| Mar 27, 2009
Like any sex education seminar, this one covered the familiar topics: how to use a condom, how to protect against sexually transmitted disease. But some of the questions - How will Viagra affect my heart medication? Where does an 82-year-old man meet...
| Apr 6, 2010
| 4:13 PM
Couples receive so much advice on everything from planning the ceremony to choosing the right flowers, but they often don't hear about what happens after the reception. The advice experts at Hundreds of Heads share the insights of brides and grooms who...
| May 3, 2010
Over the last few decades, the period between the time when young adults leave their parents' house and when they settle down to start families has grown substantially. In 1970, 21% of 25-year-olds were unmarried; by 2005, the percentage had jumped to 60%...
| Sep 8, 2008
| 4:31 AM
LOS ANGELES — No Madonna kiss. No Michael Jackson cameo. No flying Howard Stern. Not even a Kanye tantrum. MTV has set a high standard for the unexpected at its Video Music Awards, but on the show's 25th anniversary, the network instead settled...
| Jun 22, 2009
Text messages are forcing us to rethink the way we deal with the difficult issues that arise when teenagers get involved with sex; The Times addressed this touchy issue in its June 1 editorial, "Keeping an eye on ‘sexting.’ " Some in law...
| Feb 3, 2010
| 2:48 PM
As The Times continues to lead the parade to charterization of the Los Angeles Unified School District, one of the most overused and misunderstood phrases on the paper's editorial page is "reform." Change is not necessarily reform. Genuine reform produces...
| Mar 15, 2011
Jodi Picoult's novels do not gather dust on the bedside table. They are gobbled up quickly and the readers want more.
"Sing You Home" is Picoult's 18th novel; the last six have each sold more than 5 million copies around the world. Her new novel, which...
| Mar 10, 2011
If you like your true crime populated by clever killers, tenacious detectives and intriguing, eccentric suspects, and if you demand a whodunit mystery with a satisfying measure of redemption, "Bringing Adam Home" is not the book for you.
This is a tale...
| May 13, 2011
Sometimes you just want someone to tell it to you straight. You may look and feel better than your grandmother or even your mother did at 50 but the idea that 50 is anything like 30, Tracey Jackson practically screams, is either a marketing scam or a line...
| Feb 6, 2011
The Gospel of Anarchy
HarperPerennial: 256 pp., $13.99 paper
The house at the center of Justin Taylor's "The Gospel of Anarchy" has the universals of bohemian communities: shared food, leftist politics, dropouts, some guy...
| May 24, 2011
Meg Wolitzer's new book, "The Uncoupling," asks an implicit but frank question: So, how long could you go without sex?
Once you're done coughing, tapping your fingers or otherwise avoiding the question, you might be surprised at your answer, if you're...