Peter Mehlman certainly has a flair for the English language. As a writer for beloved 1990s sitcom Seinfeld, he mainstreamed terms like shrinkage, sponge-worthy and "yada yada yada," the last of which has such a footing in pop culture vernacular that it's part of the Oxford English Dictionary. Heck. ... More >>
West Hollywood always gets crazed when election season rolls around, and this one has been no different. In fact, with a term limit ballot measure added to an already combustible City Council race, 2013 could be one for the history books.
So it may be good for everyone that comedian Matt Ralston is ... More >>
Comic Jeff Ross' balls are as big as his mouth, which is on fire every week on his new Comedy Central show, The Burn with Jeff Ross, where he rips "the world a new asshole, one crack at a time." You probably know Ross as the Roastmaster General, the network's go-to-guy for its annual celeb roasts wh ... More >>
"There were a lot of greedy home flippers!" radio talk-show host Tom Leykis exclaims into the microphone. "Everyone who got evicted got exactly what they deserved. They didn't evict enough people."Leykis is blasting what he considers the avaricious, irresponsible impulses of those participating in t ... More >>
Pair two affable, self-described "food dudes" living in L.A. -- digital marketing consultant Drew Hubbard with film and video editor Ben Waters, who has improv comedy training -- and you get L.A. Foodie. The site with the colorful burger logo and light-hearted tone delivers commentary on topics rang ... More >>
Drake and his sweater on Saturday Night LiveThe young rap billionaire Drake has a new album out this week. It's probably fantastic! But more important than any critical assessment of his music, it's another opportunity for Drake to assert his commitment to the bemusing art of wearing really a ... More >>
Sure, there are plenty of cookbooks out there written by chefs or celebrity chefs or home cooks or people who somehow cook things for a living. But who needs kitchen experience to write a cookbook when you've been the movie critic on The Daily Show. Which is what Frank DeCaro, author of The D ... More >>
ChristwireThe mega-trollers, in costume as Bryan Blake and Mike WatsonChristwire.org is a joke. IT'S NOT REAL. Not a genuine bone in its blogroll. (Except for when they also fool their Christian freelancers.)
Every day, the two dudes who run Christwire read hundreds of your angry comments a ... More >>
Jena ArdellHey Dave Grohl, cut your hair so we can get a better look at you!
Two hundred fans who pre-ordered the Foo Fighters' new album, then raced to Fingerprints record store in Long Beach on April 4th, were given wristbands to attend an intimate show inside the store last Saturday, where ... More >>
Lara Logan, the "60 Minutes" firecracker who was raped at the moment of Egypt's overthrowUpdated after the jump: Commenters respond to bloggers respond to reporters respond to Tweeters respond to the inexcusable crime against Lara Logan.
Breaking news: South African TV journalist Lara Logan ... More >>
When Madhur Jaffrey arrived at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, she was a Delhi-born 19-year-old from a wealthy family and so accustomed to being waited on that even the most rudimentary cooking skills eluded her. In the end, it was her inability to find authentic Indian food in 1950s En ... More >>
TBSSomewhere between poverty and basic cableHot damn, Conan. We knew the comeback would be big, but that was some next-level shit.
America's favorite middle-aged carrot set the record for the most-watched show in cable-TV history last night: His brand-new 11 p.m. slot on TBS roped in a baffl ... More >>
Jon Stewart influences people.It looks like L.A. will be enjoying hosting (he'll appear via satellite) the most influential man in America Saturday -- Jon Stewart, who topped AskMen.com's "Top 29 Most Influential Men of 2010" list this week.
Stewart is appearing, via satellite, at his "Rally ... More >>
Rep. Maxine Waters, who faces an ethics trial after arranging a meeting between Treasury Department officials and a bank in which her husband owned a lot of stock, continues to hit back hard against her accusers in the Office of Congressional Ethics. Waters, who represents South L.A., said s ... More >>
As of yet there is no sign that telecom giants Viacom and Time Warner Cable have settled their dispute over new pay rates -- a no-prisoners battle that threatens to pull the plug on L.A.'s two-million Time Warner cable TV customers. At issue is Viacom's demand for an extra $39 million to be paid by ... More >>
By Liz OhanesianHave you ever wondered what would happen if the self-absorbed, hypersexual doctors on Grey's Anatomy were staffed at a children's hospital? After spending some time in the emergency room at L.A.'s Children's Hospital, former Daily Show correspondent Rob Corddry asked himself that sam ... More >>