| Mar 27, 2015
| 7:08 AM
For years, Floyd Mayweather Jr. believed, the most significant impediment to his ability to collect the riches his boxing talents deserved was Oscar De La Hoya.
While both fought under the Top Rank Promotions banner, De La Hoya was the true “...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 1:25 PM
If you're old enough to remember the 1960s, you may recall the heyday of comedian Vaughn Meader, who briefly became a superstar for his impersonations of John F. Kennedy. The story goes that on Nov. 22, 1963, as the nation reeled from Kennedy's...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 2:30 AM
Gov. Bobby Jindal's name is not first on most people's list of candidates for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, but maybe we should at least start paying attention to him. If one's political enemies are any indication of potential strength,...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 6:55 PM
A fan letter to the character actor whose familiar mug has popped up in more than 175 movies and countless TV shows, the documentary "That Guy Dick Miller" aims to finally give the still-working 86-year-old his due.
Having established himself as Roger...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 3:00 PM
Sam Smith, Iggy Azalea, Gwen Stefani and Snoop Dogg were just a few of the acts that took to the stage in a week of posh parties all over town in the days leading up to Sunday’s Grammy Awards.
Late Thursday, as rehearsals were in full gear at...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 9:40 AM
If Lakers followers leave just enough room between squeezed eyelids, Karl-Anthony Towns might look like a familiar player.
Without all the knee problems. And the unpredictable attitude.
Towns is a freshman at Kentucky whose two-way play makes him a...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 6:19 PM
The painted dramas of Mr. Turner. A play about Tokyo Rose. And the architectural images of an award-winning photographer. Plus: an influential African portraitist, two exhibitions about Afrofuturism and a show inspired by objects at an estate sale. Here&...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 8:07 PM
June Fairchild was a Manhattan Beach prom queen, a go-go dancer, an actress who appeared in more than a dozen films and, for a time, an addict and alcoholic who slept in a cardboard box on skid row in Los Angeles.
Fairchild, 68, died Tuesday at a Los...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 2:30 AM
"I DIDN'T hear anyone asking where Putin was!?"
This from my constant reader Brad Berger, referring to all the hoopla criticizing President Obama for not appearing in person with the world leaders in Paris.
And here I thought our attorney general,...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 8:14 AM
Of all the myriad decadent, glitzy, over-the-top activities a vacationer can experience in Sin City, why choose instead to kill an hour touring a corporate office and call center?
What, you couldn't get in to see the Blue Man Group or those clowns at...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 3:15 PM
"Saturday Night Live" plans to celebrate its 40th anniversary this month, with NBC confirming a long list of participants during the Super Bowl. The massive reunion special will air on Feb. 15.
The biggest surprise is Eddie Murphy's planned attendance....