Column | Jun 25, 2012
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Story | Jan 24, 2013 | 11:50 AMWednesday night was probably the first time a singer used the phrase “hemagglutinin” onstage at the Echo. Longtime L.A. punk fans know that can mean only one thing -- local heroes Bad Religion were playing a rare club-sized show, and its vocalist/UCLA biology professor Greg Graffin was warning the front rows that he'd recently had the flu.
Story | Jan 1, 2012
I'd been working as a lowly scrub at the Nation in New York when, in 1979, I was asked to track down Christopher Hitchens on a trip I happened to be taking to London. My assignment: To lure him to come work for us. I was a convincing emissary, because...
Story | Mar 1, 2012 | 4:36 PM
Andrew Breitbart dead: Breitbart didn’t invent the new media universe, but no one exploited the immediacy and subversive force of new media like he died. Breitbart, 43, died Thursday in Los Angeles of an apparent heart attack.
Story | Dec 23, 2011 | 4:35 PM
On Thursday, I logged on to my Twitter account and noticed I'd been the subject of a sudden flurry of activity. It seemed that the comedian Sarah Silverman had fired off five angry tweets about me over the course of...