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  • The Morning Fix: 'Thor' roars! Paula and Simon together again! OWN not living best life.

     
    After the coffee. Before finding out if your pilot has a prayer. The Skinny: This is the week the networks get cracking on their fall schedules. Get ready to hear lots of bad info on what shows will make the......
  • Playing L.A. Noire: A book nerd detects and tries to drive

     
    A novice gameplayer with a love of LA and noir fiction tries playing LA Noire....
  • Wednesday night in Los Angeles: Mike Mills with 'Beginners' [Video]

     
    Writer-director Mike Mills, who published a book of illustrations to accompany his new film Beginners, appears Wednesday night in Los Angeles....
  • Scott Wannberg, a key figure in Los Angeles poetry, has died

     
    Poet Scott Wannberg, who was a significant figure in Los Angeles poetry, has died....
  • 'Eastbound and Down' recap: Kenny Powers comes out

     
    There is a man and he walks a lonely road. He carries the burden of greatness and the heavy weight of failure. Like the mythic Hemingway characters, he has run from the horror of existence and is trying to piece......
  • 30 notable L.A. literary events in October

     
    Fall is a bountiful time for books, and for literary events in Los Angeles, too. Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Cunningham, cookbook author Mark Bittman, bestselling bad boy Tucker Max, L.A. Times book critic David L. Ulin, and Rick Riordan, the....
  • Coming Attractions – Charles Bukowski

     
    Photograph of Charles Bukowski courtesy of the Huntington Library An exhibit titled "Charles Bukowski: Poet on the Edge," featuring material from Bukowski's archives, will be on display at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens from...
  • Charles Bukowski at the Huntington

     
    The Huntington's Charles Bukowski exhibit opened Saturday; the library owns both a Gutenberg Bible and the papers of the Los Angeles poet, who died in 1994. "The Huntington is perceived as a conservative institution, but it's really not," David S.......
  • James Franco's buying spree

     
    On Tuesday, D.J. Waldie sent around an e-mail announcing that James Franco had bought the rights to "Holy Land," Waldie's memoir of growing up in Lakewood in the 1950s. New housing tracts! Fallout shelters! Strange neighbors! Suburban ennui! According to....
  • Visiting out West? Here's a SoCal traveler's cheat sheet

    Visiting out West? Here's a SoCal traveler's cheat sheet
    For most of the last 20 years, it’s been my job to leave Los Angeles and bring home tips on travel elsewhere. But let’s face it: Elsewhere can get expensive. And there’s a lot of elsewhere here already. So a year ago, I turned my...
  • City Lights: Mastering the performance of poetry

    Last week, I judged a competition where entrants had to have a grabbing lead, a dynamic storytelling style and a wealth of information condensed into a finite number of words. I'm talking, of course, about Poetry Out Loud. For the second straight year,...
  • Local Q&A: Willis Earl Beal

    Local Q&A: Willis Earl Beal
    Willis Earl Beal has a biography that sounds as if Charles Bukowski could have penned it. Beal's lived, at times, a harsh life, drifting between countless miserable part-time jobs, the military (he enrolled in the Army for a short time) and homelessness....