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  • New Lakers poll questions to assess the 2010-11 season

     
    The wait has nearly ended, but there's still one more day of excitement, analysis and speculation before the actual games begin. If fans on the L.A. Times Lakers blog are correct, the Lakers' road to three-peat begins Tuesday when they host their season...
  • Poll questions regarding the Lakers' 2010-2011 season

     
    By now I have analyzed a litany of preseason topics: Andrew Bynum's knee, Kobe Bryant's right index finger, Pau Gasol and Bryant's off-season rest, Lamar Odom's experience with Team USA, the Lakers' off-season acquisition and whether this will actually be...
  • Poll: Should Phil Jackson have a beard for the 2010-11 season?

     
    Each morning for the last week, I've addressed a preseason question that Lakers fans will likely talk about once training camp begins Sept. 25. How will Kobe Bryant's right index finger hold up this season? Can Andrew Bynum go through a season without...
  • Box office: 'Other Guys' in solid Ferrell territory; 'Step Up 3D' is tame [updated]

     
    Proving that audiences haven't lost their love for Will Ferrell comedies after "Land of the Lost" flopped last summer, "The Other Guys" opened to a solid $35.6-million this weekend, according to studio estimates, and displaced "Inception" from the top...
  • Pulse of the Fan: some poll questions on the Lakers-Suns series

     
    Just when we thought this series was over (at least I thought so anyway), the Suns and Lakers are now tied, 2-2, in the Western Conference Finals. I didn't feel surprised with the Suns winning Game 3. I expected the Lakers to take the series in five...
  • Poll questions surrounding Lakers-Suns series

     
    There's nearly a week before the Lakers begin their Western Conference Finals matchup with Phoenix Suns. And between that time period, we'll be providing endless previews, storylines, videos from practice, and of course, enjoying Cleveland and Boston duke...
  • Reading between the lines on shampoo bottles

    Reading between the lines on shampoo bottles
    Lather, rinse, repeat. We all do it. Whether it's with a product that's foamy and fragrant or runny and medicinal, green and pearlescent or clear and perfume-free, Americans spend $1.4 billion on shampoo annually, according to SymphonyIRI Group, a...
  • Arthur C. Nielsen Jr. dies at 92; oversaw growth of ratings firm

    Arthur C. Nielsen Jr. dies at 92; oversaw growth of ratings firm
    "If you can put a number on it," Arthur C. Nielsen Jr. said his father once told him, "then you know something." It was a lesson the younger Nielsen — who died Monday at age 92 — never forgot. His lifelong efforts remade his father's once-...
  • Young Winos: The Millennial generation is a thirsty one

    Young Winos: The Millennial generation is a thirsty one
    WHAT do you call a weekly wine tasting group made up of 21- to 29-year-olds? They call themselves the Young Winos of Los Angeles. The wine industry calls them its future. The Young Winos, along with other twentysomething adults across America, are the...
  • Sales of prestige beauty products declined 6% in 2009, market research firm says

     
    The prestige beauty industry, which includes fragrance, skin-care and makeup products, saw sales decline last year as consumers cut back on spending, according to market research firm NPD Group. The firm said sales totaled $8.19 billion, a 6% decrease...
  • Are you a fan of 'fashionable' Facebook fan pages?

     
    As Times fashion critic Booth Moore stated back in September, the fashion industry continues to ramp up its Internet and social networking strategies to woo buyers. Now comes the Facebook 50 from Slate's The Big Money, their "ranking of the......