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Song: Lil Wayne's "No Worries"
See also: Top 60 Worst Lil Wayne Lines on Tha Carter IV
History: "No Worries" is the ominous single from Lil Wayne's forthcoming ... More >>
A 19-year-old foreign-exchange student at a small Christian college in Santa Clarita reportedly suffered a tragic death at a SoCal beach on Wednesday, when a hole he was digging in the sand collapsed around him.
South Korea native Mingyu Sang, whose American name was Paul, dug the hole while attend ... More >>
Cops can never say for sure whether their suspect has been taking bath salts. Like "spice" (imitation marijuana), the synthetic drug is so popular because it can't be detected in urine tests.
But unlike spice, which is banned across the country, only two of the 17 chemicals used to make bath salts ... More >>
Which one of you lucky ladies wants to save the human race?Updated after the jump with a detailed layout of the bunker's different rooms, including "co-ed glass shower inclosure decontamination units." Aww yeah.
Originally posted September 8 at 12:15 p.m.
The May 21 "Rapture" passed without ... More >>
Andrew FrougChris Phelps and Zak Walters at Salt's Cure
In part one of our interview with chefs Chris Phelps and Zak Walters of West Hollywood's butcher-shop-turned-restaurant Salt's Cure, they explained that wet aging is hocus pocus and that the pigs they buy from Napa Valley live more glamo ... More >>
PHOTO BY TED SOQUIOne Hollywood gem, belonging to Slumlord No. 3Don't feel bad, Deutsche Bank -- you may be sleazy, but you're not alone! Los Angeles has a long, messy history of rich goobs who profit off the unacceptable living conditions of their tenants.
In honor of your recent induction ... More >>
Timothy NorrisJesus Christ, Peaches!
[For more photos, see Timothy Norris' slideshow "Peaches Christ Superstar @ The Orpheum Theatre".]
This weekend, we reviewed Peaches at the Orpheum Theater, performing Peaches Christ Superstar, and Killing Joke at the Wiltern.
YouTubeKurtis Blow on 'Soul Train' in the day.Kurtis Blow, the rapper who wrote the urban chant of a decade (1980's "The Breaks"), caught a bad break of his own when TSA security screeners claimed to have found some weed on him Thursday.
LAX police spokesman Harold Johnson tells the Weekly i ... More >>
billboard.comJesus Christ Super MeatloafThe Baron of Bombast himself is back (back again, that is--he's back twice a decade)!
A few weeks ago Meat Loaf released a new single, with the unfortunate title "Los Angeloser," which could be the stupidest West Coast song title since the Red Hot Chil ... More >>
Who's got the sage?Remember Three Kings, the David O. Russell war drama starring Ice Cube? And the original Three Kings, those bearded, robe-bedecked fellas that gave the Baby Jesus all that cool stuff?
Well, there's a new Three Kings in town and it aims to bridge the gap between quirky gre ... More >>
We keep waiting and waiting, the indie-geek version of hair-metal freaks wondering about Chinese Democracy, for the follow-up to the great first Postal Service album. Every once in a while a little tidbit of news will come from either singer Ben Gibbard or producer (and LA native) Jimmy Tamborello ... More >>
Spaceland, March 30
Walking on stage cradling three drinks in his arms, Neil Hamburger makes his first impression on the audience by spilling them slowly onto his own tuxedo while setting up his notes on the monitors in front of him. Much of the booze in his glasses ends up soaked in ... More >>