Orgasm or ecstasy? "Carrie's" Piper Laurie on Off-Ramp for January 5, 2013

Piper Laurie re-enacts "Carrie" with Off-Ramp host John Rabe
Piper Laurie, nominated for three Oscars, on acting opposite Paul Newman in "The Hustler," working on "Twin Peaks," and why she played her death scene in "Carrie" as if she was having an orgasm.
Tyris and his grandma, Christine Williams.
Tanya Jo Miller is following a couple of members of Crenshaw High's Class of 2012 as they make their way into the adult world. This time, meet Tyris Williams and his indomitable grandma.

Dylan Brody's lament for Newtown

I am out of respect. Let us now observe not a single moment of silence.
Jazz at the A Frame, Betty Hoover's delightful home, might be LA's best jazz club. It's probably the best place to hear jazz ... not cell-phones, talkers, or clinking glasses and plates.
InstaMeet

Slideshow: Instagrammers unite in LA, world's most Instagrammed city

LA's most dedicated Instagrammers met up on a December day and wandered en masse through the LA River basin. Los Angeles is the world's most commonly photographed city on the photo sharing service,
Mercer 14749

Voluptua — TV love goddess's reign lasted less than 2 months

RH Greene tells us about Voluptua, a short-lived 1950s local tv sensation, branded "Corruptua" by Christian protest groups.
US Board of Geography Los Angeles
In the world of broadcast journalism, pronunciation and spelling are paramount. So if you live in Los Angeles, are you an Angeleno, Angelino, or Angeleño?
US Board of Geography Los Angeles
In the world of broadcast journalism, pronunciation and spelling are paramount. So if you live in Los Angeles, are you an Angeleno, Angelino, or Angeleño?
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