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  • A Word, Please: Lay and lie can even trip up the dictionary

    Typos dog everyone with a keyboard, and that horrible feeling of realizing too late that a resume, important email or blog post contained an error is practically universal. Not even grammar columnists are immune (as countless "gotcha" emails I've...
  • Concert Review: Judy Collins weaves stories, music and magic at Segerstrom

    Concert Review: Judy Collins weaves stories, music and magic at Segerstrom
    Judy Collins has plenty of memories of her childhood Christmases. Her father, who ran a radio show, would bring home store employees who had given him good bargains. Fruitcakes were a staple of the family kitchen, baked early in the season and drizzled...
  • The Latest: Tired artist's 'Pants'; up-and-comers' EPs

    The Latest: Tired artist's 'Pants'; up-and-comers' EPs
    Artist's Pants Gordy Grundy House of Go-Go; 273 pages We remember so well the cathartic moments after 9/11 — the candlelight vigils, the tributes to first responders — that it's easy to forget how many things simply stopped after the...
  • In the Pipeline: Remembering Huntington's queen of the pier

    In the Pipeline: Remembering Huntington's queen of the pier
    I never met Ella Christensen, known by many in Huntington Beach as the queen of the pier. What else would you call someone who at one time owned three thriving businesses on the city's most iconic structure? The Tackle Box, Neptune's Locker and the...
  • Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson — as himself

    Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson — as himself
    Just to set the facts straight: The show Sept. 18 at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts will feature a program of songs with lyrics by a man who doesn't exist, based on a book by a man who also doesn't exist, sung by a real man who is now performing under...
  • From feminist to banker to novelist

    From feminist to banker to novelist
    For first-time novelist A.G.S. Johnson, inspiration struck like lightning and immediately slowed to a crawl. "I was awakened one night, maybe 15 years ago, by this cocky female voice that was so intriguing to me that I jumped out of bed, literally, and I...