What Bret Easton Ellis's book American Psycho did to materialism and Wall Street power with his -- or, really, frankly, what Upton Sinclair did to the meatpacking industry with The Jungle -- Los Angeles native Jordan Okun attempts to do to Hollywood with his first novel, L.A. Fadeaway.
While Hollyw ... More >>
*Marilyn Manson's Born Villain Tracks: We Heard Them First
*Marilyn Manson Threatens to Kill Buddyhead, LA Weekly, Critics
Marilyn Manson headlines this weekend's Sunset Strip Music Festival, which caps a crazy summer for him that included promoting his latest release Born Villain and an ... More >>
L.A. weirdos really don't get any weirder than this.
Luka Rocco Magnotta, formerly a Los Angeles-based gay porn star (or, according to his Facebook profile, a "male model" who's had plastic surgery to look like James Dean), is now on Interpol's international watch list, reportedly on suspicion of c ... More >>
S. BonarSome see squishy eyeballs as the perfect inspiration for gummy candy. Others feel the same way about spongy brains. Someone out there thought, "What if you took body parts and put them on sushi rice? Wouldn't that be cool?" Yet another fine fellow pondered, "How 'bout I make an energy ... More >>
Javier CabralThe Misfits and The Dickies
House of Blues
More than three decades in, The Misfits are still doing it, with or without Glenn Danzig. To the orthodox practitioner of punk rock, watching these guys play power chords is as big as watching Black Sabbath or Metallica. It ... More >>
Rodney Alcala on the "Dating Game" in 1978The creepiest serial killer since "American Psycho" just got a little creepier.
Sixty-seven-year-old Rodney Alcala, infamous for his calm, sophisticated demeanor and cameo on the "Dating Game" -- he won, but the date never happened because was voted ... More >>
Swam2dayWe get it: You like your news with a side of sexyHow better to determine the Top 10 news items of the year in our wonderfully fucked-up, always aggravating but certainly never boring City of Angels than by raw click count?
The following stories may not be the most important of the y ... More >>