"Not to be vague, but I think everybody of this generation has Anti in them," emerging rapper David Sabastian argues, sweat trickling down his face. It's hot out here. Twenty minutes earlier, he was spray-painting an empty swimming pool, dressed in a black, mostly leather outfit and matching ski mas ... More >>
Sift through the sale rack at your local Forever 21 mall store and you may come across a T-shirt with a picture of a girl staring into shards of a mirror. Retailing for $14.90, it is a seemingly edgy but ultimately innocuous shirt. It has no particular brand affiliation, no band or product or compan ... More >>
Pauly D didn't make our list. He's a douche, but he's not much of a DJ.Finding a douchey DJ is about as easy as finding an Ed Hardy t-shirt in Vegas on a Saturday night.
Still, we strive for accuracy at LA Weekly, and we've gone through the list of top global spinners with a fine-tooth comb ... More >>
Lina Lecaro Two heads (and exhibits) are always better than one. Wayne Martin Belger and his skull camera know it...
So expansive was the exhibit celebrating Billy Shire's legendary -- don't call it lowbrow! -- L.A. art gallery's 25th anniversary, it had to be split into two separate shows, o ... More >>
MJ's glove.The U.S. government really wants this guy's Michael Jackson memorabilia.
We told you earlier this month how the feds had filed a civil suit seeking the Malibu-based property of African royal Teodorin Obiang -- including the MJ stuff (such as an infamously bejeweled glove), his Gul ... More >>
GQL.A. men.Ah, Los Angeles. A world capital of billionaires and red-carpet style. And yet it would be hard to find a sloppier city when it comes to men's fashion.
Our theory goes something like this: In L.A., the most powerful man in the room is the one who's most casually dressed. At a tabl ... More >>
Captain Fromage: Christian Audigier.It would be fitting that the purveyor of the cheesiest fashion to hit the world since Hammer pants would be putting his Hancock Park home back on the market at a discount.
After all, Christian Audigier's Von Dutch, Ed Hardy and eponymous labels are widely ... More >>
RedfinWhen we heard Christian Audigier's Hancock Park house was back on the market, our first thought was, Gross. But our second thought was, Oh cool, that means there's pictures.
The listing's 16 photos offer a unique perspective on what the man behind Ed Hardy looks at behind closed doors. ... More >>
Bottle Service is for TouristsThis guy's dress shirt is untucked, so you know he's casual yet dressy.It's a fair question: Is L.A. the nation's douche capital? After all (and despite what New York magazine thinks) bottle service started here after migrating from the Asian-American club scene. ... More >>
Whether you accept the notion that a single nose and its acclaimed-or-reviled 100-point scale have transformed the way wine is marketed and sold, especially in the United States, today there is a superabundance of bottles at American retail and more wine neophytes are earnestly cultivating a taste f ... More >>
Ron Jeremy couldn't carry the team.Los Angeles might be the adult video capital of the world (as Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa might say), but when it comes to penis size, the city doesn't quite measure up. The chain store and prophylactic-maker Condomania states that it analyzed its sales of di ... More >>
BOXeight was back for their second season of "fashion installations" this weekend. What that means is models getting dressed and having makeup and hair done in front of the audience, photographers shooting and photo-editing on site, stylists primping and pinning and touching-up in plain view ... More >>
Christian Audigier, the king of the Ed Hardy empire and moving force behind the Von Dutch brand, is a master showman. At his Spring 09 show, entitled "American Lord," models walked on a runway lined with live grass. Two British guards with big black poufy hats stood at attention then began dancing a ... More >>