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  • Howard County prostitution sting sees 10 men arrested

    Howard County police have charged 10 men with solicitation of prostitution and disorderly conduct during an operation targeting solicitation activities along the U.S. 1 corridor in Laurel. Women officers in plain clothes worked undercover Friday in...
  • Well-Dressed Bandit sentenced for nine bank robberies

     
    The bank robber called the Well-Dressed Bandit is changing his expensive threads for prison garb....
  • Summer reading: John Reed on 'The Dark Knight Returns'

     
    John Reed has written novels -- "A Still Small Voice" and "Snowball's Chance" -- as well as stranger assemblages. What do you call a play made up entirely of mixed-up lines from six of Shakespeare's best-known plays? Reed called it......
  • Theater review: 'Cyrano de Bergerac' at Ruskin Group Theatre

     
    A tough loner fighting his way forward with fierce rhymes and an addiction to impossible odds. No, it’s not “8 Mile” but “Cyrano de Bergerac,” now in full swash and buckle at the Ruskin Group Theatre in Santa Monica. In......
  • Monster Mash: Neutra house could be demolished; 9/11 cross gets new home

     
    Wrecking ball looks likely for Richard Neutra house in Beverly Hills...
  • 7 Days: 9/1 - 9/7

    7 Days:  9/1 - 9/7
    Thursday, September 1 A FILM WITH YARBLES Itty on to that old sinny the Avon Theatre tonight, oh my brothers, and turn your glazzies to a special screening of A Clockwork Orange. It's a dobby old science fiction film from that bezoomy director Stanley...
  • 2 months after riots, all is almost well in London

    2 months after riots, all is almost well in London
    LONDON — The headlines were shocking, the images sickening. The widespread rioting, looting and arson in early August here and in several other English cities recalled the work of two 20th century novels, William Golding's "Lord of the Flies" and...
  • Paperback Writers: Sillitoe's still running

    Paperback Writers: Sillitoe's still running
    Alan Sillitoe, now in his 80s, grew up in Nottingham, in the English midlands, in the kind of squalor and poverty that, a century earlier, gave Charles Dickens nightmares. Sillitoe's father was a violent drunk; his mother, on occasion, was forced to...
  • Stratford festival gets musical

    Stratford festival gets musical
    Antoni Cimolino and Des McAnuff, the duopoly in charge of the beloved Stratford Shakespeare Festival, began their annual letter to patrons with a fervent declaration: "Shakespeare is at the center of our dramatic universe." True, this charming and...
  • True New Yorker

    True New Yorker
    About two years ago, when rats came down from a lowquat tree and began scratching around and scuttling around in the crawl space beneath our Venice home, I made my wife laugh (and wince) by reading to her from Joseph Mitchell's classic 1944 New Yorker...
  • Aging gracefully: Ken Kesey's "Cuckoo" and "Notion"

    By Richard Rayner "He had the build of a plunging halfback, with big shoulders and a neck like the stump of a Douglas fir," wrote Malcolm Cowley, who taught Ken Kesey in a writing class at Stanford in 1960. "Chapters of a novel were read aloud in a...
  • Jackie Collins: nothing's shocking

     
    Jackie Collins hit it big in 1983 with her novel "Hollywood Wives." Scandalously sexy -- Anthony Burgess wrote, "the sexual candor of 'Ulysses' is nothing compared to the multiple orgasms of Jackie Collins" -- the book was on bestseller lists......