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  • PEN Center USA 2011 awards to feature Dave Eggers, Robert Pinksy

     
    The 2011 PEN Center USA award winners include Father Gregory Boyle. Dave Eggers and Robert Pinsky will be special honorees at the November awards dinner....
  • Monster Mash: Russell Crowe joins Hugh Jackman in 'Les Miz' film

     
    Russell Crowe joins Hugh Jackman in the film version of "Les Miserables." Hugh Jackman will play Jean Valjean and Russell Crowe will play Inspector Javert in Tom Hooper's "Les Miserables."...
  • 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...
  • Woo Hoo! FOX orders two more seasons of "The Simpsons"

    Woo Hoo! FOX orders two more seasons of "The Simpsons"
    FOX has renewed THE SIMPSONS, the longest-running comedy in television history, for an incredible 24th and 25th season, bringing the series total to an astonishing 559 episodes. THE SIMPSONS airs Sundays (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX.   In the words of...
  • There's no comforting cartoonist Ivan Brunetti

    There's no comforting cartoonist Ivan Brunetti
    Late on a Friday afternoon, the worst time of the week for a book signing, cartoonist Ivan Brunetti sat behind the counter at Chicago Comics in Lakeview and waited for fans. He waited and sighed. A line would form, fade away, form, fade. Some customers...
  • Cowabunga! 'The Simpsons' turns 500

    On Sunday, Feb. 19, "The Simpsons" marks an extraordinary feat -- its 500th episode. The characters, which began as droopier versions in 20-second cartoons on "The Tracey Ullman Show," have evolved, as creator Matt Groening and star Dan Castellaneta...
  • Location of Simpsons' Springfield revealed by creator

    Location of Simpsons' Springfield revealed by creator
    For 20 years, the mystery has persisted. Which Springfield do Marge, Homer, Lisa, Bart, and Maggie Simpson belong to? In an interview with Smithsonian Magazine, the show's creator, Matt Groening, revealed the town's inspiration to be Springfield, Oregon....
  • The Simpsons' hometown of Springfield is in Oregon... or is it?

    The Simpsons' hometown of Springfield is in Oregon...  or is it?
    The Internet is abuzz over “The Simpsons” creator Matt Groening’s revelation that the town of Springfield is in Oregon. Anyone who watches “The Simpsons” knows that Springfield’s location has been a running joke since...
  • TV shows going to San Diego Comic Con 2012

    TV shows going to San Diego Comic Con 2012
    "Falling Skies"will invade San Diego Comic Con on July 13, the latest TV series to announce a panel at the giant fan event July 11-15. Last year more than 100 TV shows were represented at SDCC, and this year's list is growing larger every day. For cast...
  • Ojai museum fetes Mad magazine's Sergio Aragonés

    Ojai museum fetes Mad magazine's Sergio Aragonés
    So you've just dipped into one of Sergio Aragonés' cartoons. Relax. Make yourself at home. The artist would like you to feel perfectly at ease in the miniature cosmos he has created, which, you may have observed, is as spatially balanced and packed with...
  • Animation with a human touch

    Animation with a human touch
    The moviegoing public caught a bad case of chatty mammal fatigue last year when more than a dozen computer-animated films were released in succession. There were rats and penguins, bears and cows — a veritable blur of fur and feathers. In fact, more...