| Feb 15, 2013
| 10:25 AM
What do you want from your library? The L.A. Public Library wants to know.
In a brief -- very brief -- online survey, the library asks for your thoughts about the library and its future.
The survey is available in English and Spanish.
| May 29, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Bestselling horror writer Stephen King appeared on the NPR program "Fresh Air" on Tuesday night to talk about his new book, "Joyland." While he got to answer some questions about the book, a supernatural riff on classic noir set in a small amusement park,...
| May 20, 2013
| 8:25 AM
In a move to bump up physical book sales, Stephen King will not release an e-book version of his new novel, "Joyland," the Wall Street Journal reports.
It’s something of a radical move for the man who stood onstage with Amazon’s Jeff Bezos...
| May 30, 2013
| 7:00 AM
He may only be 18, but Nick Robinson can teach you how to skin a rabbit. The trick to the gruesome procedure, the young actor learned while filming the new indie movie "The Kings of Summer," comes at the start — cutting away at the rear flap of skin...
| May 21, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Australia's Qantas Airlines is promoting the announcement of its extended flight routes by commissioning a series of books that last exactly as long as each flight.
For passengers, that could mean less worrying about when it's safe to use electronic...
| May 9, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Los Angeles Times Hero Complex Film Festival kicks off Friday evening at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres at Hollywood & Highland with a double bill of John Carpenter's 1988 "They Live" and his classic 1978 horror film, "Halloween. Carpenter will appear...
| May 30, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Jack Vance, prolific author of science fiction, mystery and epic fantasy, died Sunday at 96, his son John told the Associated Press. He had written more than 60 books during his long life.
Vance, whose real name was John Holbrook, also published under...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:58 PM
David Iserson is used to writing for TV, with credits that include "United States of Tara," "Up All Night" and currently "New Girl"-- so he's become accustomed to all the ribbing that's built into the comedy environment.
That's why the 35-year-old...
| May 24, 2013
| 11:30 AM
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Inside a 10-foot-tall cylinder a few miles from the beach, actress Britt Robertson is chained to a bedpost.
The petite 23-year-old is being held captive by her (fictional) ex-boyfriend, a possessive young man named Junior who'...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 12:04 PM
After the December shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., that killed six adults and 20 children, novelist Stephen King decided he had to say something. He expresses his views on weapons, vehemently and forcefully, in "Guns," an...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:00 AM
NEW YORK — This week, the streets of midtown Manhattan will once again swarm with TV executives trying to woo ad buyers to their upcoming fall lineups with splashy presentations, star-packed cocktail parties and plentiful swag.
But there's an...