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  • For British opera 'idol' Paul Potts, it all started with a coin toss.

    VANCOUVER, CANADA -- Paul Potts -- the British cellphone salesman turned singing sensation and YouTube phenom after dazzling skeptical judges with the operatic aria "Nessun Dorma" on "Britain's Got Talent" -- steps onstage at the Vancouver Centre for...
  • What was Kim Cattrall doing in Rudyard Kipling's bathtub?

    What was Kim Cattrall doing in Rudyard Kipling's bathtub?
    Though Kim Cattrall is best known as Carrie Bradshaw's man-eating friend Samantha Jones in the HBO comedy series "Sex and the City" and in this summer's hit movie based on the show, the English-born Canadian-raised 51-year-old actress has a strong...
  • Atwater, in first speech, says government has grown too big

     
    In his first speech as Senate president, Jeff Atwater gave a nod to Florida???s historic cash crunch, but nonetheless laid out an ambitious agenda he hopes to accomplish during his two years. Atwater, R-Palm Beach Gardens, said he would convene......
  • Blagojevich's dead Brit poet tour

     
    by Frank James So which dead British poet will Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich turn to next? At his press conference today following his impeachment, the first ever of an Illinois governor, it was Alfred Lord Tennyson's "Ulysses:" "That which......
  • Will Daniel Radcliffe be a wiz at singing in a Broadway show?

     
    Daniel Radcliffe may have found his first post-"Harry Potter" role with this news from Variety that he is to lead a December staged reading in Gotham of the Tony-winning tuner "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." Radcliffe will play the...
  • Nobel laureates in literature: the good, the bad and the Nazi

     
    When the Nobel Prize in literature was announced this month, the name "Herta Muller" met much American head-scratching. Muller, an ethnically German Romanian who writes of trials of living under a repressive dictatorship, has a strong reputation in Europe...
  • Sam Worthington searches for humanity in 'Avatar': 'I don't want to be a cartoon'

     
    There is no film this year that has been anticipated, discussed or debated as much as "Avatar," the sci-fi epic from director James Cameron that reaches theaters Dec. 18. We're going to start a monthlong countdown to the film here......
  • Giovanni Ribisi pretty much loves Jim Cameron

     
    "AVATAR" COUNTDOWN It's 30 days until the opening of James Cameron's "Avatar," and here at Hero Complex you will find more insight and information about the film than anywhere else; today marks the start of our daily countdown coverage leading......
  • Forgotten treasures of the last century, from 25 writers

     
    In 1999, the L.A. Times asked dozens of writers to look back at the prior century and share books they considered lost treasures -- books they loved that had slipped out of sight. Although the authors were formidable -- including......
  • The White Man’s Burden

     
    Feb. 16, 1920: The Times says of “The White Man’s Burden,” “It is a pity that this phrase, popularized by Rudyard Kipling twenty years ago and used to enunciate a great truth, should be in danger of deterioration through ribald jest and unworthy...
  • Will Daniel Radcliffe cast a spell over Tony Awards voters?

     
    Daniel Radcliffe has found his first post-"Harry Potter" role. He is to star next year in a Broadway revival of the Tony-winning tuner "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." Radcliffe will play the plum part of J. Pierpont Finch, a window...