In August 1876, a month into the Centennial, the James and Younger Gangs were putting the final touches on the Great Northfield Minnesota Raid, the abortive bank robbery that would effectively end…
In July 2002, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hispanics for the first time surpassed African-Americans as the largest minority community in the U.S., with a population of 38.8 million. Perhaps…
Justice Potter Stewart's famous 1964 definition of obscenity -- "I know it when I see it" -- applies equally well to the nebulous off-Hollywood category of independent film. Or at least it did until…
It's the afternoon of the first critics' screening of his new movie, "Brokeback Mountain," the notorious "gay cowboy" movie that passed through directors Gus Van Sant and Joel Schumacher, among…
In an industry where revenge is a dish best served atop the entrails of your enemies, it's not surprising that aggression disorders are a dog therapist's bread and butter.
Order a pint of Guinness and you're told it doesn't travel well. In Galway they'll point you to Dublin, where you'll be sent to the Guinness Brewery on the River Liffey. At some point, you wind up…
In a city where the car is king, in an industry where status symbols are the easiest way to keep score, the high-end auto broker has become one of the quasi-mystical figures of Los Angeles. Like yoga…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions