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August 9, 2009
'The Peep Diaries': In last Sunday's book review of Hal Niedzviecki's "The Peep Diaries: How We're Learning to Love Watching Ourselves and Our Neighbors," the last name of privacy expert Phil Zimmermann was misspelled as Zimmerman.
April 23, 2014 | By Steven Zeitchik
To those who say cinema may be dying a slow death, have you heard about the new Peeps movie? OK, so it doesn't seem like the animated film will actually happen anytime soon. As first reported on Deadline, it's just one screenwriter (Adam Rifkin, best known for “Mousehunt” and “Underdog” - at least there's an animal theme) who's optioned the film and TV rights to the quirky candy and still needs a script, let alone financing and a distributor. But still. Think of the puns.
March 12, 1992
Twenty years ago, such a sharp increase in fees and decrease in the quality of the CSU system would have been met with strong student activism. Now there's barely a peep from the robots in the quad. Maybe, just maybe, we'll start doing something. Maybe we'll even start voting! Not! WILLIAM SAKASKE Costa Mesa
April 10, 2014 | By Joseph Serna
UCLA students have been asked to be on the lookout after a man was spotted peeping at women as they showered in a dorm, police said. UCLA police said the first of two incidents occurred about 3 p.m. April 3, when a female student said she noticed a man peering at her over a neighboring shower stall door in Sproul Hall. Just hours later, police said, there was a similar report from a second woman. They said the woman reported seeing a man holding a cellphone over the door about 5 p.m. “It's scary because you don't know what they're going to do with that photo,” Sproul Hall resident Christina Daniel told KTLA.
May 27, 2004
To enter the world of biology professor Bernd Heinrich is to recapture a place and time past, when watching the wildlife on the bog of your Vermont property might take up a significant portion of the day, when paying close attention to life as it unfolds each spring might be one of life's highlights. It is a respite, a delightful sanctuary in this world that seems to grow more chaotic and noisy by the day. Crossing the threshold into "The Geese of Beaver Bog," we are transported into this realm of keeping tabs on the geese that visit each year, tracking the changing seasons, gauging the migration and mating of the bog's resident and visiting wildlife, all the while reveling in the natural world.
June 9, 2011
STAGE The curtains are pulled back on the world of underground erotica as "The Dirty Show" comes to town. Merging highbrow erotic art and popular peep show, the exhibition features rooms curated by L.A.'s Lenora Claire, as well as a pop-up version of Rick Castro's Antebellum Gallery. City Center Motel. 1135 W. 7th St. 8 p.m.-11 p.m. Fri. and Sat. (213) 627-2581.
January 23, 2000
I can't believe it! I've been admiring for months the painstaking effort to clean off the paint covering the Freeway Lady mural near the interchange [on the Hollywood Freeway]. The afghan was beginning to appear and the lady's face was almost revealed, except for the eyes. Today, I was stunned to see a wave of silver and black graffiti across the whole bottom of the mural. The lady's eyes just peep over the edge of this disfiguration. What can be said? What can be done? Such desecration!
September 26, 2012 | By Jenn Harris
Jenna Ushkowitz plays glee club sensation Tina Cohen-Chang on the hit show "Glee," but the real-life Broadway star has made her way into the fashion industry as well. She recently designed and modeled a back-to-school denim collection for the brand Wall Flower and is a frequent standout on event red carpets. Some recent sartorial highlights include a Milly "Paris" pleated and paint-splatter print skirt at Comic-Con, the white Amber Sakai skirt and top she wore to the Fox Fall Eco-Casino party, and the sheer, floral print with sexy cutouts dress from Rebecca Minkoff's spring 2012 collection that she donned at the SAG awards earlier this year.
August 8, 2012 | By Jenn Harris
Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal is never one to blend into a crowd. Her blue eyes naturally draw in movie audiences, but she always tends to stand apart from the rest of the Hollywood stars sartorially as well. The indie actress turned blockbuster star in 2008's "The Dark Knight" shakes things up on the red carpet in unique cuts and color combinations that are anything but ordinary. She keeps her accessories minimal and really lets her clothing shine. At a recent screening of her new film "Won't Back Down," due out Sept.
June 30, 2000
Although I consider the Boy Scouts' position that gay people are somehow inherently morally deficient to be deeply ignorant and offensive, I think the Supreme Court made the right decision ("Scouts May Exclude Gay Men, Justices Say," June 29). Private organizations should indeed have the right to establish rules of membership; after all, it wouldn't be right to force a gay rights organization to admit a homophobic bigot. Of course, I now expect and hope that all public institutions, such as schools, that have antidiscrimination policies will immediately terminate all association with the Boy Scouts.
February 27, 2014 | By Paul Whitefield
Forget Big Brother. What we have to fear now is Peeping Tom. One of Britain's intelligence services, with help from the U.S. National Security Agency, reportedly collected and stored millions of images from people's Yahoo webcam chats.   The Guardian newspaper, continuing to mine the Edward Snowden mother lode of purloined NSA documents, broke the news Thursday about the British spy agency GCHQ's “Optic Nerve” program. It reported : “GCHQ files dating between 2008 and 2010 explicitly state that a surveillance program codenamed Optic Nerve collected still images of Yahoo webcam chats in bulk and saved them to agency databases, regardless of whether individual users were an intelligence target or not. “In one six-month period in 2008 alone, the agency collected webcam imagery - including substantial quantities of sexually explicit communications - from more than 1.8 million Yahoo user accounts globally.” Or, as President Obama might say: “Just keeping the world safe from naked, sex-crazed terrorists; nothing else to see here; move along.” Or, as some working stiff at the GCHQ /NSA might say: “Hubba hubba, isn't that my neighbor in 4B?
