Billy Vasquezthe 99 Cent ChefWhere does Billy Vasquez, the 99 Cent Chef, find inspiration for his blog? At L.A.'s ubiquitous 99 Cents Only Stores, of course. His blog reports on the current food items (some vary from day to day) as well as other under-a-dollar bargains at local markets. Us ... More >>
Last week, sadly, the Laemmle Sunset 5 closed its doors for good. Another movie theater chain will move into the space at 8000 Sunset Boulevard, but it still feels like the end of an era.
For nearly twenty years, the Sunset 5 showcased independent films that transformed the lives of the peo ... More >>
Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dry ... More >>