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  • Forgotten treasures of the last century, from 25 writers

     
    In 1999, the L.A. Times asked dozens of writers to look back at the prior century and share books they considered lost treasures -- books they loved that had slipped out of sight. Although the authors were formidable -- including......
  • Giovanni Ribisi pretty much loves Jim Cameron

     
    "AVATAR" COUNTDOWN It's 30 days until the opening of James Cameron's "Avatar," and here at Hero Complex you will find more insight and information about the film than anywhere else; today marks the start of our daily countdown coverage leading......
  • Just when you thought spiders couldn't get creepier

    Just when you thought spiders couldn't get creepier
    On the creepiest day of the year, we have news about one of the creepiest bugs around: the spider. Researchers have discovered the largest orb-weaving spider ever seen, a (relatively) massive creature whose body is about 1 1/2 inches across and whose leg...
  • Sam Worthington searches for humanity in 'Avatar': 'I don't want to be a cartoon'

     
    There is no film this year that has been anticipated, discussed or debated as much as "Avatar," the sci-fi epic from director James Cameron that reaches theaters Dec. 18. We're going to start a monthlong countdown to the film here......
  • Nobel laureates in literature: the good, the bad and the Nazi

     
    When the Nobel Prize in literature was announced this month, the name "Herta Muller" met much American head-scratching. Muller, an ethnically German Romanian who writes of trials of living under a repressive dictatorship, has a strong reputation in Europe...
  • Will Daniel Radcliffe be a wiz at singing in a Broadway show?

     
    Daniel Radcliffe may have found his first post-"Harry Potter" role with this news from Variety that he is to lead a December staged reading in Gotham of the Tony-winning tuner "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." Radcliffe will play the...
  • Russian police find feral girl in Siberia

    Russian police have taken into care a 5-year-old girl who has been shut up in a flat in the company of cats and dogs for her entire life, police said on Wednesday. The girl, who lived in the Eastern Siberian city of Chita, could not speak Russian and...
  • The horror! Neil Gaiman's spooky book wins John Newbery Medal

    The horror! Neil Gaiman's spooky book wins John Newbery Medal
    Oh, the horror: Neil Gaiman has received the top prize for children's literature: The John Newbery Medal. "I am so wonderfully befuddled," the best-selling author said today after winning the 88th annual Newbery for "The Graveyard Book," a spooky, but...
  • Le Clezio -- who's he?

    Le Clezio -- who's he?
    If the selection of French writer Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio as the 2008 Nobel literature laureate has anything to tell us, it's that Horace Engdahl means what he says. Last week, Engdahl, the Swedish Academy's permanent secretary, called American...
  • Beat L.A.'s heat by going to these cool places

    The place: Moaning Cavern, Vallecito, Calif. Why there? Why now? In the hot summer months, everyone goes to the beach or the mountains. Few people think to go underground. Far, far underground. This is one of California's largest caves and drops visitors...
  • The Democrats' 'Poster Boy'

    The Democrats' 'Poster Boy'
    Max Cleland has just finished speaking at the Veteran's Memorial in downtown Anchorage when the swarm begins, people lining up 14-deep for a chance to meet the former Democratic U.S. senator from Georgia. He looks almost regal, perched on a white pillow...