[Editor's note: Weekly scribe Jeff Weiss's column, "Bizarre Ride," appears on West Coast Sound every Wednesday. His archives are available here.] One man's purity is another man's segregation. You don't expect to encounter those ideas in Hollywood in 2013, but they creep in through coding and innue ... More >>
See also: *5 Best Arrested Development Artworks at Gallery 1988 *10 Best Pee Wee Herman Artworks at Gallery 1988 *10 Best Lindsay Lohan Artworks *5 Artsy Things to Do in L.A. This Week Real-life freaks and geeks gathered at Gallery 1988 Tuesday night for the opening of the A Tribute to Judd Apatow ... More >>
Sacha Baron Cohen is The DictatorWe know -- you're excited about The Dark Knight Rises. And The Avengers. And Hunger Games. So are we. We're also excited about a lot of other movies whose marketing campaigns have not inundated us with white noise (yet). Allow us to suggest a few more films to ... More >>
From Tad Friend's New Yorker profile of Anna Faris (which Jezebel.com reblogged under the headline "Hollywood Insiders Admit Hollywood Hates Women") to the glass-ceiling-shattering pressure assigned to last month's Bridesmaids (which has thus far outgrossed every previous Judd Apatow project ... More >>
Two very special holidays for the peoples of Los Angeles happen to fall on the same Hump Day this year: 4/20 and Passover, Day 2. One is a silly excuse to dabble in unmentionables (which a certain High Times editor claims "points us in a direction for the responsible use of cannabis") and the ... More >>
John Christenson/MovieRecipes.netRomain Vetter, with foodYou might live in this town because you work in the film industry. Or because you moved here from Topeka to get into it (sorry). Or you might just live here in spite of the vast machinery of the film business. Regardless, we have a spec ... More >>
So, a guy knocks up Natalie Portman, and he's trending as all getout and now everyone wants to know everything about him, so much so that they crash his website! Here's some topless footage of ballerino Benjamin Millepied, aka "The Guy Who Knocked Up Natalie Portman." Enjoy:
KIT with Charlyne Yi and friends.KIT likes to thrash. KIT likes to party. KIT likes 'em short and sweet, heavy and melodic, fun and furious. This L.A. four-piece recently released its second album Invocation, produced by Phil Elverum (Microphones, Mt. Eeerie), on U.K. indie Upset the Rhythm. ... More >>
The ... actor ... on playing himself, Party Down and Dinner for Schmucks
Check out more pictures from the show in Timothy Norris' slideshow, Jane's Addicition @ The Roxy. Jane's Addiction needs to either quit it with last-minute gigs or take up residency in my back yard. For what seemed like the fifth time in less than two years, Perry Farrell and company announced anot ... More >>
Tonight, Comedy Central will premiere season six of Futurama. It will be the first original season for the network, as season five consisted of direct-to-DVD releases and will consist of back-to-back episodes, "Rebirth" and "In-a-Gadda-Da-Leela." The latter will feature Zapp Brannigan, the loud, inc ... More >>
"It's good to be back home in Austin, Texas,' said Jorma Taccone, Saturday Night Live writer and director of Macgruber, the sketch-to-film starring Will Forte and Kristen Wiig that debuted at SXSW last night. He paused for applause. "Actually, I was born and raised in Berkeley, but you guys ... More >>
Is the big-budget sequel going to hell?
It could be a Promised Movieland this summer, unless...