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Los Angeles is home to lots of dreamers; would-be actors, musicians and writers all flock to our golden shores trying to find their place i ... More >>
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 >>
What were the five most influential shifts in Los Angeles' architectural realm this year? It turns out they're not about pretty pictures.
Or at least that's the feedback we got when we took a poll to come up with this LA Weekly best of 2011 list.
Instead of touting singular designs, the answers o ... More >>
Rude? We beg your pardon.L.A., America's Rudest City? Yes, proclaims Travel Leisure magazine.
We're surprised that SoCal's laid-back attitudes didn't impress upon the editors of T L that L.A. really is friendly. If you're a hooker living within 20 miles of Charlie Sheen it has to be good for ... More >>
Mr. & Mrs. SmithNow that the holidays are over and your warm-and-fuzzy feelings for family and friends have given way to a massive, week-long hangover, we've got just the tidbit to brighten your day.
That's right, we've got porn news to kick off 2011 right. Steven Hirsch, honcho at the world ... More >>
After flirting with Los Angeles, Anaheim and even Las Vegas, it looks like organizers of the annual Comic-Con convention will stay in San Diego for another five years.
Nerds across L.A. are sighing right about now. Sorry guys, you'll have to catch Olivia Munn on G4 as usual. The good news: T ... More >>
Ari Gold.If anyone doubts the juice of Nikki Finke and her Deadline Hollywood news site when it comes to the film and TV industry, this weekend's edition of HBO's Entourage demonstrated that she's the kind of journalist who can make a superagent sweat -- at least in the show's own misogynisti ... More >>
The developer of a six-story office building in Beverly Hills is suing Hollywood agency William Morris Endeavor for allegedly walking away from a lease. The high-power company (its client roster is an A-to-Z of A-list actors) appears to be abandoning the location.HBOAri Gold is actor Jeremy Piven's ... More >>
Struck by the porous and flexible borders of that far country known as "West L.A.," we recently wondered aloud just what constituted its boundaries. ("West of La Brea, East of the Moon: Where the Hell Is West L.A.?") Here are some reader replies clarifying this cartographic mystery.MapQuest.comdeman ... More >>
I have a special guest blogger today. His name is Justin Warfield. You may know him as the frontman and songwriter for the great band She Wants Revenge. He's a very cool guy who has an interesting and emotional take on this election. His post is below. Also, here's a link to my piece on socialism, o ... More >>
Mental Note: Avoid guys with the nickname "Mad Dog."
14. Redman-"Blow Treez"
Why did we have to wait until 2007 for Redman, the man who taught a generation of impressionable youths how to roll a blunt, to sample Bob Marley, the greatest blunt roller of them all? Flipping the halcyon palm-tree ... More >>