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  • Clippers advertisers flee in midst of Sterling scandal

    Major advertisers of the Los Angeles Clippers are fleeing in droves as they rush to distance themselves from comments about blacks attributed to team owner Donald Sterling. A growing list of more than a dozen sponsors, including Virgin America, Kia...
  • Time to get serious about the weather [Commentary]

    Time to get serious about the weather [Commentary]
    In the United States, weathercasters serve as our goofy national soothsayers — screwballs who don ridiculous hats and deliver wacky one-liners. But they're also trusted oracles who employ the latest scientific wizardry to divine the mysteries of the...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Coming Home'

    Filmmaking doesn't get more traditional or timeless than Chinese master Zhang Yimou's "Coming Home," a family drama of guilt, love and reconciliation set during the aftermath of the Cultural Revolution. Heartbreaking in its depiction of ordinary lives...
  • Maker Studios Premieres Ben Stiller's 'Next Time on Lonny' on Its Own Site, Ahead of YouTube

    Disney's Maker Studios is debuting the second season of reality-TV spoof "Next Time on Lonny" from Ben Stiller's Red Hour Digital on Maker.TV, a day before it puts the episodes up on YouTube. With the release strategy, Maker -- like other multichannel...
  • What Elliot Rodger didn't know [Commentary]

    What Elliot Rodger didn't know [Commentary]
    As my 9-year-old son and I were enjoying a meal at a Lebanese cafe last month, I overheard a middle aged woman say to the server: "This is my first Memorial Day weekend alone. I'm separated, and the kids are with their dad." The way in which she wore...
  • 'Death of the Author' finds life in academic theory

    'Death of the Author' finds life in academic theory
    Steven Drukman, a playwright who teaches at New York University, has written what may be his best play — a sparkling academic comedy that spins its tantalizing web from, of all arcane things, the literary theory of Roland Barthes, Jacques Derrida...
  • 'Fed Up' documentary lays blame for American obesity on food industry

    In the three decades since the first U.S. dietary guidelines were issued, Americans have become heavier and more saddled with diabetes and other diet-related diseases. The documentary "Fed Up" takes a look at what happened and offers a most poignant...
  • CANNES: 'Skunk' Sniffs out Cinefondation Prize

    CANNES - The Cannes Festival's Cinefondation first prize was won by U.S. student film "Skunk." It was directed by Annie Silverstein of the University of Texas at Austin. Second prizes was won by "Oh Lucy!" by Atsuko Hirayanagi of the NYU Tisch School...
  • CANNES: 'Skunk' Tops Cannes Film Festival's Cinefondation

    CANNES- Annie Silverstein's "Skunk" won the top prize of the Cannes Film Festival's Cinefondation, whose jury was presided by Iranian auteur Abbas Kiarostami. Created by Cannes' prexy Gilles Jacob and run by George Goldenstern, the Cinefondation honors...
  • Allan Folsom dies at 72; who sold first novel for record $2 million

    Allan Folsom dies at 72; who sold first novel for record $2 million
    After three decades of pitching his screenplays, Allan Folsom had a handful of credits: two episodes of the 1980s series "Hart to Hart," a nature documentary and a syndicated TV movie. Then came the kind of blockbuster break that struggling writers...
  • Admitting our own quirks may lead us to accept others

    On her regular visit to her neighborhood Starbucks one morning, the manager greeted Tina Levine with a message that couldn't help but hurt. "He shared with me that customers complained about me being in the store," Levine said. "I couldn't recall what...