Hollywood has a checkered history of covering mental health and substance abuse, reaching bottom with Nightmare on Elm Street. A young Johnny Depp played the killer as a schizophrenic, imprinting that image of mental illness on millions.
To counteract such stigma, the Entertainment Industry Counci ... More >>
On Tuesday night, Cinefamily screened G.L.O.W.: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, a documentary on the low-budget, female version of the WWF that ran from 1986 to 1990.
"Everybody thought G.L.O.W. was about sex," said the show's director Matt Cimber. "But it wasn't at all. The sex was ... More >>
In this week's cover story, "Bud Bundy, Original Gangsta," I delve into the remarkable hip-hop trajectory of David Faustino, who, while playing Bud Bundy on Married...with Children, threw one of the most influential rap parties the west coast has ever seen.
In the early '90s, along with three of h ... More >>
Wondering what's up with the group of disenfranchised-looking dudes (and some non-dudes) at Selma and Vine in the heart of Hollywood, waving signs and standing beneath a giant new billboard, re: the hardships of being a "man living with PMS"?
Well, as with most things this outrageous, the ra ... More >>
In Eagleheart, which premieres tonight on Adult Swim, Chris Elliott plays Chris Monsanto, a U.S. Marshal whose combination of ineptitude and confidence leads to more disasters than you thought could fit into a twelve-minute episode. If you're familiar with Elliott's work over the years, then this tu ... More >>
Post-'60s puritanism hits OG groupie Pamela Des Barres: Those nipple-covering flowers are not in the original NSFW photo (see below)Pamela Des Barres has been on a one-woman literary mission to change the connotations of the word "groupie" for nearly 25 years, and now, thanks to two film proj ... More >>
Cage (Erin Broadley)We're three acts deep at the Roxy, sipping wine in the VIP area and waiting for headliner Chris "Cage" Palko to take the stage, as L.A.-based rapper Intuition wraps his set before the packed, all-ages crowd. We're also waiting for our pal (and L.A. Weekly guest columnist) ... More >>
Hi, I'm David Faustino, and this is what happens when I drink (so drunk right now):
You may remember me from a little show STILL ON TELEVISION called Married... with Children. It's generated over a biiiiiiiillion dollars for... Well, I don't really know who gets all the money... But anywa ... More >>
Cody gets up close with Freddy's fingers of fate
The filmmaker-orchestrated mayhem at the New Beverly Cinema continues to rage on in periodic, two-week (or so) bursts… always unpredictable, never less than inspiring, not the least because of these double bills’ ability to draw in die-hard afic ... More >>