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  • L.A. Auto Show jargon alert: '20 stars' and the Chevy Cruze

     
    Cars come and go -- as do car executives -- but automotive industry jargon is the gift that keeps on giving. This morning, on Day 1 of the L.A. Auto Show press day, I heard Chuck Russell, vehicle line director......
  • DIY holiday project: A card hanger for holiday greeting cards, and homemade gift wrap

     
    Earlier this year we asked Jeannine Stein, author of "Re-Bound: Creating Handmade Books From Recycled and Repurposed Materials" (and the Times' fabulous fitness reporter) to come up with a few DIY projects for the holidays. One idea she had was this...
  • Gonzo but not forgotten: Johnny Depp's wearable homage to Hunter S. Thompson

     
    When Johnny Depp arrived at my house last week -- on the cover of an "Entertainment Weekly" "entertainers of the decade" issue -- my eye caught the pendant hanging around his neck. In the last few years, I've rarely seen......
  • Worst Oscar trend story of the week: Grim movies are George Bush's fault

     
    Having voted against the man twice and popped the bubbly when he left Washington, I'm probably an unlikely defender of George W. Bush. But even as a die-hard lefty, I was appalled by the sheer dim-wittedness of Newsweek's Ramin Setoodeh's......
  • Kobe Bryant fractures right index finger: DO NOT FREAK OUT, IT'S NOT AS BAD AS IT SOUNDS

     
    UPDATE- 11:45 pm: No change in the diagnosis. It's an avulsion fracture (caused when a piece of bone is pulled off by a tendon) near the tip of the right index finger. As it was explained to me, no further testing or anything like that needs to be done....
  • Size matters in finger sensitivity

     
    Smaller fingers are more sensitive fingers, according to new research out today. A study in The Journal of Neuroscience found that people's finger size determines sensitivity, not necessarily their gender or even the softness of fingertips. Researchers...
  • Leona Lewis, Paul McCartney and Kate Hudson: The Golden Globes guide to music

     
    Give the Hollywood Foreign Press this much: They can at least find five songs worthy of a nomination. The Globes, when it came to best original song, largely stayed mainstream, passing up selections from Mary J. Blige ("Precious: Based on......
  • Music review: Marc-Andre Hamelin revives Alkan in San Francisco

     
    The 19th century French composer and pianist Charles-Valentin Alkan wasn’t always obscure. Liszt and Chopin were impressed by his incredible keyboard virtuosity. Musically far ahead of his time, Alkan, who anticipated Mahler, influenced Debussy. Someday...
  • Now you can try the citrus family's "caviar"

     
    This year, for the first time, you don't have to be a scientist or an Australian to taste citrus caviar from legendary finger limes: A small harvest from commercial plantings in California has started to show up at local markets......
  • 'Survivor': Shambo dishes on Russell, the chickens and her infamous mullet

     
    Shannon "Shambo" Waters, a former chef in the Marine Corps from Renton, Wash., quickly became a fan favorite on this season of "Survivor." With her infamous mullet, Shambo nearly made it to the end of the game after aligning with......
  • Theater review: 'Absinthe, Opium and Magic' at Art/Works Theatre

     
    Opium smuggling, gangsters, prostitution and corruption make Shanghai circa 1920 an irresistible vacation spot for the Grand Guignolers, L.A.'s faux '20s Parisian troupe inspired by the notorious French theater. Creator/director Debbie McMahon's highly...
  • FAU at Georgia tonight; BYU gets it done

     
    The Advanced Training continues for the basketball team, which is on the road and up in Athens, Ga., tonight to take on the Georgia Bulldogs. If you are going to have to play an SEC team, it might as......