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  • From airboards to scoots, these snow toys fly

    From airboards to scoots, these snow toys fly
    Snowboarders, take note: Your days in the limelight are over. Just as you once shoved two-plankers off the slopes with your insane rail spins and half-pipe jumps, a new generation of downhill rebels is ready to return the favor. You are yesterday's news....
  • Manny Farber: A film critic not in awe of Hollywood

    Manny Farber: A film critic not in awe of Hollywood
    Farber on Film The Complete Film Writings of Manny Farber Edited by Robert Polito Library of America: 824 pp., $40 At this year's Academy Awards, the most incongruous moment came during the "In Memoriam" roll call. Among the distinguished deceased...
  • 'The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein' by Peter Ackroyd

    'The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein' by Peter Ackroyd
    First, a confession: I am Victor Frankenstein. Not the Victor Frankenstein, of course, who was, after all, not a real person but a literary invention from the mind of Mary Shelley. As the godmother of Gothic horror, Shelley conjured a scientist who...
  • Ray Bradbury's '2116' debuts at long last

    Ray Bradbury's '2116' debuts at long last
    "2116," a musical Ray Bradbury wrote more than 50 years ago for Charles Laughton and Elsa Lanchester, will have its long-deferred premiere Jan. 16 at the Fremont Centre Theatre in South Pasadena. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Ray Bradbury: An...
  • Tim Burton revisits his old L.A. haunts

    TIM BURTON knows the dark side. He's not evil, exactly, but his films often take grotesque elements and twist them into something more endearing than repulsive. Take the Pumpkin King in "The Nightmare Before Christmas" who scares good boys and girls with...
  • Arlo Weiner, 8-year-old fashion plate

    Arlo Weiner, 8-year-old fashion plate
    In the middle of L.A. Fashion Week, 8-year-old Arlo Weiner showed up at a party with his parents ("Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner and architect Linda Brettler) rocking a tweed jacket and a bow tie -- and trying desperately to hold a monocle in his...