Henry Rollins began writing his L.A. Weekly column in early 2011, and it quickly grew to be one of the paper's biggest draws. The column succeeds for many reasons -- readers' innate fascination with his time with hardcore punk heroes Black Flag, the fervency of Rollins' unflinching advocacy for his ... More >>
Jerry Stahl knows heroin — the good, the bad and the literary. That's why Stahl was the perfect choice to be editor of The Heroin Chronicles, an anthology of 13 chasing-the-dragon stories by junkies and ex-junkies. Released Jan. 1, the third entry in the Akashic Drug Chronicles Series (after T ... More >>
Earlier this week Nicki Minaj stepped in a fresh pile of political shit when she, in an attempt to stir the pot on a "Mercy" freestyle remix, rapped that she is voting for Mitt Romney. People stupid enough to think anything Minaj does or says matters were outraged, and some even sent her death threa ... More >>
Looks like this time they picked the wrong country
And other March 20-27 music shows
How Johnny got his groove back
Ed Begley Jr. on celebrity, activism and his reality show, Living With Ed
Neil Saavedra brings God down to Earth
Why he was the wrong guy for the Los Angeles Times
Conversations with the creator of “Man”
For MoveOn’s Wes Boyd and Joan Blades, politics begins and ends at home
Can Bob Shrum beat Karl Rove?
And Dean’s debacle in Iowa
God, the Marines and American Idol
Not until you've see him in About Schmidt, anyway.
Sandler runs with Punch-Drunk Love (plus Bowling for Columbine)
Out of the forest of convention(al) punditry came the British and the snide: Hitchens, Cockburn, Vidal and Hitchens again, and again.