| Apr 8, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday told a South African courtroom — and the world — his version of what happened the night he shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year.
It was quite an emotional tale.
But was it the truth?
| Mar 26, 2014
| 1:45 PM
John Corrigan is the assistant managing editor for Arts and Entertainment, leading one of the Los Angeles Times’ largest editorial departments in its coverage of film, television, culture, music, media and the fine arts.
Corrigan has worked at The...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:09 PM
History's next big miniseries will be titled "World Wars," and as the name suggests, it'll be looking at the 30-year span of time that saw World War I and World War II.
History announced the project Wednesday and revealed that the six-part series will...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:17 PM
What combination of circumstances makes us remember an otherwise forgettable event? Here’s the recipe, from 67 years ago Wednesday — the Black Dahlia murder.
She was a young nobody, a pretty-ish drifter of a type that filled L.A. just...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Jay Leno told almost 44,000 jokes as host of "The Tonight Show," and according to a recent study, one out of ten of his quips were about Bill Clinton.
The Center for Media and Public Affairs at George Mason University, which tracks late-night humor, said...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:22 PM
In case you didn't see it in today's print edition of The Morning Call or found it while buried online, here's my column on a sports broadcasters Mount Rushmore for baseball, football, basketball, the Phillies, Yankees, Mets, Olympics etc. http://www....
| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius is currently standing trial in South Africa after being accused of killing his girlfriend, 29-year-old model Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day in 2013. His lawyers have said the shooting was a tragic...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 6:58 PM
There was already something kind of amusing about Bitcoin, a currency backed by the full faith and credit of magical thinking and traded (until a virtual heist) by, among others, a Tokyo-based company whose name, Mt. Gox, comes from “Magic: the...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:24 PM
The Morning Call's coverage of the Super Bowl extravaganza was just great, with one glaring exception.
The 43-8 Seattle Seahawks victory over the Denver Broncos, said one of Monday's stories, was "the biggest blowout since the Cowboys trounced the Bills...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Happy Birthday, Internet!
As the world wide web turns a quarter century, there's been a lot of progress in the past 25 years. Old friends have been buried in the digital graveyard (RIP Napster, Angelfire and Lycos. We'll pretend we miss you!).