*The Five Most Culturally Significant Wayne's World Songs
Last night, the cast and crew of the SNL sketch-turned-feature Wayne's World gathered at the Academy -- of all places -- to celebrate the film's 21st anniversary. (It probably helped that host Hawk Koch, executive producer of Wayn ... More >>
When former New York Times (and ex-LA Weekly) movie critic Elvis Mitchell took over LACMA's film curatorship two years ago -- with Film Independent, which runs the L.A. Film Festival and the Spirit Awards -- he announced his intention to raise the profile of LACMA's Bing Theater and fill it with tha ... More >>
Last night, men and women who are more used to working at home in their pajamas donned black tie attire for the 2013 Writers Guild Awards at the J.W. Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live -- and it seemed like a surprisingly number of media didn't really care. (Except us, of course.)
With a red carpet th ... More >>
The holidays are the ideal -- and perfectly acceptable -- time for kids of all ages to chow down on chocolate, crunch candy and basically indulge your sweet teeth. At the new Sweet! Hollywood candy emporium at Hollywood & Highland, which soft-opened in November, you can literally do this; there's a ... More >>
Rolling out a blanket under the stars, taking in a movie project on a big outdoor screen while snacking on some kalbi tacos or pulled pork sliders is quickly becoming a L.A. summertime tradition.
Last weekend marked the debut of two new weekly festivals: Street Food Cinema, which is being but on b ... More >>
The theme of the 2012 New Frontier -- the Sundance section devoted to installation work, experimental film and video and art utilizing/ exploring emergent technology -- is "Future Normal." At a preview of the lineup held for press, programmer Shari Frilot defined that branded theme as reflective of ... More >>
Amy LachatMike Monreal shoots some Gauntlet demons on the Christmas episode of Co-Op Life
It sucks when your Christmas party is invaded by Gauntlet demons. You have to don your warrior gear, get your party guests cross-bows, and try not to shoot the food. Luckily, roommates Jake Hames and ... More >>
Shannon CottrellHatsune Miku in concert at Anime Expo
Read more in "Best of the Cons Part 1: 8 Standout TV Shows, Cosplays, Games and More from 2011."
Is Southern California the land of the superfan? Maybe. At the very least, it's the land of the fan conventions. Trying to hit up ever con in ... More >>
There are still a few more conventions left for 2011, but it's not too early to begin the countdown of the best of the superfan scene. This week, I'm counting down a few of the most popular trends spotted at conventions this year. This list avoids perennial favorites (i.e. Star Wars, Star Trek and D ... More >>
Simone PazBrett Schlank, left, Natalie Lynch and & Tara Jayn, producers of A Drinking GameNever let it be said that the actors in A Drinking Game
refused to suffer for their craft. A live reading of classic movies
turned interactive drinking game, the monthly production features actors
sit ... More >>
*The Craziest Danzig Stalker of Them All
*Glenn Danzig's Amazing Art Collection
Ahead of Danzig's show at Gibson Ampitheater tonight -- and in the midst of our Danzig-palooza festivities -- we told you last week about his most insane stalker. This certifiably-nuts fan was caught o ... More >>
amazonAlton Brown's just-released Good Eats 3: The Later Years is, as we are told on the front jacket flap, The End. Per Brown: "Everyone knows that part three is the end (unless, of course, you're Bond or Potter), and expectations run high."
Yes, after ten years of watching Brown investiga ... More >>
David BallThe KnuxThe Knux, Kid Cudi
September 24, 2011
Better than ... all those stuffed, see-'n-be-seen Hollywood clubs and hipster dive bars.
Last night, Complex magazine threw a rooftop party to celebrate its October issue, and cover star Kid Cudi dropped by. (Kreayshawn ... More >>
cdfcommand.comSan Bernardino Sheriff's Deputy Nathan Gastineau in his "Galactica" gear.The statutory-rape case of former San Bernardino Sheriff's Deputy Nathan Gastineau, 30, is getting wilder by the minute: Though he's been out on bail since April, fighting six felony charges related to alle ... More >>
Dianne GarciaNathan Fillion See more photos in "San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Preview Night," "San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Day One," "San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Day Two,""San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Day Three" and "San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Day Four."
Nathan Fillion is no stranger to comic book convention ... More >>
Screenshot taken from Ghostbusters
Everyone knows that L.A. isn't the 'real' America. It's full of communist liberals who have no faith in the great American nation. However, have no fear -- if you're planning on going to that show at the Echo on July 4 and skipping out on the fireworks, you ... More >>
Shannon CottrellHanging out at the GNB Cosplay booth at Anaheim Comic Con See more of Shannon Cottrell's photos in "Anaheim Comic Con 2011." Read more in "Southern California Ghostbusters Turn up at Anaheim Comic Con" and "Green Lantern Goes Samurai at Anaheim Comic Con."
On the morning of A ... More >>
Shannon CottrellSef Harding posing with Alexander Lam, aka Shogun Vader, who we featured at Anime LA 2010See more of Shannon Cottrell's photos in "Anaheim Comic Con 2011." Also, check out, "Southern California Ghostbusters Turn up at Anaheim Comic Con."
"Green Lantern is just an awesome char ... More >>
Shannon CottrellSouthern California Ghostbusters at Anaheim Comic ConSee more of Shannon Cottrell's photos in "Anaheim Comic Con 2011."
Crewes Kime says he's been a fan of Ghostbusters "from birth."
"I came out wearing a Ghostbusters uniform and have been wearing one ever since."
We met th ... More >>
Another blaze in this circa 1926 hotel, this one on Halloween.Feels like Los Angeles could have used Ghostbusters this Halloween season. After a woman mysteriously died in the storied Millennium Biltmore Hotel downtown last week, a fire erupted at the circa-1926 Mayfair Hotel in nearby Westla ... More >>
Erin Broadley(L-R) Nerdists Chris Hardwick, Adam Savage, Matt Mira and Jonah Ray at LargoThat venerable 21st century form of entertainment known as the podcast can be as wonderful (so much variety... and usually, free!) as it is frustrating. With hundreds upon hundreds of podcasts available o ... More >>
Every few weeks, L.A.-based performance/art collective The League of S.T.E.A.M. unleashes a new video filled with steampunk adventures of a supernatural nature. They also perform live at art spaces, nightclubs and fandom conventions. If you were at Comic-Con last year, you might recognize some of th ... More >>