Will the hilarious lame rap video ever die?
No offense to the L.A. guys who did the amusing "Whole Foods Parking Lot", or to the legendary Weird Al Yankovic, who has a new album out.
But it's becoming clear that there's a formula to stuff like this. Would-be viral video stars are catching ... More >>
This just in from the "humanity isn't as screwed as we think" department: people read books. A new USC Dornsife College/Los Angeles Times Poll says 80 percent of Californians surveyed have read at least one book in the last month, and 40 percent have read three.
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Jonathan Franzen appeared in L.A. at what must be close to the crest of a wave of a strange Franzen mania. His book Freedom, his first novel since 2001's celebrated, The Corrections, has twice been reviewed favorably by The New York Times. He was on the cover of Time. President Obama took Fre ... More >>