Whether you're indulging your inner Carrie Bradshaw's need for Manolo Blahnik or looking for your sneaker holy grail, Los Angeles has a shoe store for you. Here's a rundown of where to find the pumps, loafers, trainers, wedges, slingbacks, flats and everything in between to satisfy anyone's retifism ... More >>
By Joseph Lapin
Because there are multiple decades of jazz, it's almost impossible to pick the top 10 albums of all time; the hip cats with their canes and cool shades will throw their used saxophone reeds in my direction and call me a young whippersnapper.
Top Ten Jazz Albums for People Who Don't ... More >>
*Marilyn Monroe Photographer Lawrence Schiller: Our Interview
*Marilyn Monroe's Never-Before-Seen Poolside Nude Photos
As the media undoubtedly will note this week, Aug. 5
marks the 50th anniversary of the sad, premature death of Norma Jeane
Baker, aka Marilyn Monroe, the multitalented ... More >>
When I moved to Los
Angeles a year ago, I swore that I would never be caught dead on a
celebrity-homes tour. I couldn't care less whether the Kardashians lived
in a mansion with an infinity pool or a gingerbread house constructed
by sugarplum fairies. The buses cruising the streets reminded me o ... More >>
Glendale's Neat Bar, a bare-bones watering hole located in the shadow of the Verdugo Mountains, serves what could be best described as the anti-cocktail. Sure, the bar's well-lit back wall is filled with an impressive selection of spirits -- the variety of single-malt scotches alone is enough to mak ... More >>
Jessica Paré is having the best day ever.
After last night's season 5 premiere of Mad Men, the utter marvelousness of her character Megan Draper became the only thing anyone could talk about, mostly due to a hot, twisted floor sex scene with hubby Don, and a coquettish rendition of '60s hit "Zou B ... More >>
In homage to this Sunday's debut of Season 5 of Mad Men on AMC, Squid Ink presents this imaginary brainstorming session among the advertising staff of Sterling Cooper Draper Price.
Roger Sterling: OK everyone. We have an important new account: Teenee Beanee Luxor Licorice Jelly Beans. What've you g ... 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 >>
Carin Baer/AMCJanuary Jones as Betty Draper on Mad Men, serving gazpacho.For even the most diehard fans, it's often difficult to pinpoint exactly why we love Mad Men, perhaps because what sets the show apart is its subtlety. If you've seen even a handful of episodes you know that, like a trul ... More >>
Timothy NorrisLana Del Rey
December 7, 2011
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Better than...I ever even knew. Then again, what do I know?
"I have my fingers crossed that LDR lives up to all this hype. Girl's got talent," said my friend after I told her I was s ... More >>
The Ron Swanson food pyramid.Like the character he plays on Parks & Recreation, Nick Offerman is a man with a magnificent mustache. Something of a libertarian, most certainly a contrarian and definitely not a vegetarian, Ron Swanson is the gruff but goofy patriarch who viewers have come to id ... More >>
Flickr/Muy YumThink twice about that nightcap.
If you watch Mad Men too much and make a habit of drinking a Scotch or two before going to bed, Don Draper-style, you might want to consider warm milk instead. And your drinking habits in general. Scientific American gives us at least one reaso ... More >>
Paul RogersA Mad Men intro as effervescent as champers?
Well, it doesn't suit Don Draper's drowning in Old Fashioneds, Betty's kept suburban housewife boredom, and the cultural malaise that's really the root of the entire show, but what better way to highlight that than by contradicting it? ... More >>
In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad.
"The words 'authentic,' 'New York' and 'pizza' in conjunction mean nothing but trouble around here." Ask Mr. Gold: Filling the New York-style Pizza Vacuum.
"Instead of the usual long, dry, and oft ... More >>
Jen HunterTigerlily and Luke's Lemonade
The Place: The Hungry Cat, 1535 N. Vine St., Hollywood.
The Hours: Weekdays, noon - 6 p.m.
The Deals: Half off beer and cocktails
The Digs: The Hungry Cat Hollywood is tucked away into a strange sort of pedestrian alley on the Vine side of the Sunset ... More >>
Guzzle & NoshSuper Bowl XLV as seen on television.
Whether it was the angry Ewoks of middle earth sharing a Coke with a fire-breathing dragon or Adrien Brody crooning to bar full of weepy women (nice to see him finally bouncing back from that Oscar win), this year's bunch of Super Bowl spots ... More >>
A little booze always makes those awkward family gatherings go smoother. (Note: A little booze.) If you are looking for a last-minute holiday gift, look no further. These liquors and liqueurs are delicious, straight-up or a part of a festive cocktail. Happy Boozemas!
N. GalutenOld Fashioned at Libary Bar in the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
We had planned on trying two different versions of the Old Fashioned, from two different bars, and pitting the cocktails against each other. We were going to crack a few pithy jokes, maybe throw in some Don Draper referenc ... More >>
Jay-Z gazes upon the glory of BevMo!It's a top ten of the hip-hop verses we all know and love, that promote the liquor we've all loved but can't remember (because of how much we loved it).
10. In a very special Snoop Dogg track called "Stoplight," Snoop educates the layman on the proper way ... More >>
While we like to imagine Don Draper dreaming up the cheese commercials that have caused us to spend the last hour wheezing through laughter-induced stomach pains, Panda is a product of Egypt, not Madison Avenue. As was the case with those cavemen a few years back, all the "it" commercial elements ... More >>
Los Angeles is ranked the 6th worst place to live in the country, according to a study by AOL's Wallet Pop. The website compiled a list of the top 10 worst cities to live in the country and using factors such as unemployment rate, pollution, crime, health data and other factors that would ma ... More >>
Iceberg lettuce has its own special history in our country. The lettuce wedge salad, though, is something you're much more likely to hear Don Draper order than your dining companion. No, iceberg lettuce doesn't have the nutritional value or complex flavors of some other salad greens, and it's not ex ... More >>
Once upon a time we were falling in love, now we're only pushing this cart.
UK TV viewers are currently being thanked by MasterCard for their loyalty to some kind of supermarket card scheme through the following ad, featuring everybody's favorite over-the-top '80s chanteuse, Bonnie Tyler:
[Thanks ... More >>