David Byrne & St Vincent
There's something slightly Lydia Deetz like -- hair notwithstanding -- about St. Vincent, aka born Annie Clark. Clark, in all her petite, cherubic glory always comes off as a mix of zany and sweet, and it's something about that (in addition to raw tal ... More >>
Our weekly list of special event movies to check out this week:
Thursday, Sept. 13
Comedian Mike Birbiglia has what appears to be a permanent befuddled expression that is both self-deprecating and endearing. Same can be said about his feature debut, Sleepwalk With Me. Although the semi-autobiograp ... More >>
If it weren't for geeks keeping tech companies honest we'd still be using Windows 95 and paying AOL for dial-up.
Two L.A. men, Dodd Harris and Stephen Sabatino, are seeking class-action status for a suit against Google. Their issue?
The duo claims that some Google Android phone apps don't work, an ... More >>
'Revenge of the Nerds'Nerds.You knew there would be some revenge of the Asians after Alexandra Wallace's racist YouTube rant about "Asians in the library" at UCLA.
And here it is. The fall, 2011 freshman class just admitted by the school is a whopping 45 percent Asian and Asian American, rep ... More >>
Phil Angelides can't catch a breakRemember Phil Angelides? He ran a "Revenge of the Nerds" campaign for governor in 2006 and got shellacked by a then-still-popular Arnold Schwarzenegger.You'd think that experience might have soured him on public service. But no. He's back, and he's chairing the F ... More >>
Lina LecaroZack Carlson and Bryan Connolly are voracious about movies and punk rock. According to NY music scene pioneer Richard Hell, "punk" stands for two things in our culture. First, "the possibility of pride and haven for kids rejected as worthless" and second, for "unhinged, violent, cr ... More >>