You don't need me hurling the "nice guys finish last" cliché anywhere near this post, but it's utterly unavoidable after the latest series of Dodger disappointments and I just can't help it. So apologies all around.
Yes, Don Mattingly is a good guy, ostensibly supported "to a man" in the clubhouse ... More >>
Adding a sixth location to the growing sushi empire, SugarFish has expanded to Beverly Hills. And, why not? We're pretty sure there are still a few tuna and yellowtail swimming around in the ocean. Also opening in about two weeks is Bar Nozawa, a private dining room tucked into the back of the resta ... More >>
*Dick Jokes for Jesus at Comedy Bang Bang's Nativity Pageant
*10 Best Standup Comedy Shows in L.A.
*5 Best Comedy Shows in L.A. This Week
"Ladies, please prepare your vaginas," announced actor/comedian Aziz Ansari Monday night at Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles, introducing masters of ... More >>
*Our Slideshow on Comedy Bang Bang's Nativity Pageant
*10 Best Stand-Up Comedy Shows in Los Angeles
Some folks will tell you that the War on Christmas begins every Black Friday -- a day when faithless, mouth-breathing hordes descend upon shopping malls in an orgy of consumerism that ope ... More >>
Live comedy is once again enjoying a boom period, even if some of the bigger clubs and bloated chains around the country are going bust. Thanks to the internet's generous enabling of DIY promotion, production, talent booking and ticketing, who needs a humorless industry gatekeeper when one can simpl ... More >>
Sometimes on the red carpet, you overhear things. Such was the case on Monday night during the arrivals for PaleyFest's Two and Half Men event, for which the show's stars (sans the glaringly absent Ashton Kutcher, who participated only in the panel) along with its creators walked the red carpet, pra ... More >>
Eric AndrèThey've got the talent, the credits and the buzz, and all are poised to make the leap to the comedic Big Leagues in 2012. Here are the individuals, groups and projects that will have Los Angeles talking -- and more important, laughing -- next year. Some are our picks, but some are selecti ... More >>
Doug SadlerHost Howard Kremer, guest Zach Galifianakis and co-host Kulap Vilaysack fart up, err chart up the room on the podcast Who Charted?
As the Buggles once forecasted in their 1980s pop single: "Video Killed the Radio Star." Today, it's more accurate to say that the podcast resurrecte ... More >>
Gilt TasteSeriously pretty asparagus
For those of you who've been staring bleakly at your old dust and demi-glace covered copies of Gourmet, or stalking Ruth Reichl via Twitter, you now have a shiny new website to visit. Gilt Taste officially launched yesterday, with Reichl as the editorial a ... More >>
THEATER NEW REVIEWS (and this week's openings)Theater Awards ReportTheater Awards Slide-Show by Timothy NorrisTHE CHAIRSEugene Ionesco's tragic farce about an elderly couple preparing for a
visit by invisible guests opens this weekend at A Noise Within. 234 S. Brand Blvd., Glendale, (818)
240-0 ... More >>
OK Magazine via TwitpicNatalie Porman and Benjamin Millepied on the red carpet.With people tweeting photos from Oscar night, who needs Getty Images and TMZ? We've got the goods. Jon Hamm and Arianna Huffington even tweeted pics of themselves. Thanks guys.
bravotv.comCamille on the red carpet, looking not insecure.Someone call NYC Housewife Kelly Bensimon - we may have another case of "systematic bullying" on our hands. Or at least that's what Camille would probably like you to believe.
The fight from last week's episode - that one about whet ... More >>
Men With Meat Names is an ad-hoc website that lists, you guessed it, men with meat names. We compiled the ten best into one, easy-to-read top-10 list for your reading (or is tasting?) enjoyment. Are the photos a bit large? Sure they are, but you don't want to see tiny thumbprint shots of these guys, ... More >>
Nicole CamposThe Avengers, together at last! A genius ending to an insane day...
The largest exhibition room at the San Diego Convention Center is Hall H, a huge 6,000-plus seater situated at the complex's south end that every year during Comic-Con International hosts the biggest, baddest, an ... More >>
Patina Restaurant GroupChocolate decadence
Going to 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards Governor's Ball? Well, even if you're not either, about 3,500 elaborately overdressed people will be. This year's Emmy Awards will be held August 29th, and following the event, Joachim Splichal's Patina Restaurant ... More >>
Previously, we gave you our Top 10 Fictional Movie Food and Drink list. Now we're taking on the T.V. version. Not surprisingly, there were a lot of options to choose from and some of you, we're sure, will feel that a few of your favorites are missing (feel free to let us know). So with apologies in ... More >>
Erin Broadley(L-R) Nerdists Chris Hardwick, Adam Savage, Matt Mira and Jonah Ray at LargoThat venerable 21st century form of entertainment known as the podcast can be as wonderful (so much variety... and usually, free!) as it is frustrating. With hundreds upon hundreds of podcasts available o ... More >>