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Two quick news bits out of the LA Times before the weekend
The LA Times has announced the schedule and lineup for its Festival of Books, which if you're a bookworm, is something like the event of the season.
This year's author list is a tad less intriguing than last year's, but it's not half bad. And we won't really get to see what the festival's made of until the panel list is released in March.
Not surpringly, Arianna is a permanent invite, but that's one of the battles where you throw up your hands and say what can you do?
Joyce Carol Oates and Sarah Vowell are sure to be draws... but to some, Mr. Bloom County himself has gotta be the headliner. He's no Bill Watterson or Gary Larsen, but Breathed can be a pretty reculsive figure.