*What's It Like to Go to an Open Mic Night...on Skid Row?
Here's something you don't see every day in downtown L.A.'s depleted Skid Row: an extravagant and colorful panorama of fruits, flowers, candles, spices and sweets surrounding a mirror and an abundance of goldfish; in other words, ... More >>
Flash mobs need to stop. In fact, they needed to stop about five years ago.
We've all been there, walking through the grocery store alone on a Saturday, perusing the natural foods aisle looking for someone to make fun of in our heads. "Oh man, that dude's not gonna lose weight eating organic fudge ... More >>
When Professor Patrick James was 13, he picked up The Lord of the Rings. It took him less than three days to finish reading the trilogy.
Years passed and James entered academia. Although his discipline is international relations, he wanted to bring the books that captured his attention to the class ... More >>
Kobe.Not since a guy named Joseph Coors opposed Chicano studies classes at the University of Colorado, thus denying Coors beer a very thirsty Latino market for decades, has someone shot himself in the foot in such a d'oh way.
Yeah, we're talking about you Kobe. We forgave you for that, er, s ... More >>
Pat Boone.Liberals can breathe a little easier knowing that the conservative Tea Party's recent launch in Beverly Hills over the weekend is being led by Pat Boone, the singer whose political views are only slightly more sane than those of Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
This is man, after all, w ... More >>
L.A. City Council President Eric GarcettiLAist notices something also flagged by a colleague: L.A. City Council President Eric Garcetti came back from the two week council recess with a beard, and it's not a very good one.
It could pass for a Silver Lake or Brooklyn hipster beard if Garcett ... More >>
Time magazine has just published their list of finalists for "The 2008 Time 100." What's that you ask? It's the magazine's list of the world's most influential leaders, artists, entrepreneurs and thinkers.
And never-sleeping entertainment industry reporters.
Ensconced among fellow nominees Mike H ... More >>