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  • Issue Archive for
  • Oct 23-29, 2008
  • Vol. 30, No. 49

News

  • Elfdoll: Don't Call It A Toy Company
  • Elfdoll: Don't Call It A Toy Company

    By Liz Ohanesian Headless Elfdolls. Photo by Jackie Canchola. “We think that we are not a doll company, we are artists,” says Elfdoll Foreign Trade Manager Yeounjoo Lim, best known to her customers and friends as Ms. Cholong...
  • L.A.'s Five Most Powerful Cult Leaders
  • L.A.'s Five Most Powerful Cult Leaders

    Culty Goodness digg_url = 'http://digg.com/odd_stuff/L_A_s_Five_Most_Powerful_Cult_Leaders'; What could be better than starting a cult? The power, the accolades, the idolatry, the ritual suicide… At the very least you get the chance to have sex with lithe young vixens who would otherwise be way out-of-your-league. And nowhere are the vixens more lithe...

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Film

Music

  • Last Night: The Kooks Live at the Palladium
  • Last Night: The Kooks Live at the Palladium

    Words and Photographs by Timothy Norris Kooks frontman Luke Pritchard on stage at the Palladium. Click image for entire slideshow. The boys from Brighton brought it back to Los Angeles, playing the Palladium this time for what may be their last trip to sunny Southern California in support of their...

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Arts

  • WORN OUT: Beyond The Catwalk at Box 8
  • WORN OUT: Beyond The Catwalk at Box 8

    Fashion Week is already a distant memory, which means we can -- for a li'l while -- give the fabulous, blister-inducing footwear and edgy frocks a break. (Hello flip-flops!) But the creative looks seen at Box Eight's shows downtown won't be quickly forgotten, and we’re not even talkin' about the...
  • Sweater Buck
  • Sweater Buck

    It's a deer...in cashmere. Artist Rachel Denny apparently does custom does or bucks in different colors and knit textures. It costs $700. It's sort of like you caught a deer with your sweater. She's also got rabbits. But I'm really kind of over the whole rabbit thing. The deer, however...

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