[Editor's note: Jeff Weiss's column, "Bizarre Ride," appears on West Coast Sound every Wednesday. Be sure to also check out the archives.]
With the July 20 release of The Dark Knight Rises, the iconic Batman franchise returns for its seventh summer with the usual panoply of "pows," "bangs" and Chri ... More >>
The following story on JR is from the print edition of LA Weekly, out now. See our "JR in L.A." archive for more details and check out our Google map if you want to see JR's work in person.
Maybe you've noticed that Los Angeles is a flurry of street art activity lately, with Banksy up for an Oscar ... More >>
diebmxPorn!Implementation of the ".xxx" domain name suffix was delayed by the international organization responsible for such things. Darn. We need this. Because a name like YouPorn (.com) isn't quite clear enough for us.
ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) postpo ... More >>
courtesy chicano batmanBardo Martinez (R) with Chicano Batman
Bardo Martinez is the singer, guitar player, keyboardist, and occasional accordionist for Chicano Batman, as well as a former member of Buyepongo. He speaks now about the cultural context of Colombian cumbia, Cuban and Colombian c ... More >>
The FBI has been called in to investigate the disappearance of an Italian chef who went missing from a cruise ship en route from Aruba to Cartagena, Columbia. The ship docked yesterday in Los Angeles. 31-year-old Angelo Faliva was last seen on the morning of November 26th on the deck of the Princes ... More >>