Wired might not the first place you think of picking up when you're looking to read about food -- because God knows you don't do enough of that already -- but maybe it will be now. The magazine recently partnered with Food Network to analyze the 49,733 recipes and 906,539 comments on the network's w ... More >>
L.A.'s got a lot of buildings coated with black glass bleck -- like the horrendous eyesore at Sony Pictures Plaza in Culver City, the Olympia Medical Plaza near San Vicente and Olympic and this newly reopened BBCN bank (formerly the Nara bank, which merged last fall with Center Bank to create BBCN) ... More >>
If you're a Monday morning quarterback who talks back to the television during the Oscars telecast (What were they thinking!?), then researchers at USC might just have a relief valve for you. USC's California Annenberg Innovation Lab is pairing up with IBM and the Los Angeles Times for a groundbrea ... More >>
It's time to jam.Traffic in L.A. is about as fun as a trip to the dentist's office, and yes, we usually rank at the top when it comes to American metropolises with the worst "gridlock." But on a global scale, we're actually a walk in the park. At least according to IBM's latest "Global Commu ... More >>
A.J. Duffy's tiny pocket is fullParanoid leaders at United Teachers Los Angeles seek anti-reform teachers to run for Los Angeles Unified School Board. That's right. They grimly resist after losing public confidence following the brilliant L.A. Times test score expose of 6,000 teachers. The Ti ... More >>
Terry Richardson for Purple MagazineDoes this pose look familiar? (full NSFW picture below)Sean Lennon has been collaborating with girlfriend Charlotte Kemp Muhl on a set of "surrealistic psychedelic pop songs," which they will be unveiling under the collective project name Ghost of a Saber T ... More >>
Big surprise. According to a recent study by IBM, Los Angeles ranks the worst in "commuter pain" among American cities. On an international scale, however-- it could be worse. The survey interviewed 8,192 motorists in 20 cities on six continents. Beijing ranks number one in commuter pain, f ... More >>
E. Lynn Harris, a onetime corporate executive who turned to fiction to explain the lives of closeted black professionals like himself, collapsed last night at the Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills. He died shortly afterward, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, according to Associated Press. Harris, ... More >>
Ten Things We Learned At Web 2.0 Expo (Including How to Monetize Twitter) 10. That the computer company SAP is not pronounced "sap" and apparently it is the "IBM of Germany." So if you see someone with "SAP" on their badge, you get the picture... (one person excused our ignorance as being specific ... More >>
On record cover design: "But you don't get much work to do when you're young, because you haven't learned how to do it yet... You're given simple, disposable things to design for other young people."
Could tracking technology save the Hollywood dreams of a former golden boy?
The director of a riveting new Iraq documentary goes looking for answers and finds No End in Sight
Martin McMurray’s “The Procession” and Alia Malley’s “How Soon IS Now”
A tale of two brothers
Can flower power save Alexis Smart?
The Getty Villa, the Reagan Library
L.A.’s hyperactive graphics scene
L.A.’s Whitney brothers and their dazzling, hypnotic animations
How millions of dollars will buy influence in New York and Boston
The deeper meaning of the grocery strike
What’s behind the network’s refusal to pay domestic benefits for its gay and lesbian employees?
The amazing miniature world of UCLA chemist Jim Gimzewski
The march on CNN
A guide to Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction
A semi-comic fantasy about an aspect of the future that may prove pertinent to L.A.
Spellbound in Shallow Hal and A Matter of Taste
In war and peace, Republicans replenish the rich
Our annual capitulation to last-minute, support-your-local-bookstore holiday commercialism
Charles and Ray, all over town
Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill, Dorothy Dandridge and lawman Bill Tilghman
Job programs for the young and inexperienced
How Eric Raymond became the ambassador for the open-source movement -- and why he hasn't quit
Doug Liman's gone Go
The MP3 Revolution — the End of the Industry as We Know It
Suiting up the open system at the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo (Second in a three-part series)
Planning czar Shambra’s biggest deal never happened
Ed Roski Jr. owns a piece of the Kings and the Lakers. But his favorite game is hardball
A Complete Guide to the Coming Crisis in Computing
Yanking Matthew Margolis' chain