Columbia mall coverage
    By the middle of last week, just four days after the shooting at The Mall in Columbia that left three people dead, some in TV news wanted to move on. This was especially true at NBC, which was the first and most powerful voice to say that the killing of...
  • An elephant conservationist never forgets

    An elephant conservationist never forgets
    One of the first elephant paintings Liora Davis ever completed, "Mother and Son," depicts a baby African forest elephant nuzzling his mother's trunk amid the tall savannah grass of the Dzanga-Ndoki National Park in the Central African Republic. Although...
  • Parenting: No fun, but lots of joy

    Parenting: No fun, but lots of joy
    Not long ago, my daughter got sick in the middle of the night. She called my name and I went running, only to find that she'd begun to vomit while still under the covers in her bed. I absolutely hated the disgusting cleanup process. But after I'd...
  • The Sochi Olympics and the facade of Russian progress

    In the mid-19th century, a Frenchman described the reconstruction of St. Petersburg's monumental Winter Palace after a fire. To meet the czar's deadline during a bitterly cold winter, the "unprecedented efforts" included heating the structure's interior...
  • 'You guys ever met Peter Sagal? He is so great!' 'He looks exactly like what you'd think he looks like'

     
    "Portlandia" tailgate party prior to "A Prairie Home Companion" sends up NPR listeners....
  • Time to retire the State of the Union shout-out

    When he delivers his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama will be abiding by Article II, Section 3 of the Constitution, which says: "He shall from time to time give to the Congress information of the state of the union, and...
  • Chris Jones to Lead O'Neill Theater Center's National Critics Institute

    Chris Jones, the veteran theater journo who is the chief theater critic and columnist at the Chicago Tribune, will take the reins at the O'Neill Theater Center's National Critics Institute. He steps into a post recently vacated by critic Dan Sullivan,...
  • Phosphorescent's Matthew Houck Describes The Recording Of Hit 'Muchacho'

    Phosphorescent's Matthew Houck Describes The Recording Of Hit 'Muchacho'
    Six is the magic number. Last year, Matthew Houck, who records and performs under the name Phosphorescent, released "Muchacho," his sixth album, behind a stunning, six-minute-plus single called "Song For Zula." "Muchacho" became a sleeper indie-rock hit,...
  • 'Portlandia' tailgates outside live 'Prairie Home Companion' show

    'Portlandia' tailgates outside live 'Prairie Home Companion' show
    Every football fan knows how much fun tailgating outside a game can be. But NPR fans get into tailgating, too. In the latest teaser to upcoming fourth season of "Portlandia," Portland residents Malcolm (Fred Armisen) and Kris (Carrie Brownstein) party...
  • 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...