Marc Maron, the salt and pepper podcaster and personality behind the fledgling IFC comedy Maron, knows his way around a guitar.
In loose-fitting jeans and a patchwork flannel, the comedian looks a lot like your run-of-the-mill guitar dad. Except he jams with icons like The Blasters' Dave Alvin on ... More >>
Outfest, L.A.'s gay and lesbian film festival, ended on Sunday, reminding us that films about the LGBT experience serve an important role in the community, from teaching teenage boys and girls that it's alright to kiss other boys and girls, respectively, to connecting social activists with images su ... More >>
Since the late '80s Philly-bred bassist Christian McBride has been a low end powerhouse for artists including Milt Jackson, Diana Krall and Questlove. He spent the most time in our fair city between 2006 and 2010 when he was the "Creative Chair for Jazz" with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and ... More >>
Lina Lecaro Detox Icunt and Willam Belli nail it as rivals Cristal and Nomi.The glitzy getups. The awesomely ridiculous dialog. The impassive sex. The cringe-worthy acting. And, it's set in Vegas, baby! If any film is rife for theatrical parody, it's Showgirls. (One of its stars actually did ... More >>
Everyone remembers the infamous scene from 1995 cult classic Showgirls in which Cristal Connors (actress Gina Gershon) gazes into the eyes of Nomi Malone (actress Elizabeth Berkley) and says, "You see, darlin', you are a whore."
Though the notoriously so-awful-it's-great film see ... More >>
‚ÄčLast fall, word started to spread on the interwebs that an unknown German director named Marc Vorlander was planning to make a sequel to Showgirls, the Paul Verhoeven's 1995 trashterpiece, beloved by some but dismissed by many as one of the worst films of all time. In October, Vorlander confirmed ... More >>
Last season we had Charlize. Jack Nicholson. Lara Flynn Boyle. Courtney Love. Tommy Lee. Gina Gershon. Anthony Keidis. Mena Suvari. Mike Tyson. Er...Sporty Spice. And of course there was Paris. Aahhh, we'll always have Paris...or so LA Fashion Week thought. But so far this season, and with only ... More >>
Louis Verdad's flirty 1950's-themed show capped the opening night of LA Fashion Week, pulling in a healthy front row celebrity turnout, including Gina Gershon (she's the one in the newsboy cap in the background), and Paris Hilton, a slimline Jack Osbourne and Kimberley Stewart sitting all together. ... More >>