author, editor and professor
American author, editor and professor (January 6, 1931 – July 21, 2015)
In this comic and affecting novel based on the lives of the Collyer brothers — one a blind pianist, the other a hoarder and inventor — Doctorow creates an ironic allegory of modern…
Aug. 6, 2015from Bookworm
Jun. 9, 2005from Bookworm
When a studio executive “suggested” that Greta Gerwig change the ending she had devised for her version of "Little Women," Gerwig channeled Jo March, the fiery heroine of the Louisa…
Dec. 6from The Business
A new film about the CIA torture report brings to life the brutal reality of the crimes the agency committed post-9/11.
Nov. 29from Scheer Intelligence
This week: explore the rise and form of right wing media spaces; shop local crafts and give the Amazon delivery person a break; celebrate 20 years of the hauntingly beautiful…
Dec. 2from Design and Architecture
Los Angeles’ oldest children’s theater recently moved from downtown to Highland Park.
Nov. 26from Greater LA
"The Aeronauts" is in the Jules Verne vein of "Around the World In 80 Days," but on a slightly more modest scale.
Dec. 6from Film Reviews
Remember being a teenager? If you are now or ever were a teenager, you've probably had to navigate some tricky social waters. Who's cool? Who's a poser?
Dec. 2from Opening the Curtain
Tom Hanks is Fred Rogers, the children's TV host in "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood." The movie was made for grownups, of course, so sticky sweetness threatens at every turn.
Nov. 22from Film Reviews
On Tuesday, presidential hopeful Julian Castro joined Black Lives Matter activists in front of LAPD headquarters to raise awareness of the 2018 fatal police shooting of Grechario Mack.
Dec. 4from Greater LA
Part of the streaming wars is trying to figure out the perfect way to release new episodes--one at a time, all at once, or some combination of the two?
Nov. 29from Hollywood Breakdown