In the Considerable Town column in LA Weekly's print edition this week, L.J. Williamson covers the Reality Rocks Expo that took place in downtown L.A. at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel April 9 and 10.
Yes, folks, it's about that time. What time, you ask? Time for Time's 2011 Top 100 Poll, wherein readers like you vote for the most influential leaders, artists, innovators, icons and heroes in the world. With voting closing on Thursday, we took a look to see who is in the running. Sadly, K ... More >>
Fans of British comedy group The Mighty Boosh gathered at Cinefamily Friday night for a double-bill featuring Rich Fulcher's An Evening with Eleanor the Tour Whore and a screening of the new documentary Journey of the Childmen: The Mighty Boosh on Tour.
That Taiwanese boy with the bowl-cut, Lin Yu Chun, dubbed by the Internet meme-makers "the Asian Susan Boyle."
"Total Eclipse of the Heart."
'Nuff said? Some things are best kept simple:
[Thanks to Liz Ohanesian for the tip.]
Brix @ 1601 in Hermosa Beach will be serving its last meal tonight. The contemporary American restaurant, which opened in April 2008, is closing down for various reasons, said owner Gene Shook, who was too busy accommodating customers to explain any further. In a downtrodden voicemail message, Shook ... More >>
American's favorite art (according to America)Oh sure, all the highfalutin' critics with their fancy book-learnin' are going on and on about the Dirty Pickups, the Phoenix Collective, and that one Scandinavian band (you know, the one with all the white people?) as the "Best of 2009." But what ... More >>
The death of Michael Jackson topped a list of top-ten entertainment stories for 2009, and headlines emanating from Los Angeles dominated the list. The survey of news editors was conducted by Associated Press.
Its top stories: 1) The death of Michael Jackson; 2) the rise of singer Susan Boyle ... More >>
Last Sunday, the carefully realistic timeline of cult TV show Mad Men reached that fateful date, November 22nd, 1963 (SPOILER ALERT: JFK gets shot, dies!).
...and they don't feel fine
Fans of the show who are also music nuts have learned to wait for the closing titles, where Matt Wiener and ... More >>
The Internet has the capacity to ruin some and propel others to stardom. The file-sharing site Napster turned the band Metallica into joke fodder, launched Radiohead into the US Top 20 for the first time and uprooted an entire Industry along the way. Nowhere was this more apparent than at Digital Ho ... More >>
That golden-voiced, pudgy Scottish gal (47-year-old Susan Boyle) who sang on Britain's version of American Idol last week made me think of this place: The Sherlock Holmes Museum Shop. Well, in all fairness, it made me think of the photo of this girl below on the website for the shop, which is in Lon ... More >>
Is it just us or did someone unleash Pandora's box o' crazy on the interwebs? Between the "Dude Where's My CNN?" run for Twitter Class President (Seriously guys, that "race" thing was like asking "Who is more popular, Coke or Eggs?"), our ex-boyfriend Anonymous finally joining Twitter (after all the ... More >>