*New theater reviews, including our take on Jekyll & Hyde
*Photos of last year's Edwardian Ball
Jekyll & Hyde opened at Hollywood's Pantages Theater last week as part of a national tour preceding the musical's return to Broadway this April. Directed by Jeff Calhoun and starring Constantin ... More >>
Courtesy of MOCALiz Taylor, ca. 1950
"Hollywood is Newark, New Jersey with palm trees." So said crime photographer and full-time self promoter Arther Fellig, who was also known as Weegee. He was New Yorker to the the core, having grown up in the bitter poverty of the Depression-era Lower Eas ... More >>
"There is no drug quite as effortlessly adaptable as caffeine, the Zelig of chemical stimulants," Malcolm Gladwell wrote a decade ago in Java Man, his excellent survey of the history of coffee. Since that article in 2001, there have been a plethora of scientific research and studies (some ostensi ... More >>
Anne FishbeinAnimal's Vinny Dotolo, the scarfed one, will be talking meat.
Vinny Dotolo and partner Jon Shook are incapable of keeping their fleshly tendencies out of every possible course at their Fairfax restaurant Animal -- consider that their most talked-about dessert is the bacon-chocolate cru ... More >>