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  • A 'Twilight' satire dawns with 'Nightlight'

     
    Strange things happen when a book series sells 70 million copies. Fan sites are built, only to crash with onslaughts of visitors. Movies are made, drawing unruly mobs of screaming fans. Entire towns are invaded by giggling, teenage girls. Today,......
  • 'Admission' by Jean Hanff Korelitz

    'Admission' by Jean Hanff Korelitz
    Parents of students aspiring to elite universities may want to wait to read Jean Hanff Korelitz's novel "Admission," about a Princeton admissions officer in crisis. Korelitz's depiction will reinforce their fear that getting into an Ivy League school...
  • Michelle Obama in spotlight's glare

    Michelle Obama in spotlight's glare
    It is one of Barack Obama's most reliable laugh lines. At the close of his stump speech, he often says, "I am reminded by every day of my life -- if not by events, then by my wife -- that I am not a perfect man." These days, after catching grief for...
  • 'Sunshine' producers option 'Election' author's novel

    'Sunshine' producers option 'Election' author's novel
    March 20, 2008 The deal Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa ("Little Miss Sunshine" and "Election") option "The Wishbones" by Tom Perrotta, his poignant 1997 comic novel about the romantic problems of a wedding musician. The players Berger and Yerxa...
  • Two sides to Sonia Sotomayor

    Two sides to Sonia Sotomayor
    It did not take long after moving 60 miles from the ethnically diverse neighborhoods of the Bronx to the campus of Princeton University for Sonia Sotomayor to make it clear she was not happy with the way the overwhelmingly white, male school was run....
  • Michelle Obama's inaugural dress may set tone for her White House style

    Michelle Obama's inaugural dress may set tone for her White House style
    Michelle Obama may be a trained lawyer with an Ivy League education, but on Tuesday night she will be America's Top Model. What she wears to the inaugural balls will set the style agenda for the administration and hold a mirror up to what it means to be a...
  • 'Back Back Back' at the Old Globe

    'Back Back Back' at the Old Globe
    SAN DIEGO -- Stepping up to the plate and hitting one out of the park is the consummate American fantasy. Our entire system is built on such a dream -- from schnook to big cheese with one swing of the bat. This obsession with home runs, and the...
  • For Hall and Oates, a new appreciation

    For Hall and Oates, a new appreciation
    Daryl Hall and John Oates, the Hugo Boss-clad kingpins of Reagan-era pop, seemed destined for the casino-circuit dotage most pop stars eventually face -- their new music largely ignored, their fan base fading to nothingness. But then, around 2005,...
  • Chester French, those Harvard grads with street cred

    Chester French, those Harvard grads with street cred
    Before we can get into any substantive discussion of why the Los Angeles-based power pop duo Chester French should be taken seriously as one of the fastest rising "It" bands of the moment, the group's members would like to dispel certain Ivy League...
  • Mainstream media not jumping on the political rumor bandwagon

    Call me quaint and old-fashioned, but I give most of the mainstream media a hearty pat on the back for refusing to spread the inflammatory and thoroughly unsubstantiated rumor that Michelle Obama once railed against "whitey" from a pulpit. Fervent e-...
  • Singing while under suspicion in Myanmar

    Singing while under suspicion in Myanmar
    The military government's tightening grip doesn't give people here much to sing about, and when they do feel the urge to make music, even that can be risky. The generals who rule Myanmar have spies snooping around for subversives in the most unlikely...