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  • Josh Shaw's story drawing more than sports interest

    Josh Shaw's story drawing more than sports interest
    USC's opener is Saturday against Fresno State. But the conversation on the sideline at Brian Kennedy-Howard-Jones field isn't about football. It's about Josh Shaw. And the chatter is going far beyond routine sports coverage. Wednesday morning's...
  • Gob Squad jesters reel in REDCAT audience with mixed results

    Gob Squad jesters reel in REDCAT audience with mixed results
    The one thing you can count on with Gob Squad, the always-surprising European performance collective now at REDCAT, is that the audience won't be excluded from the multimedia act. Screens are integral to Gob Squad's aesthetic, but there's hardly an...
  • USC's Josh Shaw suspended indefinitely for fabricating heroic story

    USC's Josh Shaw suspended indefinitely for fabricating heroic story
    LOS ANGELES -- USC defensive back Josh Shaw has been suspended indefinitely after admitting he fabricated a story about saving his nephew from drowning. The university said in a news release that Shaw came clean Wednesday and has apologized. Shaw said...
  • ‘Maze Runner’ director talks Dylan O’Brien, James Dashner, real grime

     
    In the new film “The Maze Runner,” a teen named Thomas is suddenly deposited into the Glade, a pastoral enclave […]...
  • USC investigates Josh Shaw's heroic story

    USC investigates Josh Shaw's heroic story
    A day after it deemed Josh Shaw a hero, USC backtracked on the story. The sports and social-media world were set abuzz Monday when USC published on its website a heroic story about cornerback Josh Shaw saving a nephew in distress. But the narrative...
  • 'Madam Secretary' Tea Leoni's nomination is heartily confirmed

    'Madam Secretary' Tea Leoni's nomination is heartily confirmed
    Of the non-comic-book-related dramas debuting this fall, Barbara Hall's "Madam Secretary" on CBS is clearly a front-runner. Smartly written and formidably cast, the series, which premieres Sunday, offers a welcome dose of Téa Leoni, female sanity and...
  • HBO picks up six-hour miniseries on race from David Simon

    HBO picks up six-hour miniseries on race from David Simon
    The long relationship between HBO and David Simon will continue with the Baltimore filmmaker co-writing and producing "Show Me a Hero," a six-hour miniseries, for the premium cable channel. Based on the non-fiction book of the same title by Lisa Belkin,...
  • Thousands honor lifeguard Ben Carlson at evening beach memorial

    Thousands honor lifeguard Ben Carlson at evening beach memorial
    The paddle-out Sunday morning created a circle wider than Newport Beach had ever seen. By evening, supporters had drawn tighter on shore, with many thousands coming together for a celebration of the life of Ben Carlson. Around dusk in West Newport,...
  • Around Town: Enjoying the real 'Aviation' cocktail

    Another hot Monday night at the Flintridge Proper. The Happy Hour had come and gone. Now was the time for a real cocktail. On the table before me there was a small stemmed glass. The 1935 edition of the Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book says, "Americans, as a...
  • Batman's top writer talks about hero's 75th anniversary

    Batman's top writer talks about hero's 75th anniversary
    It would have been nice to get all dramatic and scratchy-voiced right now and say that Wednesday, July 23, 2014, is the 75th anniversary of Batman, and that there can be only one Dark Knight. But that would be a lie. And it wouldn't be honoring the most...
  • Fallen Korean War hero was just 17 years old

    Fallen Korean War hero was just 17 years old
    Rudy Blomstrom of Lower Saucon Township responded to my recent stories about World War II heroes by sending me the remarkable account that he researched and wrote about his high school friend George Lawall. The compelling subject line on his email was...