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  • Tom Clancy, 'king of the techno-thriller'

    Tom Clancy, 'king of the techno-thriller'
    Tom Clancy, the prolific Baltimore-born author whose novels "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games" inspired blockbuster movies and action-packed video games, earning him the nickname "king of the techno-thriller," died Tuesday at Johns Hopkins...
  • Tom Clancy dies: Author's Jack Ryan was Hollywood favorite

    Tom Clancy dies: Author's Jack Ryan was Hollywood favorite
    Tom Clancy, the military novelist who died Tuesday, was such a prolific author that one would imagine Hollywood was eager to adapt the majority of his many books into films. Particularly because on the few occasions Clancy's novels were turned into...
  • Tom Clancy dies: Who is the best Jack Ryan? [Poll]

    The longer Jack Ryan is around, the younger the actors playing him become. Tom Clancy's singular character creation has anchored the plots of five movies, starting with 1990's "The Hunt for Red October" and continuing with "Jack Ryan: Shadow One," which...
  • Tom Clancy: An appreciation

    Tom Clancy: An appreciation
    Tom Clancy, who died Tuesday at age 66, was an author who created imaginary stories from the raw material of a real world in conflict. His audience seemed to grow exponentially as he conquered one media platform after another. In his 1984 debut, "The...
  • Clancy invented 'techno-thriller,' reflected Cold War fears

    Clancy invented 'techno-thriller,' reflected Cold War fears
    Tom Clancy didn't realize he was forever changing the spy novel back in 1982, while working in obscurity on his first book, a Cold War thriller centering on the defection of a Soviet naval captain and the technologically advanced submarine he includes...
  • Tom Clancy struck box-office gold amid a gray Hollywood outlook

     Tom Clancy struck box-office gold amid a gray Hollywood outlook
    "Giving your book to Hollywood," Tom Clancy once said, "is like turning your daughter over to a pimp." The prolific novelist who died Tuesday was not always a fan of the film business, even though his collaborations with the industry all found...
  • Tom Clancy dies at 66; insurance agent found his calling in spy thrillers

    Tom Clancy dies at 66; insurance agent found his calling in spy thrillers
    In 1980, Tom Clancy was making a decent living as an insurance agent. But underwriting fire, casualty and car policies wasn't the stuff of his dreams. In his spare time he began to plot a novel — about an ex-Marine who worked for the CIA and a...
  • Weekend preview: We're whirling, Woodying, strolling and strudeling

    Weekend preview: We're whirling, Woodying, strolling and strudeling
    Southern Italy's “pizzica taranta” tradition began centuries ago as therapy for the victim of a particular kind of deadly spider bite, and gradually evolved into a kind of hours-long musical exorcism, a psychic healing for depression and fear....
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'MasterChef: Junior Edition' on Fox

     Friday's TV Highlights: 'MasterChef: Junior Edition' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 6 - 12, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------    Arsenio Hall The Ellen DeGeneres Show The...
  • Alec Baldwin ratings: Critics rip 'boring' MSNBC talk show premiere

    Alec Baldwin ratings: Critics rip 'boring' MSNBC talk show premiere
    Some may wonder why Alec Baldwin is doing a talk show. Others may be puzzled why it's apparently set in a steakhouse.  At any rate, "Up Late with Alec Baldwin" premiered at 10 p.m. Friday with about 654,000 total viewers, according to Nielsen. (Yes,...
  • 'Breaking Bad' has an Oscar-winning fan in Anthony Hopkins

    'Breaking Bad' has an Oscar-winning fan in Anthony Hopkins
    OK, so Britney Spears wasn't a fan of how "Breaking Bad" ended. That's all right, because Oscar winner and acting world Respected Wise One Anthony Hopkins has outed himself as an unabashed fan of the show from beginning to end. Inspired to write...