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[Editor's note: Why This Song Sucks determines why particular tracks blow using science. It appears regularly on West Coast Sound.] Song: Justin Timberlake, "Suit & Tie," featuring Jay-Z History: "Suit & Tie" is the first song from Justin Timberlake's new album(!), The 20/20 Experience. People wer ... More >>
Patrick Range McDonaldMannequins at Prada in Beverly HillsFashion's Night Out 2011 came to the Los Angeles area last night, with retail stores open later than usual and lots of champagne flowing for shoppers and invited guests. In Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive was blocked off to car traffic and ... More >>
Hosni of Beverly Hills?Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak finally stepped down Friday after weeks of unrest on the streets of Cairo and Alexandria. The question for us is, could he come to L.A? Mubarak is widely reported to own property on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills -- and somewhere on that ... More >>
Andrew Breitbart welcomes the gay crowd. Sort of.L.A.-based conservative pit bull Andrew Breitbart is about as right as it gets here on the left coast. But that doesn't mean he isn't down with the rainbow massive. To prove it Breitbart pulled out every musical stereotype in the book (declari ... More >>
After-hours hot spots are the norm for Hollywood, both of the classic and WeHo varieties. But...Beverly Hills? Since when did the home of Rodeo Drive, Spago and the glittering Golden Globes become L.A.'s newest after-dark club scene? Ever since DNA (Diabolical Nightlife Associates) - one of Las Ve ... More >>
By Barbara Celis David Bowie, U2, Madonna, and the Rolling Stones. What could they possibly be doing together in the Meatpacking district of New York yesterday? Just hanging out at a party with Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Damien Hirst and Barack Obama. Kind of. Slash, by Mr. Brainwash They we ... More >>
The festival goes back to its roots or does it?
By George, British actor almost didn't get the role of a lifetime
Christopher Isherwood, out of the closet
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Dream come true for Malia, and indirect reference to Sarah Palin from Michelle, who says her husband is "not afraid of smart people."
Hours of travel, fund-raising and PR leave little time for his job
Rather than watch the Republican National Convention or the U.S. Open in tennis, I covered Michelle Obama's visit to Los Angeles on Wednesday night as a "pool reporter." A pool reporter is someone who's chosen by a political campaign to cover an event that would otherwise be closed to the press. I ... More >>
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