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  • Greg Schwem: Thou shalt play nice when playing Words With Friends

    I have recently begun playing Words With Friends, the online letter game that is addictive, infuriating and biblical, all at the same time. The latter is true because success in the game seems to be driven via Matthew 7:12: "Do to others as you would...
  • Exchanging words with friends

    Last December, the actor Alec Baldwin was asked to leave an American Airlines flight boarding at Los Angeles International Airport because of his desire to continue to play the game Words with Friends on his smartphone after the aircraft's doors had...
  • In Rotation: 'Avalanche' by Quadron, 'Kenny Dennis LP' by Serengeti

    Quadron "Avalanche" (Vested In Culture/Epic) It's impossible not to relish Coco O's sultry vocals on "Avalanche," the sophomore effort from Danish electro-soul duo Quadron. Her sweet voice tangles with a mix of indie pop, electronica, soul and...
  • Digital Cinema Conversion Nears End Game

    On the eve of the CineEurope exhibitors' conference in Barcelona, a report published by research org Screen Digest has revealed that the conversion of theaters to digital projection across the world is "approaching the end game." Screen Digest expects...
  • Album review: Serengeti's 'Kenny Dennis LP'

    Album review: Serengeti's 'Kenny Dennis LP'
    Who is Kenny Dennis? He's a 53-year-old, Mike Ditka-loving, mustachioed Chicago lunkhead and rapper who formerly starred in a fictional hip-hop trio. A project that began as a character invented by rapper Serengeti in 2008, Kenny's got an opinion about...
  • Products that prevent summer brain drain

    Products that prevent summer brain drain
    For kids, summer means three months off from reading, writing and arithmetic. But during that break, growing minds can lose educational skills acquired during the school year, according to the National Summer Learning Association. “When you’...
  • Monday TV Highlights: 'The Secret Life of the American Teenager'

    Monday TV Highlights: 'The Secret Life of the American Teenager'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 2 - 8, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Voice The top six artists perform...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Safety Last' on TCM

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Safety Last' on TCM
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 19 - 25, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The American Bible Challenge The best of...
  • TV This Week: May 26 - June 1: 'Smash' on NBC

    TV This Week: May 26 - June 1: 'Smash' on NBC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 26 - June 1, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY Them? The Bluth family is back in...
  • Amazon Store Targets 50-Plus Market

    Amazon is having a senior moment. Earlier this month, the e-tail giant launched the 50+ Active and Healthy Living Store (www.amazon.com/50activeliving), featuring nutrition, wellness, exercise and fitness, medical, personal care, beauty, entertainment...
  • Allan B. Calhamer dies at 81; inventor of Diplomacy game

     Allan B. Calhamer dies at 81; inventor of Diplomacy game
    The origins of the board game Diplomacy can be traced to an old geography book that Allan B. Calhamer discovered while rummaging around with a friend in the attic of his boyhood home in suburban Chicago. Calhamer was fascinated by the exotic countries...
  • Mrs. Box sanctions her Scrabble-cheatin' husband

     
    A TV commercial that pushes the taste envelope: The resulting image in my mind's eye is cricky -- a combination of creepy and icky. I'm reminded, though, of this description of how tournament-level Scrabble players cheat: There’s “banking...