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  • Friday's Calendar

    FRIDAY League Lunch Don Watkins, with the Ayn Rand Institute, and Tom Larson, an economics professor at Cal State L. A., will speak about "The pros and cons of privatizing government-run prisons, libraries, schools, water and waste management...
  • Why Republicans need Mitt Romney

    Why Republicans need Mitt Romney
    Much has been said about the Southernization of the Republican Party, but little about the way Mitt Romney, if he secured the Grand Old Party's nomination, has a chance to wrest control from the party's fringe and restore it to political moderation. Sure,...
  • Check It Out: Story-driven video games are new norm

    Video games have come a long way since the days of Mario rescuing a princess from Bowser and Pac-Man chasing after power pellets while avoiding his ghostly foes. In the last 15 years, video games have evolved into a story-telling medium, no longer...
  • Susan Feniger: Spice girl

    Susan Feniger: Spice girl
    Restaurant years are like dog years. If a restaurant survives one year, it's like seven in the real world. So when two women chefs make a go of it for nearly 30 years -- not only one restaurant but several, and TV and radio cooking shows, cookbooks,...
  • Give parents school choice

    Lisa Snell and David Tokofsky briefly touched on the issue of school vouchers in their Dust-Up on problems facing the Los Angeles Unified School District. In all the controversy over how to improve education in America's failing public schools, one...
  • Letters to the editor

    Shades of 1972? Re "As vote nears, chief warns of terror risk," Oct. 23 Notwithstanding Los Angeles Police Department Chief William J. Bratton's preemptive precautions and thoroughness, his warning may have precedent. Shortly before the 1972 election,...
  • 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...
  • 'Strange and Stranger' by Blake Bell

    'Strange and Stranger' by Blake Bell
    Strange and Stranger The World of Steve Ditko Blake Bell Fantagraphics: 216 pp., $39.99 Two weeks ago, at a cafe in San Francisco, I found myself across a table from Frank Miller, the most important comic book artist of the last 25 years. I was...
  • Ayn Rand's epic storytelling

    Ayn Rand's epic storytelling
    By Richard Rayner The new, 50th anniversary edition of Ayn Rand's novel "Atlas Shrugged" (Signet: 1,080 pp., $8.99 paper) -- appearing only three years after an edition commemorating the centennial of the author's birth -- comes with one of those weird...
  • Authors Cynthia Ozick and Sam Lipsyte consider the Kindle

    Two authors respond to Times' staff writer David Sarno's questions about the e-book reader Kindle (original story here) Many thanks for having me in mind. Your question is undoubtedly the question of the early 21st century (aside from war and peace), and...
  • David Baldacci will ruin you

    Young people are constantly being warned that the information they include in their Facebook profiles could eventually come back to haunt them. Photographs of bacchanalian escapades, catastrophic sartorial decisions or intimate moments with toothless,...
  • Glenn Beck, TEA Parties and red logos

     
    by Mark Silva While everyone is busy disputing the size of the "TEA Party'' protest in Washington over the weekend -- tens of thousands, perhaps, but certainly not "more than 30 million'' -- our colleague, Christopher Knight, at the L.A.......