[Editor's note: Soon-to-be-award-winning gonzo music journalist Danielle Bacher prowls the late late night scene for West Coast Sound. For this installment, she hits the town with LA-based soul-pop band Fitz and the Tantrums.] I should probably have dropped quarts of acid into the disgusting coconu ... More >>
There's a future NBA champion being built piece-by-piece at the Staples Center this year. It has a point guard destined for the Hall of Fame, a dominant power forward, a young, outrageously athletic 7-foot center and a shooting guard with no fear, no conscience and no hesitation. I'm talking, of co ... More >>
In the long, tortured, maddening relationship between Southern California and Mexico, we have only wholeheartedly accepted three things from the Empire of the Sun: "96 Tears," the taco, and lucha libre. From the moment Mexican wrestling movies started airing on late-night movie matinees during the 1 ... More >>
Los Angeles may be 350 miles south of Silicon Valley, but it's making strides to close the distance between the two in terms of sheer brain power and inventiveness (with a little bit of entertainment thrown in for good measure). Here are five people from our People issue helping to make that happen.
Photo by Michael Lamont from the Geffen PlayhouseJustin Leeper in the West Coast premiere of Kristoffer Diaz's The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity at the Geffen Playhouse No religion. No politics. No wrestling. Apparently, there are only a few conversational topics more polarizing than prof ... More >>
If you only have 140 characters, they should be worth reading, no? Depends on whose Twitter feed you read. Time Magazine has just published a list (of course they did) of the top 140 Twitter feeds around the country. No, sorry, neither Charlie Sheen nor Kim Kardashian made it -- Neil Gaiman is #1, S ... More >>