When word hit the street back in June that GOOD Magazine would be transforming its website into a "platform" -- oh, and it was firing the majority of its editorial staff -- readers and media-watchers were shocked, and CEO Ben Goldhirsh wasn't talking.
That was then.
"I didn't feel comfortable sp ... More >>
For maybe the first hour of Yellow (written and directed by Nick Cassavetes, the man responsible for the national treasure that is The Notebook), I kept thinking about another film premiering here in Toronto, Frances Ha, co-written by and starring Greta Gerwig, and co-written and directed by Noah Ba ... More >>
Reuters: Organic farmers vow to continue challenging Monsanto's patents on genetically modified seeds, defying a court that ruled no controversy exists.
Food Arts: Julian Cox, and others, are using sous-vide for cocktails. Call it "flash brew."
Grand Forks Herald: A book deal with Anthony Bourdain ... More >>
On Saturday night, in the all-white, otherwise empty space of OHWOW gallery, Bert Rodriguez, a conceptual prankster widely known for his boyish charm and big heart, did a collaborative piece with his mother in which they cooked and served a traditional Cuban meal of rice, beans, picadilllo (a tomato ... More >>
mofos.comUpdated at the bottom with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation's response. First posted at 5:09 p.m.
The company that employed a porn star who might be HIV-positive today said the man did not continue to work, nor did he work with other performers, after a test indicated he might have th ... More >>
Chuck Philips, award-winning LA Times journalist, is out of a job.Chuck Philips, once a top reporter for the Los Angeles Times, spent over a decade investigating the murders of West Coast rapper Tupac Shakur and his East Coast rival, the Notorious B.I.G.
But in 2008, when it was revealed tha ... More >>
James Rosemond.Update: According to various reports Rosemond was remanded/held without bail following a court appearance today.
A hip-hop impresario alleged to have had a role in the 1994 attack on rapper Tupac Shakur that set off the East Coast-West Coast rap wars of the '90s was arrested i ... More >>
Having pushed a bevy of buttons back in the late '80s, earning himself fame, fortune and fans, all of which came at a price, the self-proclaimed 'World's Biggest Con Artist' is back and coming to a theater near you, whether you like it or not. Directed by Michael Sladek, Con Artist reveals an intima ... More >>
Richard Lee might just practice what he preaches.New York magazine's much-talked-about story about California's entertaining election season spends some time with Richard Lee, the man who would make marijuana even more ubiquitous than it already is in this capital of dispensaries, Los Angeles ... More >>
barbie.comLooking to cut out that long wait between childhood phenomenon and big-screen blockbuster, El Segundo-based toymaker Mattel has begun developing toys that have Hollywood storylines and direct-to-film pedigree built in.
New York Magazine's Vulture blog reports that Mattel has alrea ... More >>