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Forget phrenology, both the overrated Roots album and the 19th-century pseudo-science. Ignore palmistry, psychotherapy and Rick Warren. The best way to b ... More >>
Remember about a decade ago when every rapper had to have his own clothing line? And then remember about four years ago when every rapper had to have his own social networking site? Surprisingly, it turns out that artists from all across the musical spectrum have been impersonating Mark Zuckerberg f ... More >>
Three out of five California voters would support a special tax on soda and soft drinks to fight childhood obesity, according to a new Field Poll.
New data collected as part of the Field-The California Endowment Childhood Obesity Prevention Survey found that 48% of participants cited unhealthy eat ... More >>
In our new column, First Person, L.A. writers tackle the good, the bad and the funny about life as they know it.
Deciding to go on the master cleanse in December was either inspired or idiotic. Since I got the idea while in the far-too-familiar haze of a wine buzz, I blame it on the alcohol.
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A ArmstrongMichael's Mix4 out of 5 doctors agree*: One should eat at least nine servings of fruits and vegetables every day. Most everyone else* agrees: That seems ambitious. Let us toast to the health of our local publicans, the men and women who scour the weekly farmers markets to source fr ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power.
For years the most popular method of getting through the workday for America's busines ... More >>
Lina Lecaro(T)hat's All Folks! at Dragstrip 66
What a year. Looking back as we always do around this time, one thing was very clear, LA be crazy after dark!
Was it end-(or beginning?)-of-decade (yup, look it up) dementia, all the mercury in retrograde activity or something else that gave th ... More >>
Today was Bring-Your-Kid-to-Picket Day at the WGA strike, and the three-foot-and-under marchers were in abundance proudly waving their signs. A favorite among strikers was a little cutie with a sign that read, "I'm little but I know how to share." She looked so tired from all that marching in the su ... More >>