Check out our annual restaurant issue, which this year celebrates desserts, out this Thursday, August 8. I was 10 years old in the summer of 1966 when Batman: The Movie opened. My younger brother, Charlie, was 6. My parents were at work. The housekeeper was in her room. A vague notion that Charlie ... More >>
Does your inner child ever wonder what happens when you put a pack of gummy bears in the microwave for a minute and half? How about an Oreo or a handful of Whoppers? That kind of morbid curiosity is the basis of one of our new favorite Tumblrs, MicroWhat, whose simple conceit is taking any item -- m ... More >>
She's a girl who likes girls. So why is she in a group that keeps saying "faggot"?
There was a time, in the early days of movie theater history, when you would buy a ticket to, say, Battleship Potemkin and, sadly, would have to watch this ultimate popcorn movie without the popcorn. According to Slate's brief history of the movie theater concession stand, theater owners refraine ... More >>
Guzzle & NoshNatalie Portman Kyochon chicken bones Subsequent to the Golden Globes and SAG awards, with Oscar season in full swing, we've seen both good and bad films this year. With few exceptions though, movie theater food remains as uniformly vile as ever: Styrofoam packing chips douse ... More >>
The Big Game appoacheth. With Super Bowl XLIV right around the corner, millions of Americans will break out potato chips, Chex mex, Hot Dogs, and hamburgers and, of course, build a giant junk food football stadium. Okay, this may not be standard operating procedure for most gridiron fanatics gather ... More >>
This Halloween, let's take back the candy bowl from the kiddies. Why should they get to have all the Smarties, candy corn and mini candy bars anyway? So we've asked some of our favorite wine shops in L.A. -- CitySip LA, Colorado Wine Company, Domaine LA, Elvino Wines and Pourtal Wine Tasting Bar ... More >>
Myers starts writing, Universal gets pirated, Barker is dumped and Geffen is set to jump