As Californians begin buying Powerball lottery tickets for the first time, the agency running it is coming under increasing criticism for the promotional campaign it used in the lead…
Apr. 9, 2013
from Arts & Culture Stories
Peter Richardson joins Robert Scheer to discuss his latest book, “Savage Journey,” on the legendary Gonzo journalist.
from Scheer Intelligence
As in past years , this is a list of favorite books of the year. Critics who use the term "best books" are not thinking.
In "Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America," the documentary filmmakers Emily Kunstler and Sarah Kunstler conjure with surprising concepts--including the weight of cotton--to…
from Film Reviews
This year’s Golden Globe Awards will still happen in Beverly Hills, but with no red carpet and no media access. It will be a very pared-down, glamor-free ceremony.
from Hollywood Breakdown
Writer Noah Hawley on how fiction can create empathy.
from The Treatment
Honoree Fanonne Jeffers discusses writing about the full range of a community, its sexuality and gender, in her first fiction novel, “The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois.”
Iranian director Asghar Farhadi has won two Oscars and could be up for a third. His new movie “A Hero” is on this year’s shortlist for Best International Film.
from The Business
“The Every” is the new book by Dave Eggers, a follow-up to his book “The Circle.”
In 1991, actor Steve Martin wrote and starred in “LA Story,” a satirical romantic comedy in which a wacky weatherman tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter struggling…
from Greater LA