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  • L.A. Times bestsellers for Sept. 19: Tony Blair's 'A Journey'

     
    Tony Blair has been chalking up the frequent flier miles. On Monday, he was in Philadelphia, accepting the 2010 Liberty Medal. Tuesday saw him being interviewed in New York by Katie Couric, and on Wednesday, he was in Massachusetts, talking......
  • Bestsellers, Sept 26: The girl with the Franzen tattoo?

     
    Jonathan Franzen and his new novel, "Freedom," top our fiction bestseller list for the third week running, keeping perennial bestseller Stieg Larsson at bay. Larsson's Millennium Trilogy is doing fine -- "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest" is at......
  • Flight of the Conchords meet 'The Simpsons'

     
    Obsessive fans of Flight of the Conchords — are there any other kind? — have had to settle for repeats of the musical folk duo's HBO show, since singers-songwriters-actors Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement pulled the plug on series TV......
  • L.A. Times bestsellers: Surf's up!

     
    If there was any doubt that Southern California is surf country (was there?), the fact that "The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean" debuts at No. 2 on our hardcover nonfiction bestseller list this......
  • Jon Stewart tops the Oct. 10 L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c Daniel Okrent www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Rally to Restore Sanity This week, talk show host Jon Stewart and "The Daily Show" enter the nonfiction bestseller......
  • Google's Phonetic Arts is one of many online voice synthesizers: Try these out

     
    Google Inc. announced Friday that it had purchased Phonetic Arts, a British speech synthesis company. Google has been playing with various voice synthesizers for a while, including the ones used by its Google Translate, Google Maps and GOOG-411 software....
  • About (Late) Last Night: Jon Stewart and Ricky Gervais talk Stephen Hawking, slag Jay Leno

     
    The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c Ricky Gervais www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog The Daily Show on Facebook The mutual respect between Ricky Gervais and Jon Stewart is obvious.......
  • 'Modern Family' recap: A stranger in the hot tub

     
    There are issues that every couple — gay or straight, black or white, rich or poor — will eventually have to face. What to do about the handsome, half-naked stranger living in your daughter’s princess castle? Generally not one of......
  • Theater review: 'Traces' at Ricardo Montalban Theatre [Updated]

     
    Think Cirque du Soleil without the spandex. In their high-voltage “Traces,” now at the Ricardo Montalbán Theatre, the members of the circus ensemble Seven Fingers vault, spin, torque and generally defy gravity. They also sing love ballads, crack...
  • Most famous physicist ever? Readers disagree

     
    If you were asked to name "probably the most famous physicist ever," whom would you choose? Sir Isaac Newton? His theories of gravity and motion were groundbreaking. Albert Einstein? His Theory of General Relativity changed our fundamental understanding...
  • You're so nauseously nice: Getting Insulted by Authors

     
    Somewhere in New York this week, Bill Ryan might be found standing in line after an author's reading, waiting his turn for a few words and a signature. While some people get nervous waiting to speak to an author, Ryan......
  • Music review: Rolf Riehm's 'Hawking' gets U.S. premiere at Monday Evening Concert

     
    Mark Swed reviews the U.S. premiere of Rolf Riehms "Hawking" given by Monday Evening Concerts...