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  • Frank Lloyd Wright photos, drawings go to auction; previews start Thursday in L.A.

     
    More than 1,000 photographs, drawings and other documents from the archives of Frank Lloyd Wright scholar Henry-Russell Hitchcock will go on the block as part of Bonhams & Butterfields' books and manuscripts sale Sunday in Los Angeles. It is the largest...
  • John Mayer: The writer behind the controversial Playboy interview speaks out

     
    The week's biggest pop story isn't the "We Are the World" remake or the new Erykah Badu single -- even if it should be -- but the fallout from John Mayer's recent interview with veteran music writer Rob Tannenbaum in......
  • What we're reading now: iron chefs, paint chips, edible mysteries and the New Yorker

     
    Wake up sleepy heads! Here are your morning must-reads, should-reads and wanna-reads: -- Is "Pirates Cove Peach" a Ben & Jerry's flavor? Or a Pottery Barn paint chip? The cool kids over at Mental Floss.com put together this quiz that......
  • Glenn Beck's '9-12' logo based on communist and socialist designs

     
    Ever since Glenn Beck took to the Fox television airwaves recently to offer a bizarre reading of the art commissioned 70 years ago for New York's Rockefeller Center, I've been puzzled by the graphic design element of his 9-12 Project.......
  • 'Fringe' looks to solve the trickiest mystery -- its own identity

     
    ON THE SET Here's a longer version of my cover story on "Fringe" in today's Los Angeles Times Calendar section. The season premiere is tonight on Fox. The low-slung motel looked like the sort of place Norman Bates might open......
  • Weekly Wrap-Up: Breaking boundaries in Venice, Ayn Rand meets Frank Lloyd Wright

     
    Each week we give you a rundown of the stories appearing in the print section, in case there's a cool story you want to e-mail someone or an interesting piece you remember reading that you're having trouble finding online. The cover story this week is...
  • Hiltzik column: On taxes, do the rich really pay their fair share?

     
    The myth of the "overburdened rich" has assumed a place of honor in today's political narrative right next to that of the "undeserving poor," though it's often accompanied by an economic argument out of the brow of Ayn Rand: If......
  • Overnight trip at Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater? Kinda sorta

     
    When the education department of Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater announced an overnight tour of the landmark house, architecture fans and bloggers got in a lather over the prospect of weekending at the historic 1935 structure in western Pennsylvania....
  • Aging gracefully: Ken Kesey's "Cuckoo" and "Notion"

    By Richard Rayner "He had the build of a plunging halfback, with big shoulders and a neck like the stump of a Douglas fir," wrote Malcolm Cowley, who taught Ken Kesey in a writing class at Stanford in 1960. "Chapters of a novel were read aloud in a...
  • 'Strange and Stranger' by Blake Bell

    'Strange and Stranger' by Blake Bell
    Strange and Stranger The World of Steve Ditko Blake Bell Fantagraphics: 216 pp., $39.99 Two weeks ago, at a cafe in San Francisco, I found myself across a table from Frank Miller, the most important comic book artist of the last 25 years. I was...
  • Ayn Rand's epic storytelling

    Ayn Rand's epic storytelling
    By Richard Rayner The new, 50th anniversary edition of Ayn Rand's novel "Atlas Shrugged" (Signet: 1,080 pp., $8.99 paper) -- appearing only three years after an edition commemorating the centennial of the author's birth -- comes with one of those weird...