On October 12 a Twitter feed called I Hate Indie Rock launched itself, immediately generating conversation among music critics, who variously found it inflammatory, silly, or quite accurate. Written anonymously, the author criticizes the independent music world and the way fans consume it. With so ... More >>
If you're one of those shoppers who struts into bookstores, clutching a latte in one hand and wrangling a book off the shelf with the other, Lee Kaplan thinks you should be a little ashamed of yourself. Lee and his wife Whitney own Arcana Books on the Arts, one of the best bookstores around for new ... More >>
Timothy Norris[The one and only Henry Rollins contributes a weekly column and far-reaching reportage to the music section of the LA Weekly. Look for your weekly Henry Rollins fix right here on West Coast Sound every week and make sure to tune in to Henry's KCRW radio show every Saturday eveni ... More >>
Same old Pal Cabron
Jonagold apple, portions missingThe original Pal Cabron was one of those pop-culture miracles we have come to expect in Los Angeles, a Huntington Park sandwich shop specializing in overstuffed versions of Puebla's beloved cemitas, run by a young Oaxacan woman, Bricia Lopez, and splashed with ... More >>
Would you rather spend your Italian vacation craning your neck under the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel or hunched over a porchetta sandwich? Eddie Lin of Deep End Dining has turned eating into a test of bravery, endurance, and cultural awareness, and now you can travel the world with his daring menu ... More >>
In an age when certified rock stars are a dying breed, a Kentucky band stakes its claim
Wish-I-could-bake- some-brownies-I-can’t wait-for- Christmas!
Christopher Hitchens’ indictment of the former secretary of state
Academic jostling and anecdotal reminiscence at the Getty
David Brower, 1912–2000
Who's afraid of a little bug?