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  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The Hobbit'

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 13 - 19, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Cedar Cove It's Christmas, and while...
  • Our challenge for 2012: Get Americans working

    2011 will be remembered as the year Americans woke up to the harm that growing disparities in wealth and income have done to our society and our economy. For decades, the rich have claimed a far larger share of the nation's bounty than the rest of us,...
  • Dream Defenders earning political credibility

    Dream Defenders earning political credibility
    Word is getting around. The Dream Defenders are for real. Whether you agree with their demands — chiefly to repeal Florida's "stand your ground" law — or view their protest as juvenile foot-stomping, this much is true: This group of...
  • Reddit Meetup: Can users turn online connections into real ones?

    Reddit Meetup: Can users turn online connections into real ones?
    What do President Obama, Morgan Freeman, NSA document-leaker Edward Snowden and some guy who goes by the name “probably hitting on you” have in common? They all know what time "the narwhal bacons." Specifically, they know "the narwhal...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap, 'Unintended Consequences'

    'The Newsroom' recap, 'Unintended Consequences'
    "He's never seen hair like yours before. That color is called blonde, Daniel, and it's nothing but trouble." -- Pastor Moses It's nice when a show spells out the theme of an episode right in the title, as "The Newsroom" did this week with "Unintended...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap, 'Willie Pete'

    'The Newsroom' recap, 'Willie Pete'
    "How many different kinds of disgusting do you have to be to boo a man who volunteered to fight and die for you?" -- Will McAvoy "Willie Pete," the third episode of "The Newsroom's" second season, opened with a Will McAvoy rave-out during a comment...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap, 'The Genoa tip'

    'The Newsroom' recap, 'The Genoa tip'
    "The point is, I'm not who I used to be right now." -- Will McAvoy "The Newsroom" is at its best when its characters fight for what's right and win. "The Genoa Tip" gave us a bunch of plotlines with characters fighting for things. But were they the right...
  • The Occupy movement: Drumbeats of change

    The Occupy movement: Drumbeats of change
    I would have liked to know what the drummer hoped and what she expected. We will never know why she decided to take a drum to the central markets of Paris on Oct. 5, 1789, and why, that day, the tinder was so ready to catch fire from the drumbeat's...
  • A view of Occupy Wall Street, Disney and the desert through eyes of Mike Daisey

    A view of Occupy Wall Street, Disney and the desert through eyes of Mike Daisey
    Mike Daisey is a keen cultural observer with a ruthless streak. In "American Utopias," the neo-Spalding Gray's latest monologue, Daisey even takes on the "It's a Small World" ride at Walt Disney World. "It looks like a 1950s game show threw up on itself,"...
  • The zine scene

    The zine scene
    Earlier this month, several thousand people roamed over two floors of a Columbia College building for the 4th annual Chicago Zine Fest. Moving through the youthful crowd was Sarah Wenzel, bibliographer for Literatures of Europe and the Americas at the...
  • True American classics

    True American classics
    Break down the 2012 election into something fundamentally American — as opposed to the economy, which is universal, or the latest gaffe by Mitt Romney or Joe Biden, which is shallower fare — and it revolves around this question: How much...