In deference to Clayton Kershaw, let's separate the "best player" from "best position player" label, shall we. Adrian Gonzalez is L.A.'s best position player. He's their MVP. And you might say that without Adrian Gonzalez the Dodgers are the Marlins.
Other than the two-month difference between his ... More >>
Don Mattingly is on a plane home from Wisconsin as we speak, and may be handed a pink slip with his luggage upon disembarking.
Perhaps his firing comes during the team's day off tomorrow -- as has been predicted -- maybe Mattingly gets until Friday or through the weekend, and it's a physical possib ... More >>
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Davy Rothbart sits at a picnic table in Elysian Park with a Discman in his pocket. Someone actually stopped him on the street recently while he was traveling on a book tour and ... More >>
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Kate Burton and Michael Ritchie spend a quarter of their time living in different cities, a situation that can be difficult for any couple. But they feel it shows the strength of their relationship. Besides, for the first few days of each trip, they can ... More >>
Walking across the Macalester College campus, Chris Kluwe passes unnoticed. As usual, the 30-year-old Vikings punter is dressed down: a pair of brown flip-flops, black basketball shorts, and a baggy zip-up sweatshirt. A backward World of Warcraft hat pins back his shaggy brown surfer haircut, a give ... More >>
[Editor's note: Deathmatch pairs two artists who have something in common, and determines who is better. It's a concept we sort-of ripped off from MTV, except that instead of claymation it's the printed word!]
Dave A. Stewart, best known as Annie Lennox's other half in '80s new wave act the Eurythm ... More >>
By Alex W. Rodriguez
Jessica Jones and Hitomi Oba
Better than... "All of the shitty indie bands I've ever seen, combined" - quote from my singer/songwriter friend who tagged along for the show.
With the opening phrases of moody, resonant counterpoint between the two tenor saxo ... More >>
Adam Richman spends the first several minutes of our interview discussing the best way to get places in L.A., as most Angelenos do. He can't count himself one anymore, but he used to live here, coincidentally, one block from this writer's current residence.
Now, however, Richman is a citizen of the ... More >>
Manny's still waiting on $21 mill.Update: After a historic Dodgers victory last night, the court just approved McCourt's request to file the team for bankruptcy. But at this point, Dodger fans (fiercely loyal off the big win) won't be so easy to convince.
Originally posted at June 27 at 1:3 ... More >>
Stanley Stalford wants to take the Dodgers publicStanley Stalford has always dreamed of being president of the Dodgers. He's a lifelong Angeleno and a real estate developer. But he's also a mere millionaire -- not a billionaire -- so he couldn't afford the team even if it were on the market.But m ... More >>
John and Ken.Was it a hate crime?
As the Dodgers head north to do battle with the Giants today, it's an assertion being made by John Kobylt of L.A. station KFI-AM 640's The John and Ken Show. He's talking, of course, about the opening-day beating of Santa Cruz paramedic and San Francisco fan ... More >>
Anthony Bourdain, no stranger to TV, is moving to the other side of the camera.Under Anthony Bourdain's many writing credits - Kitchen Confidential, Bone in the Throat and Medium Raw, to name a few - we can now add HBO series Treme to that list.
As the AVClub reports, via Nola.com, the sharp ... More >>
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Chad Brown is an L.A.-based DJ and the singer/guitarist in CB Brand, and he may well know more about country music than anyone you're likely to encounter in this city. He is a true historian who recalls the backstories of each record in immense detail--from how he found i ... More >>