Q: What has a hundred thumbs and loves dead moms?
A: Fifty comedians crammed on a stage at the Downtown Independent Theater, that's who.
For the third year in a row, 50 of L.A.'s favorite weird and edgy and off-beat comedians told their first jokes of the new year in rapid two-minute succession ... More >>
Say the word "starlet" in polite conversation and risk conjuring up an image of Lindsey Lohan's mug shot or Amanda Bynes toking up in traffic. For aspiring young actresses in the thick of it, however, the indignities that pile up tend to be less tabloid-ready -- pointless general meetings, indiffere ... More >>
Hulton ArchiveJ.D. Salinger: This is giving me a headache. Haven't you always wanted to hear a color-coded piano duet based entirely on the punctuation in J.D. Salinger's short stories Franny and Zooey? Well, esoteric art fiends, tonight you finally can!
Contrary to what you're thinking, "F ... More >>
The estate of Glenn Goldman, the late owner of Book Soup, will be up for sale this Sunday at Bonhams & Butterfield's in Beverly Hills (7601 W. Sunset Boulevard). This particular auction focuses on Goldman's art books. The pieces up for grabs include a signed coffee table photography book by Annie Li ... More >>
Harry Smith, inventor of the mixtapeThe Hammer museum's Smith On Smith event last Thursday night paid tribute to the eccentric artist and music collector Harry Smith through exploits that Patti Smith recounted from her new book, Just Kids. Patti befriended Harry at the Chelsea Hotel during it ... More >>