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Culture MonsterPhotographer Lindsay McCrum documents "Chicks With Guns"...
In 1930, Mexican artist Miguel Covarrubias and his wife, Rose, traveled to the island of Bali in Indonesia and promptly fell in love with what they saw. They stayed nine months, soaking up the natural beauty and distinct culture. Covarrubias later wrote a...
Culture MonsterR.B. Kitaj did a series of screen prints by photographing 50 book covers from his own library. Thereâs a wide variety of titles, from âThe Wording of Police Chargesâ and the Penguin version of Margaret Meadâs âComing of Age in......
The Daily MirrorJan. 6, 1980: Years before there was MTVâs âThe Real Worldâ (or MTV, for that matter), there was Craig Gilbertâs âAn American Family,â the story of the Loud family of Santa Barbara, which aired on PBS in 12 one-hour episodes......
Special to the Los Angeles TimesStop for a moment to absorb this possibility: Rather than dreading a protracted old age, consider that you have been given the gift of an extra phase, what Mary Catherine Bateson calls "Adulthood II." There are no longer three generations in one average...
Imperfect Birds A Novel Anne Lamott Riverhead Books: 274 pp., $25.95 From the very first line of the very first page, Anne Lamott defines what's at stake in her new novel, "Imperfect Birds": "There are so many evils that pull on our children. Even...
Jacket CopyJerry Weintraub has been a music producer and a movie mogul, but mostly he's really good at being the guy behind the scenes. And he's pulling back the curtains in his new memoir, "When I Stop Talking." RJ Smith, who......
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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterTHERE'S a throwaway gag near the end of "The Nanny Diaries" that hints at some of what's so perplexing and off-the-mark about this plodding and generic adaptation, which by rights should have been pure, eat-the-rich summer fun: Relaxing on the beach in...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterHarrington, Wash. "That door," he says with dramatic pause. "That door weighs 4,000 pounds. It's been reinforced to withstand a nuclear blast." Peter Davenport has a radio voice, the kind of exaggerated baritone that cuts through walls and most doors,...
Maryland's highest court on Tuesday blocked police in most cases from collecting DNA samples when they arrest suspects in violent crimes and burglaries, dealing a blow to one of Gov. Martin O'Malley's signature initiatives. The Court of Appeals ruled 5-2...
It’s different, all right. In fact, if one knows anything about Amelia Earhart, you might find this fictionalized account of what happens after her disappearance to be confusing, frustrating and possibly offensive. But “This Is Different,&...
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