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The Hudson Project: Humans and Machines, With the Flaming Lips, STS9, Keys N Krates, Yacht

Friday’s lineup was sprinkled with acts that relied on human physicality, in music that’s intended, after all, to get people moving.

Summer Comics Recommendations

July is the month of revolutions and upheavals, as Tom Nissley has asserted, so maybe you’ll want to change gears from reading literature and literary non-fiction to instead investigate some of the summer’s best comics. On this journey, Kevin Nguyen will be your guide.

Alberto Contador makes first big move in eighth stage of Tour de France

In a solo breakaway, Blel Kadri gave France its first stage winner at the Tour de France in the entree to the Vosges mountains on Saturday.

Jazz match offer for Gordon Hayward; Grizzlies sign Vince Carter

Forward Gordon Hayward, a restricted free agent, will return to the Utah Jazz after the club matched the four-year, $63-million offer sheet from the Charlotte Hornets while the Memphis Grizzlies agreed to terms with veteran swingman Vince Carter.

Look for a 'supermoon' Saturday night, and two more times this summer

Get ready moon gazers! There's a supermoon rising Saturday night and you don't want to miss it.

Fire Break by George Albon

Benjamin Landry reviews George Albon's Fire Break today in Rumpus Poetry.

Angels' Garrett Richards could make All-Star team if Price not right

Garrett Richards was asked after Friday night’s 3-0 win over the Texas Rangers if he had taken the mound with a chip on his shoulder after being snubbed in the selection process for the All-Star Game last Sunday.

Dealing with Writer’s Block

Writer’s block: the eternal struggle, right? Thankfully, Ted Scheinman asked some of his favorite writers for their remedies, and he compiled them into a helpful list. “Do try these solutions, alone or in combination,” he urges. “’Mix and match’ is the cry.” (Related: You can also check out the “daily routines of famous creative people” […]

“Jeff Koons poses next to a pig, grinning”

The recent opening of the Jeff Koons retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art has occasioned a number of rave reviews. They’re so good, in fact, that they’ve inspired Los Angeles Times writer Carolina A. Miranda to comb the write-ups for “evocative turn[s] of phrase, political metaphor[s], and references to lady parts” in order […]

200 marriage licenses issued to same-sex couples in Colorado

Three counties in Colorado are now issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples after a judge ruled that the Boulder County clerk could continue issuing licenses to such couples while the courts considered Colorado’s ban on gay marriage.

As answers elude Dan Haren, Dodgers face hole in rotation's back half

Dan Haren fiddled his thumb and cracked his knuckles restively in the Dodgers' clubhouse. Approaching the All-Star break, Haren hasn’t pitched to his expectations, and perhaps he is starting to grow restless.

Start with legitimate websites when researching work-from-home jobs

Dear Liz: Are there legitimate "work from home" Internet job opportunities, or are all those advertisements just scams?

The Last Book I Loved: Human Wishes / Enemy Combatant

At a moment when the New York Times Book Review section features fewer book reviews and more celebrity interviewees telling us about the Gladwell and Austen on their bedside table, there’s something thrilling and subversive and almost sexual about finding a novel that bothers to think about what it is to be a novel.

Maybe His Advice Isn’t So Great After All

You might think that the co-author of Fiesta: How to Survive the Bulls of Pamplona would be able to partake in the Spanish city’s annual event without suffering any injuries. Unfortunately for Bill Hillmann, that’s not the case.


I had heard a bit about Dragon’s Crown before E brought it home for us to play, though mostly the controversy surrounding it all. This was largely due to the female depictions in the game which as we have been playing it now off and on for a couple of weeks is…exaggerated and that might be an understatement, but we will get to that later. Show More Summary

Lake Sherwood house inspired by French architecture

This multi-level house set in a gated community in the Santa Monica Mountains overlooks the Lake Sherwood reservoir. Designed to take advantage of the views, the home has a classic look inspired by French architecture.

Dodgers lose, and they could use a shot in arm

Hanley Ramirez wasn't in the Dodgers' lineup again Friday, this time because he was only a day removed from receiving a cortisone injection on his troublesome right shoulder.

Dodgers lose to San Diego, 6-3, as Padres get to a struggling Dan Haren

It was a night of contradiction for Dan Haren. He allowed just three hits through four innings, but one of those was a home run. The Padres hit the ball hard off Haren all night, but he still managed five strikeouts.

Garrett Richards has great outing in Angels' 3-0 win over Texas

KEY MOMENT: Garrett Richards was snubbed in the All-Star selection process, and the right-hander said he took the mound with a chip on his shoulder. It showed — he allowed five hits in seven shutout innings, struck out eight and walked two to improve to 11-2 with a 2.55 earned-run average and...

Washington Nationals All-Star pitcher Jordan Zimmermann leaves game early

Washington Nationals right-hander Jordan Zimmerman abruptly left his start against the Philadelphia Phillies in the fourth inning Friday night because of a right biceps injury.

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