"I'm just a fucking hippie trying to get on with his life and to have a good time, trying to make sure other people have a good time and trying to speak my mind," says musician Graham Nash sitting in the Santa Monica office of Gallery 169, host to Nash's new photography exhibit "This Could Be You," ... More >>
Just because it made loads of money, stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, and features a three-titted mutant doesn't mean Total Recall isn't ruggedly individualistic art. Just look at its outsider pedigree: Total Recall was loosely based on a 1966 short story from the flushed mind of Philip K. Dick, produce ... More >>
Better than...standing in 105 degree weather.
After a ten-year absence from the road, songwriter-guitarist Jeff Mangum grew into a mythologized character that tens of thousands of kids pinned their hopes and theories upon. His two '90s era albums as Neutral Milk ... More >>
After mixing the Victorian era with the world of the undead in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Seth Grahame-Smith has become the highly profitable king of literature's mash-up genre. Lionsgate is developing P&P&Z into a movie, while the film version of ALVH, prod ... More >>
It's hard to imagine child-molester charges more horrific than those pinned on ex-Miramonte Elementary School teacher Mark Berndt, 63, yesterday.
The L.A. County Sheriff's Special Victims Bureau arrested the teacher, who had been at the school for over 30 years, for binding and gagging at least 23 ... More >>
Angelenos who drive between downtown, Hollywood and San Fernando Valley dodged a bullet with the cancellation of Metro and NBCUniversal's bizarre plan for a skyscraper at the Red Line subway stop near Universal City -- a $3 billion project dubbed Metro Studios@Lankershim.
News stories yesterday lef ... More >>
L.J. WilliamsonSee also our preview: Aimee Mann's Christmas Show For People Who Don't Really Like Christmas
Aimee Mann opened her sixth annual Christmas show with dialogue from A Charlie Brown Christmas, quoting Chuck himself: "I think there must be something wrong with me -- Christmas is co ... More >>
Sam Slovick in front of his tent at City HallSam Slovick is sleeping down at City Hall to report firsthand on Occupy L.A. For continued coverage, visit SamSlovick.com.
"Mic check, mic check," a voice booms from the PA system in front of City Hall in downtown L.A. I move into a tent on the so ... More >>
Lina LecaroPole-dancing at the Pleasure Chest anniversary party
For more photos check out our slideshow, Nightranger: Gloryhole @ The Pleasure Chest (NSFW)
Forty years is a long time to be
excited about anything. Even sex. Yet here, in the sealed-off parking
lot next to the Pleasure Chest, ... More >>
[For all these looks, plus many, many others, see Timothy Norris' slideshow "Sunset Strip Music Festival 2010"]
Top Ten Most Interesting Looks at the Sunset Strip Music Festival
Timothy Norris10. "I'd like to dedicate this massive-cleavage-and-flower look to our Lord Jesus Christ, who is al ... More >>
Beth Frobisher, Superintendent of Crossroads Christian Schoolsâ€‹A Corona-based Christian school has fired 11 employees, including four teachers, for not being quite Christian enough.Most of the fired employees were Catholics, according to the Press-Enterprise, though it appears there was at least o ... More >>
"Jesus can't save you/Life starts when the church ends"
That's the rhyme on Jay-Z's "Empire State of Mind" that's drawn the ire of believers shocked to hear such words coming from the mouth of one of rap's most popular and important stars. The online world is abuzz, and the overall reaction can be ... More >>
The shocking investigation of Andrew Adelman, a powerful Los Angeles City Hall department head, will also put a spotlight on how this unpleasant and abusive bureaucrat was allowed for years to run one of the most-criticized municipal departments in Southern California, all while being protected by t ... More >>