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  • 'Smash' will return, but showrunner Theresa Rebeck departs

     
    "Smash" will return for a second season, but minus creator/executive producer/showrunner Theresa Rebeck, a source close to production confirmed....
  • 'American Idol' finale: Fans react to Phillip Phillips' triumph

     
    Phillip Phillips is the new winner of "American Idol." But most people online just want to make jokes about the "American Idol" winner's name and his "white guy with a guitar" status....
  • This Sunday: Baseball books for opening day, and the lives of novelists

     
    To mark the opening of baseball season we have reviews of the three books on the sport as well as John Sutherland's massive "Lives of the Novelists."...
  • 'Star Trek' actor, 50th anniversary of iconic group, country stars coming to State Theatre

     
    "Star Trek" star William Shatner, the 50th anniversary of Peter, Paul and Mary, country duo Montgomery Gentry, Bill Cosby and former presidential candidate Steve Forbes are among the highlights of the State Theatre's new 50-performance season. The 2012-'...
  • This Sunday: Figment, Charles Dickens, Etgar Keret and more

     
    Figment awarded innovators prize at LA Times Book Awards. Letters by Charles Dickens and short stories by Etgar Keret this Sunday....
  • Armando Iannucci talks political satire and new HBO series 'Veep'

     
    In the middle of a publicity blitz for “Veep,” the new HBO comedy series premiering Sunday that stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as a frustrated vice president, Armando Iannucci is holed up at the Trump International Hotel on Columbus Circle in...
  • More books celebrate Dickens' 200th anniversary

     
    For serious fans of Charles Dickens, the Nonesuch Dickens collection is an absolute must....
  • TV This Week for April 15 - 21

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 15 - 21 in PDF format TV listings for the week of April 15 - 21 in PDF format are also available here This week's TV Movies SUNDAY How......
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Robert Reich, Pre-Occupied

    Patt Morrison Asks: Robert Reich, Pre-Occupied
    Robert Reich has worked in a lot of big white buildings -- in the Senate, as an intern to Robert F. Kennedy; in the office of then-Solicitor General Robert Bork; in the Ford and Carter administrations; and as labor secretary to President Clinton. Now...
  • Cast, production team set for ‘A Christmas Carol’ from Beth Marshall Presents

     
    Beth Marshall has announced the cast and behind-the-scenes crew for her upcoming production of  “A Christmas Carol — a Ghost Story of Christmas.” This version of the holiday staple was adapted for the stage by Michael Wilson from...
  • Movie Review: “Hereafter”

     
    Clint Eastwood's late life/late career fascination with mortality, death and grieving devolves, at long last, into a cheap parlor trick in “Hereafter.” This wholly unsatisfying variation on “what lies beyond” shows him to be ill-...
  • Wicked Lit: Eternal resting plays

     
    Old graveyards are eerie enough in the daylight, but this Halloween season, Altadena's Mountain View Mortuary & Cemetery is ratcheting up the fear factor with a vengeful premature burial, a spectral beast from the edge of time and a nest of ghostly...