One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2013 issue. Check out our entire People 2013 issue here. It's a given that Sean Z. Maker would grow up to create comics — he's been drawing them most of his life. That he would also produce one of the most intriguing comic book ... More >>
Normand Latourelle dreams about horses. Such dreams are appropriate because Latourelle is the creator of the touring shows Cavalia and Odysseo, which, for lack of a better description, have been called "Cirque du Soleil with horses." As one of the original co-founders of Cirque, Latourelle doesn't m ... More >>
Kelly BrownZ-Trip is lost. We're standing in the middle of Rockaway Records in Silver Lake, in the rock section's "G-H" area, and the DJ -- born Zach Sciacca -- is in his own world. We were discussing the golden age of DJ culture when he got sidetracked, his fingers flipping madly through vin ... More >>
James Rosemond.Update: According to various reports Rosemond was remanded/held without bail following a court appearance today. A hip-hop impresario alleged to have had a role in the 1994 attack on rapper Tupac Shakur that set off the East Coast-West Coast rap wars of the '90s was arrested i ... More >>
EMEKEmek's typically detailed artwork for Erykah Badu Not all of us are as audacious or as talented to only be known by one name, but there is an LA-born poster maker who gets away with being both. You may recognize EMEK's work from the LA Weekly's political art pages in 2004, but more likel ... More >>
Yummy CupcakesClockwise from top right: Lime Jell-O, Turkey Cranberry, Pumpkin Pie and Marshmallow Yam. Don't want to make an entire Thanksgiving dinner? Just skip to dessert. Yummy Cupcakes (with stores in Burbank, Hollywood, Brentwood and Santa Monica) is offering cupcakes with such holida ... More >>
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SapphireBlue22stack of newspapersWhat's the country reading today food-wise? Here's a roundup of some of the food-related stories from other newspapers, many of which print their food sections mid-week. And remember, even if you don't actually buy papers these days (or not; this paper is free ... More >>
Besieged by politicians and media, the founder of the popular online classifieds site finds an unlikely ally: a victims family
Boxing trainer, singing prizefighter and legendary Chicana vocalist
Around the world and back with designer Jeremy Scott, guest-starring Karl Lagerfeld, Cory Kennedy, Mario Testino and the FedEx lady
Ten years after the 39 suicides, the sole survivor is back – and he has something urgent to tell us.
When dying is downright dirty, these guys clean up the mess
The senator comes to California for the rich person’s vote and dollars
From pâté de foie gras to deli ham to Nabisco Cremewiches — calling out for inspiration
Neck-Deep in the living waters
How a couple of middle-aged P.I.'s and world-class raconteurs survived the DEA, the mob and the tabloid wars to take on their most elusive target yet -- Hollywood
Is the crackdown on free expression new, or business as usual?
The life and death of Roman Gonzalez
Alan Cranston’s take on things
Can Digital Convergence stop hackers from making the CueCat useful?