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There are no sacred cows on the NBC sitcom "30 Rock." The show happily skewers its own network along with any number of pop-culture phenomena, and last week's episode was no different, with a running joke aimed squarely in the direction of Tyler Perry,...
The Art of Daniel Clowes: Modern Cartoonist Edited by Alvin Buenaventura (Abrams ComicArts, 224 pages, $40) Long before his work ended up on the silver screen, Daniel Clowes constructed his graphic novels as though all along he had a cinema...
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Hero Complex - movies, comics, fanboy fare - latimes.comDaniel Clowes draws lonely weirdos, sulking man-beasts, leering hipsters and human canisters for a savage ennui. They live in numbed-out neighborhoods beneath ......
Good thing Bill Griffith did not take Marcel Duchamp seriously. Otherwise, we'd be without Zippy (aka Zippy the Pinhead), the best-drawn daily underground comic strip in America, still running in 300 newspapers. Griffith, at the time a 19-year-old art...
He's the kind of guy who waxes rhapsodic about his love for the human race but curses people who don't smile at his dog. He's full of odes to the sweep of life and won't stop sharing them with the strangers he accosts in coffee shops. He has no job and no...
Culture MonsterIf little else, Bravo TV's "Work of Art" -- the new reality series set in the New York gallery scene -- proves that the art world is no different from just about every other profession: It's filled with sleaze, political......
Zap2It.comWalt Disney and Scott Rudin Prods. are moving forward on the family comedy "Hours of Fun," hiring actor-turned-scribe John Francis Daley and his writing partner Jonathan Goldstein to polish the screenplay. According to The Hollywood Reporter, "Hours of...
Zap2It.comAlthough many actors secretly want to be directors, Ethan Suplee gets to play one in Terry Zwigoff's "Art School Confidential." Suplee plays Vince, the obnoxious roommate of protagonist Jerome (Max Minghella) at the artsy Strathmore Institute. While...
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Times Staff WriterIf a more elegant and succinct explanation of what compels some people to go to art school has ever been filmed, I haven't seen it. Terry Zwigoff's "Art School Confidential" begins with a steady, mostly silent (except for a rhythmic pounding of fist on...
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Times Staff WriterLove stories come and go, but few have the durability of "Tristan and Isolde." Everyone from German Richard Wagner to Briton Richard Burton (who starred in a 1981 version called "Lovespell") have been fascinated by this Dark Ages tale of star-crossed...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterLAST year, one of Canada's most prestigious museums approached the cartoonist Seth, whose work combines realistic, character-based storytelling with a muted, nostalgic visual style reminiscent of Edward Hopper, about a show of contemporary artists who use...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe Partisan Review may have folded in the last year, but alienation and ennui are alive and well in American letters. Ironically, at the same time that comic-book protagonists have earned a new literary respect, they have lost the ability to transform...
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