A local professional standards board ruled this week that porn-star-turned-teacher Stacie Halas was rightly fired by the Oxnard School District after it discovered that she had performed in hardcore porn.
The three-judge Commission on Professional Competence listed its findings in a graphic decisio ... More >>
It may never come to a theater near you, but a film with heart, soul and soy sauce has been cooked up. Make Haste Slowly is a mini-doc that tells the story of how Kikkoman's ubiquitous condiment came to be such a big hit on tables everywhere. The trailer, now showing on YouTube, is as compelling as ... More >>
Morgan Spurlock is best known for his documentary Supersize Me, but is also a prolific creator of other works, such as his reality TV show A Day in the Life. When I spoke to him on a recent Friday morning, Spurlock was wrapping up a busy week of press junkets for his new documentary Comic-Con Episod ... More >>
A Day in the Life, a Hulu original series created by Super Size Me filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, is, as the title suggests, a documentary-style show that follows various, usually famous, individuals as they go about their everyday routine. Monday's episode featured a day in the life of Mario Batali, s ... More >>
Startups is a new column about new companies, big ideas and bold discoveries happening in the L.A. area.
Andrea Carrano was raised in Italy, which means he grew up with table-fed canines. That also was true of his brother-in-law, Ali Niroomand, who grew up in France.
"Very few people were buying s ... More >>
Want to eat healthier, feel better and live longer? A million suggestions are out there on how to do just that, but a good place to start might be processed foods. As in, not eating them. Doritos, M&M's, Oscar Mayer wieners, McDonald's french fries -- could you do away with them all? Okay, how about ... More >>