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Show TrackerPee-wee Herman drops by Conan to tell the story of Lent on Ash Wednesday....
The Hero ComplexYvonne Villarreal sat down with Ethan Hawke last week to talk about "Daybreakers," the futuristic vampire-virus film that opens this Friday. Whatever happened to the 90-minute movie? Ethan Hawke is mulling that over, slouched in a dining chair inside a......
Dominick Dunne, the bestselling novelist and Vanity Fair writer who chronicled the misdeeds of the rich and famous with wicked glee -- most memorably in his highly personal accounts of the trials of Claus von Bulow, the Menendez brothers and O.J....
Brand XGood morning Los Angeles. Mardi Gras is here (well, not exactly here, it's in New Orleans) and so Happy Fat Tuesday, Merry Paczki Day or Fastnacht Day or Fausnaught Day or whatever you want to call it, to you! Ash Wednesday is coming up, so be sure to...
Top of the TicketRonald Reagan, Jimmy Carter and George W. Bush are among the presidents who have offered Passover and Easter greetings each spring....
Last of five partsIt was brutally hot, 108 degrees, and the wind was howling. Bushfires were raging in the hills, making their way inexorably toward the Baker farmstead at the foot of the Brisbane Ranges. John and Carlene Baker had moved here to get away from the hurly-...
Tags: Dog (animal), Family, Melbourne (Australia), Australia, Fires
ROBIN RAUZI is an articles editor for the Op-Ed page.I HAVE MADE SACRIFICES for Lent exactly twice. The first time, I had just joined a Presbyterian youth group with some of the cool kids from my middle school. I gave up biting my fingernails. This February, 24 years later, I gave Lent another go, and gave...
Tags: Religious Festivals, Eric Garcetti, Easter, Subaru, Mini
Combining the built-in audience of the Bible, the incendiary potential of "The Birth of a Nation" and the marketing genius of "The Blair Witch Project," the arrival of Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" feels like a milestone in modern culture. It's...
Times Staff WriterDay had faded into dusk and dusk into dark when we reached Pirate's Alley, a narrow, cobblestone walkway in the French Quarter. Flickering gas lamps and a pale quarter-moon cast dancing shadows on the walls of the 200-year-old buildings around us....
For the TimesIt's hard to be an absolutist in the modern world—our society simply isn't set up for it. Boundless, diverse and brimming with energy, it's better at fostering a culture where anything goes than one obsessed with strict definitions of right and...
Tags: Bible, Sex Crimes, Old Catholic, History, Television
Wrapped up in Liberace ... Angelina & Leo -- heroes! A look at networks and HBO ... Actors, Actors, ActorsLiz Smith"THERE'S NOTHING MORE intriguing than a movie star wrapped like a mummy playing someone just emerging from plastic surgery. Think Humphrey Bogart in "Dark Passage," Elizabeth Taylor in "Ash Wednesday." And now, in HBO's "Behind the Candelabra," Michael...
Tags: Breast Cancer, Global Warming, Mastectomy, Weather, Netflix Inc.
The Virginian-PilotVIRGINIA BEACH Tom Treesh welcomes visitors to his creation like a proud papa. Maybe it was fond memories of hundreds of hours spent sailing the Chesapeake Bay that made him do it. Or maybe it was insanity, Treesh jokes. For 20 years, he's been...
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