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Bethany Cosentino, the frontwoman of the Los Angeles three-piece Best Coast, didn't know how much she loved California until she moved to New York. In 2008, she enrolled in the writing program at the New School in Manhattan to follow her dream of becoming...
Culture MonsterPutting the stars and the vehicle in "star vehicle," actors James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave are set to perform in a Broadway production of "Driving Miss Daisy," scheduled to open Oct. 25 at the John Golden Theatre. The production,......
Special to the Los Angeles TimesDuring the all-too-brief life of their physically disabled son, Jesse, who died in his sleep five years ago at the age of 17, the actors Marianne Leone (who played the mother of actor Michael Imperioli on HBO's "The Sopranos") and Chris Cooper (an Academy...
KTLA NewsNEW YORK - Author Dominick Dunne, who told stories of shocking crimes among the rich and famous through his magazine articles and best-selling novels such as "The Two Mrs. Grenvilles," died Wednesday at his home in Manhattan. He was 83. His son, Actor-...
Author Dominick Dunne, who told stories of shocking crimes among the rich and famous through his magazine articles and best-selling novels such as ``The Two Mrs. Grenvilles,'' died Wednesday at his home in Manhattan. He was 83. Actor-director Griffin...
Jacket CopyJanet Fitch is the author of "White Oleander" and "Paint it Black," and she teaches writing at USC. It seems like every time I run into her at a reading, she introduces one or two or more of her students......
Brand XL.A.-based Best Coast, the garage-pop project of Bethany Cosentino, has been one of this summer's hottest indie breakouts thanks to Cosentino's bracing guitars and hook-hoisting melodies -- if not her lyrics. "She's not exactly the Randy Newman of the...
"Inherent Vice" is Thomas Pynchon doing Raymond Chandler through a Jim Rockford looking glass, starring Cheech Marin (or maybe Tommy Chong). What could easily be mistaken as a paean to 1960s Southern California is also a sly herald of that era's end....
In the prologue to "Nothing Was the Same," Kay Redfield Jamison writes, "It has been said that grief is a kind of madness. I disagree. There is a sanity to grief, in its just proportion of emotion to cause, that madness does not have." Jamison should...
Tags: Health and Safety at School, Crimes, Cancer, Depression, Death
Dominick Dunne, the bestselling novelist and Vanity Fair writer who chronicled the misdeeds of the rich and famous with wicked glee -- most memorably in his highly personal accounts of the trials of Claus von Bulow, the Menendez brothers and O.J....
Tags: Gina Lollobrigida, Cancer, Suicide, California, O.J. Simpson
Associated PressWilliam A. Emerson Jr., who covered civil rights flash points as part of a cadre of gutsy Southern reporters and later served as editor in chief of the Saturday Evening Post, has died. He was 86. Emerson, whose health had declined after a stroke, died...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSusan Atkins, who committed one of modern history's most notorious crimes when she joined Charles Manson and his gang for a 1969 killing spree that terrorized Los Angeles and put her in prison for the rest of her life, has died. She was 61. Atkins died...
Tags: Crimes, Trials, Cancer, California, Death
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