L.A. County Hospital, casting directors and Richard Nixon also feature in a fest brimming with nonfiction SoCal films
Richard Nixon might have been the LAest of American presidents, with a political career launched by late Los Angeles Times publisher Norman Chandler, a Western White House in San Clemente, and a presidential library in Yorba Linda. So this news comes with particular interest to us tabloid hounds in ... More >>
With the exception of a panel of artists talking economics, this week's recommendations are all old-school, exhibitions and performances of artists working before Watergate. 5. Highbrow Comedy Guy de Cointet is one of those stuff-of-myth artists: He grew up in Paris, was friendly with Yves St. Laur ... More >>
On Trespass as a sign of the times
The Oval Office.Ah, President's Day. A time to celebrate our favorite dead guys (at least the ones we can remember), bask in the glow of our empty mailboxes, and congratulate our overpaid, federal-job-having relatives for finagling yet another day without work at our expense. But what it's ... More >>
A. ScattergoodEric Ripert at the Chateau Marmont In the first part of our interview with Eric Ripert, the French chef who is chef-partner at New York City's Le Bernardin, the author of four cookbooks, the host of his own PBS show, Friend Of Tony, and (lest we forget) recipient of French's Leg ... More >>
The take-no-prisoners social critic skewers Bush, Ashcroft and the whole damn lot of us for letting despots rule.