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  • Classic Hollywood: Marlo Thomas reminisces on a life of laughter

    Classic Hollywood: Marlo Thomas reminisces on a life of laughter
    When Marlo Thomas was a teenager, she was always crazy about some boy. "I couldn't wait to go out on dates," says the Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning Thomas, who came to fame in 1966 as the struggling actress Ann Marie in the ABC sitcom "That Girl."...
  • John Lennon at 70? We can only imagine….

    John Lennon at 70? We can only imagine….
    Fourteen years after Pete Townshend dismissed the very idea of growing up when he wrote "Hope I die before I get old," a 40-year-old John Lennon sang a very different tune. "I can hardly wait to see you come of age," he sang in 1980 to his then-5-year-...
  • How Maroon 5 found the courage to let its heart show

    How Maroon 5 found the courage to let its heart show
    For the future members of Maroon 5, a moment of clarity came unexpectedly in 1998 in the form of a funky, sultry pop tune on the radio: "Are You That Somebody?" by Aaliyah and Timbaland. It was a revelation for singer-guitarist Adam Levine, who was...
  • An epic restoration effort

    An epic restoration effort
    There will be a lot of history on display Monday night when the American Cinematheque presents Cecil B. DeMille's 1956 epic "The Ten Commandments" starring Charlton Heston as Moses and Yul Brynner as the power-mad pharaoh, Rameses — and not just...
  • Book review: 'Foreign Bodies' by Cynthia Ozick

    Book review: 'Foreign Bodies' by Cynthia Ozick
    Foreign Bodies A Novel Cynthia Ozick Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 256 pp., $26 Cynthia Ozick's sixth novel, "Foreign Bodies," is a piece of literary sleight of hand: It is modeled on Henry James' 1903 novel, "The Ambassadors," the story of an American...
  • Book review: 'Djibouti' by Elmore Leonard

    Book review: 'Djibouti' by Elmore Leonard
    Djibouti A Novel Elmore Leonard William Morrow: 280 pp., $26.99 Elmore Leonard's latest novel, his 44th, takes him beyond America's shores, way outside the criminal turfs — Detroit, Miami, Hollywood — he more or less owns, deep into...
  • Ronni Chasen's spirit alive in Golden Globe nominations

    Ronni Chasen's spirit alive in Golden Globe nominations
    She wasn't there to hear the news or congratulate her clients, but Ronni Chasen was very much present at Tuesday's Golden Globe nominations. The veteran publicist and awards consultant, who was slain on Nov. 16, worked on the successful Golden Globe...
  • Gwyneth Paltrow walks a fine line with 'Country Strong'

    Gwyneth Paltrow walks a fine line with 'Country Strong'
    This summer, programmers at Go Country 105 radio in Los Angeles unveiled a new single called "Country Strong" and asked listeners to guess who was the twangy alto belting out lines about how she's "hard to break, like the ground I grew up on." ----------...
  • Christopher Nolan: all his altered states

    Christopher Nolan: all his altered states
    Think of Christopher Nolan as a man trying to write a novel while the neighbors -- in this case, the rest of the world's population -- won't keep the noise down. The filmmaker doesn't own a cellphone, has no e-mail account and, in recent weeks, he's...
  • Book Calendar events for the week of January 30, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller: The legendary songwriting duo will present and sign their recent autobiography, "Hound Dog." Every Picture Tells a Story, 1333 Montana Ave., Santa Monica. 6 p.m. Free....
  • Book review: 'Zombie Spaceship Wasteland' by Patton Oswalt

    Book review: 'Zombie Spaceship Wasteland' by Patton Oswalt
    Full disclosure: Comedian Patton Oswalt, author of a new book of personal essays and other flights of whimsy called "Zombie Spaceship Wasteland," once invited me to his birthday party at the Lot, the former Warner Bros. studio in West Hollywood. Oswalt...
  • My Chemical Romance turns the page with 'Danger Days'

    My Chemical Romance turns the page with 'Danger Days'
    High in his ridgeline home, sitting on a porch that feels like a ledge, Gerard Way peered through cigarette smoke and the late-afternoon Pasadena haze as he searched his memory for the moment when his band, My Chemical Romance, shed its skin. "I think,"...