As many Angelenos probably already know, Huell Howser died Sunday night at the age of 67. In memoriam, we thought we'd channel-surf through some episodes of Howser's KCET series California's Gold, which have covered myriad subjects over the course of the beloved reporter's long career -- Howser onl ... More >>
Dear Mr. Gold: My parents are coming to visit soon and I was hoping to do them proud by finding some authentic Iraqi cuisine akin to what my Baghdad-born father grew up eating just outside of Tel Aviv. His mother has stuffed us many a visit with things like sambusak, the sabich, kubeh, bamia and the ... More >>
Lara Logan, the "60 Minutes" firecracker who was raped at the moment of Egypt's overthrowUpdated after the jump: Commenters respond to bloggers respond to reporters respond to Tweeters respond to the inexcusable crime against Lara Logan. Breaking news: South African TV journalist Lara Logan ... More >>
Joe Eskenazi of our Bay Area sister publication, S.F. Weekly, writes that that city's fire department refuses to honor a state request to send a five-truck strike team to help Southern California battle its fires -- even as other northern cities have generously responded to the call from the State O ... More >>
Last week's NEW THEATER REVIEWS are embedded within this week's COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS; also, see this week's THEATER FEATURE on El Ogrito (The Ogreling) and Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Z4 X 4Adelina Anthony in Jotalogues. Photo courtesy of Highways Highways Performance Space prese ... More >>
Last week's NEW THEATER REVIEWS are embedded in the current COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS; also, see this week's THEATER FEATURE on Kevin King's The Idea ManTEN TO LIFE"Hacienda Heights" (from Ten to Life) Photo by Nic Cha KimNEW REVIEW GO TEN TO LIFE Leave logic at the door and you'll get ... More >>
Since it's rare that I post something that hasn't already been shared by at least a half dozen other blogs, the fact that I've got the new Knux single first has me running around my apartment doing my Best DJ Clue impression. Granted, there are probably a few other places the song has already appe ... More >>
Okay, so I actually cried tonight. Not sobbed, not wept, not got all blustery and snotty. But about five songs into Le Loup's remarkable, thrilling set at Emo's IV Lounge, they hit upon a combination of chords and chorus that, coupled with my joyful mood and the feeling of how lucky all of us asshol ... More >>
What to do in Los Angeles this week
Art download by Sandow Birk
Reviews of The Winchester House, Solomania!: Live From the Front and 1001 Beds.
How to make irreverence matter
Bush wages a war for future presidents to end
Fretting over all-out civil war in Iraq
Spiffy, shiny, theocratic, allied with Iran — and we made it happen
The outlandish tale of the Italian journalist
And the L.A. 5 can’t be humiliated
The Baghdad Hand (Over) Job
The delusional Bush, his quagmire and November
TV’s top stories
Sorting through conflicting thoughts on Saddam
Where are the Democrats and the peace movement?
Nasir Hadi tells of surviving the massacre and 12 years of silence
I don't care what the facts are
Liberation, occupation or hell?
What the left should do now that missiles are flying
How we lost the peace in this illegal war
The march on CNN
Scenes from the first days of war coverage
This is supposed to burnish our reputation?
A view from Ramallah
Do you feel safer now?
Edited by Kateri Butler
A guide to Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction
American leftists woefully ignore their Iraqi counterparts
The forced march to war
Poking holes in the case for war
Conservatives against a war with Iraq
Anti-Americans abroad and Bumble Ward's meta-PR
Coming battles in the War on Terror