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Apparently the hormones that doctors give you when you donate eggs make you so horny that you want to be gang raped, rotating from man to man while lying on a giant lazy susan.
Or so I l ... More >>
Coverage of the delicious side of Koreatown has expanded past the well-tread over the years. We've learned about chic naengmyon (kudzu noodles in chilled beef broth) and gamjatang (pork neck soup). If we want Korean-style barbecue, we can distinguish places by cuts of meat and quality of banchan. Ev ... More >>
The gourmet cupcake bubble should have burst -- long ago. For some reason, it hasn't. New bakeries claiming they specialize in cupcakes seem to pop up every month. How do you separate the wheat from the chaff? How do you know which bakeries are selling desiccated supermarket cupcakes at inflated pri ... More >>
This is PinterestPinterest, much like
the little black dress or the Birkin bag (depending on your tax
bracket), has suddenly become the new must-have for women. It's the
latest social media craze -- and it's blowing Google out of the water,
despite, or perhaps because of, what some media ... More >>
Slim the MobsterSlim the Mobster and I are scheduled to do an interview at a Northridge gun range, set up by his publicist. But as the rapper pulls up and peers out from under his black Dodgers baseball hat, he looks hesitant.
"I don't want my picture taken with a gun, you feel me?" he says ... More >>
Salt-N-PepaLong before there was rap vixen Nicki Minaj, and almost a decade prior to Lil Kim and Foxy Brown introducing the world to their sexed-up shopping spree lyrics, two female rappers from the heart of Queens named Salt-N-Pepa helped craft the idea of sassy female rap. And while the wor ... More >>
The Playwrights Horizons production of Melissa James Gibson's domestic comedy, This, opened on Sunday at the Kirk Douglas Theatre (presented by Center Theatre Group). In an excellent production, it's an absorbing soap opera with a metaphysical reach it can't quite grasp. See ex ... More >>
Lina Lecaro Sweet designs from Honey My Heart
The thrill of the shopping score is made all the more gratifying when it's something not-mass produced but lovingly created by fashion-forward designers and style makers. If it was made locally, all the better. This is the thrust at Thread Show, a ... More >>
Songsmith, by Microsoft: a time-sucking monster
One has to wonder if Microsoft knew what type of time-sucking monster they had created upon releasing Songsmith. An extension of the MySong project, the program allows even the musically inept to formulate a song and gives skilled players what the com ... More >>
Angela Basset sat in the front row across from me at the Dina Bar-El Show, eyeing the gowns with a cautious look. All of dresses were perfect for premieres, award shows, and trophy wife fundraising. But few I felt were really flashbulb magnets. They were the kinds of dresses you'd see on the cast ... More >>
Few museums – particularly those located in Newport Beach – ever see lines of hundreds of hipsters, all dressed to the nines and desperate for admission. But then, most museums don't feature Sonic Youth performances at their parties. Even with a $30 ticket price, Saturday night's Calif ... More >>