It was the biggest "Screw You" in hoops history. Phil Jackson is not coaching the Lakers today because Jimmy Buss and Jackson do not like each other and never have. It's that simple and that complex.
Some of us are feeling a tad guilty about eating the kids' Halloween treats. Well, here's a way to atone -- we can recycle all those candy wrappers through an ongoing partnership between Mars candy and the eco-friendly company TerraCycle. "It's a free collection program for all kinds of candy wrap ... More >>
Hector Cruz Salvador"The Vault: Unlocked"â€‹"The gentrification of downtown Los Angeles is a sinister metamorphosis engineered by spoiled hipsters and well-heeled land grabbers in this whodunit parody by the Latino Theatre Company," writes Amy Lyons about The Vault: Unlocked, at Los Angeles Theatre ... More >>
Also, Funkfest, Chromeo, Slayer and others
Also, Randy Newman, Meshell Ndegeocello, Useless Keys and others
Also, Clipse, Imaad Wasif, Josh Charles and others
Also, Do Make Say Think, the Living Sisters, Wale and others
Also, Gangi, Chris Cornell, Joe Lally, Useless Keys and others
Plus, Good for the Jews, Legowelt, Resistant Culture, and others
Plus other April 3-10 shows
Ed Begley Jr. on celebrity, activism and his reality show, Living With Ed
On Bush, Iran and the challenges to journalism
Vanished series creator Josh Berman keeps the world in three rings
From laughing gas to nonalcoholic beer: Robert Stone in the ’60s and today
An insider talks trash as he eyes his boss’s lucrative City Council seat
Uncovering our wet and wild past. Is it safe, or even possible, to let the water flow again?
Can better schools — can better anything — fix the L.A. economy?
Meet Alonza Thomas, first-time juvenile offender, now superpredator
Has the Endangered Species Act put wildlife above people?
The past confronts the future for control of L.A.s Eastside political machine
Former Nightline executive producer Leroy Sievers laments the death of serious TV news
Kinsley hires serial loser Joel Stein, despite conflicts of interest
What would George Washington do?
Remaking L.A. from the outside in
America’s corporate merchants of death in Iraq
A semi-comic fantasy about an aspect of the future that may prove pertinent to L.A.
Bush Bashing in America
Bush is the real menace to world order
A Beautiful Mind; plus, The Shipping News
Scientists on the Edge
Classical music is alive and well
Rediscovering Randolph Bourne — sort of
The education of Mark “Mad Dog” Madsen
John Seabrooks furrowed Nobrow
Downtown high-rise is Information Superhighway's Grand Junction (Internet and phone giants shake hands in the Meet Me Room)
Modesty as Eroticism
Denounced and deserted, Tailwind producer is not dispirited