Story by Nicole Pajer
As the fake ID-bearing McLovin' in Superbad, Christopher Mintz-Plasse portrayed -- stay with us here -- one of the all-time great on-screen characters. He went on to play the socially awkward, Lair-loving Augie in Role Models and a crime-fighting nerd in Kick Ass.
But in real ... More >>
White Fence, Nosaj Thing, Starfucker
Better than: Your college roommate's reggae band.
College music festivals aren't always compelling. They often book a bunch of acts popular with students that don't add up to a coherent bill. The fest put on by my alma matter ha ... More >>
There were holiday parties galore this weekend, with events catering to indie rockers, goths and people who just want to dress like Santa Claus and hit a couple pubs. Keep reading to see what we did.
Club Underground vs. Hang the DJs
Long-running indie clubs Underground and Hang t ... More >>
Morrissey at the Gibson Amphitheater, December 10
It's no surprise SoCal is the last stop on Morrissey's current tour. He may be homeless and rootless at the moment, but L.A. has always been the big bosom of his fan base. And with the media curiosity over his local popularity fading years ago, only ... More >>