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Despite its irreverent title, there's much sense to Christy Wilhelmi's charming new book, "Gardening for Geeks: DIY Tests, Gadgets and Techniques That Utilize Microbiology, Mathematics and Ecology to Exponentially Maximize the Yield of Your Garden."...
After the coffee. Before figuring out where the heck April went. The Skinny: Sorry to start the day with a sales pitch but if you are interested in getting an email alerting you when the Morning Fix is available, send me a note. If enough people sign...
Cross Al Jazeera off the list of potential suitors for the Tennis Channel. The Qatar-based media giant was mentioned by the New York Post in a story last week as wanting to buy the Tennis Channel. However, a senior executive with knowledge of Al...
Forty years ago, the cinematic landscape was undergoing a seismic shift. Young Turk filmmakers such as George Lucas, Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, William Friedkin and Terrence Malick were exploring unique and challenging themes. The black...
Tags: Kung Fu Panda (movie), Sammo Hung, Artists, John Saxon, Arts
In my Spreecast with organic gardener Christy Wilhelmi, author of the new book "Gardening for Geeks," I learned a lot: that white mildew can be treated with lactic acid, that you should never buy tall vegetable seedlings at the nursery and that...
Tags: Gardening, Agriculture, Tomatoes, Lettuce, Fava Beans
Aboard their bright blue ride, Maridee Nelson and Barbra Pushies are following the path of L.A. County's estimated 2,500 food trucks, but with a twist: Their Yarnover Truck is believed to be the country's first mobile yarn store, a Little Debbie snack...
Seven years ago last month, when Michael Govan was named the sixth director in the relatively brief history of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, his mandate was clear: overhaul the place. The ambitious plan was to make LACMA the nation's only...
Tags: Mexico, The Getty, Artists, Arts, Lifestyle and Leisure
Tilda Swinton is starring in ads for Chanel's Edinburgh-Paris pre-fall collection. The campaign was shot at the Château d’Ecouen, a Renaissance castle near Chantilly, France. [WWD] Paris Fashion Week has started and there's plenty to grab our...
Tags: Paris Fashion Week, Lady Gaga, Fashion Shows, Cher, Gareth Pugh
There’s no other destination on the planet quite like the islands off the coast of eastern Asia — where a vast natural landscape and pristine marine life offer ideal year-round outdoor activities like hiking, biking and diving. Taiwan and...
There's art to the gift of giving. Some folks have mastered it; others not so much. It starts with a good eye and an understanding of your own budget. Worried that you might not have what it takes? Not to fret, we're making things easy this season. From...
Tags: Stella McCartney, LEGO Group, Music, Holidays, Human Interest
Los Angeles Times Fashion CriticDesigning costumes so ingrained in popular culture that they still inspire Halloween disguises 30 years after they were created — Michael Jackson's "Thriller" jacket, Indiana Jones' signature outback slouch look and the unforgettable "College"...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAs the postprandial fatigue of the Thanksgiving meal gives way to the adrenaline rush of the holiday shopping season, those hitting the streets are likely to notice a whole new crop of bricks-and-mortar stores that weren't there during the last candy-...
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