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  • Over-clamor over Coulter’s comments

    By Omri Ceren

    October 18, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Almost a decade ago, James Gleick observed that "the acceleration of just about everything" was going to have less than sanguine impacts on how the traditional news cycle filters events. What used to take weeks now takes days or hours. It's been less than a week since Ann Coulter...
  • Hooker to the stars is a saucy satirist

    By Dikla Kadosh

    July 12, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Svetlana Maksimovsrskaya is a Russian prostitute whose high-profile clients include George Clooney, Rick Santorum and Al Gore. Featured on KCRW-FM 89.9 every Monday at 4:44 p.m., she comments on whatever comes to mind -- movies, politics, popular culture, her clients. During the...
  • A Cup of Varon ‘Soup’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    March 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Satirist Charlie Varon has a vision of the Messianic age, and it's, well, crowded: "If everyone who ever lived ends up in Jerusalem, where're you going to put 12 billion people?"

    The acclaimed San Francisco solo performer, who regularly studies Torah, explores some of his Jewish...