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  • The Morning Fix: Fewer Starz on Netflix. More gripes about Time Warner Cable's iPad app.

     
    After the coffee. Before kicking myself for not replacing my Timberlands. The Skinny: Of all the places I've lived, (Detroit, New Jersey, New York and Washington, D.C) none have rain like Los Angeles. I don't mean those other cities have......
  • Theater review: 'Show Your Face!' at REDCAT

     
    A snowsuit speaks volumes in “Show Your Face!,” REDCAT’s object-puppet show from Slovenia’s Betontanc and Latvia’s Umka.LV theater companies. This toddler’s sky blue winter onesie endures estrangement and torture at the hands (literally) of...
  • 'Mad Men' recalls 1960s best and worst

    As you news media consumers know, an earth-shaking event took place last week; big enough to blow the presidential campaign, the pope's travels, the Supreme Court and health care, and even Kate Middleton's latest frock off the magazine covers. Yes, it...
  • 'Life Itself': Ebert autobiography a charming remembrance

    'Life Itself': Ebert autobiography a charming remembrance
    In his easygoing, candid and altogether charming autobiography, or, as he calls it, "Life Itself: A Memoir," Roger Ebert fails to mention me: The nights he and I had many drinks on the porch of his house on Dickens Street and elsewhere, the favorable in-...
  • Lana Clarkson's fade to black

    You have to wonder about Lana Clarkson. Yes, "Lana Clarkson" was her real name; she wasn't Frances Gumm or Norma Jeane Baker. And Lana was born right here in Southern California, not eastern Tennessee or northern Minnesota. So you have to wonder why &#...
  • A book find from Roger Ebert

     
    Film critic Roger Ebert used to be heard all the time; he was on TV as one of the original hosts of "At the Movies," showed up regularly at film festivals and taught at the University of Chicago. Opinionated, informed......
  • Found objects: Going gaga over Jason Mecier's 'junky' celebrity portraiture

     
    The intricately rendered celebrity portraits constructed by San Francisco-based artist Jason Mecier intend not merely to capture the look of his subjects, but their true essence. He often achieves this by using items once owned by them in his mosaics. But...
  • President Predicts Budget Surplus!

     
    In his State of the Union Address, President Eisenhower predicts a $4-billion budget surplus ($28.7 billion USD 2008) Eisenhower’s State of the Union Address runs over three pages and I doubt many people will read the entire speech, but I’m posting it...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: The ALMAs salute Latinos in the arts

     
    EMCEES: George Lopez and Eva Longoria Parker host 'The 2009 ALMA Awards' at 8 p.m. on ABC. SERIES Guiding Light: This long, long, long-running soap opera exits the airwaves after 70-plus years on radio and television (2 p.m. CBS). Bump!......
  • Anna Biller brings free sex back to a sex-free nation

    Anna Biller's first feature-length film "Viva," an eerily authentic recreation of early 1970s soft-core sex comedies, opened Friday at Laemmle's Sunset 5 in West Hollywood. But Biller has been making highly mannered, beautifully realized short movies...
  • Lucha VaVoom and Cirque Berzerk are L.A.'s theater of the odd

    Lucha VaVoom and Cirque Berzerk are L.A.'s theater of the odd
    Don't be fooled by her riding crop, her past career as a porn-film costumer or her penchant for punk rock and Russ Meyer flicks. Take all that away, and Rita D'Albert is a nice Jewish girl from Flushing, Queens, who adores Gilbert and Sullivan operettas...