| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:00 AM
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6
A Case of You
A young writer smitten with the barista at his local coffee shop scours her Facebook profile for intel and tries to transform himself into her dream guy. With Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood. Written by Long....
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Mariel Hemingway mines her famous family's history in "Running From Crazy," exploring the legacy left by her iconic grandfather Ernest — one of creative heights and emotional lows. By Mariel's count, she's lost seven relatives to suicide, and having...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 3:10 PM
The story of Los Angeles schools' misbegotten $1-billion program to equip all its students with iPads for students continues to get worse.
The latest news, as reported by my colleague Howard Blume, is that the price of the devices turns out to be higher...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:14 PM
For a documentary extolling the friendship between two icons of minimalist persuasion — soft-spoken movie star Gary Cooper and stripped-bare wordsmith Ernest Hemingway — John Mulholland's "Cooper & Hemingway: The True Gen" sure does talk a...
| Jul 27, 2013
Just because you can't travel to Cuba from the United States doesn't mean that you can't drink like you're on holiday in Havana. Eveleigh barman Dave Kupchinsky has created a languorous summer treat with a cocktail called Hotel Nacional. The drink tips...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:03 PM
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A historic archive documenting Alexander Graham Bell’s attempt in the early 1900s to build a kite-like aircraft that would allow humans to fly was pulled back from an auctioneer’s...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Of all the ways to keep a writer's memory alive, the one held at Sloppy Joe's bar in Key West, Fla., is certainly among the best: it's the annual Hemingway Look-Alike contest.
In honor of Ernest Hemingway's nickname, the winner is crowned "Papa" for a...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Revelers from around the world descended on Pamplona to take part in some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises."...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:00 AM
In the astute new road-trip movie "Crystal Fairy," set mostly in Chile's Atacama Desert, Michael Cera plays an archetypal Ugly American.
In fact, Cera plays several versions of the Ugly American popularized through generations of movies, novels and...
| Sep 1, 2013
PARIS — Charles Trueheart, the director of the American Library in Paris, picked through the shelves in his office and withdrew a surprisingly well-preserved June 1922 edition of the long-gone literary magazine the Smart Set.
The cover touted a...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:46 PM
A once-notorious intersection at the foot of Laurel Canyon in Hollywood is being targeted for a striking new development with high-rise apartments, street-level shops and an underground grocery store.
At the southwest corner of Sunset Boulevard at...