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  • Where's Weldon?

    Where's Weldon?
    The poet Weldon Kees was born in Beatrice, Neb., in 1914, though what's best known about him is that on July 18, 1955, his car was found abandoned with the keys still in the ignition in a parking lot on the Marin County side of the Golden Gate Bridge....
  • Tina Brown Does Tom Wolfe for HBO

    The work of a great American novelist may make its way onto HBO, with a little help from former Vanity Fair and New Yorker editor Tina Brown. Brown, who signed a development deal with HBO earlier this year, and producer Bill Haber have begun developing a...
  • 'The Second Plane' by Martin Amis

    'The Second Plane' by Martin Amis
    IT would be too easy to read Martin Amis' slim book on Sept. 11 in a day and to dismiss it with a politically correct glare. The dozen essays, columns and reviews and two short stories in "The Second Plane: September 11, Terror and Boredom" are more...
  • 'Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson.'

    'Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson.'
    To make a documentary, you must be passionate about the subject. But too much admiration can lead to a film with more of a fan's view than is good for it. Such is the case with "Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson." Certainly there is a...
  • A coupla white dudes sitting around hating hippies, Panthers and liberals

    On Jan. 16, 1970, two of the most influential law enforcement leaders of the period — the long-standing head of the FBI and the flamboyant, brilliant and irascible chief of the LAPD — sat down to talk about the sorry state of society. This memo [pdf],...
  • I bet you think this post is about you

     
    The book "The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement" caught my eye at the office -- maybe because much of its cover is shiny and silver. It's designed to look like a mirror, I suppose -- you couldn't......
  • What we talk about when we talk about Carver

     
    In Books this weekend, David L. Ulin looks at the new 1,020-page Library of America Raymond Carver book, "Collected Stories." The uneasy creative relationship between Carver, who died in 1988, and his longtime editor Gordon Lish came to light in......
  • Did I fall for Rothstein 'hook, line and sinker'?

     
    One year ago, as Scott Rothstein spent lavishly on property, political influence and expensive toys, I wrote a column about his meteoric rise. You can read the full piece here, but I began by writing: I???ll turn to the Yiddish......
  • Exhibition review: 'Las Vegas Studio: Images From the Archives of Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown' at MOCA-PDC

     
    The photographs on display in "Las Vegas Studio: Images From the Archives of Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown" have been rescued, in essence, from the cutting-room floor. It just happens to be one of the richest, most revelatory cutting-room......
  • Photographer Todd Selby celebrates creative people and their creative interiors

     
    Don't be deceived by the charming watercolor illustrations or the childlike handwritten questionnaires sprinkled throughout Todd Selby's new book, “The Selby Is in Your Place.“ When it comes to photographing interiors, Selby has standards. He's n...
  • Masters of the Universe taps Predators writers

     
    The trailer to the Robert Rodriguez produced Predator reboot (Predators) due out this summer has just enough oomph to suggest it won't be the derivative  flop one might expect from a project whose ambitions seem, on the surface, lower than low.What is...
  • Larry King: How can we miss you if you won't go away?

     
    Geez, I'm gonna miss Larry King. Seriously. He's been a constant presence in my life ever since I was a kid in Miami, listening to him at night on his local radio show, where he'd interview whatever B-list celebrity came......