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The Unsinkable Henry Morgan isn't your typical documentary. Following the search for the eponymous Captain Morgan's lost flagship, The Satisfaction, the film reads more like an episode of MTV's Laguna Beach or The Hills than anythin ... More >>
This week, the ghost of a long-defunct society hosts a concert in Culver City, a video artist channels allergy-drug commercials and a sculptor pumps water through a maze of PVC pipes.
5. Renaissance meets RoboCop
Peter Weller starred in the 1987 film RoboCop, about a robotic police officer ("part ... More >>
All of a sudden, every terrifying conversation we've ever had with L.A. County Sheriff's Department spokesman Steve Whitmore makes so much more sense.
We just discovered his LiveJournal personal blog -- and it's an absolute minefield of bitterness and morbid regrets and 15-year-old girl tears. (Als ... More >>
Hyaena Gallery is a small, Burbank shop dedicated to dark art, outsider art, pop surrealism and other unusual styles. Every year, the gallery hosts an exhibition at the annual horror convention Monsterpalooza. It's a different from the shows you'll normally see at the gallery, "more of a fun show," ... More >>
William Shatner, as you can imagine, has a lot to say.
Now 80, the Star Trek legend opens his one-man show, Shatner's World: We Just Live in It, on Broadway Feb. 16, before launching the national tour at the Pantages on March 10.
Here are some outtakes from our William Shatner interview we feature ... More >>
The Prince of Darkness' new book, Trust Me, I'm Dr. Ozzy is a collection of advice columns for London's The Sunday Times and Rolling Stone. It turns out that these publications were willing to employ a man who once tattooed smiley faces on his knees so he'd have something to cheer him up whil ... More >>
"Moloch whose mind is pure machinery! Moloch whose
blood is running money! Moloch whose fingers
are ten armies! Moloch whose breast is a canni-
bal dynamo! Moloch whose ear is a smoking
-Allen Ginsberg ... More >>
A clearer picture is emerging of Elgin Nathan James, who was arrested yesterday in Silver Lake on charges of extorting a "popular recording artist from the Chicago area." James, who founded an organization called FSU, which the authorities say is little more than a street gang, ran with a pretty imp ... More >>
No-Show Polanski Loses Court Bid Judge Peter Espinoza refused to dismiss decades-old sexual misconduct charges against film auteur Roman Polanski. Espinoza said the refusal of the fugitive Polanski to attend a hearing in L.A. Superior Court made dismissal impossible. L.A. Times Jesusita F ... More >>
I guess I've never understood the allure of Army Wives, the Lifetime Channel hit filmed on a real Army base in South Carolina. It's not because most of the adult characters are far more gorgeous and sensitive than the grumpy old potato sacks I remember growing up with on military installations -- th ... More >>