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  • Arnold Schwarzenegger to publish new memoir

     
    Arnold Schwarzenegger's new memoir is tentatively titled "Total Recall" - but maybe "I'll Be Back" is more fitting....
  • My Word: Don't be fooled by gold

    My Word: Don't be fooled by gold
    Monday marks the anniversary of the discovery of gold in 1848 by lumberman James Marshall in California. The inadvertent find sent the United States — and countries around the world — into a gold frenzy. Fast-forward 163 years, and you can...
  • The Bad Media

    I was knee deep in philosophical texts, hackneyed by my research—and Jesus was I getting sufficiently depressed. "Bang it in there, baby!" Whaaaa—who said that? I turned to my left—realized the quip was coming from my own psyche,...
  • Mailbag: Leaf blowers are worst noise in Newport

    We live in a noisy location and accept the sirens, car alarms, patrons leaving restaurants and bars, only to stand in the alley talking or arguing afterward. We even manage to go back to sleep and accept the occasional car crashing over dividers on the...
  • PBS takes an unflinching look at Bill Clinton

    Even if you have a strong recollection of the Clinton years, seeing his life and presidency laid out in an unblinking, four-hour documentary puts him into perspective. PBS' "Clinton: American Experience," which airs in two parts Monday and Tuesday, Feb....
  • Playing with the numbers

    Playing with the numbers
    One of our most endearing qualities as a species is how thoroughly we examine a man-made disaster after it happens, as if understanding one crisis could, despite all evidence to the contrary, ward off the next one. To help us comprehend our current...
  • The year's best paperback reissues

    The year's best paperback reissues
    In "First as Tragedy, Then as Farce" (Verso: 158 pp., $12.95), the philosopher and cultural-theorist Slavoj Zizek uses his razzle-dazzle postmodern intellect to probe the economic catastrophe of 2008. Capitalism is an ideology, Zizek argues, and the...
  • PASSINGS: Beryl W. Sprinkel, Richard Hamtok Pae

    Beryl W. Sprinkel Economic advisor to Reagan Beryl W. Sprinkel, 85, who served as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers during the Reagan administration and who helped guide the administration's response to the October 1987 stock market crash,...
  • An outsider splurges his way through L.A.

    An outsider splurges his way through L.A.
    Chris Ayres' "Death by Leisure" is a memoir of financial foolishness. It is also, sadly, an obituary for our late, great city of Los Angeles. Felled by the burst of a real estate bubble, a victim of mass greed and self-delusion, it is mourned, alas,...
  • No one's clean in this mess

    On Sunday evening, Republican House Minority Leader John A. Boehner explained his considered opinion on the $700-billion Wall Street bailout plan: It's a "crap sandwich," he said, but he was going to eat it. Well, it turned out he couldn't shove it...
  • Romancing the source

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || || ++++++++++++++++++++ It was an affair between Laura Foreman, a New York Times reporter, and Henry J. "Buddy" Cianfrani, a Pennsylvania state senator, that prompted A.M. Rosenthal, executive editor of the Times, to utter his...
  • America's economic meltdowns

    America's economic meltdowns
    To listen to the pundits, one would think that today's banking crisis and financial meltdown is something rare and exotic. But those who stayed awake in their history classes know that financial panic is a familiar "plot device" in the drama of modern...