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  • James Bond takes a 'Quantum' leap in luxury

    James Bond takes a 'Quantum' leap in luxury
    Forty-six years ago, when Sean Connery played his first hand of chemin de fer clad in a shawl-collar tuxedo as James Bond in "Dr. No," the world was a much different place. Dressing up for dinner was de rigueur, and high-tech meant a shortwave radio...
  • Auto Didact

    Pencils, clay knives and computer-imaging applications shape J MaysÂ’ creations; something less tactile animates them. Perhaps no other automotive designer active today seeks out our heartstrings as doggedly or successfully as the 53-year-old Oklahoma...
  • Chewing on dirt

    Chewing on dirt
    In a valley south of Ensenada, thousands of race fans wake at scraggly campsites to the sight of rising dust and feel of trembling earth. It's the all-day plane crash, as one racing legend has dubbed it — an off-road armada of 300 bikes, buggies,...
  • Auto racing actors: Past and present

    Auto racing actors: Past and present
    Steve McQueen was one of many actors whose success bought a ticket to the race track. James Dean, James Garner, Paul Newman, Patrick Dempsey and others have a need for speed and a strong desire to attempt professional racing.
  • Triumph Rocket III is a beast with three cylinder

    Triumph Rocket III is a beast with three cylinder
    The Rocket III Classic Tourer is Triumph's latest entry into the cruiser market, and one thing's for sure: It's no hog. But at 751 pounds dry and nearly 2,300 cc, it is quite the heifer. Power. Girth. Flash. Triumph's biggest and baddest is a real...
  • Being McQueen for a day

    Being McQueen for a day
    Monterey, Calif. For sale: 1963 Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso, 56,000-plus original miles, once owned by Steve McQueen, perfect condition, brown. Brown? "It's not my favorite color," admits Mike Regalia, the Thousand Oaks auto restorer whose car is...
  • The attainable Pebble Beach

    The attainable Pebble Beach
    Launched more than 50 years ago as a social gathering for the upper echelons of auto collecting and racing, the Pebble Beach weekend has evolved into an entire "holy week" for the motoring faithful. With auto-related events spread out across the entire...
  • The unstoppable 'Slumdog' wins at BAFTA Awards

    The unstoppable 'Slumdog' wins at BAFTA Awards
    The "Slumdog Millionaire" juggernaut continues as the drama dominated the British Academy Film Awards, winning seven Sunday evening. "Slumdog," which revolves around an impoverished Indian teenager, won outstanding film, director for Danny Boyle, adapted...
  • 'A Bright and Guilty Place' by Richard Rayner

    'A Bright and Guilty Place' by Richard Rayner
    A Bright and Guilty Place Murder, Corruption, and L.A.'s Scandalous Coming of Age Richard Rayner Doubleday: 270 pp., $25 Everything has its counterpart. For every piece of matter there is a like piece of antimatter, for every movie star there is or...
  • Classic Hollywood: Steve McQueen

    Classic Hollywood: Steve McQueen
    Who doesn't love Steve McQueen? Three decades after his death, McQueen still embodies qualities — effortless cool, dangerous masculinity, edgy charisma — that are coveted by men, embraced by women. With his close-cropped sandy blond hair and...
  • A trio of Steve McQueen films

    A trio of Steve McQueen films
    The Sand Pebbles McQueen earned his only Oscar nomination for lead actor for this 1966 Robert Wise-directed epic in which he plays a sweet, but rebellious U.S. Navy machinist mate Jake Holman toiling aboard a gunboat in the Yangtze River in China in...
  • Irishman Enda Walsh doesn't let words get in the way

    Irishman Enda Walsh doesn't let words get in the way
    For a writer, Enda Walsh has surprisingly little faith in words. The 42-year old Irish dramatist's plays "The Walworth Farce" and "The New Electric Ballroom" have earned rave reviews on both sides of the Atlantic. But he insists that "words sort of get...