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It's been two years since the release of Holy Ghost!'s eponymous debut. Often hailed as LCD Soundsystem's heirs, the NYC-based duo's sound falls somewhere between Phoenix's precocious li ... More >>
Okay -- we know what you're thinking: John Travolta is super friggin' gay: He makes Andy Dick look like a mixed-martial arts heavyweight from Brazil.
But hear us out: Some of the allegations against Travolta in recent years seem more like gay fantasies than journalistic reality. We even reported t ... More >>
Throughout two decades and ten albums, D.C. rock outfit Clutch has evolved into one of the mightiest blues-rock bands around. One of the tangibles that make Clutch stand out is the lyrical output and delivery of vocalist Neil Fallon, whose lyrical output reflects his obsessions with conspiracy theor ... More >>
There's something startlingly noncommittal about many of the initial reviews of The Master that leaked out following the impromptu screenings writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson organized in 70mm-equipped houses across the country, and later in response to the film's official bow at the Venice Film ... More >>
Four hundred years ago, stargazing was practically illegal. The Roman Inquisition sentenced Galileo for supporting Copernican astronomy, and most people still believed the earth was flat.
Fortunately, science has since come a long way, and now, NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena has made space e ... More >>
John Travolta stars as Terl in Battlefield Earth.In this town, stories about John Travolta and food are as ubiquitous as threadbare casting couches and sitcoms about schlubby Neanderthals married to improbably hot women. Still, this tidbit should have a place of honor in the annals of Travolt ... More >>
‚ÄčLike many people searching for alcohol addiction treatment, Danette Elliott turned to the Internet, where she found a site offering to help locate the "best drug rehab."
The service recommended a program at the Narconon Vista Bay facility near Santa Cruz, trumpeting its effectiveness.
According ... More >>
KCETUpdate: The Hollywood Reporter says KCET has closed the deal to sell and is looking for new studios. LA Observed has posted press releases from KCET and Scientology.
A well-placed source has told LA Weekly that KCET has been in talks to sell its famed studios in Hollywood in the wake of ... More >>
John Travolta gay?Travolta threatens to sue. See our update.
John Travolta, the actor who taught men how to strut, is gay? That's the revelatory allegation making the tabloid circuit this week as an L.A. author allegedly outs Travolta and other Hollywood luminaries in his self-published book ... More >>
Not the actual camaro, but a great camaro regardless.‚ÄčA guy crashed his Camaro through Gate 5 at the Warner Brothers lot last week and got charged Tuesday with attempted arson because of all the flammable liquids found and igniton device found stuffed inside, the Daily News reported.
As if drivin ... More >>
While everyone was all caught up in the Leno/Coco fight, we must admit we learned to rediscover cranky, adulterous uncle Dave. He is what he is and does what he does and you either get it or not. If the absurdity of calling a company "Worldwide Pants" or relentlessly championing ac ... More >>
Last year we came down pretty hard on the numbskulls journalists in the press room at the Grammys, but would like to officially recant last year's unfair judgment. Specifically, for the record, this is what we said about what awaits the lucky Grammy winners backstage:
...their audience, a bunch of ... More >>
And so begins LA Weekly's last day in Hollywood. Sunny, 72 degrees... 12 minute commute. As of Monday LA Weekly will be run out of offices nestled into the on-ramp of the 405 on the outskirts of Culver City with convenient access to the only store left in America that still sells Murphy Beds.
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LA Fashion week is in full swing, and though it's too early to make judgments about the season as a whole, some definite trends are already emerging.
Hello again grunge! Yes, the plaid flannel is flapping in the breeze once again, along with Chris Cornell hair, motorcycle boots, Indiana Jones-styl ... More >>