When Professor Patrick James was 13, he picked up The Lord of the Rings. It took him less than three days to finish reading the trilogy.
Years passed and James entered academia. Although his discipline is international relations, he wanted to bring the books that captured his attention to the class ... More >>
David Lindsay-Abaire's Tony-nominated play about class rifts in America, Good People, now playing at the Geffen, is this week's Pick of the Week, by Neal Weaver. Paul Birchall was also taken with Doug Knott's autobiographical solo show at the Asylum Lab Theatre, Last of the Knotts Find all the lates ... More >>
Drea Bernardi via her Twitter profile.It took five months and nearly 50,000 resumes, but Mario Batali has finally filled the Media Production Coordinator opening he posted back in April on Monster.com.
The coveted job goes to Drea Bernardi, a New Yorker who loves food, is fluent in Italian ... More >>
Better luck next time, DuffyUpdated after the jump: UTLA plans to appeal the ruling.
Update: L.A. Mayor, Board of Education Prez and Superintendent-to-be join the victory lap.
This one's for the kids.
An L.A. Superior Court judge ruled just a few hours ago, in Reed v. State of California, ... More >>