| Mar 24, 2011
| 8:50 AM
In a pivotal moment of the Friday, April 1, premiere of CBS' "Chaos," CIA agent Rick Martinez eats a live scorpion.
Surrounded by a band of machete- and gun-wielding rebels, in the middle of a desert, he's putting them on notice that he's crazy tough....
| Apr 17, 2011
Words & Ideas
Compiled by Grace Krilanovich.
Leo Braudy: The author of "The Hollywood Sign: Fantasy and Reality of an American Icon" will discuss and sign his new book. Skylight Books, 1818 N. Vermont Ave., L.A. 5 p.m. Free. (323) 660-1175....
| Jun 20, 2011
| 2:14 PM
Poetry makes nothing happen.
So saidW.H. Auden.
Who never lived in Chicago.
Or knew Don Share. Share is the senior editor of Poetry magazine, the venerable Chicago-based literary institution. It turns 100 next year and has seen far more than nothing...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 4:48 PM
Let's dispense with the cordial pat on the gloves before the bell, and let the fists fly from the get-go.
Antonio Margarito doesn't deserve anybody's respect. He doesn't even deserve to be in the ring. He is boxing's dirty laundry, soiled and stained....