| May 5, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"There are things you can get away with in this world, and things you can't."
The voice is Matthew McConaughey's, and days after seeing him in "Mud," I can close my eyes and hear him still — a simple line echoing with the mysteries of a man caught...
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| Feb 17, 2013
Here, in alphabetical order, are 10 places I'd like to see in 2013. Several are cities, one is a state, three are entire nations, and all have interesting things happening in the weeks and months ahead. Will I get to them all? Probably not.
But if I...
| Oct 28, 2012
The 28 years of horse racing's traveling carnival, also known as the Breeders' Cup, have been a tale of more than two cities; 10, actually, if you count Los Angeles and New York twice each for their separate participating tracks.
The history of this...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Bruce Springsteen joined with Alejandro Escovedo, Joe Ely and Garland Jeffreys at the South By Southwest Music Conference. Bruce Springsteen dropped in on the performance that capped the 30th annual Austin Music Awards....
| Feb 10, 2012
| 4:33 PM
After the coffee. Before reading Steve Jobs' FBI file. The Skinny: The final thing I did before falling asleep Thursday night was watch "Top Chef" (I'm a day behind) and get worked up about how mean all the chefs are......
| Dec 14, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Armie Hammer is the first to admit he didn't spend a lot of time tossing and turning over the possibility of receiving a SAG Award nomination this morning. The 25-year-old actor, who was recognized for his supporting role opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 4:33 PM
After the coffee. Before thanking the crows for stopping me from oversleeping today. The Skinny: Are you as tired as I am of those "breaking news" email alerts that are seldom either? Be grateful I don't do that for the......
| Aug 1, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Radiohead releases remix EP with production from Four Tet and others.....
| Feb 6, 2011
Let's play a quick word association game. I say "Houston," and you say, "(Fill in the blank)."
You probably did not answer "quirky." "Astrodome," maybe, or "humid," or "We've got a problem." All solid, serious words that evoke the opposite of quirk.
| May 18, 2010
Reporting from Richmond County, Va.
The June air in the Northern Neck of Virginia was humid and electric, almost delirious. Big blue dragonflies bobbed over the tall grass, and cicadas sputtered in the forest. A thundercloud was waking up in the...