This week, a geophysicist speaks at LACMA, a long-lived gallery says goodbye and Jean Harlow and Billy the Kid's fictional marriage kind of inspires an exhibition.
5. Musical mystery
No instruments at all will be used at Dog Star 8: Almanacs, one in a series of music events happening at the Wulf t ... More >>
Casa de mi Padre, starring Will Ferrell (speaking Spanish!), opens in theaters nationwide this weekend. Karina Longworth chatted with Ferrell, director Matt Piedmont and screenwriter Andrew Steele for our print story about why this bizarre film exists, and why Ferrell decided to play a Mexican cowbo ... More >>
Write-in Slate: Uncredited bit actor Harry "Rube" Dalroy, also known as the Mayor of Gower Gulch, chalks up another victory. Dalroy, who was in his early 70s when this picture was taken, was a familiar face in Hollywood's low-budget Westerns, having appeared in 100 titles, such as I Shot Billy the K ... More >>
Forrest J Ackerman, who passed away last week from heart failure at the age of 92, may end up best remembered as the man who coined the term "sci-fi." That's no small legacy in a culture often chronicled in shorthand - Jack Kerouac's "beat generation," comes to mind, or Herb Caen's more reduc ... More >>