John Logan and Jamie Pachino's plays examine the concept of true self for artists with false names
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His newest, alcohol-fueled book, Ablutions: Notes for a Novel, is set among the city's marginalized
A ride-along on satirist Chris Leavins' Internet highway
I thought Stan Winston was older, if only because his movie monsters have had me squirming in my seat for almost thirty years. Yet, he was only 62, and had been fighting multiple myeloma for seven years, according to the LA Times. Stan Winston died Sunday evening at his Malibu home. There will be p ... More >>
Laura Branigan, Old Milwaukee and a tough angle on the eight ball: A short story
Comedic and despondent views of human attraction
Albert Brooks phones in the jokes
Phil Hendrie conquers the AM dial one deluded caller at a time. So why can't he get his mug on TV?
Chinatown, a year after Giovanni Intra’s death
Of Los Angeles’ great archival double-bill theaters, only Sherman Torgan’s New Beverly Cinema remains. Can this revival house be saved?
Oscar Wilde at the Hammer; J. Edgar Hoover at the ?
Adam Sandler -- smirking all the way to the bank
Orange County’s Little Saigon confronts the ghost of Ho Chi Minh