On Monday night a fine-feathered crowd assembled in Beverly Hills at the historic Greystone Mansion. Once the home of the patrician Doheny family, the manicured grounds and grand architecture (specifically the flagstone courtyard and arched coach house) were the perfect backdrop for the official int ... More >>
Sometimes on the red carpet, you overhear things. Such was the case on Monday night during the arrivals for PaleyFest's Two and Half Men event, for which the show's stars (sans the glaringly absent Ashton Kutcher, who participated only in the panel) along with its creators walked the red carpet, pra ... More >>
Zachary Pincus-RothThe line to meet the online comedy duo Smosh
An army of teens sporting Justin Bieber haircuts, donning animal hoods and wielding Flip cameras invaded the Hyatt Century Plaza in Century City Thursday through Saturday for the second annual Vidcon, which is making a push to be ... More >>
The biggest event in Los Angeles this last weekend, of course, was The Last Bookstore's enormous warehouse sale on West 15th, a two-day orgy of some 70,000 used and donated books, and all of the dry fingers, dust-irritated sinuses, and entire boxes of Dan Brown and The Lovely Bones that you ... More >>
Codex AlimentariusPage 1 of 108 of a Codex publication
What is the Codex? More Michael Pollan and less Dan Brown--we hope. The little-known Codex Alimentarius Commission was established in 1963 under the joint auspices of the United Nations and the World Health Organization to devise universa ... More >>
Erykah Badu is playing The Greek on June 20, with special guest Janelle Monae, which should up the weirdness soul diva quotient by several magnitudes.
The ad for the show (which you can see, among other places, right here on West Coast Sound) highlights the peculiar publicity photo for her album Ne ... More >>
ephemerist.comTrue Fact: Shakespeare started off as a music blogger in 1591Are you a really good writer? Do you like music? Do you live in LA? If you answered "Yes!" then both you and we are in luck, because we're looking for new writers for West Coast Sound, the LA Weekly's award-winning mus ... More >>
Because playing these albums in flagrante delicto is the only romantic gesture lamer than offering a woman a fish sandwich.
10. Cornball Stevie Wonder Songs (I.E. "You are the Sunshine of My Life." "I Just Called to Say I Love You")
I'm not going to tell you that these songs don't serve a ... More >>