The Melvins are in the midst of an ambitious tour, performing in all 50 states (plus Washington, D.C.) in only 51 days. Pretty impressive, considering the legendary band soon will be entering their fourth decade. One of the pioneers of the 1980s Seattle scene that later birthed Nirvana and Soundgard ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with crowd estimates. First posted at 5:30 a.m.
Alfonso Ribeiro of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air might do the nerdiest, preppiest dance of all time.
But that didn't stop hundreds if not thousands of followers from joining him yesterday at Universal CityWalk and other locales in ... More >>
If you're going to trust anyone's judgment in horror comic books, it should be the creator of The Walking Dead. Robert Kirkman knows a good horror and the first original comic book series from his Skybound imprint, Witch Doctor, has emerged as an immediate hit.
Created by B ... More >>
--Portland, OR: Restaurateur discovers 1809 Italian cookbook.
--Anchorage: Local pigs' popularity leads to pork drought.
--Duluth: Chocolate-covered sausage.
--Las Vegas: Chefs offer suggestions on treats for Santa.
--Middleton, WI: Restaurant to hold Seinfeld-inspired Festivus fundraiser
--San Fr ... More >>
LAPDUnlike the St. Louis PD, the LAPD gets to just chill with dogsWe like to think it's pretty rough out here on the streets of Los Angeles.
It seems like every hour we hear about another murder or robbery at gunpoint. So why, in this year's annual CQ Press crime rankings, does the City of A ... More >>
SapphireBlue22stack of newspapersWhat's the country reading today food-wise? Here's a roundup of some of the food-related stories from other newspapers, many of which print their food sections mid-week. And remember, even if you don't actually buy papers these days (or not; this paper is free ... More >>
James BeardThis morning the James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for its 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards. Judges will vote to determine the final 5 nominees in each category, which will be announced on March 22nd. The winners will be announced at the Foundation's award party, ... More >>
SapphireBlue22stack of newspapersWhat's the country reading today food-wise? Here's a roundup of some of the food-related stories from other newspapers, many of which print their food sections on Wednesday. And remember, even if you don't actually buy papers these days (or not; this paper is ... More >>