Annoying Orange is one of the biggest successes of YouTube, as the series that started as a lying-in-bed revelation from creator Dane Boedigheimer eventually found 2.4 million subscribers and more than 1.2 billion views online. The series follows its title character as he interacts with other food i ... More >>
Skateboards are for riding, not for fighting.
But the L.A. City Attorney's office today said that a Venice homeless couple -- 21-year-old Ashley Berg and 33-year-old Savoy Anderson -- was involved in using a board as a weapon in an attack on another pair last week.
It happened on a street becoming ... More >>
A sick new move that has rocked the skateboarding world in a way not seen since Tony Hawk's historic "900" was completed near The Birdman's hometown of San Diego this week.
That's right, authorities allege that 24-year-old Thomas Robert Landry of San Diego executed the "5150" flawlessly, starting w ... More >>
"Trying to convince people that I'm a stand-up comic is a real uphill battle," Jackass cohort Steve-O confessed before Friday's headlining show at the El Rey. "I realize I have a lot of work to do to get to that point."
Notable bit of introspection and self-awareness for a guy whose resume boasts s ... More >>
Adam GropmanDash goes skateboardingIt's a pleasant summer day down at Venice Beach, the boardwalk
humming with activity. On the paved path pointing toward the water, near
where Windward Avenue ends at the beach, a skateboarder shows off,
kicking sturdily against the pavement, leaning into ... More >>
Marcin Wichary, Creative Commons via WikipediaTommy Tallarico playing Video Games Live in 2009Today is the first day of E3, the annual event where video game companies unveil their latest products. There's a lot of hype surrounding the three-day show, but, unfortunately most people won't be a ... More >>
The weather may have been breezy, but there was a definite warm-up going on at PacSun's Beach Ballyhoo in Santa Monica this past weekend -- warming up for skimpier fashions, warming up for summer sports like skateboarding and biking, and if the considerable showing of punky, pierced tweens was any i ... More >>
At the Monday night premiere of Banksy's Documentary Exit Through the Gift Shop at Los Angeles Theater, guests were offered the chance to tag a bus and limo parked on the street. Check out what they wrote below and see Colin Young-Wolff's photo gallery, "Where's Banksy?" for more scenes from Monday ... More >>
Lance LeMond, you're a second generation Dogtown skater, ("third generation, technically" you correct us), you make your living through an online skateboard store, you are calling the L.A. Weekly from the newly "ollied" skatepark in Venice, you helped organize its opening day. Can you afford a un ... More >>
If you're a music fan in LA, no doubt you know Breakestra, whose work in that gray area between breakbeat, old school funk, Latin grooves, jazz and soul comines to create something both fresh and timeless. Tonight the legendary LA live breakbeat band Breakestra celebrates the release of its new albu ... More >>
Last week we started a new Style Council feature in which we spotlight a stylish scenester out on the town, and we chose a gal who really stood out from the crowd of carbon-copy cuties around her at The Kress, the fancy schmancy new restaurant and nightclub in Hollywood.
The sentiment on her Hyste ... More >>