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  • South Florida man has shot at WSOP main event final table

    South Florida man has shot at WSOP main event final table
     As has been the case the past few years, there's a South Florida rooting interest as the World Series of Poker plays down to the final table today.  This time, it's Amir Lehavot, 38, who sits in 11th place as the final 27 players narrow it down to nine...
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  • Review: 'Computer Chess' a few moves away from great satire

    You need no particular knowledge or affection for the game of kings to appreciate the whimsy of "Computer Chess." The genius of this indie is its cleverness in capturing the driest of times and the dullest of people in a faux documentary about the early...
  • 'Breaking Bad': Anna Gunn talks of end times and Skyler's swim

    'Breaking Bad': Anna Gunn talks of end times and Skyler's swim
    With "Breaking Bad" returning Aug. 11 for the last half of its fifth season, Anna Gunn dropped by to talk about the show's end and the first batch of episodes that ended last year. Gunn didn't get into too many specifics about the future (others have...
  • PASSINGS: Marshall Miles

    Marshall Miles Attorney and bridge champion Marshall Miles, 86, an attorney and champion bridge player best known for his 1963 book "All Fifty-Two Cards" and other writings on the game, died Feb. 5 at Redlands Community Hospital of complications...
  • Chan Lowe: Marco Rubio and the immigration bill

    Chan Lowe: Marco Rubio and the immigration bill
    Since everything Sen. Marco Rubio does must be viewed through the lens of his ambitions for higher office, his shepherding of the recently passed immigration bill — which includes the controversial path to citizenship — is a nuanced strategy....
  • 2012: A Kubrick odyssey

    2012: A Kubrick odyssey
    Among the more than 1,000 objects on display in "Stanley Kubrick" -- a massive exhibition devoted to the legendary filmmaker that opens Thursday at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art -- the piece that perhaps best captures the director's singular...
  • After 4,000 'Let's Make a Deal' episodes, an Emmy for Monty Hall

    After 4,000 'Let's Make a Deal' episodes, an Emmy for Monty Hall
    After doing more than 4,000 episodes over the last half-century of his iconic daytime game show "Let's Make a Deal," Monty Hall is finally getting an Emmy Award. "TV's Big Dealer" is receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 40th Daytime...
  • David Kwong helps 'Now You See Me' make magic

    The hand is quicker than the eye, according to David Kwong, magic consultant for the upcoming film "Now You See Me" from Summit Entertainment. But that's not the only trick behind how the film's central characters — a gang of four magicians played...
  • Art of the crossword: How puzzles are built

    Art of the crossword: How puzzles are built
    In Part 2 of our conversation about the intricacies of puzzle creation, Rich Norris, who supplies our daily crossword, and his editor, James Lower, discuss how the games are made. Q. Rich, the crossword credit line includes names besides yours. What...
  • Harlan: Bring objectivity to commission appointments

    This Tuesday, the Costa Mesa City Council will revisit the appointment of one planning commissioner and select four new members of the Parks and Recreation Commission. Based on the council majority's initial appointments a few weeks ago, I think we can...