| Jul 4, 2010
You Never Give Me Your Money
The Beatles After the Breakup
HarperStudio: 390 pp., $24.99
When exactly did the Beatles break up? For many years, conventional wisdom has offered two options: September 1969, when, on the way to his solo set...
| Jul 11, 2010
Carlos Monsiváis wasn't a "pundit," although he spoke and wrote with biting irony and insight about politics. He wasn't a "talking head" either, although he regularly appeared on TV shows in his native Mexico to offer erudite yet unstuffy thoughts about...
| May 2, 2011
| 4:31 PM
The Greek Theatre, which has hosted the likes of Steve Miller, Sheryl Crow and Ringo Starr, has canceled precious few shows in its storied past. So last year, when it crossed off nine engagements, it was nothing short of a catastrophe.
"In a normal...
| Oct 5, 2011
"George Harrison: Living in the Material World," which premieres Wednesday and Thursday on HBO, is a long, lovely meditation on the Beatle sometimes called the Quiet One and the quiet one sometimes called a Beatle. Directed by Martin Scorsese at the...
| Nov 29, 2007
THIS weekend, MTV reality stars the Osbournes -- heavy metal icon Ozzy Osbourne, wife and manager Sharon, daughter Kelly and son Jack -- will engage in that most Southern Californian tradition: the estate sale. Of course, this family has approached the...
| Nov 24, 2008
| 5:00 PM
Born on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Ive lived my entire adult life in Los Angeles, but I remain a big Canadian flag waver. Victoria may be the greatest city in which to grow up, but L.A. may well be the greatest city to live out your dreams....
| Jun 26, 2008
I don't know the George Carlin being memorialized this week in pieces like "George Carlin, expert troublemaker."
Like anyone else, I have been saddened by his passing, realizing the depth of our collective loss when I watch the hours of news coverage...
| Jul 5, 2009
Allen Klein, the brash music mogul whose five-decade career included stints as the business manager for the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, died Saturday in New York. He was 77.
Klein died after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease, according to Bob...
| Dec 23, 2007
If all you want for Christmas is a home once owned by a celebrity, you're in luck. There are several on the market.
One belongs to hip-hop star Kanye West.
While planning their wedding, the rapper and his bride-to-be, fashion designer Alexis Phifer,...
| Feb 2, 2010
| 4:35 PM
When Danger Mouse released "The Grey Album," his notorious -- and quite illegal -- mashup of Beatles tunes and Jay-Z's a cappella wordplay in 2004, EMI Records immediately issued a cease and desist order. The album became a cause cÃ©lÃ¨bre, with "inf...