Al Walser-gate continues. After the Hollywood-via-Lichtenstein DJ somehow snagged a Grammy nomination for best dance recording last week -- alongside much more famous folks like Aviici and Skrillex -- many suspected fraud.
In our interview, Walser got defensive and posited that simple good old-fas ... More >>
Since the Grammy nominations were announced Wednesday, folks have been wondering how the hell someone named Al Walser was able to swing a nomination for best dance recording.
The DJs also nominated in his category -- Avicii, Calvin Harris, Swedish House Mafia and Skrillex -- are quite famous, but ... More >>
From our 2012 Restaurant Issue, celebrating everything pizza in L.A.
Sixteen-year Domino's veteran Mark Porter drives like my old driver's ed instructor. In fact, Porter's maneuvering of his red Hyundai on a recent Wednesday afternoon reminds me, viscerally, of that long-ago driver's ed class. Mayb ... More >>
*What The Hell Is Backstreet Boys' "I Want It That Way" About? UPDATE: Mind-blowing Shit Has Come To Light
*Color Me Badd Lyrical Dissection: What Does "We Can Do It 'til We Both Wake Up" Mean?
It's truly impossible to tally the changes the record industry has undergone in the past decade ... More >>
LulzSec does L.A.The summer storm of hacks carried out by Anonymous offshoot LulzSec -- beginning with Fox News in May, and ending with News Corp. in July -- may have gone quiet, but the FBI is just now nabbing some of its alleged masterminds. (If you consider giggly, self-satisfied techies t ... More >>
With her latest single "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)," Katy Perry has again hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100, her fifth single from Teenage Dream to do so. She is only the second artist in the chart's history to achieve this feat, the first being Michael Jackson, on Bad.
We've known ... More >>
Timothy NorrisKaty Perry
Better than . . . another Law and Order rerun.
Katy Perry likes to think of herself as one of us, a regular girl with some spirit who worked hard or got lucky, and isn't so far removed from her days as an unknown singer-songwriter at the Hote ... More >>
From Mickjagger.comJust Super.There may not be a Rolling Stones tour happening anytime soon (wonder if Mick is still pissed about Keef's "tiny togder" remark?) but for fans of The Stones frontman, musical satisfaction has been trickling in. Last week, at a press conference here in L.A., Sir J ... More >>
Though this happened in our own city ... was performed by our own golden gods (well, at least for now--we know how fickle we are) ... and though we solemnly swore we'd #neverforget ...
We missed this video of Odd Future dancing to Rebecca Black's "Friday," the TGIF anthem that's hobbling ar ... More >>
Todd HartmanPerish Dignam is a party warrior; see Sat.Superstitious types might opt to stay home this Friday and go out Saturday or Sunday instead, but we consider the night pretty lucky when it comes to club revelry in LA. Putting aside any friggatriskaidekaphobia (the actual name for fear o ... More >>
ChristwireThe mega-trollers, in costume as Bryan Blake and Mike WatsonChristwire.org is a joke. IT'S NOT REAL. Not a genuine bone in its blogroll. (Except for when they also fool their Christian freelancers.)
Every day, the two dudes who run Christwire read hundreds of your angry comments a ... More >>
It's Death Threats, Death Threats, the media's getting down with Death Threats!
Our colleagues at LA Weekly's news blog The Informer tipped us to the fact that news and pop culture blogs were all aflutter with a "Rebecca Black Death Threats" story that everyone (news organizations, reputable ... More >>
The coppers come out on Friday (and Saturday) nightUpdated with a few more stops from around the county.
OK, technically you shouldn't be driving drunk anywhere (bad!), as we learned for the umpteenth time from a Long Beach fire captain who nearly killed a cyclist in Seal Beach last week, bu ... More >>
"No, you the man!"
Patrice "Pato" Wilson, the Nigerian-American rapper who rather incongruously pops up in the middle of Rebecca Black's epically LULZy "Friday" video, just gave a super-serious interview to our friends at the LA Times. The local paper of record (no, really--they're supposed ... More >>
Prediction: fifteen years from now, at a random hotspot in Hollywood, Rebecca Black's "Friday" will be the song that gets everybody on the floor. Club kids will grind to Gaga and they'll cut it to Kanye, too, sure, but the tracks that'll incite screams and singlalongs and dancing in unison wi ... More >>
Co-Ed MagazineThe infamous Alexandra WallaceUpdate: Wallace drops out of UCLA, right after school officials announce she will not be punished for her racist rant. Details after the jump.
Alexandra Wallace may not be as dumb as she acts. For a UCLA pity admit whose poli-sci career is obviousl ... More >>
Ice Cube is getting ready for FUN FUN FUN cause it's FRIDAY FRIDAY FRIDAY
YouTuber Delinq did the obvious--mashing up the audio of Rebecca Black's surprise hit "Friday" with images from Ice Cube's movie Friday--but he/she/they/it did it really, really well.
Happy weekend to y'all!
You know ... More >>