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  • On the Web: A literary marriage, a writer's lessons and more book news

     
    Librarians meet, a 75-year-old author weds and an Oscar-winning writer shares his secrets in today's book news....
  • Remembering Owsley "Bear" Stanley (1935-2011) [Audio]

     
    The obituary for Owsley "Bear" Stanley ran in the news pages of the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday, but it spiritually inhabits the music section. Though he never received the cult of his contemporary, Timothy Leary, the eccentric Stanley did......
  • A few suggestions for the Grateful Dead video game coming this summer

     
    Despite reports of flagging sales of Guitar Hero, DJ Hero and Theremin Hero (ostensibly), the video game industry continues its quest to re-create every conceivable experience for PC and smart phone users. Hence, the recent report that a video game......
  • Art review: 'Bas Jan Ader: Suspended Between Laughter and Tears' at Pitzer College Art Galleries

     
    “Bas Jan Ader: Suspended Between Laughter and Tears” is one of those rare, perplexing exhibitions that’s more persuasive in print than in person. Strange as it may seem, experiencing Ader’s works from a distance gets to the heart of his......
  • Tom Wolfe to get lifetime achievement award

     
    Time for Tom Wolfe to get his white suit dry-cleaned again, as the author will receive the National Book Foundation's 2010 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, it was announced Wednesday. The medal, which is the foundation's...
  • Free for All Festival envelops the Echo and Echoplex on Sunday, gives away exclusive mixtape

     
    The phrase "information wants to be free" is a dubious chestnut often attributed to technology writer Stewart Brand. But though the venerable gadfly had experience with Ken Kesey and the Acid Tests, his adage didn't cover music festivals, which quite........
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'One Nation, Overweight' on CNBC

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 16 - 22 in PDF format This week's TV Movies POUND FOOLISH: Correspondent Scott Wapner, right, probes America's obesity epidemic in the new special “One Nation, Overweight,” at 7......
  • Wallace Stegner's widow, Mary, dies at 99 [Updated]

     
    Mary Stegner, the widow of writer Wallace Stegner, died on Saturday. She was 99. The couple was married for almost 60 years, from 1934 until 1993, when Wallace Stegner died after being injured in a car crash. Closely associated with......
  • Words & Ideas

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Sean Wilentz: The author of " Bob Dylan in America" will present and sign his new book. Book Soup, 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 5 p.m. Free. (310) 659-3110. MONDAY Michael Cunningham: The...
  • 2011 Summer movies list

    2011 Summer movies list
    May 6 The Beaver A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
  • Jack and Allen, in their own words

    Jack and Allen, in their own words
    Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg The Letters Edited by Bill Morgan and David Stanford Viking: 528 pp., $35 "Howl" (1956) and "On the Road" (1957), two works that helped define a time, sprang from two wildly fired, independent imaginations. Few would...