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  • Wine, Etc.: Our picks for the fourth

    With July 4th just a couple of days away, most Americans worth their barbecue sauce are thinking of the backyard grill. If it isn't a family gathering, Independence Day will be an occasion to get together with friends for some grilled pulled pork,...
  • Executive Profile: Jennifer Holmgren

    Executive Profile: Jennifer Holmgren
    The discovery of a tiny microbe inside a rabbit's gut wooed Jennifer Holmgren away from the company where she had worked for 23 years and into the arms of a little known startup, LanzaTech New Zealand Limited. This wasn't just any microbe. Inside a test...
  • Review: 'Nobody Is Ever Missing' by Catherine Lacey

    Review: 'Nobody Is Ever Missing' by Catherine Lacey
    Catherine Lacey's debut novel explores that deeply human question — for many, a passing thought; for others, more nagging: "What if I were to suddenly change the course of my life?" Stuck in routines that feel rote or relationships withering on...
  • 'Beyond the Edge,' about scaling Everest, fails to aim high

    'Beyond the Edge,' about scaling Everest, fails to aim high
    "Beyond the Edge," an exhaustive (and sometimes exhausting) look at the first successful ascent of Mt. Everest, premiered last year at the Toronto International Film Festival, pegged to the 60th anniversary of the feat. Its late arrival in theaters...
  • Syfy's 'Almighty Johnsons' an amiable take on Norse gods

     Syfy's 'Almighty Johnsons' an amiable take on Norse gods
    In the fullness of time, in the country of New Zealand, it occurred to James Griffin and Rachel Lang that what their country needed was a television series in which four brothers and their cousin, who is really their grandfather, were the human...
  • Warning: Ads pull us closer with tiny disclaimers

     Warning: Ads pull us closer with tiny disclaimers
    The commercial opens with a car whipping around a corner. The boilerplate adland disclaimer in tiny type on the bottom of the screen — "Professional driver. Closed course." — has become so familiar over the years that we know what it says...
  • Tony Awards Go Global with Live Broadcast in More Than 30 Countries

    Matching the increasingly international reach of Broadway fare, the 2014 Tony Awards ceremony will be broadcast live in more than 30 countries around the world. With a starry cast of presenters and performers led by Hugh Jackman, this year's kudofest...
  • The strange world of real estate markets

    The real estate industry is fond of saying that "all real estate is local," but I don't buy it. To wit, recent dispatches from around the world that clog my inbox and constantly remind me of how boring my own everyday life is, by comparison: What a way...
  • Sigourney Weaver Returning to 'Avatar' Sequels as New Character

    Sigourney Weaver will return to James Cameron's trio of "Avatar" sequels as a new character. Cameron and 20th Century Fox made the announcement Monday, noting that Weaver's Gracey Augustine character perished in 2009′s "Avatar." "Sigourney and I...
  • Airfare: $979 round-trip fare from LAX to London on Air New Zealand

    Airfare: $979 round-trip fare from LAX to London on Air New Zealand
    Here’s a fare to London that may put a smile on your face -- especially in light of summer fares that are hovering at the $1,500 range. Air New Zealand is offering a $979 round trip from LAX, including all taxes and fees. It isn't for prime summer...
  • Village Roadshow and Warner Bros. Fall for China's 'Snow Girl'

    SHANGHAI -- Village Roadshow Pictures Asia and Warner Bros. Pictures are to co-finance and co-produce 3-D Chinese fantasy film "Zhong Kui: Snow Girl And The Dark Crystal." The film is now in production and is produced by Desen International Media. It...
  • Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care

    Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care
    Charles F. Farthing, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew attention to the need for an AIDS vaccine by announcing his willingness to inject himself, has died. He was 60. Farthing, who collapsed in a Hong Kong...