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At my age, state and station in life, I balance the great and utter futility of most action wit ... More >>
Little treat for First Amendment advocates on next week's episode of "Modern Family": Adopted two-year-old Lily will drop the F bomb all over set, much to the horror of her two dads. (Gay parents! Curse words! The controversies of the '90s are alive on prime time.)
Titled "Little Bo Bleep," the epi ... More >>
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See also: Our review of Katy Perry at Staples Center last night
Song: Katy Perry's "The One That Got Away"
History: "The One That Got Away" is the sixth sing ... More >>
Wilson!While some news organizations are known for inventing a generation every time Apple introduces a new product (the iPad generation!), there are limits.
Historians William Strauss and Neil Howe have come up with perhaps the most cited and widely trusted framework: A generation is a coho ... More >>
Now you're hungry. Or grossed out. Das Racist might be genius. Or a big joke. Or maybe both. "We're not joking, just joking-we are joking, just joking- we're not joking," they intone dully on "hahahaha jk?," the funniest track from last September's very funny mixtape Sit Down, Man. But it's p ... More >>
THE LATEST NEW REVIEWS ARE EMBEDDED IN THIS WEEK'S COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSAlso see this week's STAGE FEATURE on Polish theater unmaskedNEW REVIEW GO AS YOU LIKE ITAs You Like It Photo courtesy of Aquila TheatreSummer is in full heat across the Southland, which brings out amphitheater producti ... More >>
THE LATEST NEW REVIEWS ARE EMBEDDED IN THIS WEEK'S COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW REVIEW THEATER PICK CLOWNTOWN CITY LIMITSPhoto by Ed RachlesImagine a personable, grimy, makeup-smeared, cigar-chomping guy in a tank top, not unlike Tommy Lee Jones, playing cards outdoors on the porch of some tra ... More >>
THE LATEST NEW REVIEWS ARE EMBEDDED IN THE COMING WEEK'S COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW REVIEW THEATER PICK ST JOAN OF THE SLAUGHTERHOUSESPhoto by Vitor MartinsFor a lucid analysis of the malfunctioning global financial markets, one could do worse than Bertolt Brecht. And it's hard to imagine doi ... More >>