Anyone who claims not to have at least heard of E L James’ erotic trilogy Fifty Shades of Grey is either fibbing or has been living on a remote desert island with no Internet access for the past three years.
As a young professor in the 1960s, Lois Banner was moved by history. She had no idea at the time that she would play such a vital part in it.
With ambitions to push forward the nascent field of women’s history, she… more>
As many children do, Sean Little dreamed of becoming a veterinarian. Then the Manhattan Beach native decided spending his days in the sunshine as a lifeguard was his calling. By the time he reached high school, he felt a tug… more>
Emblematic of the shallow level of dialogue taking place concerning human trafficking is the “celebritization” of the global crisis, panelists said during a recent international conference organized by USC… more>
Jerry Siegel came of age during the 1910s and ’20s. The youngest child of Jewish Lithuanian immigrants, Siegel often felt out of place in the blue collar, Midwestern atmosphere of his Cleveland, Ohio, neighborhood. When… more>
In the old days, we poured our hearts out in “Dear John” letters. Now, breaking up is easy. Just send a text: “Dear Baby, Welcome to Dumpsville. Population: You.”
Instant messaging, texting, Facebook… more>