6 months ago | Pop Culture
Apologizing is really difficult for many people. And rare. Especially for the empowered, elite and entitled. The type of person who can deliver a credible apology typically doesn't find himself in the situation where he'd need a good public apolog...
7 months ago | Pop Culture
It’s been 365 days since President Trump transitioned from being a punch line to a reality. And what a cold, dense, never-ending year it’s been.
7 months ago | Comedy
Helltrap Nightmare sounds like one of those sleazy haunted experiences or some twisted escape room where you pay actual money to be imprisoned with a bunch of co-workers you don't like all that much. But it's not some chintzy logic puzzle or some ...
8 months ago | Pop Culture
Before both industries went in different directions post-file sharing, mainstream movies and music hit a synergistic peak in the ‘90s as the movie soundtrack became a dominant pop culture form. These days, soundtracks are mostly irrelevant and unn...
8 months ago | Podcasts
The sixth installment of the L.A. Podcast Festival is titled “Truth & Lies,” a nod to the era of conflation of fact and fiction, comedy and horror, news and the other thing we are all currently mired in. The festival features stalwarts like the co...
9 months ago | Art
There’s a lot of bad art out there. It's everywhere, really. But there's perhaps nowhere you'll find a higher concentration of truly vile and utterly failed efforts to create powerful art than when you start trawling through the annals of “politic...