Sandra Fluke, the activist Rush Limbaugh once called a prostitute because she said her Catholic law school, Georgetown, should offer free birth control for women, is in L.A. today.
She's the headliner at a City Hall rally organized by a group called the Action. What do they want? An end to tax brea ... More >>
Update at 11:39 p.m: According to Daily News columnist Doug McIntyre the council approved the resolution. First posted at 4:15 p.m.
The rantings of conservative talk show hosts John & Ken and their colleagues at KFI 640 AM have caught the attention of the L.A. City Council, which is considering a r ... More >>
Advertisers running for the hills can't spook Rush Limbaugh, America's most popular (and most conservative) talk-show host. Nor can half a nation of angry feminists.
But ace celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred -- now there's a fembot to get scared of. We're talking the same L.A. attorney who helped forc ... More >>
KFI 640 AM, the radio station criticized by some minority groups after its "John & Ken" called the late Whitney Houston a "crack ho" on air is under fire again:
The outlet happens to be the local home of nationally syndicated talker Rush Limbaugh, who apologized recently after calling law student S ... More >>
It's not a good week for conservative talk show hosts at L.A.'s KFI AM 640. After John & Ken called the late Whitney Houston a "crack ho" a few weeks back, the nationally syndicated talker Rush Limbaugh called a birth control proponent a slut and a prostitute.
As such, John & Ken were suspended, an ... More >>
Each Monday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets around Los Angeles.
The Nonsexist Wordfinder: A Dictionary of Gender-Free Usage
Author: Rosalie Maggio
Publisher: Beaco ... More >>
timothy norrismassive attack
See more of Timothy Norris' photos in 'LA 101 with Thievery Corporation, Massive Attack and more.'
By any metric, last night's LA 101 at the Gibson Amphitheatre was a success--save for maybe the fact that the headliners didn't hail from LA. Of course, Massive At ... More >>
Respected KCRW (89.9 FM) producer and spokeswoman Sarah Spitz became the latest target of right-wing conspiracy theorists this week when quips she made about conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh on an email listserve were made public by The Daily Caller (via LA Observed). (This week the Obam ... More >>
We're a little late on this one, but, seriously, we couldn't pass this up.
Rush Limbaugh got married for the 4th time last week and Elton John was his Wedding Singer.
For 1 million dollars (who was Rush's Wedding Planner? Dr Evil?).
From The Guardian:
On Saturday, Elton John performed at ... More >>
A Tea Party demonstration.From the mind of self-proclaimed "anti-racist" writer Tim Wise came a fascinating look over the weekend at what the world might be like if the conservative, mostly white Tea Party were mostly black. It's particularly poignant for Southern California, where right-wing ... More >>
Ted Soquiâ€‹Was it something I said?Early last week I posted a brief blog noting the appearance of those "Obama Socialism" posters, in which the president's face is made up to resemble Heath Ledger's Joker character from The Dark Knight. That Batman-film derived image had been Photoshopped by Firas ... More >>
By Greg Critser
1. Minor Irritants
A certain wearer of these Kawasaki 704 eyeglasses:
A. Conjured endless anxiety and concern for the future of the republic
B. Got a $6 million book deal for portraying said eyeglass wearer
C. Instigated the "hot librarian" movement in American fashion
D. Wi ... More >>
You've got to hand it to CNN.com for scheduling savvy -- on Saturday it tailgated an excerpt from the cable TV network's highbrowed GPS program with a flaming-car pursuit down Orange County freeways, taken from KABC. Colin Powell had just concluded a sober postmortem on the Republican party's 2008 p ... More >>