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"Whodunnit?" is not your granddad's game of "Clue," nor is it a fusty version of an Agatha Christie novel. "CSI" creator Anthony E. Zuiker, for his first foray into unscripted TV, has come up with a show he's dubbed a "cinematic murder mystery of...
AUSTIN, Texas -- Among the most anticipated moments of the South by Southwest film festival was the U.S. premiere of “Spring Breakers.” Directed by provocateur Harmony Korine, the movie is a sun-soaked, head-spinning look at four college girls...
Twelve years after his death on tax day 2000, Edward Gorey — writer, illustrator, Victorian aesthete born half a century too late — has earned an adjective all his own: "Goreyesque." The word is used, increasingly, to refer to anything that...
The only thing more endangered than being Arkansas' head coach is being undefeated. Stanford found out Thursday night what others will discover Saturday. The Cardinal sin of losing at Washington leaves 26 unbeatens as the season winds toward an Agatha...
World NowScotland Yard, one of the world's most famous police forces, unveiled plans Tuesday to move from its iconic headquarters in central London to a smaller building around the corner. The Yard, also known as the Metropolitan Police Service, has proposed the...
Mysteries and thrillers set in the years surrounding and during our two world wars have become a cottage industry. From Ken Follett's "Eye of the Needle" in the 1980s to recent novels by Charles Todd and Jacqueline Winspear, the standouts blend enough...
Tribune NewspapersLast summer, while browsing in a used bookstore in San Luis Obispo, I discovered something I thought no longer existed — an Agatha Christie novel I had not read. Anyone monitoring my vital signs would have thought I had discovered the next Gnostic...
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Jacket CopyUnfamiliar with the works of Don DeLillo? For a primer of sorts, says David L. Ulin in a review featured in this Sunday's books coverage, you might turn to the collection "The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories." This short story collection,......
Jacket CopyCarmaggedon: your 19-book reading list. Hope it's enough to keep you busy while stuck in traffic....
Bookshelves real and virtual are stocked with volumes about Los Angeles and Southern California written by people who parachute into a Westside guest house for a few weeks, hit the hot spots and high spots, then write with voice-of-God authority for...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAlice Ozma's father read to her every night before bed for 3,218 days straight. "The Streak," as Ozma and her father, Jim Brozina, called it, began when Ozma was in fourth grade and didn't stop until the day she moved into her college dormitory when she...
Tags: Book, Family, Human Interest
Monster Mash: Detroit Symphony braces for musicians' strike; Wikipedia criticized for revealing play's endingCulture MonsterLabor standoff: Musicians of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra have authorized its union leaders to call a strike after management's two final contract proposals were rejected. (Detroit Free Press) Spoiler alert: Wikipedia is under criticism for revealing...
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