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The most cold-blooded and grimy New York rapper of the last decade lives by the Beverly Center. It's worlds removed from the drug-infested projects of hi ... More >>
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"Let's make a sketch and put it on YouTube!" Elena Crevello says excitedly to Heidi Niedermeyer, as they walk down a Los Angeles street. Cut. "I can't, I have improv," Niedermeyer, sitting alone on a ledge, says into a cellphone. Cut.
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Timothy NorrisCarson Daly"How do you respond to the claim that most people under 30 have a negative, preconceived notion about you?"
Carson Daly, who is 38, visibly winces when I ask this question, as if I've blown cigarette smoke in his eye. It's 11:30 a.m., and we're sitting on a leather ... More >>
MTV turns 30 this week, and on Monday we spotlighted the five '90s shows the channel should bring back. The end of that decade, of course, saw the rise of Total Request Live, which kicked off in 1998, by which point MTV had long succumbed to the domination of reality shows. Part of TRL's appe ... More >>
Lina Lecaro Doing damage on La Cita's dance floor.
We might have been worried about La Cita in downtown after the announcement last week that our favorite club there, Mustache Mondays, was moving to a new location (more on that below), but after having a smokin' time at the jam-packed, red-l ... More >>
Maura LanahanOur eminent columnist, Mr. Henry Rollins![The one and only Henry Rollins will be contributing a weekly column and far-reaching reportage to the music section of the LA Weekly. Look for your weekly Henry Rollins fix right here on West Coast Sound every Friday and make sure to tune ... More >>
Caleb ChenCraig Thonton over his stove
Back in August, we happened upon a photo from an underground supper club called Wolvesden. The blogs were already raving about these secret dinners, and in October, we had the opportunity to dine at one ourselves. There were thirteen of us there that nig ... More >>
Diamond Bodine-FischerOFF! at Club LingerieClub Lingerie, Hollywood. Last Wednesday evening.
By 9:30 the line wrapped around the block, by 10 a roomful of people shuffled their feet, snuck looks at the crowd around them and sipped their beer. Around 10:30 Keith Morris -- founder of Black Fl ... More >>
NBCJay Leno.NBC over the weekend copped to its retirement of the short-lived Jay Leno Show at 10 p.m. weeknights, officially announcing that its hoped-for lineup shuffle was a proposal that would have Leno and Tonight Show host Conan O'Brien squeeze into late-night together at 11:35 p.m. and ... More >>