| Aug 18, 2011
1. ZZ TOP Boogie-woogie rock group ZZ Top was just a little ol’ band from Texas in the late 1970s when MTV came along and found the long-beards-and-sunglasses look was ready made for videos. Suddenly in 1983, its eighth (!)......
| Dec 7, 2011
Atwater bungalows: The story behind the Hopi-inspired enclave of rental properties built by H. Gale Atwater along Avon Park Terrace in Echo Park....
| Jan 19, 2012
Soft-voiced troubadour M. Ward is coming to Hollywood Forever's Masonic Lodge on February 2. Tickets (two per "household," please) are on sale now for $25....
| Jan 24, 2010
The Templars were an elite taskforce -- consider them the Green Berets of the Middle Ages. They were known for their service to the pope, their fierce determination to wrest Jerusalem from the enemy, their great wealth and, like many groups, their...
| Jul 16, 2009
Bones are the body's first lines of defense. They protect the brain, heart and lungs and anchor the muscles. They keep us mobile. And all they ask in return is our support to keep them strong: good nutrition, weight-bearing exercise, calcium and Vitamin...
| Aug 30, 2009
Remember Robert Bly's bestselling 1990 book "Iron John: A Book About Men"? It was the manifesto for a movement -- a call for men to get back in touch with their primal selves. Go out in the woods, strip off your shirt, bang on a drum and howl at the moon....
| Oct 9, 2009
Bones are the body's first lines of defense. They protect the brain, heart and lungs and anchor the muscles. They keep us mobile. And all they ask in return is our support to keep them strong: good nutrition, weight-bearing exercise, calcium and vitamin...
| Sep 11, 2009
| 2:10 PM
Fears of conspiracies and mysterious cabals are nothing new -- that's what Arthur Goldwag illustrates in "Cults, Conspiracies and Secret Societies" (Vintage Books: $16 paper). The book is part compendium/part commentary on the numerous organizations and...
| Sep 14, 2009
The wait is over. "The Lost Symbol," the follow-up to Dan Brown's 2003 mega-seller, "The Da Vinci Code," is here -- and you don't have to be a Freemason to enjoy it (although it wouldn't hurt).
Like "Angels and Demons," published in 2000, and "The Da...
| Oct 11, 2009
How did Mary Shelley come up with the idea for "Frankenstein"? Did that spooky storytelling contest at the Villa Diodati in 1816 -- you know, the one with Byron, John Polidori and Mary's husband Percy -- send her imagination into high gear? Was it all the...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 9:58 AM
Edward Maximilien Joseph George
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, Edward Maximilien Joseph George. Edward was just a month and 22 days shy of his 107 birthday when...