Hollywood has a checkered history of covering mental health and substance abuse, reaching bottom with Nightmare on Elm Street. A young Johnny Depp played the killer as a schizophrenic, imprinting that image of mental illness on millions.
To counteract such stigma, the Entertainment Industry Counci ... More >>
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He tweets. He Tivos. He's excited about the video components included with the eBook version of his new, self-published memoir, I Remember Me. Carl Reiner may be 90, but the ... More >>
An actor who played a biker on the FX show Sons of Anarchy is suspected of murdering his landlord and then falling to his death in Los Feliz, police said today.
The attack -- no weapons have been found -- was reported yesterday, but it was only today that authorities identified the suspect as 28-ye ... More >>
Someone just painted over a mural that went up at Willow and Santa Fe in downtown Los Angeles only one-and-a-half months ago.
It was painted by street artists Zes, Push and UGLAR on the side of a building adjacent to the graffiti-themed LALA Gallery, apparently in celebration of the gallery's openi ... More >>
For the debut evening of Cosplay Karaoke last month, the promo literature asked, "What would Harley Quinn sing if she had a chance? What would Peter Parker belt out? You have a chance to find out as NerdMelt hosts COSPLAY KARAOKE!" and warned "YOU MUST BE IN COSTUME IN ORDER TO SING!"
The rules we ... More >>
Mash-ups continue to be an often misunderstood, even maligned music form by some, and admittedly the genre can be frustrating sometimes. The currently-hot Robyn meets AC/DC mix, which DJ Paul V spun Sat. at Bootie LA at the Echoplex is a good example: "You Shook Me All Night Long, " always gets th ... More >>
This weekend was definitely one you could call a perfect beach weekend, though that didn't keep us from heading indoors for more entertainment and nights that went much later than we'd planned. We counted curse words with Denis Leary, boogied with Puscifer, partied at Electric Cherry Blossom and cra ... More >>
To kick off the fifth season of his FX drama Rescue Me, star Denis Leary brought a collection of fellow stand-ups (who just happened to be series regulars) together for the 11-city Rescue Me Comedy Tour... his first large-scale jaunt in 12 years. While the Saturday-night crowd seemed to be comprised ... More >>
All photos by Shannon CottrellLet's get something straight -- Denis Leary is not one for conspiracy theories. However, last night at Book Soup to sign copies of his new book Why We Suck, the actor dropped plot details about the upcoming season of his hit series Rescue Me. Possibly an exclusive, what ... More >>