By presidential proclamation, it's Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.
And on that note, let us reflect upon the latest U.S. Census statistics, which show that ... Asians are taking over America!
And you thought Latinos knew how to procreate and or get into the United States? Check out these fa ... More >>
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Alfonso Ribeiro of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air might do the nerdiest, preppiest dance of all time.
But that didn't stop hundreds if not thousands of followers from joining him yesterday at Universal CityWalk and other locales in ... More >>
Don't hate us because we're beautiful. Or do.
It turns out the left-most state is also America's most-hated, according to a recent survey by Public Policy Polling. And California's left-leaning politics seem to have a lot to do with it.
The Golden State is the most-disliked in the union, and Hawai ... More >>
Lots of crazies get in trouble in our fair city, and lots of those crazies are also nude. Just this week a naked man (above) climbed a radio tower in downtown L.A. and threatened to jump.
Do they have this problem in, say, North Dakota? What is it about L.A. that brings out the unhinged unclothed? ... More >>
What's a little contamination in the name of the drill?The nation was abuzz yesterday with highly unsustainable news of a fresh way to squeeze millions more barrels of oil from the deepest Earthstuffs of America the Beautiful: It's called hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking" among Big Oil exec ... More >>
We're rich -- in a statistic-skewing, ratio-dismissing kinda way -- bitch!Recession be damned. Of 55,000 Americans worth over $30 million, almost 20 percent live in California -- more than any other state.
Wealth-X, the self-proclaimed world leader in "wealth intelligence," reports that 9,80 ... More >>
The attorneys general of Alabama, Nebraska, Texas and North Dakota will sue California over its Global Warming Solutions Act, known as AB32, which requires 80 percent carbon emission reductions by 2050, California Watch reports.
First, though, the potential litigants are awaiting the results ... More >>
If you need another online resource for food news -- and don't we all, especially after evenings spent in the company of Top Chef and Kitchen Nightmares -- you have another one, as of today. Toque, an online food magazine, launched this morning. The national site is owned and edited by Erik ... More >>
Sarah GoodfriendBaker Jim LaheyBaker Jim Lahey, owner of New York's Sullivan Street Bakery and author of the recently published cookbook My Bread: The Revolutionary No-Work, No-Knead Method, was in town the other day on a brief 2 day leg of his current book tour. He sat down with us to talk a ... More >>
There have been days this summer when our desire to listen to Tom Brosseau's new Posthumous Success has approached craving. Driving through Hollywood, we've rummaged through the piles of discs on the floorboard like a smoker digging for half-smoked butt. But then, usually it's not a problem if it's ... More >>
There were moments when listening to journalist Chuck Klosterman read from his debut novel, Downtown Owl, inside Book Soup felt like watching a performance from the late comedian Mitch Hedberg. It was all in the pacing, with a simple pause and a slight shift in pitch turned simple observations into ... More >>