Fairfax’s Daylen Williams emerges from father’s shadow with sensational senior season

“Is that John Williams?” Startled fans have the same reaction seemingly every time he walks into a gym. At 6 feet 8 and somewhere close to 300 pounds, he’s a giant, literally and figuratively. Those who played high school basketball against him in the early 1980s in Los Angeles or watched him dominate... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

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Centennial ends Fairfax's near-perfect season with 76-75 regional playoff win

Fairfax High’s basketball team was so close to perfection this season. Unfortunately for the Lions, they could never figure out how to defeat Corona Centennial. Centennial ended the Lions’ season Wednesday night with a 76-75 victory at Fairfax in the opening game of the Open Division Southern... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Keith Dinwiddie, Fairfax complete regular-season sweep of Westchester

On a night when super fan Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers chose to be in a front-row seat at Fairfax High instead of watching LeBron James at Staples Center, the Lions delivered a smashing 87-73 victory over Westchester behind a career-high 34 points from junior guard Keith Dinwiddie. “Keith... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fairfax and Westchester are set for Round 2 in their regular-season rivalry

Round 2 of the Fairfax-Westchester basketball rivalry is set for Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Faifax, with the No. 1 seed in the City Section Open Division playoffs on the line. Fairfax (22-1) held on for a 50-48 victory over Westchester (20-2) on Friday night. On Wednesday, each team tuned up.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fairfax to pay Kim Williams $95,000 plus legal costs after inaccurate article

Story published in three papers wrongly claimed former News Corp chief stormed out of Sydney Opera House Trust meetingAmanda Meade Continue reading at The Guardian

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Lee Enterprises: Emerging From The Shadows Of Bankruptcy

The story of Lee Enterprises is as interesting as an investigative piece reported by the local newspaper in town. Recently emerged from a prepackaged Chapter 11 bankruptcy in January 2012, it is now a newspaper publishing company trading at a minuscu ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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The Publisher Who Transformed the Careers of Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams

Late in 1942 a Buddhist monk living in Los Angeles carefully inscribed his name in a recently published book by the poet Wallace Stevens. The Buddhist monk had moved to Los Angeles from Japan a year earlier. The book was Notes Toward A Supreme Fiction, published by the Cummington Press, a small... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Garnons-Williams, Killingbeck and Kelly step up at 4th Estate and William Collins

A round of promotions has been revealed across 4th Estate and William Collins with Helen Garnons-Williams promoted to associate publisher across the two HarperCollins imprints and Tom Killingbeck appointed to William Colllins' editorial director, while Anna Kelly will become editorial director... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-02 10:55:24 UTC ]
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Season 5 Of “OITNB” Looks Like The Season We’ve Been Waiting For

Since Piper Kerman published her memoir Orange is the New Black, the former felon has become a staunch activist for the rights of prisoners and system reform. Jenji Kohan’s Netflix adaptation has certainly hit on very real topics like the privatization of prisons and poorly trained officers, but... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Media Briefing: A snapshot of the digital media economy at the start of earnings season

In this week’s Media Briefing, media editor Kayleigh Barber examines the state of the digital media economy as major tech platforms report quarterly earnings and advertising and commerce businesses remain in flux. The post Media Briefing: A snapshot of the digital media economy at the start of... Continue reading at Digiday

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Ada Calhoun comes to terms with a neglectful father in ‘Also a Poet’

Calhoun explores the life of poet Frank O'Hara while considering her relationship with her father, art critic Peter Schjeldahl. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A Daughter, Her Father and the Long-Gone Poet Who Brought Them Together

In her memoir “Also a Poet: Frank O’Hara, My Father, and Me,” Ada Calhoun set out to write a poet’s biography and found a connection to her father instead. Continue reading at The New York Times

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The Best Short Stories about Fathers and Fatherhood

Fathers are often domineering or formative presences in fiction, and the following classic short stories all focus on the important influence of fathers on their children, even though, in at least one of the stories listed here, the father is absent from the story itself. These stories are among... Continue reading at Interesting Literature

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Farewell, This Is Us: the sensational schmaltzfest we all needed

The Pearson family saga has been comfort TV at its cosiest, full of twists, cheesy lines and fabulous characters – and it even bowed out with its own ‘Sopranos fade-to-black’ momentWarning: this article contains spoilers.It’s over. After 106 episodes of emotional evisceration, This Is Us (Amazon... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-05-26 12:40:10 UTC ]
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Steve Paul and Henry Schvey on How Evan S. Connell and Tennessee Williams Never Really Left Missouri

Journalist and biographer Steve Paul and writer and Washington University professor Henry Schvey join host Whitney Terrell live from the Unbound Book Festival in Columbia, Missouri, to discuss their books on novelist Evan S. Connell and Tennessee Williams, respectively. Each of the old masters... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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A new 'Black Mirror' season is in the works after a long hiatus

It seems Black Mirror is making a comeback. Three years after the fifth season of the sci-fi anthology series arrived, Variety reports that Netflix has greenlit a sixth season.Details are scant for now, though it seems casting is in progress for a season that's expected to have more episodes... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-05-16 14:22:10 UTC ]
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Robert McNamara as a loving father — who couldn’t talk about Vietnam

The son of the Vietnam-era defense secretary recounts the "paradox" of their relationship. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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In Mieko Kawakami’s engrossing novel, a woman’s demons emerge at night

The "Breasts and Eggs" author delivers another engrossing novel about a woman whose ascetic lifestyle masks a traumatic past. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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In ‘The King’s Shadow,’ a Long Forgotten Spy Returns to the Spotlight

Edmund Richardson’s latest book revisits the tale of Charles Masson, a runaway British soldier who reinvented himself as an archaeologist and a spy. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Many Americans distrust emerging technology, new study finds

For more than a century, popular science fiction has promised us a future filled with robotics and AI technologies. In 2022, many of those dreams are being realized — computers recognize us on sight and cars can drive themselves, we’re building intelligent exoskeletons that multiply our strength... Continue reading at Engadget

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