Drug possession, driving under the influence, vandalism and theft are just a few of the crimes celebrities commit to earn them a mugshot that lives on forever on the world wide web. Celebrity mugshots have become a part of pop culture due to the poses or distraught looks they have. But in the 1920s, ... More >>
[Look for your weekly fix from the one and only Henry Rollins right here on West Coast Sound every Thursday, and come back tomorrow for the awesomely annotated playlist for his Saturday KCRW broadcast.]
Still in Australia, with a lot more shows to go. Right now, I am in Brisbane. We got in a few ... More >>
KCRW Broadcast #162 for Saturday, April 28, 2012
See also: Henry Rollins: The Column! Hunting, Gut Stew, and Sex With Your Sister
Fanatics! I am still here in Australia. The shows have been going great and I have been picking up a lot of great Australian music that we will throw into the mix in ou ... More >>
robertjlopez / YouTubeRuben Vives celebrates his L.A. Times Pulitzer co-win.Updated after the jump: Slate media critic Jack Shafer weighs in, saying it's possible for the L.A. Times to both win Pulitzers and be "in steep decline."
Earlier this year we noted how the Los Angeles Times was "bec ... More >>
Cathy Kirkpatrickfan food, with mysterious message
A few days ago, we ran a couple of photos of punk-cabaret singer Amanda Palmer, her fans and what Palmer calls "fan-prepared food." In the background of one of the photos was a mysterious shot of something -- a casserole? a nut-loaf ? -- with ... More >>
Various burgers served at Australian chain Oporto.
Australia's answer to In-N-Out is coming to the United States, and its first stateside location opens tomorrow in Orange County. Founded in 1986, Oporto, which serves Portuguese-influenced Australian fare, "supposedly has a cult following in ... More >>
Flickr user 1808wineThe Vintage Cadillac EssentialsHeavy metal drinking is really the only excuse for naming a wine Sledgehammer. Either that, or you're a mega-millions corporate exec type trying to hook us on cheap inexpensive wine (see #2 when you turn the page). And so begets a Top Ten lis ... More >>
In the strange wake of music's digital rebirth, vinyl has experienced a modest boom in popularity, seen by many as a replacement for the awkward middleman that is the compact disc. INCHES reviews the output of L.A.'s healthy record-making community (artists and labels, indie or other), believing tha ... More >>