One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2013 issue. Check out our entire People 2013 issue here.
"I think you go right here," says Victoria Justice, guiding a reporter toward her house in the Encino Hills, overlooking the mountains and just down the street from Martin Lawr ... More >>
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The year was 1947. Headlines announced the establishment of the Cominform and the formation of the CIA that marked the non-declaration of the Cold War between the U.S. and the Soviet Union.
In suburban Glendale, meanwhile, a differ ... More >>
Despite his relatively healthful diet of kelp jerky, seahorse milk and bran flakes, SpongeBob SquarePants is being accused of leading children astray in nutrition. The Center for Science in the Public Interest has placed a wanted ad with the Nickelodeon character looking disgruntled and rocking a 5 ... More >>
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With two weeks to go until San Diego Comic-Con, news about panel appearances is just starting to hit the web. For animation fans, there's a lot in store from networks like Nickelodeon, Cartoon Net ... More >>
The Walt Disney Co. announced yesterday that it will ban some junk food ads on its television channels, radio stations and websites aimed at children by 2015, Reuters reports. Disney is also starting its own "Mickey Check" label for food it deems to be nutritious, to help promote certain healthier f ... More >>
Shannon CottrellShortly before this year's Dragon*Con event, convention entertainment group Wasabi Anime/Green Mustard Entertainment announced that InvaderCON II: DOOMCON would take place "near" Los Angeles. Today, the team behind the only convention dedicated to Jhonen Vasquez's short-lived ... More >>
Shannon CottrellSee more photos in "San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Preview Night," "San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Day One," "San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Day Two."
Friday night, Nickelodeon brought Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fans a sneak peek at what's in store for the franchise with a pizza party at Ba ... More >>
Best day ever!As chance would have it, the day before Carmageddon has turned out to be a very big day. Not only is it Bastille Day, probably the most official of the bunch, it is also apparently a lot of other important days, including National Nude Day, Mac 'N' Cheese Day and Spongebob's Bir ... More >>
Shannon CottrellSteampunk at San Diego Comic-Con 2010More in "San Diego Comic-Con Announces Thursday July 21 Schedule: Bruce Campbell, Yoshiki, Stan Lee, Mike Judge and More." and "San Diego Comic-Con Announces Friday, July 22 Schedule: Doc Hammer, Jackson Publick, Chris Elliott, Wil Wheaton, ... More >>
This could be you, for 10,000 dolla!The first lady landed quietly in Los Angeles this morning, avoiding another #ObamaTraffic nightmare with an early arrival at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills. There to greet her were director J.J. Abrams -- basking in "Super 8's" critically acclai ... More >>
Jeff Wysaski, 29-year old founder of Pleated-Jeans, debuted his Periodic Table of Meat last year. The number of meats in the world is vast. Wysaski's table brings order to the chaos. Creating it took him "a long freaking time."
Wysaski also happens to be married to Unicorn Magic Baking Comp ... More >>
Hollywood actor and Southern California resident Nick Afanasiev has the longest tongue in the United States, according to San Diego television station Fox 5. Measuring 3.5 inches from the middle of his closed top lip to the tip of his tongue, Afanasiev's tongue is just 0.36 shorter than that ... More >>
Remember Slime? Before Nickelodeon cornered the market on slime, the gooey substance was available as a toy made in the late 1970s by Mattel. It came in a little plastic trash can with or without eyeballs, worms, or tadpoles. It was heavenly. It was one of those toys that should never have been take ... More >>
Miranda Cosgrove is a Disney Nickelodeon nymphet (of the chaste-looking variety, i.e., a "not-a-Britney"). Many of our readers probably have no idea who she is, unless they're acquainted with children who watch her show iCarly, or are sad pervs who themselves watch her show iCarly.
Anyhow. She put ... More >>
Tonight at 6 p.m., cartoonist Jason Shiga will be signing his latest book, Meanwhile, at GR2. Written as a "choose your own adventure" story, there are 3,856 different possibilities within the graphic novel. Check out this matrix Shiga built for the story.
An award winning cartoonist, Shig ... More >>
Chris Brown, the R&B crooner, is facing jail time if convicted of
two felonies arising from the alleged February beating, in Hancock Park, of his pop-star girlfriend, Rihanna. Still, Brown, who has already lost an endorsement deal with Wrigley gum because of his troubles, got some good news tod ... More >>
As of yet there is no sign that telecom giants Viacom and Time Warner Cable have settled their dispute over new pay rates -- a no-prisoners battle that threatens to pull the plug on L.A.'s two-million Time Warner cable TV customers. At issue is Viacom's demand for an extra $39 million to be paid by ... More >>