A 4.0 earthquake struck near Malibu last night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
It wasn't a result of David Geffen rattling his saber to ensure that outsiders don't come to the public beach outside his home. Nor was it John McEnroe throwing a tantrum. It wasn't a raucous anti-Semitic festi ... More >>
Ah, cereal, that go-to, cozy foodstuff that never goes wrong, even when you're milk's about to turn sour like Mel Gibson at a bar mitzvah.
But one Azusa woman found out the hard way that not all bowls o' flakes are hearty and wholesome. No, she'll never be able to slurp those last drops of sugary m ... More >>
He was a bad ass in Reservoir Dogs, and cops say he was a bad ass with his own son.
That's the story told about actor Michael Madsen over the weekend by the L.A. County Sheriff's Department.
Officials there said he was arrested Friday afternoon.
Deputies said in a statement that the 54-year-old . ... More >>
Guzzle & NoshPunch from Broadway Bar (top), the scene at Las Perlas (bottom), angry Scottish Highlanders from Seven Grand (right).In Los Angeles, even the bars get dressed up for Halloween. This year, all eight of the downtown L.A. bars owned by Cedd Moses -- Casey's, Cole's, Las Perlas, Tony ... More >>
ApocalyptoMel Gibson's a genius.War, huh, yeah. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing.
Come again? UCLA researchers might beg to differ, Senor Edwin Starr. Research suggests that ancient battles of the Apocalypto variety might have spawned the earliest vestiges of civilization, namely buil ... More >>
Gigi Goyette, the first alleged Ahnold mistress to speak up since his separation.How Gloria Allred has avoided the walking, talking sexual-harassment case that is Arnold Schwarzenegger up until now is a mystery.
Allred is the poker face of sex law; as her clients blubber, she quietly extermi ... More >>
CANNES, FRANCE -- That faint noise wafting in mid-afternoon from across the Atlantic will not be the cacophony of bravos raising the Grand Palais roof in appreciation of the 65th Cannes Film Festival's opening attraction -- rather it will be the sound of the prolonged smooch that the fest's ... More >>
current.comMichael Phelps goes for gold.In reaction to such recent honorees as Chuck Norris and Michael Phelps, the Weekly would like to forward to you, our humble and useful cannabis retailers, a list of other celebrities who also deserve their own strains of weed.
We know your suppliers ar ... More >>
E!Kids these days.We like 'em innocent on the outside, bad on the inside.
And thus, we bring you No. 7 on our list of Hot Chicks In The News 2010: Alexis Neiers, convicted member of the "bling ring" of burglars that targeted the homes of the rich-and-famous.
Except that Neiers is rich and f ... More >>
When we started our "New York Shitty" series -- a look at the funnier, crappier side of our not-so-better half in the American big-city-sphere -- we sort of had an idea this would happen.
Some New York fans have declared war on our fair metropolis, and on The Informer, for pointing out that ... 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 >>
Ari Gold.If anyone doubts the juice of Nikki Finke and her Deadline Hollywood news site when it comes to the film and TV industry, this weekend's edition of HBO's Entourage demonstrated that she's the kind of journalist who can make a superagent sweat -- at least in the show's own misogynisti ... More >>
via MySpaceMiguel Atwood-FergusonTonight's installment of Grand Performances at California Plaza -- one of our town's finest, free music al fresco opportunities -- figures to be especially grand.
Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, the composer/producer/arranger/multi-instrumentalist who boasts a resume ... More >>
Harvey Levin, managing editor of celebrity news television show and website TMZ, told the Radio & Television News Association of Southern California in a speech last night that the Sheriff's Department's seizure and use of his phone records is "illegal" and that he's pursuing legal avenues with ... More >>
Battle RoyaleWhen Ella Taylor asked me to rename my top five films of all time, I tattled off the obvious titles. She then asked, "Any since the last 17 years?""In my top five?" I asked incredulously. "Well, okay, top 10," she relented."Well, let me think about that."And upon later reflection, I rea ... More >>
Imagine if Ridley Scott made a food movie: Blade Runner meets Tampopo, in which androids made your noodles under a futuristic cityscape built with neon and rain. Well, in Nagoya, Japan, a robot manufacturer has done almost that. Last month Kenji Nagoya, owner of a robot factory, opened Fuamen Ramen ... More >>
The clouds have parted and the birds are chirping what sounds like Japanese power pop. SXSW being an industry event I attend my first industry panel, "Idiots Unite!" (The idiots, of course, being anyone involved in this crazy business of show.) David Katznelson, president of Birdman Recording Group, ... More >>