According to the people who track these things, there are roughly 170,000 new books published each year in the United States -- an alarming percentage of which arrive, unbidden, at the L.A. Weekly office.
Each week, we'll offer a snapshot of a newish book that's caught our attention. Just as there ... More >>
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Song: Jennifer Lopez's "Papi"
Background: "Papi" is from Lopez's seventh album, Love? It's was released through a promotion on her Facebook page, and was supp ... More >>
Pwned.Updated after the jump: Audio of Nikki Finke calling for the resignation of Academy President Tom Sherak!
Worlds more entertaining than the Academy Awards themselves this year were the fang-tastic bloggings of celeb scooper Nikki Finke -- a celebrity in her own right, though she's take ... More >>