L.A. photographers The Imps of Marge and FletchIt's a bitch, picking a name, as anyone who's had a baby, a pet or a particular infatuation with their motor vehicle will tell you.
Named for the British '80s band, Style Council, this blog began in 2005 with a focus on fashion and eventually br ... More >>
It's an unusual but exciting time for the L.A. comedy scene. For the most part the Big Three Hollywood clubs (The Comedy Store, The Laugh Factory and The Improv) continue chugging along with more traditional shows and mainstream audiences, while younger, subjectively hipper, and more "alternative" t ... More >>
Eric AndrÃ¨They'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 >>
The lone fatality of an early-morning DUI pileup on January 3 has been identified as 26-year-old Angelo Bowers.
According to comedy site LaughSpin, Bowers -- who didn't have a Twitter or Facebook account -- was somewhat of a comic's comic, well-known and -loved by the insider L.A. comedy community. ... More >>
Jennie WarrenSee also: Dumbfoundead: Koreantown Rapper Inspires a Tremendous Following with his Unlikely Story
In our music feature this week, Dumbfoundead discusses his seeming overnight success, which was actually preceded by a largely unseen and tedious grind. Just 25, he was already an i ... More >>
Julie SeabaughJorge Garcia, Suzanne Whang, Eric Schwartz
Jorge Garcia has overcome polar bears, Smoke Monsters and time-traveling islands. Standing alone and blinded by spotlights in front of 300 audience members who expect you to make them laugh is another challenge altogether.
Few know tha ... More >>
Thanksgiving is tomorrow and already streets are getting lit up with glitzy holiday decor. But for some people, this is not the most wonderful time of the year. Whether your family lives too far away to visit, your friends aren't exactly "Thanksgiving material," or you just straight up hate the holi ... More >>
It's been 43 years since "sick," "dirty" standup comedian Lenny Bruce
died of a morphine overdose in Los Angeles, but his legacy lives on --
not only in the candid ways in which Americans from academia to the
pulpit now feel free to discuss human behavior, or the liberating (and
sometimes not so lib ... More >>
IT'S A FABULOUS LIFE!
The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles performs an evening on holiday snapshots at the Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Boulevard in Glendale; Saturday Dec. 20, 3 & 8 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 21, 3 p.m. (323) 467-9741 http://gmcla.org
L.A. COUNTY HOLIDAY CELEBRATION
Six hours of foo ... More >>