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  • How to stalk Judd Apatow

     
    For longtime fans of the “Freaks and Geeks” creator, stalking has never been so easy. The writer/director/producer has added “Twitterer” to his resume, and after just a few days of Tweeting photos of himself grimacing in airports, c...
  • Apatow gets funny (mostly) for McSweeney's and 826LA

     
    Judd Apatow has edited an anthology titled "I Found This Funny," coming out Nov. 1, which benefits 826 National. It's kind of a funny humor anthology because some of its stories aren't funny at all. Yes, it includes pieces by......
  • Judd Apatow has a funny way of raising money for 826LA

     
    When Judd Apatow was a little boy, he played with everyone, all the kids in the sandbox -- he was good that way. How does the Ministry know this? His grandmother told us. We rubbed elbows with Gram, who was......
  • Garry Shandling talks politics and TV news

     
    We’d bet that Garry Shandling was glued to his TV last night watching election returns. He’s a big TV news channel surfer, or so he said the other night at a benefit hosted by Judd Apatow. The night was “An......
  • Impac Dublin's long, long, longlist

     
    Longlists make strange fellows, Monday's announcement of the Impac Dublin Literary Prize longlist proves. Dan Brown, author of the mega-bestselling yet critically panned "The DaVinci Code" and Orhan Pamuk, winner of the Nobel Prize in literature, have...
  • Karma: Four volunteer opportunities for the holidays

     
    HOLIDAY GUIDE 2010: The holidays are more than just turkey and awkward encounters with far-off relatives. It's also the season for giving. Of course, others have the same idea. “The holidays tend to be very popular; from November to January; [we see an]...
  • Become a fictional character for free speech

     
    Bestselling mystery writer Thomas Perry is just one of the dozens of authors who will name characters in their books after you -- if you are the highest bidder, that is. It's all to support the First Amendment Project, a......
  • You're so nauseously nice: Getting Insulted by Authors

     
    Somewhere in New York this week, Bill Ryan might be found standing in line after an author's reading, waiting his turn for a few words and a signature. While some people get nervous waiting to speak to an author, Ryan......
  • ‘The Big Read’ shines light on pet safety during disasters

     
    With a blizzard in the rear-view and tornado season steadily approaching, Hinsdale Humane Society’s executive director Lori Halligan is sharing advice about how to keep …...
  • L.A. Times Festival of Books: The music of the written word

     
    In his new book, "Attack of the Difficult Poems," poet and literary thinker Charles Bernstein writes, "the alphabet is frozen sound." Maybe one of the ways you unfreeze it is to link all those letters together to make words, a......
  • Festival of Books: Walter Mosley, Maxine Hong Kingston and more author panels and book signings Sunday

     
    R.L. Stine gave us goosebumps. Mallory Lewis chatted with Lamb Chop. And Patti Smith and Dave Eggers held court during a highly anticipated back-and-forth. Those were some of the dozens of author events and panels at the first day of......
  • The Festival of Books 2011: Our coverage

     
    Links to all our coverage of the 2011 L.A. Times Festival of Books....