Hard at work on his eighth novel, 'Deadwood' author Pete Dexter still packs a punch
20 years ago this summer, Pee Wee Herman got busted for indecent exposure in Florida and almost immediately and brilliantly bounced back with a surprise cameo appearance opening the MTV Music Awards a couple of weeks later with the only possible response:Based on everything that's turned up in the n ... More >>
If there is one word to describe the latest Los Angeles Times column by Steve Lopez, it is "blunt."That is what the veteran journo smoked before getting behind the wheel of a Crown Vic to help Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich study the effects of marijuana on driving.Here's another word ... More >>
Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez tonight gives a video profile of a Camp Pendleton family soon to be separated by an overseas military deployment.
Adam Larkey/ABCDancing With the Stars host Tom Bergeron, Times reporter Dawn C. Chmielewski and her partner Jonathan Roberts soak in applause. UPDATED WITH RESPONSE FROM LA TIMES VP . . . Perhaps it does not fully descend into the unethical bog like the revenue-sharing arrangement with the Stapl ... More >>
If you've been following the self-destruction of the LA Times throughout the past year or so, you probably know that next week, the paper is killing off its "California" section, the paper's increasingly anemic attempt to convince readers it actually cares about local news.As its name suggests, the ... More >>
Man met bril / Flickr / Creative CommonsSpotted on the commute to Weekly world headquarters today: a brown Dodge pickup whose back window read, in blue electricians-tape lettering, "TAX REVOLT!" Spotted on Red County and Orange Juice Blog: recall fever against all the Republicans who supported the s ... More >>
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