Wednesday night, we tried to work our way through the exhibit hall at the San Diego Convention Center. But Preview Night for Comic-Con isn't terribly different from most other nights at the mega-convention. It's crowded, loud and every few seconds you're bound to see something else that grabs your ... More >>
Shepard Fairey, the DJAlthough his most recognizable (and controversial) work is 2008's Barack Obama "HOPE" poster, influential street artist Shepard Fairey's biggest motivation comes from connecting with music, not making splashy headlines. Old school album art, flyers and T-shirts from band ... More >>
"Baby's on Fire," by Marilyn MansonThese days if a print publication is still around after 25 years, well, that's quite an accomplishment. Cleveland-based music and culture magazine, Alternative Press, started out as an underground fanzine in 1985 and has since become an internationally distr ... More >>
Shepard Fairey's Johnny Ramone posterOn February 7, the same day Shepard Fairey was arrested in Boston on tagging charges, approximately 150 people lined up outside Bergamot Station's Robert Berman Gallery to nab limited edition Fairey posters. Hours after the show opened it was still difficult to ... More >>
Two words come to mind when I look back on this weekend -- soaking wet. But despite being battered by the rain and wind, L.A. Weekly still managed to get out of the house and take in the city. We went slipping and sliding through the mud for LA Tech Paintball, hung out with mythological creatures at ... More >>
The vinyl underground
Why dont Hollywood Democrats run for public office?
Cardboard-box condos, L.A.ís first flat-file gallery and the ultimate California f(art) joke