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Opinion L.A.It may become part of the decathlon known as the Republican road to the White House -– to get down and potty-mouth about the news media. Former Sen. Rick Santorum's base is probably cheering him to the rafters after he......
Jacket CopyBasketball, book blogs, and e-books in today's book news....
The Daily MirrorI stumbled across this article while searching for something else (research is like that) and was stunned. When I started at The Times in the late 1980s, the Women of the Year Awards were viewed as something of a joke,......
The Daily MirrorJuly 17, 1932: I’ve been meaning to post some of the Tip Poff gossip columns that The Times used to run in the movie/drama pages of the 1930s. The Times experimented with the column and by 1939 was calling it......
The Daily MirrorSept. 27, 1978: James Bassett dies. am climbing Mount Bassett. It’s as if I’m halfway up and have come across the abandoned camp of an expedition that vanished many years ago while trying to conquer some snowy, fog-shrouded peak. Abandoned equipment...
The Daily MirrorAs a footnote to my previous post, I thought it would be valuable to list some of the people Jim Bassett interviewed for his ill-fated book on the Los Angeles Times. I’m not sure this is complete, but it’s a start. One of the more interesting is...
The Daily MirrorMarch 1, 1961: Los Angeles Times publisher Otis Chandler becomes a vice president of Times-Mirror. Recent revelations by the Eisenhowers’ maid and Princess Margaret’s butler make Paul Coates wonder about his domestic help....
The Daily MirrorPerhaps your Duesenberg Model J needs a rebuilt generator. Or perhaps you can’t afford an entire Model J but would like a piece of one. A Delco-Remy generator for a Duesenberg has been listed on EBay for $755. As with......
Jacket CopyGoogle launched Google eBooks Monday, becoming the third major ebooks retailer alongside Amazon and Apple....
The Daily MirrorLos Angeles Times file photo [Update: This is Joan Crawford in “The Ice Follies of 1939.” ] Hm. What’s going on here? [Update: This image was published Jan. 3, 1939, in The Times Midwinter Edition, which wasn’t microfilmed, so no......
Culture Monster"Welcome to Hollywood! What's your dream? Everybody comes here; this is Hollywood, land of dreams." This memorable quote from the film "Pretty Woman" echoes in the hearts of many Angelenos who ventured west to pursue fame, fortune, a better life......
Jacket CopyLast week the books-and-social-networking site Goodreads announced it had received $2 million in venture capital, led by start-up-friendly True Ventures. This seems to position Goodreads as a leader in the field: Another book-sharing site, Shelfari, was...
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