Archive for ‘February, 2012’


Oscar Preview at the Egyptian Theater sells out

Oscar Preview at the Egyptian Theater sells out

AirTalk rolls out the red carpet at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood for our 10th annual Academy Awards Preview show. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

"The Most Insane, Illogical Award Choices in Oscar History"

"The Most Insane, Illogical Award Choices in Oscar History"

In many circles, Orson Welles’ masterpiece, “Citizen Kane,” is considered to be the greatest film ever made. But cinephiles who know their history will recall that “Kane” didn’t win the Best Picture Oscar in 1941 – that distinction… Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

My Weekend with Oscar

My Weekend with Oscar

Movies.   You’re a fan. And with a certain Big Night coming up, you just might want to: a) Cram for your Oscar pool b) Buff up your Awards ceremony commentary c) Find a like-minded crowd to watch the glitterati bash with. They’ll like you, they’ll really like you. Clothes Make the Star Fashion Institute […]

Double Scoop Still Life

Double Scoop Still Life

These warm days sure don’t feel like February. For a little bit of frosty goodness, head over to Busters for some Fosselman’s ice cream. It’s even better if you sit at one of the charming little outdoor tables. There are views of this, and this, and this, and sometimes this and (if you look closely […]

Friday To Do List: Laundry, Groceries and Moneyball

Friday To Do List: Laundry, Groceries and Moneyball

Hi, all. I’m very busy here,  recovering emotionally from my trip to the ER with Brookes after his allergic reaction to a cat and then diagnosing my own cold/fever/rash symptons. Paging, Dr. Google. And don’t worry, I have been in touch with various actual medical professionals on this! While my  froggy voice recovers, I thought […]

Bungalow Court, 1

Bungalow Court, 1

Pasadena is said to be the birthplace of the Bungalow Court. A lot of these babies were born here. And they’re not only in Bungalow Heaven, or Orange Heights, or other historic neighborhoods. They’re all over town. Sweet, huh? You’re packed in a little tight, but that’s added incentive to be kind to your neighbors. […]

Joy the Baker

Joy the Baker

Are you coming to our event with Joy Wilson, author of the Joy the Baker blog and the brand-new Joy the Baker cookbook? If you don’t have it on your schedule yet and you are a human being that consumes food (which I hope you are), add it now. I just discovered her blog – […]

Crime blotter: three GPS’s need to find their way home

Crime blotter: three GPS’s need to find their way home

Crime blotter from Lt. Duane D. Allen of Altadena Sheriff’s Station. (And you know when you program your GPS unit, don’t make "home" your home — program a nearby landmark. Otherwise, if anybody takes it, they know where you live. Us, we put in the sheriff’s station …). Monday, Feb. 13 Between 8:00 PM and […]

What is the state of white America?

What is the state of white America?

Whites in America are divided into two groups: a new upper class, defined by educational achievement, and a new lower class, characterized by the lack of it. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Comic books come of age – the depiction of race in graphic novels

Comic books come of age – the depiction of race in graphic novels

The idea of comic books may bring to mind images of awkward teenage boys and eccentric collectors for some, but comic books have grown up, and they even have an upscale moniker – Graphic Novels – to match their diverse subject… Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

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