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Alex Jones belongs to a long line of shrill, right-wing male hysterics

Alex Jones belongs to a long line of shrill, right-wing male hysterics
  • Alex Jones belongs to a long line of shrill, right-wing male hysterics FWC: Alex Jones belongs to a long line of shrill, right-wing male hysterics

    During child-custody hearings last year, a lawyer for Alex Jones, America’s ranking far-right paranoiac, claimed his client was “playing a character” on his “Infowars” radio show and on websites. Jones’ ex-wife, Kelly Jones, testified that her former husband was a violent basket case. “He is not…

  • Surf Air accuses former partner of scheming to take over airline FWC: Surf Air accuses former partner of scheming to take over airline

    The war of words between a Santa Monica-based membership airline and its former business partner heated up this week, with a new accusation that the ex-partner was scheming to take over the airline. The feud involves Surf Air, an all-you-can-fly membership airline, and the operator of its airplanes…

  • BROCKHAMPTON Drop New Song “1999 WILDFIRE”: Listen FWC: BROCKHAMPTON Drop New Song “1999 WILDFIRE”: Listen

    Debuted on their new Beats 1 show “Things We Lost in the Fire Radio”

  • 4 ideas for guilt-free summer snacking FWC: 4 ideas for guilt-free summer snacking

    Try as we might to eat well, sometimes it takes superhuman strength to resist the siren call of the potato chip. And many of the supposedly “healthier” alternatives on the market are just watered down versions of the real thing, still salty, fatty and loaded with calories. “There are a lot of really…

  • Books: A teen reviews '#Neveragain,' a World War II tragedy comes to life and more book news FWC: Books: A teen reviews ‘#Neveragain,’ a World War II tragedy comes to life and more book news

    Welcome to the Books newsletter! I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg, writing my last newsletter from our Spring Street address — next Friday we’ll be packing up for our new digs in El Segundo. THE BIG STORY When I saw that Parkland, Fla., shooting survivors David Hogg and his sister Lauren Hogg had…

  • A Star Is Born: Bérénice Bejo turns 42 today FWC: A Star Is Born: Bérénice Bejo turns 42 today

    Elvis Costello has canceled the remainder of his European tour dates. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times) Elvis Costello canceled the six remaining shows of his summer European tour with his band, the Imposters, on Friday, revealing that he had undergone surgery for a “small but very aggressive cancerous malignancy” and recovery required his full attention. The 63-year-old singer released a…

  • My Favorite Room: David Gebbia loosens up in his 'burlesque room' FWC: My Favorite Room: David Gebbia loosens up in his ‘burlesque room’

    David Gebbia of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” has a provocative, subterranean secret in his estate that caused a ruckus with his children’s school. The burlesque room, designed with the business mogul’s former wife and “Real Housewives” alum Carlton, was originally upstairs next to the…

  • Wimbledon: Nadal will stay No. 1 after reaching fourth round; women's No. 1 Halep goes down FWC: Wimbledon: Nadal will stay No. 1 after reaching fourth round; women’s No. 1 Halep goes down

    Rafael Nadal guaranteed he will stay No. 1 in the rankings after Wimbledon as he reached the fourth round with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 victory over 19-year-old Australian Alex de Minaur. Nadal hasn’t dropped a set so far in the tournament. Against de Minaur, he faced only three break points and saved them…

  • Watch Radiohead Perform “Blow Out” for First Time in 10 Years FWC: Watch Radiohead Perform “Blow Out” for First Time in 10 Years

    The Pablo Honey track was brought out during their U.S. tour opener in Chicago

  • What we learned from the Angels' 3-2 walk-off victory over the Dodgers FWC: What we learned from the Angels’ 3-2 walk-off victory over the Dodgers

    Here’s four things we learned from the Angels’ walk-off win over the Dodgers: Shohei Ohtani can run when he needs to The Angels’ 24-year-old Japanese rookie can hit, and his .278 batting average proves it. He can pitch, and his 4-1 record proves it. And Shohei Ohtani, at least in spurts, can also…

  • Radiohead perform Pablo Honey track “Blow Out” for first time in 10 years: Watch FWC: Radiohead perform Pablo Honey track “Blow Out” for first time in 10 years: Watch

    Radiohead kicked off their 2018 North American summer tour in Chicago on Friday evening. Our full report of the concert is forthcoming, but we wanted to highlight one especially noteworthy moment that came near the end of the concert. To open their second encore, Radiohead dusted off the Pablo Honey closing track “Blow Out”, performing it live for the first…

  • Alex Ovechkin brings Stanley Cup with him to World Cup FWC: Alex Ovechkin brings Stanley Cup with him to World Cup

    The Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin holds the Stanley Cup at the fan zone in Moscow before a quarterfinal match between Russia and Croatia. (Dmitry Serebryakov / Associated Pess) Alex Ovechkin has brought the Stanley Cup to the World Cup.  The Washington Capitals captain took the NHL trophy to a fan zone in Moscow where World Cup games are screened. With the…