We all know that The Simpsons is genius. But who knew that the show that gestated on the comic-strip pages of L.A. alternative media could one day help save America?
If New York Times columnist Paul Krugman's suggestion that the Obama administration actually mint a $1 trillion platinum coin comes ... More >>
Perhaps we shouldn't have worn jeans to the premiere of Starz' Magic City, their latest original series set to hit the airwaves April 6. Some event-goers who gathered for the screening at the Director's Guild (and later flowed into the Chateau Marmont after party) had on much more appropriately glam ... More >>
Sam SlovickLinda, Omar, Matt, Tobie, Frank, Richard and Miguel gather to figure out how to subtract government from the equation.
Tobie Castle is one of the last to arrive at Chuco's on Sunday morning. The 17-year-old self-proclaimed socialist/anarchist street punk came from East L.A. to Ing ... More >>
Violence, greed, political turmoil and money in quantities reminiscent of another era that is selectively passed out in wads, rolls and tombstones. You're either watching Terence Winter and Martin Scorsese's new HBO series Boardwalk Empire, or getting your late night thrills from the pages of ... More >>
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This week's THEATER FEATURE On Bobrauschenbergamerica and Orpheus DescendingNEW REVIEW GO STAGE DOOR â€‹Photo by Kelsey Edwards
In 1936, when Edna Ferber and George S. Kaufman's comedy and homage to The Theater (that would be Broadway) showed the div ... More >>
Philadelphia-based group Man Man has played Los Angeles enough to develop a taste for horchata, but not not so frequently that they can claim to have ordered 2 a.m. tacos from a truck parked off of Sunset Blvd. And so the band was welcomed back with a fiesta held in a rope-guarded corner of the Ech ... More >>
I've never welcomed a Monday with more relief. Over the weekend, pre-Emmy parties on Friday and Saturday crowded Hollywood, while the actual ceremony on Sunday at the Nokia made living downtown a pain the ass for anyone like me who wasn't glued to a television. Plus, we got a shock Saturday morning ... More >>
If there are any aspiring young rappers out there reading this, now is the time to rejoice. With his second album, Trilla, Rick Ross has proven that all you need to do to have a viable rap career is the foresight to rhyme "Ross" with "Boss." For those keeping score, that's two albums on Def Jam, t ... More >>
So, I need to tell you about the show of the festival. My mind is blown, dude!
I'm sitting in this bar, reading my Archies comics, because I am desperate for anything to keep me awake through a set by Aqualung. (Aqualung are one of these tragically earnest Nic Harcourt bands. They are attempting ... More >>