Guy Adams is The Independent's Los Angeles correspondent. He lives in Malibu, and divides his time between the local beach and the Hollywood Hills. He headed out west in May 2008, and has being trying to make sense of the First City of Showbusiness ever since. You can track his every move at twitter.com/guyadams.
I’m not sure what Mark Twain would have said about news that the latest edition of Huckleberry Finn has been edited by its publisher to remove all 219 uses of the word “nigger,” but I’m pretty sure his reaction would have ended up in a Dictionary of Quotations.
I also wouldn’t mind betting that the great [...]
If you can be bothered to read one lengthy piece of journalism today, make sure that it’s Time’s excellent profile of Mark Zuckerberg which has been published to coincide with the publication of that magazine’s “Person of the Year” edition.
The city’s real reason for trying to keep Jamie Oliver out of its schools is very simple: the city is too ashamed to allow America’s TV-watching public to see the deep-fried horrors it inflicts daily upon the children in its care
Joke writers on Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s satirical TV shows aren’t the only left-leaning Americans who appear to be starting to benefit from the inexorable rise of the Tea Party movement.
More and more, as the US approach polling day in its mid-term elections, do you here cannier figures in Democrat circles talk of using [...]