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Tribune reporterThere's an unlikely hot-button issue in photojournalism today, and it has nothing to do with circulation woes, working in conflict zones or icing down an achy back from lugging equipment. It's the iPhone. Specifically, “Can I use my iPhone to shoot...
One is bound to be disconcerted when they come across news that a whole new branch of philosophy — wedded to therapy — has been in practice for some time and that they had been totally unaware of its existence. Nevertheless, quietly, and...
Actor Wayne Knight is a veteran of iconic television and major feature films, from playing the evil mailman Newman on “Seinfeld” to the gluttonous villain in Steven Spielberg’s “Jurassic Park.” He’s also a longtime...
Socrates has written: “The unexamined life is not worth living.” It can be said with assurance that the great physicist, Albert Einstein, has been thoroughly examined — inwardly by his introspective efforts and at a distance by his...
Alexander Hamilton has probably had as much influence on the development of our nation as any of the founders who met in Philadelphia. Yet he is relatively obscure compared to James Madison, Benjamin Franklin or George Washington. When he is remembered,...
Jacket CopyLots of great book titles with bacon! And if you've seen too many go by on Twitter lately, blame Carolyn Kellogg and Elissa Schappell....
One thing to know about our club: In 1958, Allen Schwartz went to the Skokie Public Library and met Mary Radmacher. He asked her if the library would be willing to provide two hours of time and space every other week for about 12 to 15 people to discuss...
We make fun of Nostradamus and numerologists, but give editors an anniversary and the floodgates open. We're anniversary-ologists, as USA Today might say. Unfortunately, trying to take the pulse of what happened in Eastern Europe in 1989 is more complex...
Tags: Sociology, Ronald Reagan, Helmut Kohl, China, Europe
Show TrackerWe agree with director and producer John Bredar: How is it possible that the story of what it's like to be a presidential photographer has never been told? Not for much longer, though. PBS will premiere a National Geographic special,......
Jacket CopyThe Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg spoke to Christopher Hitchens at his home in Washington, D.C. Currently undergoing treatments for esophageal cancer, Hitchens looks slim and appears to be losing his hair, yet he speaks with his characteristic...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFirst of three parts 'I'm being arrested." Roxanna Brown, a renowned expert in Southeast Asian ceramics, was whispering into the hotel telephone. Downstairs in the lobby, her host, University of Washington professor Bill Lavely, didn't know what to...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesMay 11, 2008 The earthquake that leveled Lisbon in 1755 shook more than the ground, journalist Nicholas Shrady reveals in this lively account. It flattened religious and philosophical certainties as well, and it was an equal-opportunity disturber of the...
Tags: Lisbon (Portugal), Slavery, Europe, Earthquakes, Philosophy
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