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  • Consumer Confidential: Retirement woes, another toy recall

     
    Here's your waffling Wednesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- You probably already know that your retirement is an increasingly distant prospect. But how bad are things really? A new study by Boston College's Center for Retirement......
  • 'Big River' by BoHo Theatre: A mighty 'Big River' in an intimate, heartfelt telling

     
    THEATER REVIEW: "Big River" ★★★ Through Oct. 10 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave.; Running time: 2 hours, 20 minutes; Tickets: $25 at 773-975-8150 Roger Miller died of lung and throat cancer in 1992. The chain-smoking “King of the......
  • 'True Blood' recap: Keep your eyes on the road

     
    No matter what happens, a "True Blood" finale should make the viewer feel something. We should be weeping that it's all over and cursing that we have to wait until next summer. We should be intensely angry and disappointed, saying,......
  • Consumer Confidential: Fish ratings, rental-car conquest, scammy sites

     
    Here's your malaise Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Whole Foods cares about fish. That's the message from a new rating system the high-end grocery chain has launched. Now when you shop for seafood at Whole Foods,......
  • 'Stand Up to Cancer' broadcast brings Hollywood out in force

     
    The stars of the "Stand Up to Cancer" telethonette were survivors, research scientists and their supporters; for once, this was one corner of Hollywood -- Sony Picture Studios, to be exact -- where celebs were the supporting cast. The biggest applause...
  • IRAN: Jailed activist, in a letter smuggled out of prison, says he's being tortured

     
    Torture, forced confessions, and a kangaroo court. That's what jailed Iranian student activist Abdollah Momeni claims he experienced since his detainment and jailing last year in an extraordinary letter he wrote to Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei...
  • Lakers blog profile: Jon K explains how Derek Fisher's clutch shooting saved his life

     
    This is the third post in a weekly series that helps you get to know members of the L.A. Times Lakers blog community. Feel free to send submissions to mgmedin@gmail.com. Screen name: Jon K. Real name: "I've been told every week for the last 15 years...
  • Live review: Nite Jewel at the Troubadour

     
    The fact that Nite Jewel titled their new e.p. “Am I Real?” seems apt. This is a band touching on big ideas, but still implacably held by doubt. Every piece is there for a truly devastating act – Ramona Gonzalez’s......
  • 'Mad Men' recap: 'You're an attractive girl, Peggy'

     
    “Mad Men” can be a lot of things, but one thing it’s usually not is a tearjerker. The show always packs an emotional wallop — you'll laugh, you’ll cringe, you’ll want to throw paperweights at Don — but good, old...
  • Hitchens will appear at Alabama debate Tuesday

     
    Christopher Hitchens, who was diagnosed with esophageal cancer this summer, forcing the cancellation of his book tour, will appear in Birmingham, Ala., for a debate on Tuesday. The event will be held by the Christian Fixed Point Foundation, which has........
  • A hodgepodge of Lakers topics, including Ron Artest's defense and NBA trade rumors

     
    To start the holiday weekend, let's go rambling around the Web. A Bleacher Report item on top NBA defenders caught my eye because it featured this headline: Is Ron Artest the NBA's top man-to-man defender? Well, the Lakers sure hope so. The article took...
  • Homeless man who slashed women's throats gets life in prison

     
    A homeless man who went on a crime spree in downtown Long Beach that included brutally slashing two women's throats was sentenced Monday to 11 life terms and 433 years in prison, a prosecutor said. Charles Juan Proctor, 45, was......