| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:46 AM
On most red carpets, Alecia Moore is known as Pink. But at the premiere of “Thanks for Sharing” on Monday night, the pop star was recognized by her given name, which was printed in big bold letters on movie posters outside the ArcLight...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:34 PM
"Thanks for Sharing" is a bit like the recovery scene it digs into — filled with intoxicating highs and dispiriting lows.
The new romantic drama is about the rocky road of love for sex addicts trying to 12-step the straight and narrow. It has an...
| Sep 19, 2013
*** (out of four)
If ever there were a movie to accept, warts and all, it’s “Thanks for Sharing,” an uneven but generally effective drama about sex addiction that grants people their imperfections without letting them off the hook....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:58 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- A Newport Beach ordinance designed to curb or eliminate group homes for recovering addicts may have illegally discriminated against people based on disability, a federal appeals court ruled unanimously Friday.
The decision by the U.S....
| Sep 16, 2013
Rabbi Michael Sternfield had just started pushing buttons at an Indiana casino on a June day in 2011 when he watched the icons flash across the screen: ace, king, queen, jack and 10, all of the same suit.
Bells rang, lights flashed and casino staff...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 9:36 PM
The college application essay was the tipoff. It was beautifully written but painfully rendered; a high school student's story of her family's tumble from middle-class stability into homelessness and addiction.
It helped Danielle Stone earn a spot at...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:04 PM
Michael Jackson’s drug use was again the topic of conversation in court Wednesday, where an addiction specialist testified that he saw no evidence the singer was addicted to painkillers or the anesthetic propofol that ultimately led to his death....
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Posted at 1 p.m. I've just gotten the sad news that my longtime friend Jim Nayder, former program director of WBEZ-FM 91.5 and host of NPR's "The Annoying Music Show" has died at age 59. More details later. UPDATE --......
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Throughout its 13 seasons over eight years, Intervention has seemed like one of those shows that will just always be around. Every so often it comes in with a new batch of episodes depicting the harrowing journeys of addicts desperate to get clean and...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Dog the Bounty Hunter fans know Lyssa Chapman as “Baby Lyssa,” the petite and beautiful blond daughter of Duane Dog Chapman, stepdaughter of Beth Chapman and half sister to the show’s other stars, Leland and Duane Lee Chapman —...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Josh Hamilton finished a workout with the team's strength and conditioning coach Tuesday afternoon, went into the Angels' dugout for some water, took a small wad of chewing tobacco out of his mouth and flung it to the floor.
Asked if he had resumed...