*JASH: Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera and Friends Create a New YouTube Channel
*10 Best Stand-Up Comedy Shows in Los Angeles
"The internet is like the wild west! It's totally unregulated so we thought it would be cool to see how far we can go without any consequences."
Those were Sarah S ... More >>
Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History of Metal, by Jon Wiederhorn and Katherine Turman comes out today.
It's an amazing account of the four-decades-old genre -- more than 700 pages long, with hundreds of interviews, many of them with essential players.
It gets into everything from the mu ... More >>
Henry Stone is one of those legends in the music biz; he ran ventures including the mega-successful, disco-heavy TK Records (responsible for KC & The Sunshine Band and many more), and helped pioneer the way popular music is distributed and promoted. Hint: In all the sleazy ways you can imagine.
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*Our Streamy Awards slideshow
*Our profile of Jenna Marbles, from our People Issue
The 3rd annual Streamy awards, honoring excellence in original online video, streamed live online (appropriately) Sunday night at the Hollywood Palladium. More than ever before, nominees ran the gamut of n ... More >>
Overheard last week: "Gawd, the entire commercial audition was filled with Christmas carolers. Glad I was just the guy in the sweater," said the guy at Peet's with a sweater hanging out of his messenger bag. In L.A., the holiday season begins early.
We know you have cocktail parties to plan and gi ... More >>
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Dick Clark, who brought pop music to television with American Bandstand and New Year's Rockin' Eve, has died.
ABC Eyewitness News, TMZ and other outlets are reporting he succumbed to a "massive heart attack."
The final ball has dropped:
Yeah, yeah, we know. The top 20 greatest musicians of all time, in any genre. Where do we get off? Well, we'll tell you where we get off -- at Accuracy Station. Our team of writers listened to thousands and thousands of hours of music for this list, digging deep into the annals of history and explor ... More >>
*Top 20 Musicians of All Time, In Any Genre: #20-16
*Top 20 Musicians of All Time, In Any Genre: #10-6
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When asked by Dick Clark on American Bandstand in 1983 what her dreams were, a young Madonna replied, "To rule the world." ... More >>
Charles Phoenix explains how to make Frosty The Cheeseball Man.Dick Clark may be known as The World's Oldest Teenager, but we think that title ought to go to Charles Phoenix. The nattily dressed, perpetually smiling connoisseur of all things retro has a very unmodern love for dishes that defy ... More >>
Courtesy of The Cheese Store of Beverly HillsNot content to sit atop a throne of taleggio as one of Los Angeles' most acclaimed cheese purveyors, Norbert Wabnig has fashioned himself into the artisanal food world's equivalent of (pre-stroke) Dick Clark, bestowing a set of annual awards to art ... More >>
Richard "Scar" Lopez, founding member of pioneering East LA Chicano rock group Cannibal and the Headhunters died last July 30 of lung cancer, the LA Times reports.
Most obituaries about Lopez's life and career (and the band's monster hit "Land of 1,000 Dances") are drawing from a great 2005 artic ... 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 >>