Here's what this is: It takes EXACTLY 17 minutes for me to get from the entrance ramp of the freeway near my house to the machine at my work where employees swipe in. I know this because I have made the drive roughly 1,400 times during my seven years of employment. I also know this because I have, o ... More >>
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Only a few short weeks into the new year and the GOP is busy. The president's recent inaugurati ... More >>
Ever wanted to buy a half-eaten bag of Reese's Pieces, owned by Charles Manson?
Well, for $425 they're yours, from a black market in serial killer memorabilia that has sprung up online. Now you can log on and buy charming watercolor paintings by child killers and hand-written letters from cannibals ... More >>
Check out more pictures from the show in Timothy Norris' slideshow, Jane's Addicition @ The Roxy.
Jane's Addiction needs to either quit it with last-minute gigs or take up residency in my back yard. For what seemed like the fifth time in less than two years, Perry Farrell and company announced anot ... More >>
Geoff NicholsonPortrait of the writer with a dead gooseWhen asked about Volkswagens -- the subject of a trilogy of his novels -- writer Geoff Nicholson says "Well, I just kind of like 'em is all."
Nicholson mainly writes novels, but he's got a blog about walking, an addendum to his book abo ... More >>
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This Week's Theater Pick
Leslie Jordan's Autobiographical Trip Down the Pink Carpet
If a zest for life is infectious, there's probably no more delightful a carrier than Leslie Jordan. A diminutive stage, film, Emmy Award-winning TV actor, and fugitive from the Bible Belt, Jordan regales us ... More >>
Ivanov Photo Credit: Thomas Aurin
Berlin's Volksbühne presents its U.S. premiere of Chekhov's Ivanov at UCLA's Freud Playhouse tonight and Satruday at 8 p.m.; Sunday at 7 p.m. Click here for more information.
FOURPLAY @ BOSTON COURT
The Pasadena theater hosts readings of four new ... More >>
COCKS OF THE WALK
The same people who brought us Naked Boys Singing are at it again -- this time showing considerable more restraint with a musical revue subtly named Hangin' Out -- described as "a celebration of the human body . . . exploring different aspects of nudity in song and dance."
Now ... More >>
>NEW REVIEW THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED As Gertrude Stein once put it (but not about this play), "It's almost about something, and then it's just not." Douglas Carter Beane's comedy brings with it the New York cast that put the play on the map, and secured Julie White a Tony for her role as a Holly ... More >>
Check back here Monday after noon for the upcoming weekend's NEW THEATER REVIEWS of The Little Dog Laughed, Douglas Carter Beane's comedy about being oneself in Hollywood and elsewhere, at the Kirk Douglas Theatre; Deborah Pryor's mystical Appalachian one-act The Love Talker at Son of Semele Ens ... More >>
In case you're wondering what Rob Kendt has been up to in New York City, since leaving his post as editor of Back Stage West, first look no further than his byline - now Rob Weinert-Kendt. That's what a wedding can do.
He's also been having bowls of matzoh ball soup at the Polish ... More >>
Woyzeck Photo by Andrew Rothenberg
>NEW REVIEW THEATER PICK WOYZECK 19th Century German playwright Georg Büchner's an unfinished horror story of the common man crushed by military and medical machines, has been fodder for myriad adaptations throughout the last century, and there's no sign of ... More >>