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Yes, yes. We know. Valentine's Day is overrated. If you're single, it's a day seemingly created just to make you feel bad about yourself. If you'r ... More >>
So your ex contacts you on Facebook and suggests catching up over a meal. You may think it's not a big deal, but a recent academic study at the Cornell Food and Brand Lab found that even casual dining with an old flame is a minefield you'd best not traverse. While you regard it as a harmless get-tog ... More >>
With two well-reviewed shows running in LA at the same time, theater director and writer Jaime Robledo is at a career high. Hot off the success of Stoneface -- the play about Buster Keaton that has been extended this month at Sacred Fools -- Robledo is now tackling a different genre: comic book-styl ... More >>
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2012 issue. Check out our entire People 2012 issue here.
Katy Goodman makes breakup albums. Her latest, Sees the Light, largely concerns her failed relationships with two former beaux. Sure, there are some happy tracks, about a third ... More >>
Breaking up blows. But if there's any bright side to the storm of emotions that makes it hard to eat/sleep/function like a normal human that follows in the wake of a breakup, it's the chance to do some really indulgent, fully acceptable wallowing. And for that, you need a good breakup album.
Shelb ... More >>
Timothy NorrisBetter than... wallowing in your post-breakup remedy of whiskey, cigarettes and ice cream cake.
Adele is chatty, which is a welcome change from bands that will play their songs and awkwardly leave without saying a word.
With her thick cockney accent and distinct cackle, she e ... More >>
YouTubeA 30-something man who had reportedly just broken up with his girlfriend tried to commit suicide off a downtown L.A. apartment building, towering over the 100th block of East 7th Street, on Thursday evening. And we might be reporting the incident as a tragic death today, if not for one ... More >>
Noh8campaign.com, via Starcasm.com.Topless OC Housewives Tamra Barney (left) and newbie Fernanda Rocha (right).We already know that Bravo's Real Housewives series has blown the lid off our old perceptions of what an American homemaker should look like. That is, of course, partly because almos ... More >>
Screw Cupid. That's Oakfire Pizza's answer to the infamous February fete. And whether you think Valentine's Day is a holiday made in hell, you're happily unattached, or you're open to all possibilities, we've listed six bars and restaurants (in alphabetical order) that are celeb ... More >>
Considering next week is relatively slow due to SXSW in Austin, it might be a good idea to go nuts this weekend (unless you're headed down there, in which case consider this weekend to be exercise). Amazing night in LA for music tonight.
Francois K. with John Tejada and Robtronik at King King
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By Liz Ohanesian
barely 11 p.m. on the day after Thanksgiving, but the modest, early
evening crowd inside Koreatown goth party Ruin Hollywood is already
congregating on the dance floor. Underneath the chandeliers inside
the Monte Cristo, about two dozen people pirouette and snake their
way acr ... More >>