On this November day, Julien's Auctions resembles what Michael Jackson's closet might have looked like, albeit a much shabbier version. It's the opening of "The Collection of Tompkins & Bush: Michael Jackson" exhibit, and the Beverly Hills showroom is almost wall-to-wall military-style jackets. ... More >>
La Toya Jackson's latest book, Starting Over, was recently released in paperback. It began as a vehicle to tell the story of breaking free of her abusive husband and getting a second chance at life. But in the middle of writing it, her brother Michael Jackson passed away unexpectedly, and the story ... More >>
Forget 140 characters: try eight!
In a city full of networking self-promoters and wannabe celebs, it's no surprise that ridiculous vanity license plates abound. That little space on the back of your car represents a precursor to the away message and the Facebook status, albeit a near-permanent one. ... More >>
Vaginal Davis, the one-of-a-kind genderqueer performance artist/writer (Cholita, Bricktops, Fertile LaToya Jackson Magazine, much, much more) returns from her adopted home of Berlin for My Pussy Is Still in Los Angeles (I Only Live in Berlin) at the old Bullocks Wilshire. Still jetlagged, she update ... More >>
Conrad Murray.With Jackson family members Joe, Katherine, La Toya and Germaine inside the courtroom and hundreds of fans outside the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center in downtown Los Angeles, a court clerk announced that jurors have concluded Dr. Conrad Murray is guilty of involu ... More >>
Where an ice cream shop like Milk builds layered, elegantly crafted milkshakes replete made with superlative ingredients in carefully constructed combinations, Millions of Milkshakes devotes itself to diversity, an array of candy, fruit and syrup toppings in a mind-boggling array of permutations.
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Noel Vasquez/Getty ImagesRon Artest, NBA Champion
Could there be a more perfect combination than NBA Champion Ron Artest and celebrity shake shop Millions of Milkshakes? One week removed from his brilliant post-game press conference, the Laker forward will be appearing at the Millions of Mil ... More >>
2008 was pretty fierce fashion-wise. That's the conclusion we came up with after perusing through the hundreds of photos we snapped while crawling about the club scene for Nightranger. Of course, amid the hot to trot, there were definitely some nots, and this week, Worn Out takes a look at the unfor ... More >>
Between all the schmoozing and the boozing, the cruising and the perusing (someone stop me, please), it was near impossible to find the time to do any actual writing about fashion. Now that I've had a few days to process the peculiarly exhausting whirlwind that is LA Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios ... More >>