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  • Sean Penn may play editor Max Perkins

     
    Actor Sean Penn is in discussions to play editor Maxwell Perkins, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The film, called "Genius," is based on A. Scott Berg's 1987 biography, "Maxwell Perkins: Editor of Genius." From 1910 until his death in 1947,......
  • Scene & Heard: Colleagues luncheon honors Nancy Reagan

    Scene & Heard: Colleagues luncheon honors Nancy Reagan
    Former First Lady Nancy Reagan was reunited with old friends on Tuesday when she was guest of honor at the annual spring gathering of the Colleagues, a volunteer group that supports the Children's Institute in its work to help youngsters affected by...
  • Book review: 'Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food' by Paul Greenberg

    Book review: 'Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food' by Paul Greenberg
    Four Fish The Future of the Last Wild Food Paul Greenberg The Penguin Press: 286 pp., $25.95 Didactic — however worthy — is not much fun. Ecological and planet-saving literature tends to argue for the essential. The discoveries, the...
  • James M. Cain's 'Paradise'

    James M. Cain's 'Paradise'
    Return to David L. Ulin's review of this essay. PARADISE I shall attempt, in this piece, an appraisal of the civilization of Southern California, but it occurs to me that before I begin I had better give you some idea what the place looks like. If you...
  • Jerry Shipkey dies at 84; played in Rose Bowl for both USC, UCLA

    Jerry Shipkey dies at 84; played in Rose Bowl for both USC, UCLA
    Jerry Shipkey, who played for both USC and UCLA in Rose Bowl games during the 1940s before a standout career in professional football, has died. He was 84. Shipkey died Nov. 28 at his home in Dana Point after a long illness, his family said. The athlete...
  • Robert Mosbacher dies at 82; Commerce secretary under President George H.W. Bush

    Robert Mosbacher dies at 82; Commerce secretary under President George H.W. Bush
    Robert Mosbacher, who served as U.S. Commerce secretary under his close friend, President George H.W. Bush, and helped lay the foundation for the North American Free Trade Agreement, has died. He was 82. Mosbacher died Sunday in Houston after a...
  • Friday's TV Highlights

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 13 - 19, in PDF format This week's TV Movies PEACEMAKER: Elena (Nina Dobrev) tries to keep the peace in this repeat episode of the 'The Vampire Diaries,' at......
  • He's No Longer a Lone Voice in the Conservative Wilderness. But the Letters, Columns and Books Keep Coming.

    It's been a half century since a young firebrand named William F. Buckley Jr. burst onto the political scene with "God and Man at Yale," a scathing indictment of his liberal alma mater. By age 30, he had founded the conservative magazine National Review,...