[Editor's note: Why This Song Sucks determines why particular tracks blow using science. It appears on West Coast Sound every Wednesday.] Song: The Lion King's "Hakuna Matata" History: "Hakuna Matata" is from Disney's The Lion King. The first time I saw The Lion King was as a preteen with a childh ... More >>
This week the cinephile community is focused on AFI Fest, but here are some other special event films we recommend: Friday, Nov. 2 Women have made giant leaps in history, but every so often someone tries to put them in a binder. Oprah-approved doc Miss Representation explores the correlation betwe ... More >>
I wish I were smarter. Were I a Stephen Hawking or a Marie Curie (or even Master Splinter) I'd be able to explain how Twitter is the unedited consciousness of young America, how it is simultaneously vitriolic and beautiful, how maybe no form of social media has before, or ever will, function as perf ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. For years the most popular method of getting through the workday for America's busines ... More >>
Flipping off the classics
Disney’s peaceable kingdom comes to L.A.
A backstage look at The Lion King