| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:26 AM
"Fifty Shades of Grey" fans, are you ready? Actors Charlie Hunnam and Dakota Johnson have tied up the starring roles in the film adaptation of E.L. James' bestselling erotic romance.
James dropped the bombshell on Monday, announcing the casting...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
When casting news for the film adaptation of E.L. James' erotic romance novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" broke over the long weekend, reactions were muddled with expressions running from "Finally!" to "Seriously?!"
The announcements came Monday via James'...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Most cultural critics have a natural appetite for controversy. But some subjects are so contentious that they strike fear in the most courageous writers. The nightmare scenario: Your editor calls you and says, "Kanye has a new song called 'Hitler's Shorty...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:00 AM
This post has been corrected. Please see below for details.
For more than 20 years at UC Irvine, Dudley Knight devised innovative and sometimes controversial ways of teaching acting students to speak clearly while lending their characters authentic,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:37 PM
Band of Outsiders' creative director Scott Sternberg and Bon Appétit editor in chief Adam Rapoport hosted a dinner at downtown's Grand Central Market on Tuesday night in honor of style writer turned canning wunderkind Kevin West and his new book "Saving...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:10 PM
It's a big day for prize announcements: The Literature Prize announced its formation and sponsor Wednesday at a news conference at the British Library in London. The idea for the prize came into being when a group of British intellectuals took umbrage...
| Jun 22, 2013
There came a moment, at a dinner party, when actor Elisabeth Rohm felt "an impulse of camaraderie" and chose the chance to ease another woman's distress over a secret she had carefully guarded. Rohm told the group that she had become pregnant through in...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes
Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 26 - June 1, 2013 in PDF format
This week's TV Movies
Trisha's Southern Kitchen In the season...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:32 AM
Bestselling author Dan Brown appeared on Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report" on Tuesday night to promote his new thriller "Inferno," which is out this week.
The novel, which once again features symbologist Robert Langdon (or, as host Stephen Colbert...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Rapper 2 Chainz was acquitted of drug charges Wednesday following his February arrest on suspicion of possession of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia.
The Grammy-nominated "No Lie" rapper, whose real name is Tauheed Epps, was arrested on Valentine's...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Chip Kidd, one of the most celebrated book cover designers in publishing, is taking on Rorschach, one of the most ......