December 30, 2013 | By Saba Hamedy
When Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor - who will lead the Times Square New Year's Eve celebration Tuesday - touches off New York City's ball drop, the illuminated orb won't be the only thing falling around the country at midnight. These days, cities are dropping an array of creative items to cheering crowds as locals mimic the massive Times Square countdown event that has come to symbolize the nation's New Year's moment. Starting in Eastern Standard Time, there is a possum drop in North Carolina and a Peep drop in Pennsylvania (the marshmallow candy's home state)
September 6, 2013 | By Jason Wells
A spokeswoman for California Lutheran University says the women's locker room where a man was allegedly caught peeping and committing lewd acts was not used by students and enhanced security measures should prevent similar incidents in the future. The Ventura County Sheriff's Department has filed a peeping and lewd conduct case against 39-year-old David Tenebaum with prosecutors, who will be asked to issue an arrest warrant if the man fails to answer a court summons for the misdemeanor charges.
September 5, 2013 | By Jason Wells
A 39-year-old Thousands Oaks man faces charges of lewd conduct and peeping in the women's locker room at California Lutheran University, authorities said Thursday. The Ventura County Sheriff's Department has filed its case against David Tenebaum with prosecutors, who will be asked to issue an arrest warrant if the man fails to answer a court summons for the misdemeanor charges, Det. Marty Luna said. The case comes after Tenebaum allegedly gave incriminating statements to Ventura County sheriff's detectives following a three-month investigation that started after Thousands Oaks police received two calls -- one in May, the other in June -- regarding a man seen entering the women's locker room at the Gilbert Sports Arena.
July 16, 2013 | By Armand Emamdjomeh
David Patrick Valera was at a music recital at Rosemont Middle School in La Crescenta when he caught this adventurous little boy peeping over the wall. "The little boy was running around upstairs peeping over the wall when I realized he was running in and out of the girls locker room," Valera said.  Valera captured the image on an Olympus OM-D EM-5 with a 75mm f/1.8 lens. Follow Armand Emamdjomeh on  Twitter  or  Google+ . Each week, we're featuring photos of Southern California submitted by readers.
March 29, 2013 | By Betty Hallock and Jenn Harris
People love to play with their food. There is an actual Punkin Chunkin world championship and some get a kick out of tossing a dozen eggs around. There are many ways to destroy food for fun, but in honor of Easter, we had to get some Peeps involved. PHOTOS: The secret life of Peeps Ever wondered what happens when you put Peeps in the microwave? It's right up there with the punkin chunkin and an egg toss, just a lot less messy. After our weeklong investigation into the secret life of Peeps , we got to thinking about what other things we could do with our squishy marshmallow friends and thought, 'why not the microwave?
January 26, 2009 | MARK SWED, MUSIC CRITIC
In the fall of 2007, without fanfare, CalArts installed a German composer little known in America in the Roy E. Disney family chair in music composition. This is one of the most prominent American academic posts for a composer of an experimental bent. For a year and a half, there was hardly a peep from Wolfgang von Schweinitz in the public sphere. You certainly would not have known from the much-publicized Los Angeles Philharmonic announcement last week of its major festival of California music next season that perhaps the leading European figure to have embraced microtonality and other aspects of the West Coast scene was now in our midst.
March 18, 1999 | JENNIFER OLDHAM
For 45 years, Bethlehem, Pa.-based Just Born Inc. uttered little more than a peep about its flagship brand. Until now. Battling increased competition in the candy aisle, the 75-year-old company is airing its first-ever TV commercial for Peeps, the marshmallow bunnies and chicks that have graced Easter baskets for generations. The ad, geared toward women 25 to 49 years old, is scheduled to run on ABC, CBS and several cable channels through Easter.
March 26, 2013 | By Noelle Carter
It was Peeps-o-rama on the latest episode of Forkin' Amazing on TradioV ! Hosts Jenn Harris and Dominic Riley were so sweet to have me on their Internet radio show again, and I was happy to dish on all things Peeps. We talked about Food's current story on homemade "peeps," as well as all the things you can do with Peeps. We even talked about what Peeps do on their own ( the "secret life" of Peeps -- sounds just like a Bravo show). But probably the best part was when I plugged in a blender to demonstrate a "peeps-tini.
March 25, 2013 | By Kirk McKoy
This is part of a series of posts on food photography , sharing some of the tips and tricks we use here at The Times. We received a number of great questions from readers, which we will answer in upcoming posts. In the photo gallery above, Kirk McKoy tackles one of a photographer's greatest challenges: inspiration. For a cover story on Peeps , Kirk was tasked with shooting a variety of artistic and illustrative photos for both the print and online story and its related components.
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