8 months ago | Last Night
Cannabis Corpse started out as highdea: "What if we took the songs of death metal icons Cannibal Corpse and made them about marijuana?" But the band might as well have been born in a marketing meeting. The Venn diagram between death meta...
9 months ago | Last Night
The show begins like a strange protest in an absurd country. Veiled women walk into the room carrying septagram-bedecked banners. Then comes a masked dude on an adult-sized tricycle, loaded up with speakers, followed by other masked men carrying m...
11 months ago | Last Night
I probably don't have anything to say about smartphones at concerts you haven't heard before. And by that I mean, screw smartphones at concerts. If you want to snap a quick picture, sure, whatever, go ahead and manufacture your online persona. But...
11 months ago | Odd News
Street couches are a complex part of Los Angeles' urban tapestry. A discarded sofa tells stories, and you don't need a degree in archaeology to read them. Are there still cushions? It hasn't been outside very long. Is the couch on the curb with a ...
11 months ago | Festivals
This week, 68,000 revelers will descend on Nevada's remote Black Rock Desert. (That is, assuming the rain lets up.) They will travel from Los Angeles, London, Melbourne, Mexico City and places you've never heard of. They will take part in the temp...
1 year ago | Games
Every Scrabble player worth her salt (4 points) knows the value of two-letter words. Those little terms can really get you out of a jam (12) and block out your opponent. So when “da” was removed from the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary a whil...