*Family Fun Arcade Prepares to Close After Four Decades
*10 Best Arcades in L.A.
Ever get the hankering to play some classic arcade games, but, alas, you're nowhere near your arcade? Or your go-to place is Granada Hills' Family Fun Arcade, which is set to close?
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*Our Best of L.A. issue and our Best of L.A. app
*Top 10 Bars With the Hottest Women in L.A.
*Top 10 Gyms in L.A.
*10 Bars Most Likely to Get You Laid in L.A.
Running is boring. Treadmills make me feel like a rat in an experiment. And tennis -- my racket is somewhere, and, do do I have t ... More >>
A few weeks ago, Dahlia Lithwick wrote a piece for Slate in which she set forth The Muppet Theory of Humanity: We all can essentially be described as a Kermit or a Miss Piggy, a Bert or an Ernie, or, more generally, an Order Muppet or a Chaos Muppet. She applied this theory to everyone from Chief J ... More >>
Grindcore band Terrorizer formed here, and their 1989 debut World Downfall was extremely influential. After 2006's reunion album Darker Days Ahead guitarist Jesse Pintado passed away, but the rest of Terrorizer has a new album, Hordes Of Zombies, out February 28th.
Now weirdly, and out of nowhere, ... More >>
What do you do when you come into possession of a copy of Gears of War 3 and your taste in games is decidedly more Super Mario Brothers? You find someone with an Xbox 360 who is down to play and can, hopefully, show you the ropes.
I'm not a gamer. I like what I played as a child-- arcade sta ... More >>
Shannon CottrellPlaying Skullgirls with Arcade-in-a-Box controllers"We are now missing the classic arcade style games," says Tak Fujii, producer of Konami's forthcoming Frogger 3D game.
It was a sentiment that we heard a lot at E3 last week. Game developers, who are arguably the biggest fans ... More >>
Shannon CottrellSee more photos in Shannon Cottrell's slideshows, "E3 2011: Day 1" and "E3 2011: Day 2," and read more about Video Games Live in Liz Ohanesian's post, "Video Games Live: The E3 Event That's Open to the Public."
Video Games Live, which performed its 200th show at Nokia Theatre ... More >>
In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad.
"What is a fake restaurant, exactly? Is it a place like Happy Family, serving kung pao chicken whose fowl is carefully crafted from gluten, or like the celebrity hangout Philippe, itself an imitatio ... More >>
Every time I inasmuch as mention the word "hipster" on the blog these days, some Mensa Mind has to scrawl some stupid, scurrilous statement about how "maaan, all you do is stereotype hipsters and make egregious generalizations and you, Jeff Weiss, are the worst writer in the history of time. Plus, ... More >>