Not all of us were swaddled in Lakers jerseys straight from the womb or outfited in 49ers onesies as toddlers. There are plenty amongst the sports fanatics who dread play-by-plays at parties and worry about their job security when everyone is raving about rankings around the proverbial water cooler. ... More >>
We're sure you've heard, on December 21, 2012 -- mere days from now -- we're all fucked.
According to the latest scientifically astroreligious analysis, the gates of Xibalba, the Mayan Underworld, will open to unleash upon the earth beasts and plagues of unfathomable cruelty and unimaginable horro ... More >>
This week's music feature is on Seth Bogart, Hunx of Hunx and his Punx. Bogart is too much man for one story. He talks a lot, as any hairdresser worth his salt should, and almost everything that comes out of his mouth is hilarious, raunchy, and fascinating. And sometimes it's even a little sad. Belo ... More >>
Unless you happen to man a soda stand at Disneyland, the side effects of 2012 being a leap year probably aren't tops on your back-to-work frustration list (For the Mickey Mouse lollipop obsessed: The theme park is staying open 24 hours on February 29). And for many farmers who sell their produce at ... More >>
Need a break from all the credit card-maxing, house-lighting, bad party-attending and general seasonal stressing? Why not try something outside of the gift box this year? Here, five festive, somewhat freaky holiday haps in town that are anything but cookie-cutter Christmas confections.
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Wombleton Records sells an amazing collection of rare- and not-so-rare imports--though its stated mission is to further cultural exchange between Los Angeles and Glasgow, it does all that and more carrying everything from Suzy Quattro and Zounds LP's to original pressings of Dutch freakbeat ... More >>
Electric Daisy Carnival.We reported how the Los Angeles Coliseum Commission made a sneaky move and voted to lift its temporary ban on raves earlier this month when no one was looking (and when some of its more rave-wary members were clearly unable to attend).
Well, the body on Wednesday gave ... More >>
Ben CalderwoodCalifornia Wok's Seafood Fantasy at home
It's a ubiquitous foodie refrain: There's no good Chinese on the Westside. Followed immediately by foodie Verse Two, the commandment Go east. Since the demise of Royal Star Seafood at Stanford Avenue and Wilshire, which was aspirational a ... More >>
Well, it's official: There'll be no 300 mph levitating train connecting Disneyland to Las Vegas. The dream of being able to park outside the Matterhorn and, two hours later, alight at Caesar's Palace, has gripped the imagination of forward-thinking humanity for years. But now its tireless champion, ... More >>
Liz OhanesianDienzo at Hyaena GalleryFor his first solo show at Hyaena, the Burbank gallery that champions dark and subversive art, artist Rick "Dienzo" Blanco looked towards a favorite subject of his youth, vampires, for inspiration. In Vampyrically Speaking, his mostly female creatures of the nig ... More >>
Last time I went to Disneyland, the It's a Small World ride was (miraculously) closed for refurbishment. Now, it is open once more, to torment adults and delight children. For even greater obnoxiousness, Disney has added in characters from its more popular franchises--Aladdin, Nemo, the Little Merm ... More >>