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I am writing to you from one of my favorite spots a ... More >>
We've survived the election, the holidays and the apocalypse, so there's even more to celebrate come New Year's Eve. Not only is it almost 2013, but we're all still here -- so let's keep it that way.
Given the vast amount of liquor that comes with NYE, operating heavy machinery isn't feasible, and ... More >>
Lately I've been thinking a lot about an online trailer for an upcoming documentary by Erik Anjou called Deli Man, which chronicles the culture of the American delicatessen through interviews with such L.A. authorities as Norm Langer, Jackie and Marc Canter and, of course, Larry King. (If you can sp ... More >>
By Sondra Farrell Bazrod
See also:*Marilyn Monroe Photographer Lawrence Schiller: Our Interview
*Marilyn Monroe's Never-Before-Seen Poolside Nude Photos
Soon after news of Marilyn Monroe's death spread around the world my father received the call from the Coroner's office in Los Angeles. "How many ... More >>
With Magic Johnson and Guggenheim Baseball Management taking over the team, it's a new era at Dodger Stadium.
And what better way to celebrate than to buy you some of those recently reduced $10 tickets for seats way, way up in the top deck and ... get high.
Really. There's a dispensary near Dodger ... More >>
KCRW Broadcast #156 for Saturday, March 17, 2012
See also: Henry Rollins: The Column! Rebelling in Sweet Home Alabama
Fanatics! I am writing you from what's left of a night off in Washington DC. I had a good day driving around town with Ian MacKaye. A few hours ago, we drove by the house where Min ... More >>
Los Angeles chefs made a strong showing among the semifinalists for the 2012 James Beard Awards, which were announced today.
Local nominees for the Best Chef, Pacific award include Josef Centeno (Lazy Ox Canteen), Michael Cimarusti (Providence), David Feau (The Royce at the Langham), Matt Molina (M ... More >>
Anne FishbeinA hunk of meat from Salt's Cure.Sometimes, the hive mind is just wrong. Men's Health took a poll to determine the "manliest restaurants in America." With all that blather about "the wisdom of crowds" and whatnot, what did the genius readers of the magazine decide was the most man ... More >>
Los Angeles City Council viewed from broken streets of Los AngelesPew Charitable Trusts reports that of 15 of the biggest U.S. cities, the Los Angeles City Council spends more on personal staffs and offices than anyone, has the highest pay (L.A. $178,789/San Antonio $1,400!), and is one of on ... More >>
Wiz Khalifa makes his major label debut of, "Black and Yellow," with DJ Snoop Dogg at 300 Bowling Lane in Anaheim, CA last night. "Black and Yellow" being the first offering from his 2011 Rostrum Records/Atlantic Records release. These two pot enthusiasts, Snoop and Wiz, announced their joint movie ... More >>
Marguerite de BourgoingWiz Khalifa's super high Diddy's not from Wiz Khalifa's home base, Pittsburgh, but he knew what referencing the rapper's runaway hit single "Black and Yellow" would do. Clutching gold-accented black Nikes, he captioned his Twitpic, "Gettin' my get fresh on for my brothe ... More >>
Kasey StokesMethod Man of Wu-Tang ClanAs it turns out, you should not fuck tha police.
Our Rock the Bells road trip began promisingly: left for San Bernardino early, avoided traffic. We'd maintained a cool objectivity all week, but now were free to exclaim over the lineup, a mix of ones-to- ... More >>
A man whose unruly behavior aboard a jet bound for Los Angeles over the weekend caused the flight to be diverted says he was flying high on medical marijuana. The plane from Philadelphia to L.A. landed in Pittsburgh after he had to be subdued by flight-crew members as a result of his alleged ... More >>
"Zombies are always the monster for fear of something larger than yourself, whether it's the recession, or going on boats without pirates attacking, or countries far, far away plotting our doom. Zombies make sense right now."
I'm a sucker for any aesthetic that veers towards on the psychedelic and druggy, so it's no surprise how much I'm digging Tobacco's new Fucked Up Friends record dropping in October on Anticon, who have gone from ashy to still ashy but classy in my book following recent releases from Why? and Dosh ... More >>