Something about achieving major fame in music seems to drive creative artists to assume new personae. Whether it be fodder for an epic concept album, a stab at a different genre or just plain boredom, many of our favorite stars have conjured up characters in order to explore and indulge their fan ... More >>
He may have been recently booed on stage in Detroit, but Burbank still loves Charlie Sheen. Though the crazy train that is Sheen's 22-city live tour has yet to schedule L.A. as a stop, the warlock/tiger/Adonis/violent torpedo of truth himself stopped by Hyaena for Winning: The Charlie Sheen Exhibit ... More >>
In the documentary Johnny Weir: Pop Star on Ice, which launched the reality series Be Good Johnny Weir on Sundance Channel last week, directors David Barba and James Pellerito give viewers a glimpse into the world of figure skating provocateur Johnny Weir. Watching the documentary, it's hard not to ... More >>
For more photos from Tune in Tokyo, check out Timothy Norris' photo gallery "New Year's Eve 2009 Downtown Crawl." New Year's Eve, we made our way to Little Tokyo for Tune in Tokyo's party at Second Street Jazz. Though we were impressed by the mix of club regulars and local party-hoppers and complete ... More >>
After developing something of an addiction to shojo manga, Japanese comics written specifically for a female audience, this past year I became consumed by a nagging thought: Why is it that the male characters, particularly those who serve some sort of romantic purpose, all remind me of David Bowie? ... More >>
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