Last week it was revealed that New Yorker staff writer and bestselling author Jonah Lehrer made up a few Bob Dylan quotes in his new book, Imagine: How Creativity Works. "It's a hard thing to describe. It's just this sense that you have something to say," Lehrer fake quotes Dylan about the writing o ... More >>
The no-sock look with shoes has been popular with men for a while now, but we'd like take things another way and pay homage to the wonderfulness of socks, especially how they can add a little flair to your ensemble.
Not to drop names, but I got the idea of wearing colorful, eye-catching socks from ... More >>
Tomorrow the Academy will announce the nominees for the 2012 Oscars. Best documentary has always been one of the most controversial categories, from the snubbing of Hoop Dreams to Michael Moore's loudmouth acceptance speeches to Banksy's denial a year ago. In hopes that they get things right this ye ... More >>
Patrick Range McDonaldJohn Waters, left, and James EganLast Friday night, legendary film director John Waters sat down with L.A. Weekly for a friendly, often times hilarious, chat, promoting a new book that features his media interviews over the past 46 years: John Waters: Interviews. Univer ... More >>
Hide your kids. Hide your wife. John Waters has escaped from Baltimore.
On Friday, Waters will appear at the University of Southern California for a discussion and screening of his classic Pink Flamingos. If you scored tickets you're in for a treat: by this point, Waters is almost as well known fo ... More >>
TraumaSo you missed last night's screening of "Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead," a grindhouse zombie musical about the fast food industry, at the New Beverly Cinema? The film PETA called "A vegetarian-manifesto masterpiece"? Here's a taste of what you missed:
When the Tromahawk Ind ... More >>
On Saturday the "organizers" got some of their act together -- plus most people already had their wristbands after the clusterfuck of Day 1 -- so it was relatively painless to access the festival grounds. People were noticeably more chill throughout the day, which is what happens when you haven't ha ... More >>
Gustavo TurnerNumber 1 in our hearts: Beth Ditto's Gossip
"This is how I know I'm too big for my britches," joked Gossip's Beth Ditto between songs. "I can't possibly wake up before 2 [pm] to see the man who made me what I am." She was talking about John Waters, who was watching her amazing ... More >>
Gustavo TurnerStars! They have trouble with reception just like us!: John Waters backstage at Gossip's set
[Report by Justin Jasper]
Once Know as the "Prince of Puke", John Waters has become something of an elder statesman of fringe Americana. His one-man shows have repositioned him from cu ... More >>
I got 5 minutes. That's it. 5. To ask John Waters whatever I could. But you may have to wait for the LA Weekly "list issue" to read what he had to say, he gave me all kinds of advice, about man-o-pause, how to get over a heartache, and what grosses out the Prince of Puke himself. Stay tuned...
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