| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Do you think its OK to text and drive because you're a great driver? If so, chances are you're a guy.
A new study published in the International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management found that 4 out of 5 college students texted while driving, and...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:40 AM
“Look at me, I’m transforming,” Nick Cave sang Monday at the Chicago Theatre, his scarecrow arms swinging from the elbows. “I’m vibrating, I’m glowing, I’m flying. Look at me now.”
With the big, black wave...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 9:50 AM
3 stars (out of 4)
For the last several albums – “Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!!” with the Bad Seeds in 2008, and two Grinderman releases – Nick Cave has been in room-wrecking mode. The music brimmed with mayhem, misadventure and ink-...
| Dec 30, 2012
It was a cruel, cruel year — a year that kept raising our hopes, only to squash them flatter than a dead possum on the interstate.
Example: This year the "reality" show "Jersey Shore," which for six hideous seasons has been a compelling argument...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 12:31 PM
You'll notice something when you first pick up "The Where, the Why and the How: 75 Artists Illustrate Wondrous Mysteries of Science."
The book has some heft to it. And it has the look and feel of a book you might have stowed in your high school locker....
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:40 PM
How do you write Lin's Bin?
Lin's Bin starts with a question.
Is it OK to compliment a woman on her breasts?
Where does the time go?
Why are teenagers so cranky?
The questions come from clueless frat boys, from wistful mothers, from grade school kids...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
On the heels of the newest data released by physicists at the CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) Conference held in La Thuile, Italy, regarding the Higgs boson “The God Particle,” Science Channel will be premiering a special...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 2:33 PM
With screenwriting and film-scoring credits on "Lawless" and "West of Memphis," respectively, Nick Cave has spent much of 2012 focusing on his career in movies.
Next year, though, the Australian polymath will return to rock with a new studio album by...
| Oct 13, 2012
What does it take to get us excited anymore?
I mean, we have a remote-controlled craft roaming the surface of Mars — Mars! — and it's tooling around scooping up soil and looking for evidence of life, and our reaction is: ZZZZZZZZ.
And in the...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 10:30 AM
AUSTIN, Texas -- There's no shortage of grizzled veterans at South by Southwest this year, from Depeche Mode to Iggy and the Stooges to Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, the last of whom opened NPR Music's jam-packed showcase Wednesday night at Stubb's. For a...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:15 AM
We did some good work last night, Austin. The breakfast taco for dinner was a nice touch.
And then there was some music. On the first night, I like to hit the sack having checked off a bunch of boxes, wake up feeling liberated of the FOMO that is...
| Aug 9, 2012
A message to the newsroom from Editor Davan Maharaj: I’m pleased to announce that Marc Duvoisin is the new managing editor of the Los Angeles Times. As you know, this announcement is a long time coming. It reflects months of......