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  • Patt Morrison Asks: Tiffany Shlain, wired in

    Patt Morrison Asks: Tiffany Shlain, wired in
    Like one of those faster-than-light particles that's gone before you can see it, filmmaker and tech innovator Tiffany Shlain zips from the virtual to the real and back again. The Bay Area native whom Newsweek named one of the women shaping the 21st century has been into technology since she and Silicon Valley were both kids. Fifteen years ago, she founded the Webby Awards; well before Twitter, no acceptance speech could be longer than five words. She delivered more than that last year in a commencement speech at her alma mater UC Berkeley, exhorting students to embrace the quality that she claims as her own guiding light: "moxie" -- a long-ago patent medicine turned soft drink whose name has become synonymous with the human recipe for being "bold ... and a little outrageous."
  • Beat goes on at H.B. gallery

    Beat goes on at H.B. gallery
    In the shadow of Bella Terra, a photographic exhibition is underway that chronicles a lesser-known French chapter in the history of the counterculture Beat movement. Through April 21, the OMC Gallery for Contemporary Art in Huntington Beach's Old World...

    Presenting two Linda Lovelace stories in one biopic

    Depending on when she wrote and talked about her life, Linda Lovelace had two very different perspectives about her work on "Deep Throat" and in adult cinema. She initially said she performed willingly and embraced becoming an icon of sexual freedom, then...

    Review: 'Lovelace' reveals degradation of porn star's life

    How far does a girl have to go to untangle her tingle? This was the discreetly prurient poster question used to sell "Deep Throat" and Linda Lovelace to a mainstream public in 1972. The new biopic "Lovelace," about the grimly exploited porn star born...

    'Kill Your Darlings' trailer: Daniel Radcliffe as Allen Ginsberg

    'Kill Your Darlings' trailer: Daniel Radcliffe as Allen Ginsberg
    In most modern narratives, the story of the Beats began when Allen Ginsberg first read "Howl" to rapturous audiences, when his poetic evocation of youth gone wrong and hope and rebellion and power and gay love was banned and became famous. That was in...