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  • 'Project X' review: A raunchy, vicarious blast from a tequila water gun

    'Project X' review: A raunchy, vicarious blast from a tequila water gun
    *** (out of four) Some people will see “Project X” and lament the state of America’s youth. The booze! The drugs! The boobs! Almost everyone else will want to jump in a time machine set to their 18th birthday, and then jump into the...
  • Word power

    Word power
    Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
  • 'Project X'

    'Project X'
    One of the wildest parties ever makes the three high-schoolers who throw it instantly popular - and puts them on the verge of big trouble - in this raucous, frequently raunchy comedy. Played by Thomas Mann, Oliver Cooper and Jonathan Daniel Brown, the...
  • Home built for Nobel Prize-winning writer Thomas Mann available for lease

    Home built for Nobel Prize-winning writer Thomas Mann available for lease
    A gated home in the Pacific Palisades/Brentwood area built for Nobel Prize-winning writer Thomas Mann is available for lease at $15,500 a month. Constructed in 1939, the 5,266-square-foot house on an acre of property has been updated to enhance the...
  • New group paves way for alternative 2012 choice

    New group paves way for alternative 2012 choice
    Are you feeling uninspired this election season? Are you sick of all the attention being slathered on a small group of die-hard partisans in Iowa and New Hampshire? Do you think the political system's broken and your voice is ignored? If you're looking...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...