A blind man's freakout aboard a Spirit Airlines flight from LAX to Fort Lauderdale became a vivid nightmare of a trip for some of those aboard, who waited 10 hours on a Houston tarmac over the weekend.
Flight 310, normally about a 5-hour trip, ended up being an overnight, 19-hour ordeal after the p ... More >>
Yesterday the James Beard Foundation announced its 2012 nominations for book awards, journalism, design and graphics, broadcast and media, and restaurant and chefs. It is a very long list. There were also awards given for lifetime achievement (Wolfgang Puck!) and humanitarian of the year (Charlie Tr ... More >>
Crissy Moran holds a pair of
drumsticks, her long, slender fingers clanking off-rhythm as she looks
up at a monitor above, following along to the directions of Guitar Hero.Eyes
smoky, lips pouty and dark brown hair flowing over her shoulders,
Moran, flanked by an all-girl band, shreds "With or W ... More >>
Jennie WarrenIce Cube may cut hair in the movies, but if you schedule a photo shoot with him, his people will request it be BYOB -- Bring Your Own Barber. You'll need to bring a makeup artist, too.
After all, he's not the same man he was when Boyz n the Hood came out, 20 years ago last month ... 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 >>
In one of the least surprising media developments of the year, Andrew Breitbart, the conservative provocateur whose media company is based in Santa Monica, has reacted to an embarrassing journalistic error not by apologizing -- but by going on the attack.
Tuesday we wonder ... More >>
Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck said the arrest of Grim Sleeper serial murder suspect Lonnie Franklin Jr. "will change the way policing is done in the United States." And ABC Nightline correspondent David Write declared Monday night that "for the first time ever in this country the DNA ... More >>
James BeardTwitter is at it again. The 2010 James Beard Award Finalists were announced this morning via the foundation's Twitter account. L.A's Suzanne Goin, of Lucques, AOC Wine Bar, Hungry Cat and Tavern was nominated for Outstanding Chef, while Matt Molina of Mozza and Michael Cimarusti of ... More >>
Last Friday night, ABC's Nightline ran a six-minute segment on the end of public access television in California. Although the news show never mentioned our paper, the segment was based on an L.A. Weekly cover story, "Shutting Up the Little Guy," in which we took no prisoners in pointing ... More >>
If you tune into ABC's Nightline at 11:35 p.m. tonight, and you've been reading L.A. Weekly lately, you'll notice a story that may seem familiar. It's all about how former California Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and a foot-dragging City Council essentially killed pub ... More >>