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Martin Schoeller's new show "Identical: Portraits of Twins" at ACE gallery in Beverly Hills is interesting enough on its own, but the opening this past Saturday was an unusual and memorable experience that, q ... More >>
Author Oksana Marafioti's new memoir, American Gypsy (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), is two success stories in one: one of an immigrant making her way in America, the other of a Gypsy.
At 15, Marafioti moved from her native Moscow to Los Angeles. In Russia, she'd endured discrimination (including tau ... More >>
Bird-watching. A word that is synonymous with you don't really know because you've already lost interest just thinking about it for one second. Lucky for you this post isn't about bird-watching; it's about birding. I said MOTHERFUCKIN' BIRDING YOU GUYS!
Sorry. I got a little overzealous trying to ... More >>
In the great race between director James Cameron and British billionaire Richard Branson to the deepest point on the ocean floor, Cameron will get there first.
This, according to Bruce Jones, CEO of Triton Submarines (and subject of this excellent Broward-Palm Beach New Times cover story). Jones' F ... More >>
Evolutionary biologist Leigh Simmons at the University of Western Australia has squashed everything we thought we knew about manliness with a recent study that revealed men with deep, sexy voices tend to have lower sperm counts.
I don't know about you man-lovers out there, but a baritone bo ... More >>
TIME MagazineUpdate: The covergirl's name is Sarah Mason. Details below.
It's ironic enough that TIME Magazine chose L.A. street artist Shepard Fairey to design today's "Person of the Year" cover, which depicts an anonymous protester peering from between her beanie and bandana. Fairey is the ... More >>
[Look for your weekly fix from the one and only Henry Rollins right here on West Coast Sound every Thursday, and come back tomorrow for the awesomely annotated playlist for his Saturday KCRW broadcast.]
I have many traditions and rituals. None of them is based in reality, but none of them is ... More >>
Timothy Norris[The one and only Henry Rollins contributes a weekly column and far-reaching reportage to the music section of the LA Weekly. Look for your weekly Henry Rollins fix right here on West Coast Sound every week and make sure to tune in to Henry's KCRW radio show every Saturday eveni ... More >>
David BernsteinMark Lamberton at work
Over the past year, London-based Lamberton brothers Derek, 33, and Mark, 23, have rolled out Best Coffee iPhone apps -- the kind of comprehensive, searchable interactive map of cafes that java enthusiasts dream of -- for London, San Francisco and New Yor ... More >>
Timothy NorrisKCRW BROADCAST #114 for Saturday, May 14.
I am back from a few days in Louisiana and Florida. I am in one piece although my legs have been eaten by all manner of insects. We all got chewed upon quite a bit. Our cameraman Kris stood on fire ant hill and they really did ... More >>
Timothy NorrisKCRW BROADCAST #113 for Saturday, May 7.
Fanatics! Greetings from Louisiana. I am down here doing a little work with National Geographic. It's just the start of a lot of footage we will be shooting over the next several weeks all over America and abroad. It's going to be very ho ... More >>
Tim Hetherington on the set of "Restrepo"Update: Chris Hondros took these stunning photographs just hours before he died. More after the jump.
Tim Hetherington, a wartime photographer and documentary filmmaker -- along with his associate, Chris Hondros, also a war photojournalist -- were kil ... More >>