A. FrougBoxes of Giant Pocky
Pocky isn't so much a snack as it is an equalizer, a Japanese common denominator. They arrive in bouquets of as many as 15 individual sticks, designed to be shared with anyone and everyone. For years, commercials ended in slogans like "Anata mo watashi mo pocky! ( ... More >>
Update: A National Weather Service tsunami warning for the L.A. coast has been downgraded to a tsunami advisory. After the jump: Boats damaged in Catalina.
Could it happen in L.A.? See that story here.
The National Weather Service issued a tsunami watch for the Southern California coast thi ... More >>
Heather Shaughnessy - Echoplex 01/08/2011It's possible she's got the whole world in her hands. We couldn't tell.
[Originally published 1/9/2011]
What: Little Dragon (and Billy Goat)
Where: The Echoplex
When: January 8, 2011
Better than: Your average KCRW-endorsed Swedes
Little Dragon and B ... More >>
Timothy NorrisGorillaz: an unprecedented revue
Say you dreamed up a virtual band with a friend of yours who's a comic book artist. Say a bunch of instruments were lying around waiting for you to pick and pluck at them, and a bunch of friends kept dropping by to play. You'd act like a kid. No, ... More >>
GorillazThe festival-closing Coachella set by Gorillaz back in April was as memorable for what it wasn't as what it was.
The Damian Albarn-fronted collective went it without its typical big-screen animations and played unmasked -- with the Clash's Mick Jones and Paul Simonon joining for a se ... More >>