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Lamar Clayton, a taciturn, old-fashioned West Texas rancher, is the central character in Stephen Harrigan's well-crafted novel "Remember Ben Clayton." As a young man, Lamar rode on a number of the great cattle drives from Texas to the stockyards in Kansas and lived the cowboy's life in full.
Look out X-Men, karate-chopping pandas and the gang from "The Hangover." A neurotic auteur has you in his bespectacled sights. Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" beat those summer blockbusters last weekend to up its box office tally to more than $34 million domestically.
''Parlez-moi d'amour." Speak to me of love. This is Paris and the language is love — crazy love — amid the creative folly of a city whose ethereal beauty and bawdy underside spell magic.
"Midnight in Paris" is an unexpected late-career gem from an auteur who has been on autopilot for more than a decade, cranking out shopworn genre tributes and forgettable romantic comedies.
Royals pitcher Gil Meche retired on Tuesday at age 32, walking away from a $12 million salary rather than face shoulder surgery that could have ended his season before it ever started.
Kobe Bryant took over the game by scoring 16 of his 24 points in the third quarter, and Andrew Bynum added seven points in his season debut Tuesday night as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the undermanned Washington Wizards 103-89.
Wizards rookie John Wall is learning to walk the fine line between establishing himself as vocal leader and knowing his place in the veteran pecking order.