| Aug 31, 2013
| 6:32 AM
It’s a three-hour drive from midtown Manhattan to the tip of Long Island, where you’ll find a scene similar to Malibu of the 1960s. Montauk, New York, is a summer destination for many and a winter hideout for others. It might not have the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Tin House: 288 pp., $15.95 paper
It's rare to find a book that summons the delicate emotional state of teenagers — especially when it comes to sex — without being precious or cynical, but Pamela Erens' "The...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Call it a live-action "Scooby Doo" for the Funny or Die crowd.
"Ghost Ghirls," a scripted Web series produced by Jack Black, will debut next week on Yahoo Screen with 12 episodes, each with a length of around 10 to 12 minutes.
The show, created by...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The $650-million plan to remake the jumbled campus of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on Wilshire Boulevard is the fourth such effort in the last three decades.
Challenging in concept and architecturally ambitious, the design by Swiss architect...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Marine biologist Dan Madigan stood on a dock in San Diego and considered some freshly caught Pacific bluefin tuna. The fish had managed to swim 5,000 miles from their spawning grounds near Japan to California's shores, only to end up the catch of local...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:19 PM
What's an author assigned to sit next to a much more famous person (Gwyneth Paltrow) at a book signing to do? Write about it, of course.
"Due to the inflexibility of the alphabet I had the questionable good fortune to be seated directly beside Gwyneth...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:57 PM
A new documentary reexamines the causes behind the 1996 crash of TWA Flight 800 that claimed 230 lives after exploding over Long Island.
"TWA Flight 800," which premieres tonight at 8 p.m. PDT on EPIX, maintains a missile (or missiles) brought down...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:31 PM
Mike Miller was a luxury that the Miami Heat decided they could no longer afford.
Miller was designated Tuesday as the team's amnesty player, a move that may save the Heat more than $30 million in luxury tax payments over the next two years and comes...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
In "The Way, Way Back," which arrives in theaters Friday, much of the action unfolds at the Water Wizz Water Park, where 14-year-old Duncan (Liam James) finds escape from the pains of seeing his mom (Toni Collette) being wooed by a car salesman (Steve...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:24 AM
The Kings lost the first significant member of their Stanley Cup-winning team when free-agent defenseman Rob Scuderi went back to the Pittsburgh Penguins, signing a four-year deal worth $13.5 million.
His move came within the first hour of the opening...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 12:49 PM
PAUMA VALLEY, Calif. — The vista from the foothills of Mt. Palomar recalls classic citrus labels, a sea of green dotted with bright orange fruits. Frost-free, with south-facing slopes, pure water and good drainage, this is among the best land in...