Last weekend, the third L.A. Web Series Festival (a.k.a. LA Web Fest) took over the LAX Radisson Hotel, bringing a wide variety of Internet-based programming to screening rooms. I stopped by the event on Saturday afternoon and got to check out episodes from over 20 series.
The annual convention ce ... More >>
KCRW Broadcast #151 for Saturday, February 11, 2012
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Fanatics! Cold much? Scandinavia has all the cold you could ever want. I am sitting in the airport in Helsinki, Finland, waiting for a flight to Frankfurt. From there we will go to Linz, Austr ... More >>
KCRW BROADCAST #135 for Saturday, October 8
Fanatics! I am in Washington DC at the moment. Engineer X and I taped this show for you from our small studio set up.
What we have here tonight is yet another great gathering of tunes that will not only make the weekend rock but will make October all the ... More >>
Charlie Sheen at his roastIf you didn't know better, you'd think that Charlie Sheen spent all this time sabotaging the highest-paying gig in TV just so he'd wind up the guest of dishonor at his own roast, specifically, the Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen, airing Sept. 19.
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William Shatner is back in the studio working on yet another great big pile of Shat-mazing, Incredibly Strange music. It's been over a week since Shatner first formally proclaimed Zakk Wylde's mad skills via Twitter( http://twitter.com/WilliamShatner/status/30113065924034560 "Best, Bill"), but o ... More >>
Lando pimped the 'stache even in a galaxy far, far awayWe're nearing the end of Mustache May and as people across the web compare facial hair, we couldn't help but wonder if some of our favorite, classic sci-fi characters would look even cooler with a little (or a lot) of fuzz above the lip. ... More >>
Just because we seem to be constantly listening to music and hitting up concerts here at West Coast Sound doesn't mean that we aren't also reading comic books or taking nights off to re-watch Star Wars Episodes IV-VI. So, when our interests collide, be it in song or on the small screen, we get a lit ... More >>
Nicole CamposRod Roddenberry, posing with a key piece of Trek legacy, Captain Kirk's original uniform.It's one thing to wait for a big DVD release, run out, grab the disc, run home and watch it on your killer entertainment system; it's quite another to watch it on the bridge of the Enterprise ... More >>
Guinea pig photo on left courtesy of Skoop102 via FlickrEver notice how guinea pigs look remarkably like tribbles? Tribbles, for those unfamiliar with the Star Trek oeuvre, are small, furry animals that multiply like crazy. How do guinea pigs and tribbles match up pound for pound?
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THE LATEST NEW REVIEWS ARE EMBEDDED IN THIS WEEK'S COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSAlso see this week's STAGE FEATURE on Polish theater unmaskedNEW REVIEW GO AS YOU LIKE ITAs You Like It Photo courtesy of Aquila TheatreSummer is in full heat across the Southland, which brings out amphitheater producti ... More >>
THE LATEST NEW REVIEWS ARE EMBEDDED IN THIS WEEK'S COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW REVIEW THEATER PICK CLOWNTOWN CITY LIMITSPhoto by Ed RachlesImagine a personable, grimy, makeup-smeared, cigar-chomping guy in a tank top, not unlike Tommy Lee Jones, playing cards outdoors on the porch of some tra ... More >>
THE LATEST NEW REVIEWS ARE EMBEDDED IN THE COMING WEEK'S COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW REVIEW THEATER PICK ST JOAN OF THE SLAUGHTERHOUSESPhoto by Vitor MartinsFor a lucid analysis of the malfunctioning global financial markets, one could do worse than Bertolt Brecht. And it's hard to imagine doi ... More >>
You probably wouldn't recognize the actor as he sits down to eat a burger at Mel's Diner, but if youYoung Vic Mignogna in Star Trek cosplay watch enough late-night TV, you might recognize Vic Mignogna's voice from many an English dub anime. The recent LA transplant has voiced characters in over 100 ... More >>
I guess LAFF doesn’t want me to talk about how the premieres go, since my tickets for them have ended up being in overflow houses far away from the actual red carpet and celebrities, so if you want to know what Guillermo del Toro may or may not have said to introduce HELLBOY II, I can’t help ... More >>