Nothing is what it seems on Rodeo Drive. On a spring day with a crisp breeze and a blue sky and clouds so perfectly fluffy they seem Photoshopped, the famous British royal walking down the street isn't famous, or British, or royal. The beautiful girl on his arm isn't his lover. And the people b ... More >>
Why the film Roman Polanski finished from jail is his best in years
The farmers marketloving, sleeve garterwearing ladies and gentlemen of the bar taking over L.A.'s restaurants one glass at a time
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Bertolt Brecht returns to Los Angeles
Dan Rather’s Evening News exit
The canine fidelity of the president’s house consigliere
Gore Vidal looks past the election
Bush’s nemesis gives it the old college try
John Edwards beat Don Cheney – and John Kerry
How the Groundlings taught L.A. to laugh
Jay Leno talks about the tragedy and comedy of politics
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As The Manchurian Candidate creeps back into our lives
The senator comes to California for the rich person’s vote and dollars
Peace movement hones its message to a mixed-up world
Can Karl Rove help this man find his way?
Gendy Alimurung keeps a diary as she stalks Jeffrey Best, Zen planner of L.A. parties
The perils and possibilities of war
And who knows what -- in our economy and our politics -- is about to give way?
Illegitimate and ill at ease, George W. Bush begins what looks to be a retro presidency