March 19, 2012
"True Blood" This creepy baby doll from the HBO vampire series was possessed by the spirit of the character of Mavis. "Wonder Woman" This form-fitting superheroine costume was worn by Lynda Carter on the 1975-79 CBS series. "ER" After kicking around Hollywood for nearly a decade, George Clooney became a TV superstar in 1994 as a sexy pediatrician on the NBC medical series.
January 21, 2009
Rib-eye with caramelized onion marmalade Total time: 35 minutes, plus marinating time for the steaks Servings: 6 to 8 2 (1-pound) rib-eye steaks, about 1 inch thick 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1 minced clove garlic Salt 1/2 cup caramelized onions 1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar 1. Heat the oven to 400 degrees. In a small bowl, stir together the balsamic vinegar and the garlic.
February 9, 2012
'Kino-Eye: The Revolutionary Cinema of Dziga Vertov' All screenings at 7:30 p.m. unless noted. Saturday — "A Sixth Part of the World"; Kino-Pravda No. 19 Sunday — "Enthusiasm: Symphony of the Donbass"; Kino-Pravda, Nos. 1-8. (at 7 p.m.) Monday — "Stride, Soviet!" Feb. 17 — Kino-Pravda, Nos. 9-11, 13-17; "Soviet Toys" Feb. 25 — "The Man With a Movie Camera" March 3 — Kino-Week Nos. 1, 3, 4, 5, 21-25; Vertov Filmed in Person; Vertov Interviews March 9 — Kino-Week Nos. 31-35; "The Eleventh Year" March 10 — Kino-Pravda, Nos. 18, 20-22 March 17 — "Three Songs of Lenin"; "Lullaby" March 24 — "Three Heroines"; "For You, Front!"
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January 1, 2011 |
It took the long checkout lines at the grocery store and the crowd in the Bev Mo parking lot to remind me that Friday was New Year's Eve. I've been on vacation for a week, doing the couch potato thing, enjoying my daughters and my dogs and my freedom from responsibilities. It was life in suspended animation, until the reality of a new decade hit me. Didn't we just do the whole Y2K thing? Has it really been 10 years since the last New Year's Eve I remember celebrating? I figured I would write this week about the holiday's meaning and memories.
November 16, 2012 |
He should have saved this for "talk like a pirate" day, but Greg Monroe of the Detroit Pistons looked like a pirate as he was shooting a free throw Wednesday night. While driving to the hoop, Monroe was poked in the eye by Philadelphia's Spencer Hawes, drawing a foul. Unfortunately for Monroe, the poke knocked out one of his contact lenses, without which he has the eyesight of Mr. Magoo. Monroe couldn't find the lens, so he had to shoot his first free throw while basically being blind in one eye. Solution: Close the eye. He made the free throw.
August 12, 1990
I wish to thank you for your recent publication of Manuel Alvarez Bravo's sensitive photograph of a nude woman ("The Eye Thinks," by Alan Weisman, June 24). This photo was tastefully conceived and presented, without any fanfare, hoopla or parental warnings. Thank you for not succumbing to the recent trend toward censorship. KENNY GOLDBERG Pasadena