By Hillel Aron
Secret designs were just released of the Wilshire Grand, a 73-story, 1,100-foot-tall hotel/office tower/retail/phallic image that will be the tallest skyscraper on the West Coast and in Los Angeles, pushing out Library Tower (officially, U.S. Bank Tower) as the 10th-tallest building ... More >>
Shannon CottrellHatsune Miku in concert at Anime Expo
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Is Southern California the land of the superfan? Maybe. At the very least, it's the land of the fan conventions. Trying to hit up ever con in ... More >>
Liz OhanesianSean Holman runs Bent-Con."Bent-Con started out of a desire of a bunch of a queer geeks who were tired of going to cons and being the niche within the niche within the niche," says Sean Holman, who organizes the convention that took place at Downtown's Bonaventure Hotel last week ... More >>
Sophie DuvernoyApproaching the Bonaventure from below.
"All right! Is everyone ready for [slight, suspenseful pause] the Great Bonaventure Adventure?" asks an unusually cheery man clad in all-khaki.
The resounding answer from the forty plus adventurers is yes, followed by slightly embarrasse ... More >>
Even though The French Chef premiered in 1963, the rest of American TV land wasn't exactly keeping up with Julia in that decade. Nor would it catch up in the food department any time soon. But that's fine, because restaurants on television don't focus on the food. Until the non-fictional TV world ge ... More >>