Saturday Art: Influential Authors: Edgar Allan Poe

By: Saturday June 7, 2014 6:40 pm

Edgar Allan Poe is an author that has set the standard in a lot of genres that writers strive for.

 

Mars Attacks: Notes on the 2012 Campaign

By: Sunday November 4, 2012 9:30 am

Assuming that interpretations of the Mayan calendar are wrong and the world won’t end on December 21, the presidential campaign of 2012 is about as close as we’re going to come to end-times mania. Maybe I should say “depressia.”

Mitt Romney’s campaign of lies seemed stuck on an an adjective accelerator, from big to bigger to biggest. Maybe the latter was his claim that President Obama bankrupted Chrysler which was now moving all Jeep jobs to China. Maybe it was that he opposed overturning Roe v. Wade. The accelerator moves to quickly to judge.

Sex, Drugs and Violence: Getty Divorce Court Date Today

By: Friday May 7, 2010 9:30 am

Today, a seriously good old-fashioned scandalous divorce trial hits the courts so I’m hightailing it downtown to LA County court to watch the unfolding. It’s Getty versus Getty as Jacqui Getty seeks divorce from her husband of 10 years, the filthy, rich and filthy-rich Gordon Peter Getty, known as Peter, whose father Gordon is worth [...]

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