Has anyone actually seen the Girl With The Dragon Tattoo line of clothing from H&M? There was all this hype -- the usual billboards, bus posters, the like -- and now... nothing. You might have blinked and missed the whole thing. Or that would-be punk chick with the just-too coiffed hair might be wea ... More >>
Shannon CottrellYoshiki on stage with X Japan at The Wiltern, 2010.
There's a special treat in store for fans of X Japan planning to watch Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards. This year, the annual award show will feature a theme song composed by none other than the seminal Japanese rock band' ... More >>
Ziman's first novel, The Gray Zone, published by Greenleaf Book Group Press in June 2011.
Local author Daphna Edwards Ziman garnered a lot of attention for socially aware novel The Gray Zone, which chronicled the fate of kids put in the American foster care system via a fast-paced thriller o ... More >>
This just in from the "humanity isn't as screwed as we think" department: people read books. A new USC Dornsife College/Los Angeles Times Poll says 80 percent of Californians surveyed have read at least one book in the last month, and 40 percent have read three.
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Familjen DafgårdBillys pan pizza
With Lisbeth Salander, the tiny, pierced, tattooed protagonist of the hugely popular Millennium Trilogy, Swedish crime fiction writer Stieg Larrson created a modern day feminist action hero. When cornered, she takes down hulking foes with an arsenal of weapon ... More >>
As fans of Bulgarini Gelato know all too well, to get your fix of Leo Bulgarini's remarkable gelato, you have to pilgrimage north to Altadena, up the gradually inclining Lake Avenue all the way to the San Gabriel foothills and the vast concrete universe of a Rite Aid parking lot. Your trek is ... More >>