By Alex Distefano
When you're talking about something as all-encompassing as heavy metal, you might as well be talking about something as infinitely complicated as the universe. It's that vast, and the amount of territory to cover is seemingly limitless.
From black metal and thrash, death metal to ... More >>
Updated at the bottom: Ron Kaye captured video of the clash! First posted at 1:38 p.m. Tuesday.
L.A. City Councilman Paul Koretz threatened to "clock" a man who said "heil, Hitler" to the council during a public comments period at City Hall today, according to The City Maven.
The Westside city lea ... 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.]
Florida is a crazy place and I have played some of the wildest shows of my life here. I ... More >>
Psychology TodayWhen we saw links to this piece on Facebook we wrote it off as a hoax or a hack. The headline read, "Why Are Black Women Rated Less Physically Attractive Than Other Women ... ?"
Didn't make sense to us in the age of Beyonce and all her womanly features, which seem to be admir ... More >>
Collectible Spoons of the Third Reich, by James YannesBooks aren't dead, they're just getting weirder. Maybe blame Jeff Bezos, who admits reading his Kindle in the bathtub. The Diagram prize, a prize established in 1978 by the trade magazine The Bookseller for oddest book title, just announce ... More >>
TIME STANDS STILL
Time Stand Still (photo by Michael Lamont) is Donald Margulies' newest work, being given its world premiere at the Geffen Playhouse. It would be nice to see our institutional theaters dip a bit deeper into the lake of American playwrights (perhaps lesser-known ones) ... More >>
L.A. Weekly blogger and former staff writer Daniel Hernandez uncovered a wild story about attacks on "emo" youths in Mexico City on LA Daily and his own blog Intersections.
Besides getting linked on Andrew Sullivan's blog at The Atlantic and Canada's Exclaim, there were plenty of other places who ... More >>