Last Saturday, less than a week after she opened The Rock and Eagle Shop on Eagle Rock Boulevard, artist and curator Bettina Hubby heard a man outside the door. "I'm just going to make sure it's not just an adult rock and eagle shop," he said to his children.
The exterior is painted a bright, pot-d ... More >>
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If you are a fan of American history, Alabama is a very interesting place. To say that a lot has ... More >>
The subway dress.You could probably argue that it's the dress that started modern fetishism (although Hitler and J. Edgar Hoover might have had something to say about that). At the least, it popularized the "upskirt."
Yes, Marilyn Monroe's up-the-air-number from The Seven Year Itch is being ... More >>
Pat Boone.Liberals can breathe a little easier knowing that the conservative Tea Party's recent launch in Beverly Hills over the weekend is being led by Pat Boone, the singer whose political views are only slightly more sane than those of Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
This is man, after all, w ... More >>
Robbie Conal"Read My Apocalips"You've seen his work before. Perhaps in a gallery like Track 16 or wheat-pasted across some L.A. street-side, traffic light switching box. Perhaps you saw 2002's rare "Secretary Of Offense" poster depicting a wrinkly Donald Rumsfeld and Dick Cheney posing as "Dr ... More >>
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Resonances from The Wooster Group's North Atlanticâ€‹Ground Control to Major Tom Photo by Paula Court
If you drive through the San Gabriel Mountains, where radio reception is already dodgy, set ... More >>
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Unless you've been living in the Madagascan Rain Forest or are a cave-dwelling ignicolist in Outer Mongolia, you're well aware that today marks the inauguration of Barack Obama. To the delight of the rap world and the chagrin of the social security set, Obama has been bi ... More >>
Burbank was not named for horticulturalist Luther. Stanton was not so called in honor of actor Harry Dean. Nor was Carson dedicated to late-night talk-show host Johnny. These are just some of the disillusioning facts one learns over the course of living in L.A. According to William Bright's ever-hel ... More >>