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  • Mailbag: Dr. Laura did the right thing in quitting

    Loyalty to a former boss is certainly commendable, but for columnist Steve Smith to compare Dr. Laura Schlessinger's recent "eleven n-word rant" to that of the legendary social critic and humorist Lenny Bruce boggles the imagination ("City Life: Another lesson learned," Aug. 17). Superficially there is a relationship, because Lenny was given to including all the racial epithets in his shtick — we found a Dustin Hoffman rendition of the famous and profane Lenny doing stand-up on YouTube — with the express and stated purpose of softening their sting.
  • Zavala remains unique

    Zavala remains unique
    Joe Zavala calls himself a stump among trees on the football field. The Newport Harbor High freshman is listed at 238 pounds. He's also just 5-foot-6, so the nose guard position on the defensive line fits him well. But even stumps have roots, and...

    Reel Critics: 'Year' delivers intimate portrait of sadness

    British director Mike Leigh ("Secrets and Lies") has a way of making films that are quite about nothing, yet speak volumes about the human condition. His latest film, "Another Year," has no plot, no action. It's just got ordinary people leading lives of...

    Reel Critics: 'The Mechanic' lacks purpose, meaning

    Reel Critics: 'The Mechanic' lacks purpose, meaning
    Director and producer Simon West has ample experience with hardcore action thrillers. "Black Hawk Down" and "Con Air" are among his many credits. He now tries his hand at directing a remake of "The Mechanic," an old Charles Bronson hitman tale. West...