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  • How To Stop Public Shootings

    How To Stop Public Shootings
    [The following is a chapter from my book, The Meaning of Life (and AIDS Jokes), which was released in September of 2011. I'm posting it today because of the terrible shooting in Colorado.]   As you know, there has been a rash of workplace shootings...
  • The world of incoming college freshman, and other talkable stories

    The world of incoming college freshman, and other talkable stories
    Talk stories make you call a friend, tap a co-worker on the shoulder or send an email to a buddy: “Hey, did you see that story in the Tribune about the guy who stole Steve Jobs’ iPad?” Or the one about the historical marker installed...
  • Stark 'Raven' Poe

    Stark 'Raven' Poe
    John Cusack  claims to have little in common with Edgar Allan Poe. But clad in an all-black outfit and answering questions thoughtfully between long drags of a cigarette in a lonely room deep in the bowels of McCormick Place during the recent Chicago...
  • "My Liar" by Rachel Cline

    The most vivid character in Rachel Cline's novel "My Liar" doesn't appear in a single scene. Janusz Zielinski, the Billy Wilderish mentor to insecure film editor Annabeth Jensen, continues to haunt his protege long after they've stopped working together....
  • For David Foster Wallace's survivors, a paper puzzle

    Anybody familiar with the work of David Foster Wallace would not be surprised to hear that the deal for his last -- and posthumous -- book came together in a nontraditional way. Notes his longtime agent Bonnie Nadell, Wallace often worked without a...
  • New in paperback: The pioneers of the police procedural, Iraq by way of Homer and the Crusades through Muslim eyes

    "Immoveable Feast" by John Baxter (Harper Perennial) Baxter, the film critic and biographer of Spielberg, Buñuel and others, fell in love and moved from Los Angeles to Paris some years back, from whence he has dispatched a series of fluent, witty and...
  • Grammy Museum takes a broad, hands-on approach

    Grammy Museum takes a broad, hands-on approach
  • Coachella magic

    The most dramatic moment of this weekend's Coachella festival will surely be when the four members of Rage Against the Machine step on stage together for the first time in seven years, but even that reunion will be hard pressed to match the drama of the...
  • Courtney Love and Nirvana members unhappy with Kurt Cobain in Guitar Hero

    Courtney Love and Nirvana members unhappy with Kurt Cobain in Guitar Hero
  • Robert Hilburn's memoir: If rock is to remain vital, the young must lead

    Robert Hilburn's memoir: If rock is to remain vital, the young must lead
    Former Times pop music critic Robert Hilburn writes in his new book "Corn Flakes With John Lennon (and Other Tales From a Rock 'n' Roll Life)" that after John Lennon's death in 1980, he focused on artists who carried on in Lennon's tradition, including...
  • Andrew Breitbart: The man behind the Shirley Sherrod affair

    Andrew Breitbart: The man behind the Shirley Sherrod affair
    The command center of Andrew Breitbart's growing media empire is a suite of offices on Sawtelle Boulevard in West Los Angeles with the temporary feel of a campaign office. Only the computers seem firmly anchored. On a recent summer day, just weeks...