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Third “Yes Men” film is great...and “Revolting”

The third film about the prankster activists who call themselves The Yes Men, is being released this weekend across the country.

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Today in history: Author William Styron is born

Styron was best known for his novels, including "Lie Down in Darkness," "The Confessions of Nat Turner," and "Sophie's Choice."

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Juan Felipe Herrera named first Latino poet laureate

"I'm here for everyone and from everyone; my voice is made by everyone's voices."

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Today: Two American poets honor LGBT Pride Month

Includes poetry by Walt Whitman and Judy Grahn.

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East meets island: movies from Asian Pacific Film Festival

The 31st Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival continues to serve as a gateway for features, shorts, animation, and documentaries.

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Lead-up to Tribeca: Havana Film Fest, games for change

Despite great diversions, Tribeca was calling me with an enticing list of films.

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Today in Asian-American history: Actor Chow Yun-fat turns 60

A popular actor in dozens of Chinese-language films, he has also become a recognizable presence in U.S. cinema.

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"In Walt We Trust": Radical new assessment of Walt Whitman

Few American literary figures have received as much critical analysis as Walt Whitman.

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"Avengers: Age of Ultron": Wham! Bam! Kaboom!

To me, "Age of Ultron" had all the charm and insight of a fireworks display.

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"Mad Men": Betty gives poignant gift

Season seven, episode thirteen: what an utterly sad Mother's Day episode!

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