Tracie Bennett knocked the socks off our critic Tom Provenzano with her impersonation of Judy Garland in End of the Rainbow at the Ahmanson, which he made this week's Pick of the Week. Also Bill Raden had good things to say about S.O.E. -- Jami Brandli's clever, three-character riff on the venerable ... More >>
*Debbie Devine and Jay McAdams profiled in our People Issue
Take a look at what passes for children's theater in this country and one might well conclude that childhood constitutes a warm and fuzzy eighth dimension of tooth-aching sentimentality and genteel innocence. Never mind that tw ... More >>
[Look for your weekly fix from the one and only Henry Rollins right here on West Coast Sound every Thursday, and come back tomorrow for the awesomely annotated playlist for his Saturday KCRW broadcast.]
Of all the things that transpired last year, I want to take on the Sandy Hook shooting incident ... More >>
*Our Best of L.A. issue and our Best of L.A. app
*Top 10 Gyms in L.A.
*Top 10 Bars With the Hottest Women in L.A.
You see the flab. You want the flab gone. You want it gone now.
There's no New Year's resolution. There's no wedding dress to fit into. It's just getting in shape time. Becau ... More >>
THE STOOGES ARE NOT COMING! THE STOOGES ARE NOT COMING!
On Friday I encouraged everyone to go to their show this Wednesday at Hollywood Palladium, but is has been postponed due to Iggy getting injured.
From The Man Himself Dept.:
They came with their propaganda and their party fever. They welcomed everyone, invited the masses into the cavernous space where they assembled at Santa Monica Place mall, jamming to the driving beats of DJ Andie Cassette. And they poured wine. Lots of wine. Wine from all over the world. Sec ... More >>
Mountain HighAnother boarder gets out of the treesUpdated after jump: Coroner confirms that boarder was not wearing a helmet, and more details, including the exact slope where he died. Originally posted Dec. 28 at 12:20 p.m.
Yesterday evening at 6 p.m., just after the sun went down at the M ... More >>
The "Lost Boy" ring was shut down.The alleged pervs apparently thought they had outwitted the long arm of the law. Federal authorities say they set up an almost mob-like system of membership where each new man who wanted to partake had to bring an original photo of a sexually exploited child ... More >>
When Scott Kirkland of The Crystal Method left for tour last May, his young son gave him two Star Wars Lego figures to keep him company. One went missing. The other, a small Stormtrooper named Norm, went on to have the adventure of a lifetime.
Scott KirklandNorm Trooper at Buckingham Palace
By the end of last week, the gays got married...even in San Diego County. But things turned a little weird for San Diego County Clerk Greg Smith, who was confronted with at least 14 employees who said same sex weddings and their religious beliefs did not mix. It was the first time gay marriage oppon ... More >>
As the federal scat-porn trial against Ira Isaacs broke for lunch today, Judge Alex Kozinski told jurors not to think about or discuss the case during the recess, nor pay attention to media coverage of it. Kozinski had more reason than most other jurists for giving this standard reminder: This morni ... More >>