| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:20 PM
As a devoted fan of this series (this is the 11th volume), I can report that this year's anthology of 32 selections might be the best yet. High school students from 826Michigan and 826 Valencia, parts of Dave Eggers' network of nonprofit writing and...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 6:02 PM
Well, if the original start date of the Occupy movement (i.e. Occupy Wall Street, Occupy New Haven and elsewhere) was so arbitrary and spontaneous, then we shouldn’t be disappointed if the movement’s first anniversary seemed rather desultory...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 12:45 PM
In his recent column ("'Occupy movement got America wrong," Sept. 23), Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. illustrates the denial of economic reality in America that is continually propagated by the 1 percent. At the heart of his argument is the idea that the...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 6:00 AM
The Occupy Wall Street movement was created to make people aware of issues that aren't usually discussed in the mainstream corporate media: the greed of the powerful, the destruction of the environment, violence against women and gays and the perpetual...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:18 PM
A Yonkers mother is desperate to find her daughter.
"After the 3rd day, I really got worried and I started calling around, well where is she?" Vivian Bates told host Ricki Lake.
Police say, the last time anyone saw her daughter alive was April 27th. ...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 6:49 AM
Yesterday, hundreds of Americans showed up at Chick-Fil-A stores across the country to show their support for something that is near to their heart. Cholesterol. I mean, umm, Christianity. From CNN:
Throngs of people weighed in on the Chick-fil-A...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:30 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A jury Monday acquitted a 40-year-old man of all charges connected with writing protest messages in chalk on the sidewalk outside branches of the Bank of America.
The case has exacerbated the already tense relationship between Mayor Bob...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Somewhere in South London, there's a storage unit that's a veritable time capsule of John Oliver's life, circa 2006. That's when, as a young comedian on the rise in the U.K., he got a call from "The Daily Show."
He landed in New York on a Sunday and...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 4:09 PM
The people behind the "Payday" video game franchise have a lot going on.
They're making a movie based on "Payday: The Heist," the 2011 cult hit video game, for 2014. The game's sequel is coming out in August, and they're now working on the third...
| May 24, 2013
| 8:24 AM
If you believe you have a right to know what you put in your body, join us at 11 a.m. Saturday at Main Beach for the March Against Monsanto. If you believe our Aliso Beach fire pits are a sacred right to enjoy a bonfire at the beach, let your local...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:00 AM
[Note: this show was originally scheduled for Feb. 8. The date was changed due to weather conditions.]
Louisania-born musician Jeff Mangum co-founded the early-Internet-era band Neutral Milk Hotel, whose album In the Aeroplane Over the Sea (album art...