1 year ago | Desserts
Girl Scout Danielle Lei is 13 years old, and she's a goddamn genius. As reported widely (but first by Mashable) last Friday, Lei set up shop to sell Girl Scout Cookies in front of The Green Cross, a dispensary in San Francisco. She promp...
1 year ago | Games
If you're an Angeleno looking to take a Risk, break monotony's Monopoly on your life and say "Sorry!" to the usual weekend routine, have the guys behind GameHäus Café got an offer for you. Robert Cron and Terry Chiu have thrust themsel...
1 year ago | Theater
When playwright Jeanie Linders interviewed translator Vivis Colombetti for the job of translating her 2001 show Menopause The Musical into Spanish, Colombetti couldn't get the scribe to laugh. Linders was "very no-nonsense," Colombetti explains. A...
2 years ago | Film and TV
When Josh Greenbaum was a kid, he wasn't too excited by the actual gameplay at sporting events. His attention was always on the sidelines -- the giant bird, or the goofy lion. "I was always just intrigued," Greenbaum says of his interest in mascot...
2 years ago | Theater
Over three decades ago, playwright Beth Henley completed her play Crimes of the Heart. Two years later, it debuted in New York City. A year later, Henley won the Pulitzer Prize. Six years after that, Henley wrote the film version's screenplay, ear...
2 years ago | Comedy
Stand-up comedy is testing in many ways: a test of wit, of confidence, of adaptability and of timing. But three years ago, comic Sammy Obeid decided to add a fifth element to that test: endurance. "I was in this place in my life where I was like, ...