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  • Coffee shop chatter has customer boiling over

    Dear Miss Manners: Three or four afternoons a week, I drop into a popular local coffee shop for an hour to have a cup of their great coffee, to relax and to read my business journals. I almost always have a good experience. But a few times a month,...
  • Mark Twain House Comeback

    Mark Twain House Comeback
    It took a little ice cream, some beer, a lot of visiting authors and a staff eager to try new things in a city that clings to old ways. And it worked. Over the past five years, the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford has built on its foundation as a...
  • Festival of Books announces participating authors

    Festival of Books announces participating authors
    The L.A. Times Festival of Books announced on Tuesday the names of the hundreds of authors who will  participate in the annual event. Taking place at USC, the Festival of Books is one of the largest literary festivals in the U.S., attracting more than...
  • About 'About Last Night...,' the Chicago version

    About 'About Last Night...,' the Chicago version
    The weekend of '80s remakes is upon us, with both 1981's "Endless Love" and 1987's "RoboCop" opening in theaters, plus one more that taps into a strange sentimental teenage memory for me: 1986's "About Last Night…" Though fundamentally a...
  • Memo to Universal's Donna Langley: Avoid Sympathetic Characters

    MEMO: TO DONNA LANGLEY In keeping with this column's tradition of dispensing advice to people who haven't asked for it, I am offering herewith some ideas for you to ponder as you embark on your expanded responsibilities at Universal. Think of them as a...
  • Online posts reveal the dark side of sharing

    Online posts reveal the dark side of sharing
    Dear Miss Manners: My Facebook friends have wonderful lives, and I am glad for them. They have the best boyfriend/girlfriend/husband/wife. ("Yeah, be jealous," demands one young lady about the man in her life.) Their sons and daughters win academic...
  • Dear Abby shuts down Tampa couple unhappy with gay neighbors

    Dear Abby shuts down Tampa couple unhappy with gay neighbors
    A couple new to Florida penned a letter to Dear Abby asking her for advice on how to deal with the two gay couples in their neighborhood and what Abby delivered was a reality check for the close-minded pair. The woman writing the letter wrote that she...
  • Looking Out: Trans activist says she was arrested in Sochi

    Looking Out: Trans activist says she was arrested in Sochi
    Vladimir Luxuria, Europe's first openly transgender parliamentarian, was reportedly detained twice in Sochi this week for supporting LGBT rights at the Winter Olympics. Luxuria, a former Communist member of parliament in Italy, was stopped by four men...
  • Big steps for Stonewall

    Big steps for Stonewall
    The Stonewall National Museum and Archives is writing a new chapter. Already the largest circulating library of gay literature and periodicals nationally, the Fort Lauderdale center is now aiming for more: with a new "Dear Abby" exhibit; the launch of a...
  • Coca-Cola Super Bowl ad stirs controversy

    Coca-Cola Super Bowl ad stirs controversy
    Every year, there's always one Super Bowl ad that generates a bit of next-day controversy. And this year's ad appears to be Coca-Cola's "It's Beautiful" ad. The one-minute ad features children and adults from all walks of life, from across the country,...
  • Dropping the 'L' bomb

    Dropping the 'L' bomb
    Look no further than Amy Webb's short-lived romance with a bass player for evidence of the emotional stakes surrounding that very first "I love you." "I'd gone to see him perform, and after his first set ended, he came over and told me I was the love of...