Modern burlesque may have its roots in retro culture (and the objectification that was prevalent in the past), but today it's become an undeniably empowering form of expression for the women who do it and a unique form of entertainment for an avid fan base that goes way beyond the turn-on.
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*Insane Clown Posse Is Suing the FBI (!!!)
*Our cover story on ICP from last year
Oddly, Insane Clown Posse rapper Joey Utsler -- better known as Shaggy 2 Dope -- is humble. Today, on the group's bus in the parking lot of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, he speaks as if he can't believe hi ... More >>
*Everything You Wanted to Know About Metal but Were Afraid to Ask
*Top Five Best Post-Hardcore Records
What is "brocore," you ask? Well, brocore bands are usually white guys wearing baggy clothing and, often, gauged earrings. Their screamed lyrics are aggressive or brooding, and they tend to pace, ... More >>
*Top 20 Worst Bands of All Time, #15-11
*Top 20 Worst Bands of All Time, #10-6
*Top 20 Worst Bands of All Time: #5-1
What makes a terrible band? Is it being prepared to do the wrong thing, whatever the price? That and a pair of testicles. Only, some of the below groups possess testicles ... More >>
The Toledo Show
Walking into Harvelle's on a Sunday night is disorienting. The long rectangle of a lounge is lined with a row of red leather banquettes full of couples, ladies with shiny red lips and fur-collared jackets. A cocktail waitress drifts by in a black dress and possibl ... More >>
What race is Latino? We've pondered the issue before, and the correct answer is any of the above: Latinos can be black, white and almost anything in between, because Latino isn't a race, it's an ethnicity.
That makes things difficult enough for the folks who tally data for the U.S. Census, but now ... More >>
Eric AndrÃ¨They've got the talent, the credits and the buzz, and all are poised to make the leap to the comedic Big Leagues in 2012. Here are the individuals, groups and projects that will have Los Angeles talking -- and more important, laughing -- next year. Some are our picks, but some are selecti ... More >>
They don't like hairy buttholesFred Durst was the Kanye West of his day. Not to say he was as talented. But at the height of Limp Bizkit's fame -- and make no mistake, this was hundreds of millions of dollars of fame -- he was the same type of beloved villain.
He succeed in that era's popul ... More >>
Dave LaChapelle's "Rize"Editor's Note: Writer Jessica A. Koslow is a USC master's student writing her thesis on krumping. Know Your L.A. Hip-Hop Dances explores some of the most popular street dances in our city.
Background: Krumper Lil' C holds court on So You Think You Can Dance, an ... More >>
buzzfeed.comA self portrait of Scarlett Johansson.If you ask us, it looks like the celebrity-focused offshoot of hacker group Anonymous, Hollywood Leaks, has been hard at work uncovering the finer details of celebrity skin.
Today's leak of nude photos of Scarlett Johansson (NSFW, and much cl ... More >>
Concept FW's arty cool cluster of events and installations and Project Ethos' massive (made for mass appeal) event at Avalon; The Gallery LA's lineup this weekend at Sunset-Gower Studios and countless boutique bashes celebrating designer creations in more intimate spaces (Sue Wong in a Hollywood est ... More >>
Disney BabyCan you say, 'Buy it now?'We could hardly blame Disney for creating tween-demo sensations like Miley Cyrus or Selena Gomez (not to mention Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera and Britney before them): Kids represent a merchandise bonanza for a stuffed-bauble marketing enterprise ... More >>
Bill JensenGeneration Mix in da house!So, if you're between 24 and 34, the people who are trying to sell you stuff you don't need in order to get the money you don't have have just decided to start calling you a member of Generation Mix.
What defines Generation Mix? Well, VH1 apparently got ... More >>
CNNAnderson Cooper.A Friday telethon to raise money for the victims of last week's earthquake in Haiti will be broadcast from Los Angeles, New York, London and Haiti, organizers announced Thursday. It will be everywhere: ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, CNN, BET, The CW, HBO, MTV, VH1, CMT, PBS, TNT, Show ... More >>
Candis"Hot & Wet," Fan Art by CandisThe official Adam Lambert website is previewing our hero's upcoming Q&A with Rolling Stone magazine! We're so excited! We just can't hide it! We're about to lose control and we think we like it!
Among the revelations:
* Adam is upset that Gene Simmons qu ... More >>
The economy isn't entirely moribund, it's just that the real money's in wish fulfillment. At least that's the logical conclusion gained from last night's star-scarred Jay-Z and Eminem concert promoting DJ Hero, the latest sure-to-be-blockbuster installment of the Guitar Hero Franchise -- an event th ... More >>
Pip Brown started playing guitar for rockers Two Lane Blacktop in 2001, then moved on to the hormone-crazed electronica duo Teenager with Pnau's Nick Littlemore - together, those experiences gave Brown a peanut-butter-in-my-chocolate revelation before finally getting it right in her fully-formed p ... More >>
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Well, it makes sense on a practical level. All you have to do is zip down San Vincente from Ticketmaster's WeHo HQ on Sunset, hang a right on Santa Monica and bingo, a few blocks past the Troubadour is LiveNation's Beverly Hills HQ. Or, in these lean times, executives can just catch ... More >>