| Oct 31, 2010
From onstage at the 32nd Carousel of Hope, emcee Jay Leno surveyed the crowd before him, describing the gala as one where "the audience is more famous than you."
The Oct. 23 affair at the Beverly Hilton had no shortage of star-power onstage or off. Tom...
| Nov 14, 2010
Channel-surf almost any night of the week in Britain and chances are you'll come across a gruesome crime drama featuring a dark and tortured soul whose brutal, morally repellent deeds make you recoil in horror.
And that's just the detective.
| Nov 20, 2010
To read Andrews Vachss at his best is to take a ride on the dark side, where the plight of the oppressed and vulnerable — most notably abused children — becomes the catalyst for revenge-fueled street justice. It's meted out by scarred, scary...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 12:14 PM
Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger leads a list of 19 so-called "stakeholders" who will meet with President Obama at the White House to discuss immigration reform Tuesday afternoon.
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| Jun 26, 2011
Ryan David Jahn
Penguin: 280 pp., $15 paper
How fair is it to hold a novel to actual events? It's a question I kept asking as I read Ryan David Jahn's first book, "Good Neighbors" (published in England as "Acts of Violence" in...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 9:15 PM
Wall Street protesters were preparing Thursday for a confrontation with authorities who are expected to enforce new rules in the Lower Manhattan park where the demonstrators have been camped out for almost a month.
The protesters were told to clear out...
| May 22, 2011
Act of Passion
New York Review Books: $14.95 paper
Though successful at his work and family life, a doctor grows dissatisfied and restless and thinks a casual affair is the perfect answer—until the consequences are far...
| May 28, 2011
The new Mike Hammer novel "Kiss Her Goodbye" is preceded by a note from its co-author, Max Allan Collins, who explains that Mickey Spillane, the week before his death in July 2006, told his wife, "When I'm gone … [t]ake everything you find and...
| Feb 21, 2012
Bassist for rock band MC5
Michael Davis, 68, the bassist of influential late 1960s rock band MC5, died Friday of liver failure at Enloe Medical Center in Chico, Calif., said his wife, Angela Davis.
The Motor City Five, later known as MC5,...
| Feb 17, 2009
Oscar-winning screenwriter Stephen Gaghan has listed his home in the Pacific Palisades at $1,895,000.
It may be a stretch to envision the man who wrote the gritty "Traffic" (2000) and sobering "Syriana" (2005) living in a Cape Cod-style house...
| Feb 6, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 6 - 13 in PDF format This week's TV Movies PRIME CHOICES SUNDAY The Saints, led by quarterback Drew Brees, make their first ever appearance on pro football's biggest......