From the stranger-than-fiction department comes the true-crime story "Foxcatcher," a disturbing meditation on madness enabled by money to run rampant. Adapted by screenwriters E. Max Frye ("Something Wild") and Dan Futterman for director Bennett Mil...... Read the full review
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"Gunn at Palo Alto "
Gunn's Stephen Martin won a major decision at 182 to rally the Titans from a 22-12 deficit. Photo by Butch Garcia. Submitted by Palo Alto Online on Jan 24, 2014
Sharr White's "The Other Place," in its current mounting at Dragon Productions, will linger in your thoughts long after show's end, with topical relevance both moving and disturbing. Friday, 9:35 AM
Where can you find authentic pirozhki, borscht, shuba and pelmeni in Palo Alto? In the lobby of a tech company's office complex, of course. Friday, 9:36 AM
After the deluge
With "The Lay of the Land" in 2006, Richard Ford led his readers to believe that they'd seen the last of Frank Bascombe, the failed novelist and reasonably successful real estate agent from New Jersey, whose tribulations had begun in "The Sportswriter" and continued in the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Independence Day." Friday, 9:36 AM
Shop Talk: Inhabiture to close
In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the closure of eco-friendly furniture store Inhabiture and the time warp that is House of Foam. Friday, 9:37 AM
Worth a Look
Worth a look this week is jazz musician Ron Carter, a screening of "Paulie" and a dance party fundraiser. Friday, 9:36 AM
Catch up on upcoming literary events around town. Friday, 9:37 AM
Chefs dish on how to transform your holiday leftovers
When Nov. 1 hits, so does the holiday-meal planning. Are you brining, roasting or smoking? Pumpkin or pecan? Will you stick to your family's traditional side dishes, or try something new?
Amidst all the food planning, something crucial can fall to the wayside: What to do with all those holiday leftovers. Friday, 10:27 AM