Lists of the greatest this or the best that are provocations and nothing more.
Whether it's a critic offering his 10-best list of films (or books or ...
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Orson Welles' observations on American and world politics, even 30 years later, are relevant for our times.
The largest book festival in the US, the recently concluded L.A. Times Festival of Books, on the UCLA campus, is one of the few times one can savor excessive traffic.
Why does the media who cover Warren Beatty's work assume the topic I care most about with regard to this highly accomplished figure is how many women he slept with? It's insulting, in a way, isn't it?
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