"What does it mean to be gay?" A seemingly simple question, but one that's not often asked. With Los Angeles Gay Pride starting this Friday, various gay folks give us their answers in a weeklong series.
Doug Spearman is a Los Angeles-based actor, writer, producer, and activist -- he sat on the boar ... More >>
Rebecca HaithcoatDas Racist, Danny Brown
Aural chaos characterized Das Racist's show last night. Also, "Tricks with Microphones." The NYC trio of Himanshu Suri (Heems), Victor Vazquez (Kool A.D.) and Ashok Kondabolu (Dap) had a great earworm in 2008, "Combination Pizza Hut a ... More >>
A Flock of Seagulls
July 16, 2011
British new wave band A Flock of Seagulls took their name from The Stranglers' song "Toiler On The Sea." They were an MTV staple, and it makes sense that the resurgence of new wave would bring them back to popular culture. In the past decad ... More >>
Yes, ladies (and gentlemen), that is Ricky Gervais in the 1980s
The new print issue of Rolling Stone magazine (the one with Rihanna's perhaps-photoshopped booty shorts on the cover) has a feature/interview with UK comedy great Ricky Gervais (creator of The Office and Extras, and controversia ... More >>
Have you been watching Sym-Bionic Titan? The Cartoon Network show, which ends its first season Friday night, follows the adventures Lance, Ilana and Octus-- a soldier, princess and robot, respectively-- who flee from their home planet of Galaluna and must now adjust to ordinary high school life whil ... More >>
De La Soul, back in the day
Only a handful of rap groups can be bandied about as G.O.A.T: Wu-Tang, Outkast, EPMD, Tribe Called Quest, Public Enemy, Run-DMC, UGK, The Geto Boys, and De La Soul. If you need an introduction to the De La -- Posdnuos, Dave/Trugoy the Dove, and Maseo -- you obviously hav ... More >>
View more pics in the Depeche Mode slideshow here.
Timothy NorrisHollywood Babylon: Depeche Mode clogs up the corridor.
By Paul Rogers
Face it, Depeche Mode are a duo. Sure, the English electro-pop vets have that other bloke hanging about, manning his hi-tech station with all the panache of a t ... More >>
Pop Levi and the Parson Red Heads at the Echo, August 15
Photos by Timothy Norris
I'm kinda obsessed with this Pop Levi guy right now, and finally saw him Friday night at the Echo during week three of his residency. I tried to catch him on week one, and showed up at 10 o'clock thinking, 'cool, go ... More >>