3 months ago | Culture
A lot of podcasts are niche propositions, and it doesn’t get much more niche than Pistol Shrimps Radio. My cousin, attempting to explain it to me, said: “Imagine Mystery Science Theater 3000, but for women’s recreational basketball.” That’s n...
4 months ago | Comedy
Some 76-year-olds do crossword puzzles to keep their minds sharp. Fred Willard writes sketches. “Every week I try to make it a point to write [one],” he says. “I’ve got about six cardboard boxes full of sketches. Some I look at and say, ‘What was ...
5 months ago | Comedy
Scott Aukerman was a little bleary eyed when he sat down to discuss the upcoming live tour of his Comedy Bang! Bang! podcast. We were in Los Feliz, on the set of Take My Wife, a forthcoming series for Seeso (NBCUniversal’s new streaming comedy ser...
2 years ago | Cafes
Fiore Market Café is one of the culinary jewels of South Pasadena. It’s an avatar of a city that operates at a slower pace than most of Los Angeles — a city that, despite being 15 minutes from downtown L.A., feels more like a small town in the mid...
2 years ago
The most recognized, most loved and most Oscar-nominated film composer in history will share the spotlight with the Walt Disney Concert Hall as the L.A. Philharmonic kicks off its 96th season — and its 10th year in the Gehry-designed musical space...
2 years ago | Theater
Twenty-five years ago, a family of strangely coiffed, yellow cartoon characters scurried home to gather in front of their TV for the first time. The Simpsons has since become an animated thread in the fabric of American pop culture — and, st...