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A few days ago, I was sitting backstage at the Paradiso in Amsterdam, in the same area ... More >>
The subway dress.You could probably argue that it's the dress that started modern fetishism (although Hitler and J. Edgar Hoover might have had something to say about that). At the least, it popularized the "upskirt."
Yes, Marilyn Monroe's up-the-air-number from The Seven Year Itch is being ... More >>
Alle your McDonald's are belong to us.There's a scene in "War of the Worlds," the 2005 remake not the 1953 original, when Tom Cruise finds berserker survivalist Tim Robbins holed up in his basement. After sheltering him from the aliens, Robbins offers him peach schnapps. Even then, he (and th ... More >>
After a week at the Cannes Film Festival, I left the south of France on Thursday morning fully aware that I would likely miss something major. The world's premiere showcase of top-shelf auteur cinema would go on without me for another few days, with many highly anticipated Competition title ... More >>
Spring Break surprise at Calabasas HighUpdate: Three Calabasas High students have reportedly admitted to the crime. More to come in a sheriff's announcement at 10 a.m.
How many times do we have to learn this lesson, people? If you've been bad, no matter how tempting it is to blabber your bad ... More >>
Plaintiff Gbajiamilla.If Hitler were alive today we're sure he'd prefer the master-race aesthetic of Abercrombie & Fitch. After all, this the company with models so pure as the driven snow (and, er, androgynous) that Mad TV dedicated an ongoing sketch to them, with an employment policy that a ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSTHIS WEEK'S STAGE FEATURE ON THE L.A. WEEKLY THEATER AWARDSNEW REVIEW GO THE MYSTERY PLAYS
â€‹Photo by Dlugolecki Photography
Though its title alludes to the Biblical pageants of Medieval
Europe, playwright Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's 2002 pair of
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N. GalutenEdibles in the Grammy luxury suitesAs Woody Allen's character in Annie Hall once said, upon arriving in Los Angeles, "What's with all these awards? They're always giving out awards. Best Fascist Dictator: Adolf Hitler." This city does love to give out awards, and when we do, there a ... More >>
View more photos of superhero and comic book rarities in the "Golden Age of Comics" slideshow.
There is a pretty amazing collection at the Skirball Cultural Center's new exhibit "Zap! Pow! Bam! The Superhero: The Golden Age of Comic Books, 1938-1950." Some stuff on display just blew my mind, like ... More >>
Off in Chiapas, I missed the massive annual Pride Parade in downtown Mexico City, but Cesar Arellano has photos. Check them out here and here and here.
It was the 30th anniversary of the first gay march in Mexico City, which happened in 1978, at a time when gay activists were spied upon and eve ... More >>
Brushing aside allegations that Charles Bukowski was a Nazi sympathizer, the Los Angeles City Council approved the designation of Buk's former bungalow on De Longpre Avenue as a cultural landmark on Tuesday -- sparing it from demolition. Though the effort to save the house was successful, Buk's l ... More >>