If there was a bookshelf chiseled into the bluffs in Santa Monica, Raymond Chandler's The Big Sleep, John Fante's Ask the Dust, Charles Bukowski's Post Office and Joan Didion's Play It As It Lays surely would be on it. These are the novels that define our city.But some observers believe it's time to ... More >>
â€‹At the beginning of the week, former LAPD detective Greg Kading was a bundle of nerves.
As first reported by LA Weekly, he was putting his neck on the line Tuesday by self-publishing the book, Murder Rap, and revealing new evidence in the Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls murders that implicates e ... More >>
As one whose love of music was cultivated on cassette tapes and who began writing about it on a typewriter (and who admittedly was once averse to social networking and the web in general as a medium on par with print), we weren't sure we were the right person to be on a panel about music blo ... More >>