| Oct 29, 2014
| 8:23 AM
So you think Florida State’s reputation has been sullied by Jameis Winston and the way the school has handled his antics?
It has if you took a poll in faculty lounges, Internet chat rooms and other places where Jimbo Fisher is seen as the Great...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 4:58 AM
In the last two years, State Attorney Angela Corey has basked in praise of some and been hit by criticism from others.
"That's a very polite way of putting it," Corey said with a chuckle after a reporter mentioned that last week.
During a 45-minute...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Whatever happened to "Obamamania"? Recent polls suggest that race relations have gotten worse since President Barack Obama's 2008 election — or, at least, that more Americans think they have.
It didn't help anybody's feeling of sunny delight...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Do bothersome facts matter anymore?
Not really. This is an age when Americans were assured that the Affordable Care Act lowered our premiums. It cut deductibles. Obamacare allowed us to keep our doctors and health plans, and lowered the deficit. Those...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
FX Prods. has added another prominent film production company to its roster of development partners, signing a first-look pact with Escape Artists.
The deal marks the first TV foray for the banner founded in 2001 by producers Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Want a question answered in a future USC Now mailbag?
Don't hesitate to email me at LNThiry@gmail.com and I will respond on a future Friday.
Here is a sample of what you wrote in about this week.
Observation: Perhaps LenDale White is still a little...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Henry Louis "H. L." Mencken died in 1956 at the age of 75.
Mencken has been referred to as the "Sage of Baltimore". Primarily, Mencken was a journalist. For most of his career, he was a reporter and a columnist for The Baltimore Sun. He was also a...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 11:43 AM
A Brentwood building historically linked to one of Los Angeles’ most notorious murders has been sold for about $25 million to local investors who intend to improve it. Real estate investment firm GPI Cos. bought the retail complex at 11572-11770 San...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
A few words about the "poor door."
Maybe you already know about this. Maybe you read on Slate, saw on Colbert or heard on NPR how a developer qualified for tax benefits under New York City's Inclusionary Housing Program by agreeing to add to its new...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 10:48 AM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The trio of creators behind "Glee" are back together to produce a comedy-horror anthology series, "Scream Queens," that has grabbed a straight-to-series order from Fox.
Project is designed to be an anthology series...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
With a sincere thanks for "the greatest night of my life," comedian Jay Leno accepted the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for Humor Sunday in a rowdy affair that featured a parade of funny regulars from the "Tonight Show." As for his just-received...