Henry Rollins began writing his L.A. Weekly column in early 2011, and it quickly grew to be one of the paper's biggest draws. The column succeeds for many reasons -- readers' innate fascination with his time with hardcore punk heroes Black Flag, the fervency of Rollins' unflinching advocacy for his ... More >>
Nearly two years ago, Octomom Nadya Suleman was righteous in her rejection of offers to do porn. She was on the verge of losing her home, and Vivid Entertainment adult video chief Steve Hirsch was after her like a pimp chasing an 18-year-old who just got off a Greyhound bus. Here's what her lawyer ... More >>
A bizarre tale of abuse was revealed today by the LAPD, which says its involvement began Sept. 11, when officers were alerted to a slight boy believed to be underage, homeless and the product of abuse. But when cops had a talk with Mitch Comer, they realized he was an 18-year-old -- one who measure ... More >>
Steve ApplefordAnthrax guitarist Scott Ian Guitarist Scott Ian has been metal's No. 1 fan ever since his first whiff of Kiss back in the '70s. He's also been the one constant in every lineup of Anthrax, now one of the "Big 4" originators of thrash-metal set to land on the site of Coachella i ... More >>
Santa Monica Police DepartmentRon Hirsch is suspected of trying to blow a hole in the Chabad HouseUpdate: Santa Monica police say they nabbed the suspect last night in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, where he was lurking near another synagogue. More after the jump. The homeless man suspected of pla ... More >>
Google MapsA 31-year-old Latino man was fatally stabbed by his 42-year-old brother around 4:15 p.m. on Sunday, October 10. The two were arguing at their shared Hollywood apartment in the 1500 block of Winona Boulevard, when Edgar Pelayo took out a knife and began stabbing the victim repeatedl ... More >>
Six people injured in a horrific crash of a Greyhound bus that was en route to Sacramento from Los Angeles have filed suit against the transportation company, attorneys for the plaintiffs announced Wednesday. Although it was alleged that a driver of an SUV that apparently caused the Thursday ... More >>
Six people died when a Greyhound bus en route to Sacramento from Los Angeles crashed into an SUV in Fresno Thursday, authorities said. The dead included the bus driver, two of the bus' passengers and three people in the SUV, according to the California Highway Patrol. The collision on northb ... More >>
A Homeless Christian-Muslim From Palestine Pitches a Tent Behind Bed Bath & Beyond in Northridge. Then Come the Railroad Men and Feral Cat Activists.
Isherwood and Auden in the new world
(In a good way)
Former black revolutionary Watani Stiner turned himself in to San Quentin so his children could come to America. Was it worth it?
A few laughs with a standup soldier
Private First Class Mendoza goes to war
On helping Katrina survivors escape the Astrodome while Rita bears down
Process is born
L.A.’s new Freedom Riders take their quest for immigrant equality on the road
Matthew Barney’s a bore; the Hubble Space Telescope’s a blast
The battle over the future of L.A.’s Skid Row
If you’re black and poor in L.A., silence still equals death.
Steve Martin's beautiful losers
The death of 14-year-old Shevawn Geoghegan
The lives and dark prophecies of Mike Davis