By Ren MacDonald
Ten years ago, Inland Empire native Ian Campbell founded Cat Cult, an artist collective whose members paste pictures of screen-printed cat heads on sidewalks, traffic signal boxes and buildings throughout L.A. County. As a teen in his Pomona garage Campbell, now 33, started making ... More >>
"To put these images on a t-shirt seems taboo, but tomorrow it's going to be completely normal," says 26 year old native Minnesotan Melissa DeBlieck, one half of business venture Culture Clash Enterprise, which she started with her boyfriend.
Recently the company launched the very racy "S Co ... More >>
This wasn't your mother's Beverly Hills. First, this writer felt compelled to visit the Beverly Hills Cheese Store, where she discussed Bollywood music production, politics and mutants with Marky Ramone, protopunk percussionist and purveyor of his own pasta sauce, before making he ... More >>
Sam SlovickAnthony Torres has been collecting memorabilia from Wes Craven's horror series since 1996.
Deep in the far reaches of Montebello, in a secret temple, a young monk arranges sacred objects on the altar with exacting specificity. Each item is invested with hallowed significance and pl ... More >>
Umami Burger has helped spread word of the so-called "fifth taste," and now it's time for its own second and third locations. After all, the La Brea streamlined burger joint has been as packed as an ambitiously-built burger since it opened in February.
Photo credit: Umami BurgerUmami: coming to a n ... More >>
War Tapes may be best known for cranking out brooding jams at clubs and loft parties across Los Angeles, but Becca Popkin, bassist for the Downtown-based group has another talent that will be on display when the band embarks on its nationwide tour with VNV Nation this Saturday at Club N ... More >>