Paul T. Bradley
13 days ago | Video Games
Sunday evening at the (formerly Nokia) Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live, 16 Nintendo competitors vied for the right to call themselves the champion of all things Mario and Zelda — for the first time in 25 years. Half of them drawn from regional comp...
16 days ago | Theme Parks
Vin Deisel's car-racing, truck-heisting, once-and-future-con character Dominic Toretto sets up his latest caper in Furious 7 with the cringe-inducing quip, “This time it ain’t just about being fast.” And at Universal Studios Hollywood's newes...
2 months ago | Theme Parks
Universal Studios opened an "expansive new themed environment" dedicated to the Simpsons Tuesday night, and more than merely meh, it is sublimely cromulent in so many ways. Built to surround and enhance the Simpsons Ride, which opened in...
2 months ago | Last Night
I learned a valuable lesson about pop music this weekend at the 17th annual Wango Tango festival. Pop. It's what you do to a troublesome blister, a boil, an unsightly whitehead pimple. It's also short for "popular music." Wango Tango is a fe...
2 months ago | Coachella
Just south of 1:30 a.m., as the car crowd heads back to their $500 motel rooms and the VIPs are airlifted to their alpha-resorts, the camping Coachella plebes are making the long, dusty march back to the tent city of earthly delights they've built...
3 months ago | Coachella
We were hoping to have a living, breathing fashion expert talk to us about the really fashionable things you're supposed to put on your body at Coachella this year, but that dude flaked out at the last minute and no others were available. So ...