Former Palin aide Frank Bailey's book, "Blind Allegiance to Sarah Palin," is scheduled for release next month.
04/18/2011 11:37 am
Saturday is Record Store Day, an occasion to give thanks to the socially challenged luddites and misfits who are bravely and somewhat foolishly keeping the big 12-inchers alive and rotating from coast to coast! Huzzah! And Gabba Gabba Hey, y'all! I confess without shame that, many years ago as an art student, I spent most of my tuition money at one such hot, dusty vinyl den, Aron Records on Melrose Ave. in Hollywood, Calif. It was in Aron's burgeoning bins of advance DJ copies (50 cents each) that I discovered a young, wildly talented Elton John, stumbled upon the great Ry Cooder and the criminally underrated Little Feat, fell hard for Dusty Springfield, and built my voluminous Monk collection. And that was just my first semester. As you might imagine, I've unearthed a few treasures over the years at Aron, Rhino Records, and other favorite haunts. Here are five gems that you'll never see warping in the sun at a garage sale at my house.
04/15/2011 04:33 pm
Schools serving homeless children are seeing an increase in enrollment, straining their ability to serve the most vulnerable students.
04/12/2011 05:00 pm
As The King James translation of the Bible marks its 400th anniversary, its deep influence and prominence are slipping.
04/12/2011 01:00 pm
Top Picks: 'Bill Moyers: The Language of Life,' a funny Bob Dylan album, Joe Bonamassa's 'Dust Bowl,' and more
Bill Moyers' DVD anthology on spoken poetry, live recordings of a Bob Dylan concert, Joe Bonamassa's latest album 'Dust Bowl', and more recommendations.
04/06/2011 02:17 pm
Southwest Airlines is inspecting 79 of its Boeing 737-300 jets after an incident Friday when a three-foot section of the overhead fuselage ripped open. The airline canceled 300 flights Sunday.
04/03/2011 01:17 pm
There are multiple stages of starting a new business. It is important to be successful in the early stages before moving on to later steps in the process.
03/28/2011 10:46 am
According to the 2010 Census, the South is now home to 57 percent of the US black population, the most since 1960. The return migration is linked to jobs and living costs, but also to an attachment to the region.
03/25/2011 04:02 pm
Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.
03/21/2011 06:10 am
In Pictures 'Celebrity Apprentice' cast