Built in 1922, Jim Morrison's house sits nestled in the Laurel Canyon hills. It's located on Rothdell Trail, and is more commonly as his house on Love Street. Across the way from the Canyon Country Store and just moments from the Sunset Strip, it's full of Doors history.
After Morrison, the house ... More >>
[Editor's note: Weekly scribe Jeff Weiss's column, "Bizarre Ride," appears on West Coast Sound every Wednesday. His archives are available here.]
Kendrick Lamar attributed L.A.'s primacy to the women, weed and weather. He was quoting Biggie, who consecrated the left coast via song, despite his long ... More >>
The Place: Circle Bar, 2926 Main Street, Santa Monica; 310-450-0508.
The Hours: Sat.-Thu. 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; Fri. 8 p.m.-2 a.m.
The Digs: The fact that Jim Morrison did some drinking at this downtown Santa Monica mainstay means nothing to us. He would do it anywhere he could, surely never turning ... More >>
"Modern life is a journey by car."
This sentence could have been written yesterday, but it actually appeared in The Lords and the New Creatures, Jim Morrison's first book of published poetry in 1971. Forty years later, little has changed: The car is still king in Los Angeles.
Now, a group show t ... More >>
Piece by Sam Bloch
An Evening With "Weird Al" Yankovic
The Grammy Museum
Better Than... A lost evening on Wikipedia.
After 30 years in the music industry, Lynwood's own "Weird Al" Yankovic sat down yesterday at LA Live's Grammy Museum for a candid look back at his career. Talking ... More >>
from the documentary When You're Strange
Via Gawker and our own Dennis Romero: Now that Charlie Crist has lost a grueling three-way senate bid, he can use the few months remaining in his term as Florida's governor to consider important and pressing policy issues -- such as pardoning the late ... More >>
By Barbara Celis
David Bowie, U2, Madonna, and the Rolling Stones. What could they possibly be doing together in the Meatpacking district of New York yesterday? Just hanging out at a party with Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Damien Hirst and Barack Obama. Kind of.
Slash, by Mr. Brainwash
They we ... More >>