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  • Jane Fonda: Bill O'Reilly, Glenn Beck should watch 'The Newsroom'

    Jane Fonda: Bill O'Reilly, Glenn Beck should watch 'The Newsroom'
    It should come as no surprise that Jane Fonda's role on "The Newsroom" comes with a bit of ease. The veteran actress portrays Leona Lansing, the unpitying CEO of the parent company that owns the cable news network at the center of the series. And she...
  • Lucas Oil's cable play. 'Family Guy' fans mad about Brian's death.

    Lucas Oil's cable play. 'Family Guy' fans mad about Brian's death.
    After the coffee. Before freezing my you-know-what off! The Skinny: I'm in D.C. for Thanksgiving, and it's cold and wet here. But that's not nearly as bad as watching the Redskins lose on East Coast time. At least on the West Coast I don't have to...
  • Hollywood's endangered entrepreneurs

    Hollywood's endangered entrepreneurs
    IT'S hard to imagine New Line Cinema without Bob Shaye, its prickly paterfamilias. The company is being absorbed into Time Warner's Warner Bros. film division, with Shaye and most of the employees being cast adrift. Long after he'd sold his company in...
  • Ted Turner puts it in writing

    Ted Turner puts it in writing
    Ted Turner admits to having "foot-in-the-mouth disease." For a good deal of his adult life, he has made headlines for his controversial remarks, although in recent years, he has cast a lower profile. Now Turner is back, appearing on "60 Minutes" and...
  • Los Angeles Times Bestsellers

    Los Angeles Times Bestsellers
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || A Mercy by Toni Morrison (Knopf: $23.95) A slave girl is sold by her mother in late 1600's America to give her a better life. || 1 || || 2. || Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $19....
  • It's full speed ahead for the Wild Man, 76

    It's full speed ahead for the Wild Man, 76
    We're 45 minutes up a forbidding Malibu dirt road that climbs 2,200 feet in four miles, and the Wild Man is ahead. Way ahead. Out-of-sight ahead. And my excuses begin: "I'm a mountain biker, but I've never ridden right after a grueling, two-hour, all-...
  • Percival Everett, in and out of fiction

    Percival Everett, in and out of fiction
    Percival Everett doesn't spend a lot of time considering his body of work. Instead, says the 52-year-old author, whose new novel "I Am Not Sidney Poitier" (Graywolf: 272 pp., $16 paper) came out last month, "I think about writing one book at a time. It'...
  • 'Hell' by Robert Olen Butler

    'Hell' by Robert Olen Butler
    If you must have a shtick, make it a good one. Robert Olen Butler is familiar with this dictum: His collection "Tabloid Dreams" was based on supermarket tabloids; the stories in "Had a Good Time" were drawn from vintage postcards; "Severance" was composed...
  • 'Eco Barons: The Dreamers, Schemers and Millionaires Who Are Saving Our Planet' by Edward Humes

    Eco Barons The Dreamers, Schemers and Millionaires Who are Saving Our Planet Edward Humes Ecco: 368 pp., $25.99 Excepting the facts that the title is absurd and the premise conceptually fractured, this is a fine little book: a collection of starry-...
  • Andrew Breitbart: The man behind the Shirley Sherrod affair

    Andrew Breitbart: The man behind the Shirley Sherrod affair
    The command center of Andrew Breitbart's growing media empire is a suite of offices on Sawtelle Boulevard in West Los Angeles with the temporary feel of a campaign office. Only the computers seem firmly anchored. On a recent summer day, just weeks...
  • Discovery founder John Hendricks' book covers start to Honey Boo Boo

    Discovery founder John Hendricks' book covers start to Honey Boo Boo
    A new distribution platform is emerging and no one knows what to make of it. The established players are wary of it and see it as more foe than friend. Others are afraid of losing their shirt by investing in it. Sound familiar? But this isn't the...