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  • Film: 'The Blue Angel' and 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch'

    Film: 'The Blue Angel' and 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch'
    She was a glam queen when it still mattered: Marlene Dietrich was born 110 years ago this year and The Criterion in New Haven will be offering a tribute to her in the Movies and Mimosas series each weekend in September, beginning Sept. 3 and 4 at 11:30 a....
  • Celebrity Scoop: Thomas Dekker

    Thomas Dekker knows that a lot of people who saw him in his last two major projects -- as flamboyant Lance Loud in the HBO film "Cinema Verite" and as a bisexual college student in Gregg Araki's "Kaboom" -- are wondering what the young actor is doing in...
  • Five summers, memorable for the reading

    1974: Unhappy at summer camp, I holed up in my bunk and read Philip Roth's "Portnoy's Complaint" and Bernard Malamud's "The Natural." The camp might have been awful, but the books were anything but. 1980: In June, I attended a writers conference at UC...
  • Chicagoland book club: 43 years after the big snow

    Chicagoland book club: 43 years after the big snow
    Things to know about our book club: Our book club began in Glenview during the big snow in 1967 when two mothers, snowed in with young children, decided to organize a neighborhood book club for much-needed intellectual stimulation. We started with six...
  • Siren's Call: A talk with Michael Moorcock

    Siren's Call: A talk with Michael Moorcock
    Where do you begin with Michael Moorcock? His career and background range as far and wide as his characters do across the multiverse. Novelist, short story writer, editor (of New Worlds and other publications), journalist, musician -- and, in the case...
  • Barbara Kruger goes back to school

    Barbara Kruger goes back to school
    LA JOLLA -- As your eyes plot the final few steps down the central staircase in UC San Diego's new student center, they land on a red terrazzo text panel that reads: "Perfect order is the forerunner of perfect horror." Not exactly a soft landing but...
  • Prof ensnared in case of Pissarro looted by Nazis

    Prof ensnared in case of Pissarro looted by Nazis
    Jonathan Petropoulos, a scholar-sleuth noted for helping to return art looted by the Nazis to its proper owners, has resigned his post as director of Claremont McKenna College's Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights -- the...
  • Jack and Allen, in their own words

    Jack and Allen, in their own words
    Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg The Letters Edited by Bill Morgan and David Stanford Viking: 528 pp., $35 "Howl" (1956) and "On the Road" (1957), two works that helped define a time, sprang from two wildly fired, independent imaginations. Few would...
  • L.A.'s German accent

    L.A.'s German accent
    At one time, Los Angeles was Weimar on the Pacific: Numerous German-speaking émigrés put their stamp on the city to which they'd fled. What with directors such as Billy Wilder and Ernst Lubitsch, writers such as Thomas Mann and Bertolt Brecht, and...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    Playing With the Grown-Ups A Novel Sophie Dahl Doubleday/Nan A. Talese: 272 pp., $24 "She does have children, you know," Kitty's magisterial grandfather would tell potential suitors who called looking for Kitty's beautiful mother, Marina. Kitty grew...
  • Congress returns for session's last lag

    WASHINGTON — The ousted Republican-led Congress returns to the Capitol this week to try one last time to shorten a long legislative to-do list, while the just-elected members will vote for new leaders in races that could signal the direction the...
  • GM says it could fail in a matter of weeks

    GM says it could fail in a matter of weeks
    Turning to Washington for a lifeline, General Motors Corp. has asked lawmakers for up to $18 billion to stave off collapse, promising in return to slash executive pay and jettison its poorly performing brands. GM, along with Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler,...