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Just before the end of Instagram's wild year — bought by Facebook for $1 billion, publicly eviscerated by its community for new privacy policies — ... More >>
You almost feel bad for Adam Gardenhire, an 18-year-old North Hollywood kid.
He aimed his laser at "multiple aircraft" last month, authorities allege, and now he faces one of the first tests of a new federal law that bans such retardation.
It sound harmless, but pilots have been complaining that m ... More >>
Revolver Golden Gods
Better than ... Any hard rock show you'd see on the Sunset Strip nowadays.
Music awards shows generally suck. They are most often excuses for industry people to slap themselves on the back and perform crappy performances of songs you don't want to hear anywa ... More >>
Update at 11:20 a.m. See LA Weekly contributor Ted Soqui's photos from Monday's march here. First posted at 7:09 a.m. yesterday.
A demonstration seeking justice for an unarmed 17-year-old shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida will kick off in downtown Los Angeles today.
The case of Tra ... More >>
Those of you who have been following the saga of teacher turned alleged porn star Stacie Halas, and we know you have, might take heart in the story of another educator turned adult video actor, Shawn Loftis.
You see, Halas' job as a middle school teacher in Oxnard is on the line after she was appar ... More >>
What's not to like?Among our not-so-dubious distinctions -- worst city in America for traffic, some of the worst roads in the nation -- come a few new ones today:
L.A. is a Top 2 city business travelers don't want to go to. And LAX is one of the Top 3 airports they loathe. Yay!
Yep. Even as ... More >>
Guzzle & NoshJeremiah Cillpam, operator of Chick-fil-A Hollywood.Jeremiah Cillpam's path to deep-fried success began, serendipitously enough, with a drunken water balloon toss and an act of chivalry. Nearly a decade later, the 28 year-old is one of Chick-fil-A's youngest and most successful o ... More >>
Pasquale Rotella, second from right.One tragic death, about 60 arrests, and 200-plus medical emergencies couldn't really pry the massive rave called Electric Daisy Carnival from its home base at the publicly owned L.A. Coliseum.
But when it was revealed that the rave's promoter allegedly pai ... More >>
Shannon CottrellKerin Amit and Jennifer Salas, two fans who haven't had to pay for an autograph yet.For fans, part of the allure of heading down to a convention is having the chance to meet your favorite stars and perhaps snag a photo or have them sign a comic book or DVD for you. However, th ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS plus the LATEST NEW REVIEWSAlso, this week's STAGE FEATURE on two plays set beyond the end of the word: Henry Murray's Treefall and Eugene Ionesco's The ChairsNEW REVIEW GO CANNIBAL! THE MUSICAL â€‹Photo by Jami JohnsonHumankind can
be said to be divided into two, mutu ... More >>
THE LATEST NEW REVIEWS ARE EMBEDDED IN THIS WEEK'S COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSAlso see this week's STAGE FEATURE on Polish theater unmaskedNEW REVIEW GO AS YOU LIKE ITAs You Like It Photo courtesy of Aquila TheatreSummer is in full heat across the Southland, which brings out amphitheater producti ... More >>
A clearer picture is emerging of Elgin Nathan James, who was arrested yesterday in Silver Lake on charges of extorting a "popular recording artist from the Chicago area." James, who founded an organization called FSU, which the authorities say is little more than a street gang, ran with a pretty imp ... More >>
Scott Stapp (left) and William Wordsworth, poets
Yes, Creed is back. You got a problem with that, snobby aesthetes and holier-than-though dismissers? Finally returning to argue for their continued relevance after a decade of being shit upon by the critics and Elites who don't know anything about Fa ... More >>