Friday, April 20
The Call couldn't have imagined its rousing song "Let the Day Begin" would be the rally cry for not one (Al Gore) but two (Tom Vilsack) presidential campaigns. The Northern California group, who came into their own in the 1980s, haven't had a release since 2 ... More >>
Southern California is giving the Middle East a run for its money this week, in the arena of hottest sociopolitical scandal: In case you missed it, a group of L.A.-area filmmakers and apparent anti-Muslim zealots have singlehandedly thrown international relations into a state of upheaval.
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Megan Lee Heart made tens of thousands of dollars in the last year -- and did it all from her home in suburban Sherman Oaks. No special effects. No fancy equipment. Just strategic positioning -- and as many as 10 videos each day. Her most popular YouTube cha ... More >>
Shepard Fairey / APObama says no more 'Hope.'What a difference three years make:
President Obama has graying hair, Osama Bid Laden and Moammar Gadhafi are dead, and people are, to quote the Facebook meme, now blaming "the black guy" for George W. Bush's Great Recession.
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Haitian 2pac, a leader of an armed Port-au-Prince gang called Chimères, recruited by Haiti's former president Jean-Bertrand AristideEditor's Note: Tomorrow, September 13, 2011, marks the 15th anniversary of Tupac Shakur's death. To commemorate, West Coast Sound will feature Tupac stories all ... More >>
Gadhafi: Nutter numero uno.Ravers have become a powerful constituency in L.A. In 10 short years the ecstasy-fueled party has gone from underground problem to mainstream concert at public venues such as the Coliseum and Sports Arena, where some elected officials have defended the events.
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Like the profoundest of profound intellectual quandaries, the latke vs. hamantash debate may never be fully resolved.
Since 1946, when Hillel House at University of Chicago sponsored the first annual debate pitting potato pancakes against triangular cookies, great minds -- like Nobel Prize-winnin ... More >>