When you think of bottle service, you probably think of overpriced liquor, right? Nightclubs that mark up bottles of vodka to ungodly levels -- 900 percent isn't uncommon -- which are an essential fixture in parts of Hollywood and Beverly Hills, where most of the "actual cost" of the booze goes towa ... More >>
Yes, bookstores are closing all around us, from the giant Borders to the tiny Village Books.
But Angelenos still read, and to prove it, we asked LA Weekly's staff writers, editors and freelance contributors to tell us their favorite book they read this year, and why. Answers after the jump.
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Yes, folks, it's about that time. What time, you ask? Time for Time's 2011 Top 100 Poll, wherein readers like you vote for the most influential leaders, artists, innovators, icons and heroes in the world. With voting closing on Thursday, we took a look to see who is in the running. Sadly, K ... More >>
BY MARC COOPER
My old comrade Christopher Hitchens rips it up on MSNBC's Hardball calling out McCain as "weird" and "borderline senile." Hitch also issues some pungent words about Failin' Palin and notes how Obama has outflanked McCain on the right when it comes to Pakistan. You may not always agre ... More >>
BY MARC COOPER
Obama Up By 14 Points
I think this latest CBS/New York Times poll showing Obama leading nationally 53-39% is the political news headline of the week (along with nearly 90% of Americans believing the country is on the wrong track and Sarah Palin's favorability rating falling to a rat ... More >>