See also: Top Ten Sexiest Fat Chicks in Music Toni Monroe is beautiful. She has a powerful stage presence, and doesn't need a hype man. But yet, she's something of a hard sell. For one thing, she's white. For another, as her press release says, she is rap's "biggest" new artist -- a reference to he ... More >>
As a native East Coaster, it's easy to claim that you miss the seasons as you enjoy your forever tan and non-water-damaged Uggs here in Los Angeles. While it may not snow, it barely rains, flowers bloom all year, and people wear parkas when encountering weather around 50 degrees, L.A. has plenty of ... More >>
Rebecca HaithcoatSheri SandersInside the Lyric Theatre on La Brea, the compact Sheri Sanders is curled in a chair, squinting her eyes and smiling almost apologetically at the nervous girl in Uggs onstage who keeps forgetting her lyrics. "I hate to be a cunt," Sanders murmurs. "I hate to be a ... More >>
What's in a name? In this case, everything and nothing. Nicknamed "The Taiwanese Hooters," a bevy of waitresses clad in red tank tops, black shorts and Uggs sporting a feather in their hair cheerfully greet you in Mandarin upon entry. Faux Western in décor, with fake log tables, wolf skin and faux ... More >>
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OK so it rained a teeny bit this weekend. But before that, it got up to a gorgeous 75 degrees and spring was here. The spring makes us feel all outdoorsy and infused with a certain get-up-and-go that we lack in the winter. Also, for most people, 70 degrees is a sartorial high point: too war ... More >>
Flickt/madid# While the rest of the country is stuck under three free of snow and ice, an L.A. "winter" means we're still able to get up early, throw on our stylish (if completely unnecessary) Uggs, beanies and gloves and head to the Santa Monica farmer's market for sweet peaches, corn, straw ... More >>
Felicia FriesemaShinrimei radish at Weiser Family Farms, Hollywood market Just when you thought you could finally toss the Uggs (so aptly named) for good, the local weather starts making upstate New York look balmy. Cold, mittenless hands or no, this is actually some prime winter vegetable ... More >>
Washington Injury Attorney BlogL.A. County drivers crashed on the couch insteadWhile you were scarfing turkey in your Snuggie, the California Highway Patrol was out serving and protecting freeways and state highways (and some unincorporated surface streets) throughout L.A. County. Officers b ... More >>
Mimi Traillette, 29, is an artist living in Montreal, Canada. She made this font, inspired by severed limbs. It was for a design contest at DesignSponge. She did not win. Why aren't the limbs dripping blood? Did you think about blood at all?
Swaggahottie via TweetphotoRobertson Boulevard has a high-concentration of star power for the sightseer: Kitson and The Ivy, Paris and Lohan. But the street's high-end shoppers and paparazzi were treated to an extra eyeful on Monday when a man with his pants down put on a show, according to t ... More >>
Adidas (with CLOT and Illvisual) came out with this "Superskate" sneaker a while ago. It's inspired by the Battle of Hoth "with strong emphasis on fur." I don't remember what Luke and Han and the other members of the Rebel Alliance wore on Hoth--boots? Uggs?--but the Superskates certainly look appro ... More >>
For all you people who thought Uggs were nuts, I see your fuzzy, oversized sheepskin moon boots and raise you a crazy, hilarious, decorated swine-flu surgical face mask. Graphic designer Irina Blok is doing a "limited edition" series of swine timely surgical masks, available for $10, plus shipping a ... More >>
Who knew Prince liked his burgers animal style? In the wake of Prince's much decried three-show evening at L.A. Live on Saturday, which was plagued with sound problems and saw many fans still waiting in line for the Club Nokia show while he was inside performing, the musician last night issued a fo ... More >>
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