[Editor's note: Weekly scribe Jeff Weiss's column, "Bizarre Ride," appears on West Coast Sound every Wednesday. His archives are available here.]
Cassandra McGrath is telling me the saddest story I've heard in a while. We're in the dining room of the 28-year-old folk singer's Echo Park house and sh ... More >>
10:00 PM, Monday, Oct 8: I'm standing outside Paramount Recording studios on Santa Monica Boulevard waiting for the publicist for rapper Ty Dolla $ign -- aka Ty$. The plan is for me to hang out with the Hollywood denizen, who rolls with the Pushaz Ink label crew (YG, DJ Mustard, Fuego). Ty$'s blowin ... More >>
HuluThanks to gems like Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off, the Food Network reported the highest ratings in the network's history in January. Overall, the network was ranked seventh in cable primetime television, and their viewership was 40 percent higher than one year ago.
Celebrity Cook ... More >>
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Michael Miller and Paul Stewart had capped a successful Kickstarter project and planned a digital imprint of their book, a collection of photographs from the golden era of West Coast hip hop, called West Coast Hip Hop: A Histo ... More >>
A new batch of chefs is joining the Food Network later this month, but they won't be doing much cooking. Instead, the group of chefs deemed "fat" will be a part of Fat Chef, a Biggest Loser-type program, focusing on helping twelve professional chefs lose weight while improving their mental and physi ... More >>
Have we learned nothing from Famous Food? Only disaster can come from letting half-wit D-listers anywhere near a set of knives. Shouldn't the fact that a New Jersey Housewife is now part owner of a Hollywood restaurant teach us we should leave culinary arts to professionals? Unfortunately Rac ... More >>
Kamala Harris is legally hot.Kamala, please don't prosecute us, but we think you're kind of hot.
(So, apparently, did Willie Brown). California's new Attorney General -- and remember, we called it -- is a babe, and she's single, and she's smarter than you.
Coolio has a fetish -- for cranberry relish.
The aging rapper showed up on NPR to sample the "sounds terrible, tastes terrific" relish recipe from Susan Stamberg's mother-in-law.
As odd as that may seem, Coolio a.k.a. The Ghetto Gourmet, hosts a popular online cooking show, Cookin' With Coo ... More >>
NASATemple City High, Class of 1978Updated after the jump: NASA has postponed the 39th and final Discovery mission until at least Nov. 30. Well, that was anticlimactic. Originally posted at 11:04 a.m.
Venice has Morrison; Long Beach has Snoop; Compton has the venerable Coolio.
Now, the San ... More >>
Hi, I'm David Faustino, and this is what happens when I drink (so drunk right now):
You may remember me from a little show STILL ON TELEVISION called Married... with Children. It's generated over a biiiiiiiillion dollars for... Well, I don't really know who gets all the money... But anywa ... More >>
SapphireBlue22stack of newspapersWhat's the country reading today food-wise? Here's a roundup of some of the food-related stories from other newspapers, many of which print their food sections on Wednesday. And remember, even if you don't actually buy papers these days (or not; this paper is ... More >>
25. Prafit-"Nice Weather"
The nice weather is long gone--the ostensibly immutable Los Angeles sun blotted by kidney colored clouds and cold rain. So Prafit's ode to the sizzle of July feels like an antique postcard documenting endless light, chicken breasts smothered in BBQ sauce, and basement ... More >>
Everybody's got an opinion when it comes to Oscar fashion, and since I'm in the Style Council, I can pretend mine matters. Coolio! I watched it all on the tube last night (no red carpet camping and definitely no traffic-jammed, hoity toity after-parties for me, at least not this year) with the rest ... More >>
At first I didn't get the braids (apparently neither did this model). The theme was Hawaii so why were the models looking all Coolio?
Then, hair curtains were rolled out and crimped...
The braids were taken out, the false hai ... More >>