At 63, Bruce Springsteen is known for a legacy of great music and political conscience. He's also admired for his buff-ness and extraordinarily physically demanding performances, helped by an intense workout regimen and healthy eating. So it's surprising to learn that when he was starting out on the ... More >>
See our previous story, "Pinterest Makes Me Feel Like I'm Bad at Being a Woman"
Pinterest -- the latest social media craze sweeping our laptop screens -- can be many things to many people. As a virtual vision board on which you can bookmark little internet finds that strike your fancy, it's your ca ... More >>
It seems hardly a 12-hour smoke has gone by since the days when polling around for the 5 Best Barbecue Joints in L.A. inevitably elicited those, "Well, if you have to eat barbecue in L.A.," and similar asterisk-studded brisket conversations that ended in buying a side firebox smoker (literally). We' ... More >>
When you cross the beautiful threshold of Lucques, Suzanne Goin's Melrose Avenue restaurant, her first -- of now many, including A.O.C., Tavern and the recently opened The Larder at Maple Drive -- you are at once reminded of how profoundly relevant both that restaurant and, more importantly, the che ... More >>
Given Paula Deen's recent announcement about her Type 2 diabetes diagnosis and her partnership with Novo Nordisk, we thought we'd follow up our 5 Paula Deen Holiday Recipes We Don't Want To Try with a few more recipes we would suggest diabetics (and health-conscious eaters in general) stay away from ... More >>
Charles Phoenix explains how to make Frosty The Cheeseball Man.Dick Clark may be known as The World's Oldest Teenager, but we think that title ought to go to Charles Phoenix. The nattily dressed, perpetually smiling connoisseur of all things retro has a very unmodern love for dishes that defy ... More >>
Despite being sick of her face, we still admire Lady Gaga's go-big-or-go-home approach to music, imagery, shoes and yes, beauty marks. Even her most zealous haters gotta give it up to the omni-present, ever-polarizing pop freak when it comes to marketing herself as an outsider icon. For many ... More >>
Each Monday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets around Los Angeles.
Dining With David Wade
Author: David Wade
Publisher: None listed; apparently, it's David Wade.
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Weighing in at merely a couple of Velveeta slices thick, The Complete Idiot's Guide To Cheese is a rather slim showing for the typical Idiot's Guide. A seemingly irrelevant observation when you realize, at least according to the author's retail website, Leeners.com, that the Ohio-based James ... More >>
Lady Gaga's portrait includes poker chips, Kermit the Frog parts, Hello Kitty stuff (from one of her photo shoots), pieces of sunglasses.
Messy or organized, packed with useless crap or can't-live-without-'em necessities, the personal junk drawer is undeniably a window to the soul. For exam ... More >>
The chocolate wars are over, in theory at least. British chocolate maker Cadbury agreed to an almost $20 billion offer by Kraft yesterday, ending an extremely contentious hostile take-over bid by the American food giant. With this, Kraft Foods Inc. (Velveeta, Toblerone, Oreo) becomes the world's lar ... More >>