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  • Nancy Malone, Pioneering TV Producer-Director, Studio Exec, Dies at 78

    Nancy Malone, a ground-breaking and Emmy-winning director-producer, Emmy-nominated actress and the first woman VP at a major studio, died May 8 at City of Hope in Duarte, Calif., as the result of pneumonia that arose from complications of leukemia. She...
  • Martin Scorsese and Thelma Schoonmaker: Match made in an editing room

    Martin Scorsese and Thelma Schoonmaker: Match made in an editing room
    In the history of cinema, there haven't been many collaborations like the one between director Martin Scorsese and his longtime film editor Thelma Schoonmaker. Schoonmaker has been Scorsese's editor since 1980's "Raging Bull," for which she won the...
  • Marijuana boom spawns ancillary businesses

    Marijuana boom spawns ancillary businesses
    Ben Wu took a six-figure pay cut when he left a career in private equity for a shot at the marijuana boom. Trained to spot small businesses with big potential, he started this year as chief executive of Kush Bottles, a Santa Ana company that sells...
  • Sexual assault on campus and the curse of the hookup culture

     Sexual assault on campus and the curse of the hookup culture
    Survey students about the problem. Train victim advocates. Urge bystanders to intervene. You can find these suggestions — and other equally sound ones — in the report issued last week by a White House task force on sexual assault at U.S....
  • Ghost the Musical actor takes love with him

    Ghost the Musical actor takes love with him
    Fernando Contreras is a professional actor and dancer on the national tour of "Ghost the Musical." Wanting a career in acting from a young age, he now has a BFA and is a founding member of his own theatre company.   After a theater-filled high...
  • Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman Talk a Sexy New Show at Lucille Lortel Awards

    Camaraderie, positivity and lots of theater love filled the air at the 29th annual Lucille Lortel Awards Sunday at the NYU Skirball Center in downtown Manhattan. Hosts Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally, currently staring in their own limited Off-...
  • Mississippi, home to federal government's official stash of marijuana

    Mississippi, home to federal government's official stash of marijuana
    Walk along the narrow, brightly lit beige hallway, along the washed-out linoleum floor, around the corner to the imposing steel vault. As a scientist swings open the door, a familiar, overpowering scent wafts out. Inside, marijuana buds are packed...
  • Public Fiction is collectively in Hammer Museum's 'Made in L.A.'

    Public Fiction is collectively in Hammer Museum's 'Made in L.A.'
    The room is small and spare, with stark white walls, a 1960s office desk and gray carpeting so new the sour scent of freshly applied glue permeates the air. A leafy palm tree sprouts from one corner. Soon this quiet, nondescript room — part of the...
  • When money's tight, humans define 'people like me' as more deserving

    When money's tight, humans define 'people like me' as more deserving
    In the recession from which the United States is recovering, unemployment among blacks and Latinos has been deeper and more entrenched; incomes in black and Latino communities have fallen more sharply; and recovery has been slower and far less complete....
  • 'Ivory Tower' takes a disturbing look at the college-industrial complex

    'Ivory Tower' takes a disturbing look at the college-industrial complex
    Everyone these days is fretting about the high cost of college. On Monday, President Barack Obama said he would extend a program that caps student loan monthly payments by linking them to a percentage of income. On Tuesday, he talked about college...
  • Songwriters Hall of Fame Shines a Light on Sidestage Tunesmiths

    Here's a problem that curators in Cooperstown, N.Y., Cleveland and Canton, Ohio, rarely have to face: How do you properly maintain a Hall of Fame when so many of your most important inductees aren't particularly, well, famous? Yet it's an issue the...