As a performer and a writer for such 1950s TV shows as Truth or Consequences, 81-year-old Milt Larsen is a natural frontman. He cheerfully admits, "To spend 50 years lying about this place just came naturally to me. If I don't know the history, I'll just make up something."
He's talking about the Ma ... More >>
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In our feature story this week, we explore the phenomenon of "gloving," ... More >>
In homage to this Sunday's debut of Season 5 of Mad Men on AMC, Squid Ink presents this imaginary brainstorming session among the advertising staff of Sterling Cooper Draper Price.
Roger Sterling: OK everyone. We have an important new account: Teenee Beanee Luxor Licorice Jelly Beans. What've you g ... More >>
[Editor's Note: Writer Jessica A. Koslow is a USC master's student writing her thesis on krumping. Know Your L.A. Hip-Hop Dances explores some of the most popular street dances in our city.]
Popping is harder than it looks: Like a robot, or even a mime, your body is stiff and you move slo ... More >>
New Year's is upon us soon, and with that, the angsty debate about what to do in order to make it the most epic night of both the last and the new year begins (no pressure attached, of course).
In order to take some of the stress out of planning the big party, here are LA Wee ... More >>
This King Tut statue was smashed by lootersAt stake: Human rights. Freedom. Democracy. And a gilded wooden statue of King Tutankhamun.
UCLA Professor Willeke Wendrich just got back from an Egyptian archeological dig in December. She says she could detect a "longstanding unhappiness" in lower ... More >>
Superhumanoids remix Local Natives. Also, they're touring together.On a pair of new remixes, Echo Park bedroom popstars Superhumanoids give L.A.'s Local Natives the chillwave treatment.
The Supes (as we affectionately call them -- we've made no attempts to hide our enthusiasm) take on two so ... More >>
By Daiana Feuer
King Tut might rise from his fake tomb at the Egyptian Theatre, but Right Said Fred will not be dancing on his head. Richard and Fred Fairbrass were scheduled to perform "I'm Too Sexy" live during the King Tut's Tomb Halloween spectacular on Saturday night in Hollywood.
An email ... More >>
The clock is ticking, and even if you don't have a (clever) costume yet, it's time to brave your social fear and figure out what the Hell you're gonna do this Halloween weekend. As far as dance dens go, pretty much everything bubbling this weekend will have a creep factor (more than usual in ... More >>
In ongoing effort to bring weird little songs from Rhino's catalog to the top of the digital avalanche, the legendary LA reissue label is launching a new series of so-called 'digital 45s.' This morning the label announced the program:
Rhino will spotlight songs originally issued on 45 by offering t ... More >>
Funkmosphere Promo Video
Thanks to a post on the MySpace blog for San Francisco club Sweater Funk, we learned that tonight, LA-based DJ and Stones Throw recording artist Dam-Funk will be celebrating his birthday at Funkmosphere.
Held every Monday night at Westside bar Carbon, Funkmosphere has bec ... More >>
Today it is an otherwise unassuming residential street on the 3800 block of Norton Avenue in Leimert Park, but on January 15, 1947 it was the dump site for the body of the Black Dahlia (real name Elizabeth Short) whose gruesome and still unsolved murder remains a horrific mystery. At 10:30 a.m. that ... More >>
The main thing that the major labels have going for them, and why even the most battle-scarred of them has more "value" than budding minor labels, is due to their combined back catalog. During the fat times of the 1960s, 70s and 80s, the labels weren't just selling records but buying other labels ... More >>