| Jun 14, 2008
Coldplay "Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends" Capitol
*** (three stars)
Have you ever picked up a self-help book from the display table in a big-box bookstore and opened it to find a phrase that exactly applied to your life? The most pedestrian...
| Mar 10, 2008
The latest hullabaloo at Denver International Airport, the $4-billion transit hub that became notorious for malfunctioning baggage-handling when it opened in 1995, has all the makings of a classic Internet scandal.
Sex? Check. Hip, tech-savvy blogs?...
| Oct 12, 2008
AT FIRST glance, there wasn't much to the way Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain dressed for the debate Tuesday in Nashville, other than their partisan choices in necktie color -- a pale shade of blue for Obama and red stripes for McCain. Both wore two-...
| Feb 27, 2009
In a two-night event at separate venues, the UCLA Film & Television Archive, REDCAT and the Los Angeles Filmforum present two programs of the film work of artist Bruce Conner, who passed away in 2008 at 74. This is an increasingly rare opportunity to...
| Sep 13, 2009
'Shadow and substance'
What's the first thing you think about when you hear the words "The Twilight Zone"?
Is it a man in a black suit with a cigarette? Or that cool, lawyerly voice: "Submitted, for your perusal: a Kanamit. Height: a little over 9 feet....
| Jul 19, 2009
By the 1980s, Philip Glass had earned a healthy reputation working in the concert hall, art films and the theater. That didn't mean he slid easily into Hollywood.
"When I first started doing Hollywood films," Glass, 72, said by phone from his home in New...
| Feb 4, 2010
Week five is a special one, we've got three different intervals to run which means three podcasts.
Interval 1 We'll be doing our 5 minute walking warm-up followed by 5 minutes of jogging, 3 minutes of walking, 5 jogging, 3 walking, 5 jogging and...
| Dec 20, 2009
|| Fiction || Weeks on list ||
|| 1. || U is for Undertow by Sue Grafton (Putnam: $27.95) PI Kinsey Millhone investigates the 20-year-old case of the mysterious disappearance of a 4-year-old girl. || 1 ||
|| 2. || Too Much Happiness...
| Jun 7, 2009
Voyeurism never gets dull. Tabloids have us reveling in celebrity mishaps, but an emptiness always follows. We want to know what really moves the people we admire. Take our über-compilation of song lists to elevate the dialogue at your next salon. I mean,...
| Mar 4, 2010
Well my dears, we've made it all the way to week 9, our final week on this Couch to 5k journey. I hope you are as proud of yourselves as I am and you continue on your path to greatness. This week we're doing a 5 minute walking warm-up followed by 30...
| Sep 21, 2009
If you've lived in New York some time during the last three decades, you might have seen David Byrne on his bike -- long legs pedaling, bright eyes watching. The erstwhile Talking Head, sometime filmmaker, Brian Eno collaborator and perspicacious...