| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:30 AM
OFF THE COAST OF SAN PEDRO -- Tricycles are rarely meant to be pedaled on the water, and if they are, they’re probably not meant to be fished from.
Yet several miles out at sea, there were Chris Wright, Patrick Crawford and a number of other...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:58 PM
David Iserson is used to writing for TV, with credits that include "United States of Tara," "Up All Night" and currently "New Girl"-- so he's become accustomed to all the ribbing that's built into the comedy environment.
That's why the 35-year-old...
| Jun 2, 2013
What Floats in a Moat?
Lynne Berry. Illustrations by Matthew Cordell.
Simon & Schuster, $17.99, ages 5-9
An eccentric goat and a chicken must deliver barrels of buttermilk to the queen, but a castle moat stands in their way. A little innovative...
| May 21, 2013
| 1:10 PM
On NBC's "Grimm," Silas Weir Mitchell plays what is essentially the big bad wolf — albeit one who would much rather restore grandfather clocks than eat grandmothers.
Mitchell, who may be known to viewers from popular stints on "Prison Break,"...
| May 9, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Members of L.A.’s film music elite mingled with weather-beaten eco-warrior sailors and neo Edwardian fashionistas amid costumes from Baz Luhrmann’s "The Great Gatsby" Tuesday night at the multi-textured unveiling of musician-arranger-...
| Sep 3, 2012
The Rev. Sun Myung Moon, the self-proclaimed Messiah from South Korea who led the Unification Church, one of the most controversial religious movements to sweep America in the 1970s, has died. He was 92.
Moon, who had been hospitalized with pneumonia...
| Apr 25, 2012
Ernest "Chick" Callenbach, a film scholar and environmentalist who created a cult favorite in "Ecotopia," a 1975 novel that predicted with uncanny accuracy a world where recycling is commonplace, food is locally grown and energy comes from the sun, died...
| May 20, 2012
In the summer of 1966, Newsday columnist Mike McGrady threw down the gauntlet to a trusted coterie of fellow journalists: Produce a novel so poorly written and relentlessly focused on sex that it would fly off bookstore shelves. Two dozen colleagues,...
| May 11, 2012
| 12:31 PM
Everyone knows that Langer's serves the best pastrami sandwich in town. Guidebooks say so. National magazines say so. The subway disgorges so many Langer's-bound fressers that it has sometimes been called the Pastrami Express. Many of us think Langer's...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:42 AM
'Speed Freak' serial killer Wesley Shermantine was briefly taken from death row to help investigators locate more victims and now says authorities missed the "boneyard" where as many as a dozen more bodies are buried....
| Oct 3, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Los Angeles police said they are investigating a hoax connected to a reported home-invasion robbery call at a Hollywood Hills residence owned by actor Ashton Kutcher....