| Nov 22, 2011
| 9:43 PM
While President Obama is pardoning two turkeys for Thanksgiving, every one of us has that same presidential power by choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance that spares a turkey's life.
And here are some good reasons:
•You are what you eat....
| Jul 29, 2012
| 7:05 PM
What do vampires do after massacring a wedding reception? Plan for world domination, of course.
After last week's monstrously ridiculous episode, this week was a bit more sedate. For "True Blood" that means a graphic sex scene, double Sams (seriously)...
| May 31, 2012
| 11:32 AM
First, a favor: Can you please abandon your perusal of this page for just a second or so?
In that interval, we would appreciate it if you could glance at your hand. Right or left. Doesn't matter.
Just a glance. We'll wait.
Thanks. You saw, we assume,...
| Jun 10, 2012
How to Build an Android
The True Story ofPhilip K. Dick's Robotic Resurrection
David F. Dufty
Henry Holt: 288 pp., $26
In 2005, at the edge of robotics, a curious project took shape: an android that was an eerily realistic copy of science fiction...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 8:50 PM
Hundreds of graduates, along with their principal, bid farewell Thursday to four years at Glendale Unified High School.
More than 600 graduates dressed in red and black caps and gowns took center stage at Moyse Stadium as they prepared to move on to...
| Mar 24, 2012
Drinkers the world over have been thrilled by the notion that resveratrol, a chemical found in red wine, might be some kind of anti-aging powerhouse.
The supposed wonder substance can make perilously chubby lab rats live as long as their slim...
| Apr 11, 2011
An authorized biography of Apple's Steve Jobs, iSteve, coming in 2012....
| Apr 25, 2011
Donald Trump wants President Obama to reveal his school records and calls Robert De Niro 'not the brightest bulb in the world'...
| May 11, 2011
Mark Swed reviews "Carnegie Hall Treasures," published on the occasion of the iconic institution's 120th anniversary....
| Jun 8, 2011
Wisconsin governor Scott Walker removes painting depicting children...
| Jul 7, 2011
"iSteve" will not be the title of the upcoming authorized bio of Steve Jobs. iBummer....