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What do you get when you cross a bunch of award-winning authors, The Byrds' Roger McGuinn, a literacy charity and a few pints? An on-again, off-again band called the Rock Bottom Remainders. In the literary world, "remainders" are poorly selling titles in...
TIMES STAFF WRITER"Big Trouble" has been in nothing but big trouble. Not for what it is but for a situation it inadvertently found itself enmeshed in that it's now trying to escape. "Big Trouble" is a pleasant diversion, a lightly amusing criminal comedy with a plot so...
Times Staff WriterHere's an off-kilter campaign strategy: Let the 134 other candidates hopelessly split the vote while you coast to victory by capturing one of California's most neglected minorities — the sumo wrestler vote. Kurt "Tachikaze" Rightmyer, a 220-pound...
Tags: Elections, Al Gore, Gray Davis, Jay Leno, Executive Branch
Of The Morning CallMaria Rodale stood at a podium before 1,000 employees of Rodale Inc. and did the unthinkable. She changed the Rodale mission. In that March 5 speech at a rented hall at Lehigh University, she was toying with 60 years of tradition, hallowed in the eyes...
Tags: Walt Disney, Marketing, Culture, Rodale, Inc., Depression
Orlando CityBeat WriterI recently visited Megacon, the ultimate gathering of fantasy freaks. It was amazing to see average schmoes decked out in tights, strutting like super heroes, cartoon icons and anime stars. For a few days, Mr. Systems Analyst and Ms. Insurance Adjuster...
Tribune staff reporterStephen King, an acknowledged master of the macabre, submitted yet another horror classic on Wednesday nighthis singing and guitar playing. But if you're King, and it's Halloween night, why not masquerade as a rock musician? King and the rest of the...
Tags: Elvis Presley, Stephen King, Halloween, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry
In the broad ensemble comedy "Big Trouble," director Barry Sonnenfeld displays the same lack of comedic wisdom that led him to put Will Smith in drag in "Wild Wild West." The film is based on the book of the same name by humor columnist Dave Barry, and...
OK, 2001 hasn't been the greatest movie year so far, but fall tends to be the season on which top-10 lists are built. The next few months look especially crowded thanks in part to the studios having rushed movies into production in preparation for the...
Tribune media criticHow do you respond to the World Trade Center attacks? When you work at The Onion, the devastatingly funny and frequently pointed weekly newspaper and Web site, the best way you know how: with humor. Those two paragraphs may sound like a joke with a...
Times Staff WriterIt was a balmy night at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Hundreds of Angelenos were gathered on the roof deck of LACMA West after a debate about the changing role of art museums. Comedian Steve Martin was there, too: no arrow through his head, no...
Tags: West Hollywood, Culture, James Carroll, Ralph Ellison, Poetry
City Link Staff WriterYarko Antonevych Members: Yarko Antonevych (bandura). Comments: Antonevych, who lives in Miami Beach, grew up in Canada and is of Ukrainian ancestry. His instrument, the bandura, is quite unorthodox in the United States, even though its the most...
Paul Sullivan has finally been released from custody and is ready and willing to answer all your e-mails on the state of the Cubs and other related subjects. What are the chances of Rod Beck being called up sometime this century? And don't give me that...
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