I thought I knew what to expect when I signed up to review Zee Avi, the miniature Malaysian pop-folk figure: some cute singing, mushy high-school moments, and maybe an awkward coquettish joke or two about her strange accent. But instead I was treated to a one-woman vari ... More >>
Somehow, food always seems to taste better when it's shared. And not just as it's passed around a table, but also when it travels across borders. The South Asian Subcontinent has passed down its plates far and wide, providing the inspiration for new dishes through its native ingredients like pepp ... More >>
Our Venn Food Diagram series so far has hopscotched all over the globe, exploring Indian, Midwest American, and, most recently, Korean foods. As you probably can tell, this series is an organized chaos; our destinations are chosen in no particular order. Today, we randomly focus on Thailand to see ... More >>
Del Taco Corp.With the further expansion of Chick-fil-A in Los Angeles, the recent announcement of Papaya King coming to Hollywood and the arrival of Australia's Oporto to the Southland, we at Squid Ink thought it was an opportune time for a trip down memory lane. Here, in no particular orde ... More >>
Ivan Fernandez The storm system that battered Los Angeles broke in time to allow hundreds of activists, anarchists and other like-minded, politically-fringe Angelenos to convene in Barnsdall Park for the Second Annual Anarchist Book Fair. Those in attendance were treated to an art gallery of ... More >>
EXT. THE ARABIAN DESERT-DAY
BUSTA RHYMES and jovial sidekick, SPLIFF STARR, stroll through a barren wasteland: famished, high and disoriented.
Busta:Where are we, Spliff?
Spliff Starr: Yemen.
Busta Rhymes: Don't yeah man, me...I pay you for two things: carrying drugs and geographic know-how.
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