Tim Walker is The Independent’s Los Angeles correspondent, covering entertainment and other concerns from the West Coast of the US. He was previously a features writer and the editor of the paper’s diary column. His first novel, Completion, is being published in January 2014.
31 July 2014 12:00 AM
At 248ft long and with a wingspan almost as wide, a single C-5 Galaxy military cargo jet is a seriously big beast. Passing rows and rows of them, parked side by side, is like stumbling across a pod of blue whales on a fishing trip.
29 July 2014 07:00 PM
Rik Swartzwelder says the movie - which will be released simultaneously with its rival - is more spiritual than sexual - a love story without BDSM
28 July 2014 06:28 PM
Former vice-presidential candidate promises to tackle nation’s issues
27 July 2014 12:00 AM
25 July 2014 06:13 PM
US-based company has previously admitted that it paid the AUC, a right-wing paramilitary group accused of killing thousands of Colombians between 1997 and 2003, to protect its own workers
24 July 2014 12:00 AM
It’s mid-afternoon at El Guero Canelo, a restaurant south-west of downtown Tucson.
Will The Minerva Project - the first 'elite' American university to be launched in a century - change the face of higher learning?
24 July 2014 12:00 AM
22 July 2014 12:00 AM
Anyone who lives in or visits Los Angeles and is interested in its history as a movie town ought to seek out and watch the 2003 documentary Los Angeles Plays Itself. A 169-minute cinematic essay by filmmaker, academic and Angeleno Thom Andersen, it is comprised entirely of clips from films shot in and around Los Angeles, overlaid with Andersen’s narration.
20 July 2014 12:00 AM
18 July 2014 07:42 PM
Polls showing the former first lady is the runaway favourite for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
- 1 Scottish independence: Ireland since 1919 is a lesson for Scotland in what a Yes vote means
- 2 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 3 Say yes to 'no-poo': It's been three years since I stopped washing my hair
- 4 Grandmas keep accidentally tagging themselves as Grandmaster Flash on Facebook
- 5 Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute