If you're looking to relive television shows from the '70s through the '90s and profess your fandom for long-forgotten action heroes, this weekend offers a bevy of conventions to satisfy your inner geek.
Lina Lecaro Selena Gomez and Perez Hilton are true blue. With live performances by Macy Gray, Dita Von Teese, Prince Poppycock, and Greyson Chance to name a few and Debbie Gibson, recorded greetings by Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, and Justin Bieber, and an in person Happy Birthday serenade from ... More >>
Photo: Bobby Bank/WireImage.com via Grammys.com This picture was taken this past January 22. Can you guess who these two singers are? You'll be shocked (especially by the buff blonde).
Lina LecaroMyles Kennedy, Fergie and Slash perform SSMF 2010L.A. Weekly's Nightranger Lina Lecaro put it best in her Sunset Strip Music Festival live review: "Whether you're 20, 40 or 60 years old, grew up in Los Angeles or hopped right off the bus a la Axl Rose in 'Welcome to the Jungle,' if ... More >>
Tiffany goes sci-fiThe Hollywood Reporter (via Fishbowl LA) reports that the stupidly-renamed SyFy network, home of BSG and a crapload of crap genre TV movies made with tongue firmly planted in (ass)cheek, has cast '80s teenybopper idols Tiffany and Debbie Gibson for their latest crapsterpiec ... More >>
Pip Brown started playing guitar for rockers Two Lane Blacktop in 2001, then moved on to the hormone-crazed electronica duo Teenager with Pnau's Nick Littlemore - together, those experiences gave Brown a peanut-butter-in-my-chocolate revelation before finally getting it right in her fully-formed p ... More >>
Also, the Von Bondies, Tindersticks, Dave Rawlings Machine & Gillian Welch, and others
For the week of Nov. 9-15
Crashís Paul Haggis gets his Irish up
Urban archaeology and the pleasures of mortification
I wasn't at Banksy's Barely Legal opening party last night, but I did bump in to OBEY artist Shepard Fairey later on at La Cita downtown, and he told me all about it. He said that it was 'amazing' (not an unexpected response from Fairey, who believes Banksy to be one of the most important ... More >>
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