"John Baldessari is so successful, he carries absolutely nothing in his pockets," says gravelly-voiced Tom Waits, halfway through a six-minute film about the 80-year-old, 6 feet, 7-inch tall, L.A. pop-conceptualist. "Not a thing," Baldessari confirms.
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Photo courtesy of the FamilyDr. Shifra Goldman led efforts to restore the David Alfaro Siqueiros Mural at Olvera Street.In many ways, art historian, scholar and political activist Shifra Goldman was the madrina -- the godmother -- of Chicano art. A memorial service in her honor held October 1 ... More >>
Joseph Kishore, an actual socialist.Socialism returned to the United States in an odd way three years ago when pundits took to the airwaves to scream about gulags and breadlines, but the talking heads never actually explained what Socialism as a political ideology stood for. What better way t ... More >>
LatinaKat Von D reigns supreme.Jesse James has a Nazi problem -- that we know already. But is it in the past? Us magazine this week has a photo of the boyfriend-to-the-stars biker cruising in a convertible ... with a guy wearing a Nazi hat.
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They say it's the niche companies that will survive the recession. Better make that "crypt companies," as can be seen by a couple of Goth-oriented Southland outfits that are drumming up business in the middle of a dying economy. Gothic Limos offers transportation in vintage hearses "for gothic weddi ... More >>