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  • Old Hollywood lingers at Chez Jay

    Old Hollywood lingers at Chez Jay
    When piped-in music and a bar's history perfectly align, it makes for a sweet cocktail of synchronicity, a besotted wink from the intimate interior that makes all the drinkers lean into their liquor just a little bit more.
  • In search of 'Jewish Jocks'

    Mention the phrase "Jewish sports legends" and you'll probably conjure up familiar suspects: Sandy Koufax, Mark Spitz, maybe that joke from "Airplane." You're more likely to omit Sidney Franklin, a matador from Brooklyn (real last name: Frumpkin), or...

    'Barnstormers' mixes sports, booze and personal anecdote

    'Barnstormers' mixes sports, booze and personal anecdote
    "Barnstormers" "Dear Lord, when we drink and write," the performing duo of Sean Benjamin and Steve Mosqueda intone at the start of their latest Drinking & Writing Theater project, before offering the solemn promise to "write until we puke" or at least...

    An American matador's encounters with bulls and Hemingway

    July might be a month of sultry summer heat and a time to celebrate American independence, but for the literary set it's also a month of anniversaries for Ernest Hemingway and for those who lived in his rough-and-tumble world. Aside...

    Movieland Mystery Photo

    Los Angeles Times file photo I suppose you thought we would never finish with Thelma Todd! Yesterday’s mystery photo was taken in 1964 and shows Harold Lloyd with his famous “permanent” Christmas tree. His mystery dog was named Pepe. Los...