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By Jennifer Swann In high school, Michael Lucid was an artsy, friendly kid who floated around from one campus clique to the next. "I was more approachable and kids felt comfortable talking to me," he says of his time at Santa Monica's Crossroads School, where he graduated in 1996. Because Lucid wa ... More >>
To even begin to explain why it's significant that a Texas man named Bert Leahy and a Montreal man named David Edgar Love are going to meet up in the godforsaken town of Canadian, Oklahoma on August 25 would probably strain most news organizations. But we have an advantage: Bert Leahy and David Lov ... More >>
Two yogis battle over the fate of a tradition (and a pile of money)
Last night, I noticed this excerpt from a Canadian interview show, and boy, did it bring back memories. It's a priceless reaction by actor Kim Coates when he's asked about Battlefield Earth by CBC show host George Stroumboulopoulos (who mercifully goes by "Strombo"). I mean, imagine having that mov ... More >>
"If I could save one person from buying into the business that is Scientology, then it would be worth you writing my story." That's how actor Philip Boyd concluded an interview that I didn't even expect to happen. Let me back up: I'm in Southern California for a school visit, and with some free t ... More >>
Ashton and Demi and Sex Trafficking
It's Christmas Eve's Eve's Eve and we got nothing, so thank Santa for the Freedom of Information Act, which got the FBI to release documents showing that the feds were looking into Michael Jackson's life, particularly the parts spent with young boys. Now we can relive the magic all over again ... More >>
SXSW 2009: the sound of a thousand Babydick jokes cracking. Full list, with arbitrarily bolded highlights, below.
The author forsakes blogs! Returns instead with a new comic novel, Slumberland.
Once Parochial, The New Yorker Has Discovered that More People Read Its Pages on the West Coast
But Maybe Not the American Kind
Where the Quest for Oil Meets the War on Terror
Melissa Barak Has the City at Her Feet
'The Believer' Makes the Long Pilgrimage to the Silver Screen
Homelessness Is Growing. Got Any Ideas for the New Mayor?
Harry Potter, The Movie, Took in $93.5 Million in Its Opening Weekend. Feeling the Magic?
Father Claims Daughter Molested, Held Political Prisoner in France
Richard Helmss Afghani Niece Leads Corps of Taliban Reps
Ye Olde Cyber Prophets Age by the Nanosecond