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Ray Bradbury

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  • Banned book club a real-time lesson in censorship

    Banned book club a real-time lesson in censorship
    Four Hundred Fifty-One Degrees is not a boy band. The group was founded by a boy, and it is led by a boy, but its ranks are primarily girls. It came together just 18 months ago and, depending on the week, it claims 15 to 20 members. That fluctuation...
  • Plotting out another great Story Week

    Plotting out another great Story Week
    It is a pleasurable thing to have drinks with Randy Albers and we have done so over the years at such saloons as, of course, the Billy Goat, as well as Stefani's 437, the Underground Wonder Bar and some joint in the South Loop whose name escapes me at the...
  • Nicholas Tremulis book 'For the Baby Doll' celebrates life and love

    Nicholas Tremulis book 'For the Baby Doll' celebrates life and love
    It may not rank with literature's greatest opening lines — “Call me Ishmael”; “It was a pleasure to burn”; or “Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendia was to remember that distant...
  • The Biblioracle: Arranging the ideal bookshelf

    The Biblioracle: Arranging the ideal bookshelf
    We talk about books every week in this space, but most of time it's about the words inside them. This week, we have to discuss them as objects, more precisely as objects that should be stored in specific — very specific — ways. Some...
  • Margaret Tante Burk dies at 93; host of Round Table West

    Margaret Tante Burk dies at 93; host of Round Table West
    Margaret Tante Burk, a businesswoman, publicist and book enthusiast who co-founded one of the country's largest literary lunch groups, died Oct. 6 in Los Angeles of natural causes, her son, Harry, said. She was 93. For 30 years, until 2007, Burk ran...
  • Norman Corwin dies at 101; radio's 'poet laureate'

    Norman Corwin dies at 101; radio's 'poet laureate'
    Norman Corwin, the legendary writer, director and producer of original radio plays for CBS during the golden age of radio in the 1930s and '40s when he was revered as the "poet of the airwaves," has died. He was 101. Corwin, a journalist, playwright,...
  • Harold Gould dies at 86; veteran character actor

    Harold Gould dies at 86; veteran character actor
    Harold Gould, a veteran character actor who played con man Kid Twist in the 1973 movie "The Sting," Valerie Harper's father on TV's "Rhoda" and Betty White's boyfriend on "The Golden Girls," has died. He was 86. Gould, who also was known for his stage...
  • Ray Bradbury in L.A.: Snapshots

     
    Ray Bradbury, who will be 90 on Aug. 22, appeared at the Mystery and Imagination Bookstore in Glendale on Saturday to help launch "Listen to the Echoes: The Ray Bradbury Interviews," a new book by Sam Weller. Weller, center, was......
  • Marshall Lumsden dies at 88; founding editor of West magazine

    Marshall Lumsden dies at 88; founding editor of West magazine
    Marshall Lumsden, the founding editor of West, a Sunday magazine the Los Angeles Times introduced in 1966, died Friday at Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica. He was 88. His death was caused by complications from colon cancer, said his wife, Wini....
  • The lowly dandelion: It’s got some good points

     
    Dandelions are cropping up in lawns all over suburbia and the city–and that's got homeowners screaming as it usually does this time of year. Some …...
  • Fans create unofficial new trailer for Disney's 'John Carter'

     
    "John Carter" fans created their own unauthorized version of the new film trailer for Walt Disney Studios' upcoming space adventure movie....
  • William Gibson talks to Wired

     
    William Gibson talks to Wired Magazine...