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  • Book review: 'On the Road to Babadag' by Andrzej Stasiuk

    Book review: 'On the Road to Babadag' by Andrzej Stasiuk
    The best travel books, like "On the Road to Babadag," are read for more than the mere travel information they supply: They give readers the true experience of going there. Setting out from his tiny village of Czarny near the Polish-Slovakian border,...
  • Foreign-language Oscar nominees portray true grittiness

    Foreign-language Oscar nominees portray true grittiness
    In 2008, the committee that oversees the Oscars' foreign-language film category came under withering criticism for avoiding risky movies. Romania's "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days," a frank account of a young girl's illegal abortion, wasn't nominated, nor...
  • Win the FOX Rocks Lunchbox!

    Win the FOX Rocks Lunchbox!
    Sign up to win the Fox Rocks Lunchbox! K-Mack announces a new winner every Monday and Thursday at 10am drawn from all entries. We visit the winner at work and deliver the coveted FOX ROCKS LUNCH BOX, filled with great prizes every Tuesday and Friday...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Aug. 30, 1940

     
    Tom Treanor, who died covering World War II for The Times, files a report on Catanzaro, Italy. Aug. 30, 1940: Hollywood After Dark: Ann Rutherford losing a set of artificial fingernails when an autografiend snatches at her hand as she leaves the...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Jan. 1, 1941

     
    Jan. 1, 1941: Reports are some drastic cutting must be done, else Hattie McDaniel will steal "The Great Lie" from Bette Davis, Jimmie Fidler says....
  • DVD Review: Top Gear, 14 & 15

     
    Well, there goes another weekend. There isn't a lot of TV that I find addicting. But the one show I watch obsessively these days is the Brit import, “Top Gear.” I grew up in the South, and for most males down here, you're a car guy by...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Feb. 12, 1941

     
    Feb. 12, 1941: Tom Treanor, who was killed covering World War II for The Times, writes about his experiences in Romania. “Poor old beautiful, callous, hard-luck Rumania, a happy-go-lucky country trying not to be sad and finding it hard going,"......
  • Nokia to cut 3,500 jobs by 2012 in latest round of layoffs

     
    Nokia announced its second round of layoffs in the last 6 months as it restructures itself in the face of taking on Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system, this time with this time a total of 3,500 job cuts tied to "manufacturing, Location & Commerce,...
  • L.A.'s greatest sports moments No. 3: 1984 Olympics opening

     
    We asked you to send in your picks for the greatest sports moments in L.A. history, and 1,181 ballots later we are unveiling the top 20 vote-getters. Each weekday we will unveil a new moment until we reach No. 1.......
  • Romanian government collapses amid public outrage over austerity

     
    The Romanian government collapsed Monday after weeks of protests over biting cuts meant to keep outside funding flowing to the troubled nation. Prime Minister Emil Boc said he and his Cabinet were resigning “to defuse political and social tension.&#...
  • AT&T American Cup gymnastics TV schedule

     
    NBC and Universal Sports Network team up to present two gymnastics events from New York City's Madison Square Garden this weekend. Coverage begins Friday, March 2, at 7:30pm ET with the Nastia Liukin Cup. Then on Saturday, March 3, the AT&T American Cup...