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  • Man of mud

    Man of mud
    By Nick Owchar Why do so many monsters live in Victorian London? Was there something toxic in the Thames (Spenser probably wouldn't call it "sweet" if he could have seen it then -- or now) or in the fog that, as the Environmental Protection Agency points...
  • Resurrecting Derek Raymond, a.k.a. the first Robin Cook

    By Richard Rayner Robin Cook, the first Robin Cook (not the guy who writes bestselling medical thrillers), was born in London in 1931 and died there 63 years later, suggesting an order otherwise absent in a chaotic and almost dottily brave life. Cook,...
  • Warhol's Jackie O. meets Blenko glass in a wild West motif - and it's all in one Hollywood Hills collector's aerie

    JIM TURNER, co-founder and former creative director of Flaunt magazine, can't recall collecting much of anything as a kid growing up in Missouri. But today, far-ranging collections are on display throughout his four-story, Spanish Revival villa in the...
  • 'If The Dead Rise Not: A Novel' by Philip Kerr

    'If The Dead Rise Not: A Novel' by Philip Kerr
    Whether it's last year's "Black Water Rising," Attica Locke's legal thriller set in 1980s Houston, or Dan Fesperman's Vlado Petric mysteries, a little history with my mystery makes the pages fly. Popular of late have been mysteries set between World...
  • Day of the Dead feast is a high-spirited affair

    >>> A mug of warm champurrado, a soul-satisfying chocolate drink thickened with masa. Tamales like cornhusk offerings, wrapped gifts for the hungry guests. Sugar-dusted loaves of pan de muerto, the bread decorated with "bones" formed of dough. A plate...
  • Bo Diddley, 79; singer-songwriter's beat marked rock 'n' roll

    Bo Diddley, 79; singer-songwriter's beat marked rock 'n' roll
    Primal rock and blues musician Bo Diddley, who helped cast the sonic template of rock more than 50 years ago with a signature syncopated rhythm that became universally recognized as "the Bo Diddley beat," died Monday. He was 79. Diddley died of heart...
  • John 'Marmaduke' Dawson dies at 64; founder of New Riders of the Purple Sage

    John "Marmaduke" Dawson had original tunes in his pocket and a guitar in his hand in 1969 when a buddy just learning to play pedal steel guitar often joined his weekly gig at the Underground, a Bay Area hofbrau house. The friend was Jerry Garcia of the...
  • A closer look at the ancient fine print

    A closer look at the ancient fine print
    Researchers gathered recently in a small darkened lab near Santa Barbara, nervously pacing as a digital camera snapped hundreds of images of a shard of pottery resting a few feet below the lens. There was good reason for their anxiety. The terra-cotta...
  • Is American fiction dead?

     
    Yes, J.D. Salinger is dead; he died Jan. 27, exactly a year after the death of John Updike. And yes, we lost Kurt Vonnegut and Norman Mailer in 2007. But do four deceased literary lions constitute a death sentence for......
  • Can 'The Thing' remake help stop Universal's losing streak?

     
    Will there ever be light at the end of the tunnel? That's what everyone has to be asking at Universal Pictures, where the studio has been struggling for a year to dig itself out from the accumulated rubble of an......
  • Serj Tankian on his upcoming 'Imperfect Harmonies': 'There's a lot of heartbreak on this record'

     
    Discussing his upcoming solo album, former System of a Down vocalist Serj Tankian drops an unexpected word: "Edit." Mild-mannered and soft-spoken, Tankian speaks about his music with a professorial ease. It's a long way removed from his on-stage and in-...