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For those of us who grew up in the 1980s and '90s, arcades were an integral part of our childhood and adolescence. They existed inside malls and in shoppin ... More >>
Revered standup and actor Kevin Pollak's new autobiography, How I Slept My Way to the Middle: Secrets and Stories from Stage, Screen, and Interwebs , fulfills precisely what its subtitle promises, chronicling his rise as an formidable impressionist and standout player in The Usual Suspects, A Few Go ... More >>
After a too-long hiatus, Beth Lapides, along with musical director Mitch Kaplan, brings back her whip-smart, hilarious comedy series UnCabaret. Hooray! This week's lineup includes Andy Kindler and Patton Oswalt.
And Kindler's pretty thrilled about it. Here's our Q&A:
How glad are you that UnCabare ... More >>
Guzzle & NoshThe black pastrami reuben at Brent's Deli in Northridge.Buried somewhere near the back of the encyclopedic menu at Brent's Deli is a page dedicated to their "Lite Menu." Good one. No one comes to Brent's for cottage cheese on iceberg lettuce. Brent's anchors a mid-size, 1970s-sty ... More >>
Maura LanahanOur eminent columnist, Mr. Henry Rollins![The one and only Henry Rollins will be contributing a weekly column and far-reaching reportage to the music section of the LA Weekly. Look for your weekly Henry Rollins fix right here on West Coast Sound every Friday and make sure to tune ... More >>
Karl Rove, believed by some to be the architect of President George W. Bush's political policies, cut short a speaking engagement in Beverly Hills Monday night after hecklers disrupted him.
Bush's former deputy chief of staff walked away from the talk and book signing for his bestseller Cour ... More >>
Butterface: UK Dairy Spokesperson (and PiL Frontman) John LydonPublic Image LTD (PiL), the post-punk art-rock project John Lydon (aka Johnny Rotten) created as a much smarter but less catchy followup to the gamechanging Sex Pistols, will now begin its upcoming US tour not at Coachella, as had ... More >>
I was sitting on a leather couch at O-Bar last night, watching handsome gay men in tight jeans and tighter T-shirts order free drinks during a five-minute open bar. Usually Thursday nights are a time to rest up for another day of tracking down politicians, but Scott Schmidt, a gay Republican and blo ... More >>