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  • Book review: 'X'ed Out' by Charles Burns

    Book review: 'X'ed Out' by Charles Burns
    "I try to control it … try to focus in on the good things … waking up with Sarah on a clear, beautiful day … walking with her through Chinatown, the sky impossibly bright and blue. Everything bright and clean and new … but my...
  • Remembering Los Angeles as a hotbed of alt-weekly comics

    Remembering Los Angeles as a hotbed of alt-weekly comics
    In the early 1980s, comics were as much a part of Los Angeles alternative culture scene as independent film and punk rock. That's gone now, but here, comics historian Ben Schwartz takes a look back. None of them knew each other. They saw one another's...
  • Check It Out: Popular collections for teens, adults

    Were you aware that the Newport Beach Public Library stocks video games and graphic novels? Always popular with teens, these formats have proven extremely popular among adults as well. The library's video games collection is available in several...
  • "Simpsons": 21, 22; "Survivor," 19, 20

     
    Welcome to the department of "D'Oh": Fox has finally officially said "The Simpsons" will go through seasons 21 and 22. The network/studio had already signed the cast for four years, which would take the classic through 23 and into......
  • Playboy's newest cover girl: Marge Simpson?

     
    Playboy has had brunets, blonds and redheads grace the cover of its monthly magazine. Now it's going blue. For the first time, Playboy is using a cartoon character, Springfield's own Marge Simpson, as its cover girl. The November issue will......
  • Snooki from 'Jersey Shore' gets fired, Sarah Palin flip-flops on global warming, and The Simpsons turn 20 today--it's your TGIF web round-up for Dec. 18, 2009

     
    'Jersey Shore' cost Nicole (Snooki) Polizzi her receptionist job, but not her shot at fame (NY Daily News) One Month Away From Homelessness: L.A. Mom Keeps Hope Alive (Huffington Post) Nikki Finke's Deadline Hollywood gets traffic bigger than Variety...
  • Word list tells broadcasters, `Get real'

     
    Really, WGN-AM? "Really"? The nation's favorite intensifier is on your list of 119 forbidden words and phrases, but not its close cousins "very" and "extremely"? I find that really over the top. Even though I concede that "really," like some......
  • L.A.'s 'lowbrow' art kingpin Billy Shire expands at his Los Feliz location.

     
    "What I do is a lot more populist than the standard art gallery. I'm much more comfortable here." Amid the ambience of clanging cash registers and fading sirens, Billy Shire is speaking via telephone from La Luz de Jesus, the Los Feliz art gallery nestled...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: “American Masters: The Doors: When You're Strange” on KCET

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 9 - 15 in PDF format This week's TV Movies LIZARD KING: The documentary “The Doors: When You're Strange” features previously unseen footage of Jim Morrison and the legendary......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'The Hobbit' hobbled by helmer's exit | Homer Simpson tops with EW | 'Curb' appeal

     
    • The status of "The Hobbit," the long-in-the-making two-part prequel to the hit trilogy "The Lord of the Rings," just became much cloudier with the news that helmer Guillermo del Toro ("Pan's Labryinth") has walked. The first of the films -- produced...
  • Album review: Konono No. 1's 'Assume Crash Position'

     
    You know you're doing something right when your die-hard fans include post-rock pioneers Tortoise, Björk and "Simpsons" creator Matt Groening. Such is the case of Konono No.1, the Congo-based legend that is revered internationally, but largely overlooked...