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  • End of the road for Cubs bright spot?

    End of the road for Cubs bright spot?
    One of the brightest spots in what has turned into yet another bleak Cubs season isn't the blue chip first baseman or the erratic $60 million shortstop who tend to get all the headlines. Rather, it's 30-year-old journeyman who has spent more time on the...
  • 'Mañana Means Heaven' revisits 'On the Road' tryst

    'Mañana Means Heaven' revisits 'On the Road' tryst
    Jack Kerouac's encounter with a "Mexican girl" he calls Teresa, or Terry, takes up about 20 pages of his classic 1957 novel "On the Road." He's at a bus station in Bakersfield when he first catches a glimpse of Terry, "the cutest little Mexican girl in...
  • NYC stars come out for Kerouac House benefit

    NYC stars come out for Kerouac House benefit
    More than 40 years after his death, "On the Road" author Jack Kerouac is still making friends. "Man of Steel" star Michael Shannon and "Sopranos" actor John Ventimiglia will join a host of authors in a sold-out event Sunday in New York City to benefit the...
  • For 'This Is the End,' the show never stops

    For 'This Is the End,' the show never stops
    This Is the End Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $40.99 Available on VOD beginning Tuesday A generation of comedy stars has been dominating movies for the last decade by playing "themselves," so it was only a matter of time before they went all-in on the...
  • On Demand DVD New Releases Sept. 30-Oct. 6

     
    On Demand DVD New releases Sept. 30-Oct. 6 Documentary fans and fans of real life stories have a lot to choose from this week:  Linsanity and Running Wild: The Life of Dayton O are documentaries, Underground: The Julian Assange Story  is  technically...
  • Daniel Radcliffe: 'It's Not Worth Doing If I Won't Be Challenged By It'

    Following the Southland preem of "Kill Your Darlings" at the Writer's Guild Theater on Oct. 3, Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan, Michael C. Hall and others gathered at the Thompson Hotel, where it proved to be a night for celebrating firsts. Attendees...
  • Three memoirs that prove libraries and books save lives

    Three memoirs that prove libraries and books save lives
    Your English teacher and your local librarian are as important in a crisis as a fireman or an ambulance driver. That’s the message to be found inside three recent American memoirs, each written by authors whose lives were saved by literature. In...
  • Late-Night House Bands: Dream Gig in Tough Market

    Dating back to the '50s when NBC's "The Tonight Show," hosted by Steve Allen, featured an ensemble led by pianist Lyle "Skitch" Henderson, house bands have become a latenight talk show staple. Allen was known to tinkle the ivories now and then (his jazzy...
  • John Rechy's 'City of Night' turns 50

    John Rechy's 'City of Night' turns 50
    This post has been corrected. See the note below. I spent part of Wednesday afternoon at UCLA, on a panel to celebrate the 50th anniversary of John Rechy’s novel “City of Night,” newly reissued to commemorate the occasion. The book...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (Oct. 14-18, 2013)

    A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. 12 Years a Slave Distributor: Fox Searchlight Had Steve McQueen not already christened his previous picture thus, "Shame" would have been the perfect one-word title to capture the gut-...
  • The Beats before they'd learned how to howl in 'Kill Your Darlings' ★★ 1/2

    The Beats before they'd learned how to howl in 'Kill Your Darlings' ★&#9733 1/2
    This is economically unfeasible thinking, I realize. But the only way we're ever going to get a great movie about the Beats is if someone makes it like there's nothing to lose, with no concern about whether audiences are going to "get it," or care, or...
  • 'Inside the Dream Palace' opens door on a vivid Chelsea Hotel

    'Inside the Dream Palace' opens door on a vivid Chelsea Hotel
    Before Patti Smith, before Allen Ginsberg, before Thomas Wolfe, before O. Henry, the Chelsea Hotel was populated by 80 convivial families of various levels of wealth, brought together by an idealistic board partly inspired by a French philosopher so...