It's been a little over a year since food blogger Zach Brooks of Midtown Lunch launched 'Food Is The New Rock,' a collaboration with KCRW DJ Chuck P that produces a podcast exploring the intersection of food and music. Over the last 50 podcasts, Brooks has interviewed an impressive roster of musicia ... 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.] If the spread of marriage equality wasn't enough good news for you, recreational use of marijua ... More >>
Have we learned nothing from Famous Food? Only disaster can come from letting half-wit D-listers anywhere near a set of knives. Shouldn't the fact that a New Jersey Housewife is now part owner of a Hollywood restaurant teach us we should leave culinary arts to professionals? Unfortunately Rac ... More >>
Timothy NorrisKCRW BROADCAST #118 for Saturday, June 11. Fanatics! It is 1600 hrs. PST. I am in Los Angeles, in the back of a taxi, speeding back to the office. I am in the third day of next to no sleep. I don't know what is keeping me up. I got a few hours in the early part of last Thursday ... More >>
MLS / Redfin / Irene Dazzan-Palmer, Coldwell Banker-Malibu ColonySSmokin' view.It's the house that cannabis culture helped to build. But unfortunately for you fans of Up In Smoke it wasn't built out of actual weed. (If that were the case surfers would have plundered the last stem a long time ... More >>
A big Latino group on Friday endorsed the legalization of marijuana: Surprised?Updated again after the jump with some debate about whether the endorsement is official. First posted Friday at 1:17 p.m. Surprise surprise. Latinos are getting behind the California ballot initiative to legalize ... More >>
When it's not LOL-funny, Robert Rodriguez's latest is downright dull
That's a microphone, not a smoking device.In a bit of news about as surprising as a bag of coke allegedly falling out of Paris Hilton's bag -- it wasn't hers, she swears -- Tommy Chong has come out in favor of Proposition 19, California's marijuana legalization initiative on the ballot this f ... More >>
Also, Eat, Pray, Love, Mundo Alas, Tales From Earthsea
"This is Machete, with special Cinco de Mayo message ... to Arizona," says Los Angeles-based actor Danny Trejo, in character as "Machete," the antihero in the Robert Rodriguez film of the same name. The movie, with shades of the Arizona immigration-law battle, also stars Robert De Niro (as a Sherif ... More >>
Also, Letters to God, The Joneses, Who Do You Love and more
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has long been known to run with the glamour crowd in Los Angeles, and this past Sunday was no different.According to news reports, Villaraigosa officiated the marriage of comedian Cheech Marin and classical pianist Natasha Rubin yesterday. The wedding was reportedly a suns ... More >>
Also, Blindness, Still Life, How to Lose Friends and Alienate People and more
And he wouldn't be caught dead in Beverly Hills Chihuahua
A mother’s search for a son, born in East L.A. but deported by County Sheriffs
And straight mates
Does the logo stay or go?
For January 27 - February 2, 2006 Country listings follow.
And other picks for Wednesday, February 1
Comedian Paul Rodriguez and his skateboarding son, Paulie, are rich and famous. But where would they be without Pablo?
Conversations with the creator of “Man”