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In 1994, the Federal Assault Weapons Ban was signed into law by President Clinton. The law "su ... More >>
*Top 20 Greatest L.A. Rap Albums Of All Time: The Complete List
*Here Are Pictures of Dr. Dre's New $13 Million House
Only a decade ago everyone was complaining about how the rappers were taking all of the acting roles in Hollywood. But nowadays the pendulum has swung in the other direct ... More >>
The movies are full of bed-hopping men -- think of Humphrey Bogart's serial flirtations in The Big Sleep (1946), and Richard Roundtree laying his way uptown and down in Shaft (1971). But in Steve McQueen's Shame, womanizing is not just an outgrowth of the plot -- it is the plot. And it's just the la ... More >>
Simon WillisonHarder, faster, stronger than weed, apparently.Yeah, we know: Weed makes you get a freaky deaky and you do it like a porn star after you've partaken of a bowl full of nature's finest.
You were a superstar on Valentine's night. Now here's the hangover:
Maybe the best thing mar ... More >>
Nicole CamposReitmanWriter-director -- and recent LA Weekly guest blogger -- Jason Reitman is in the midst of a banner awards season, his much-lauded George Clooney-starrer Up in the Air having raked in a truckload of nominations and snared more than one win, in particular for his screenplay ... More >>
Who So Vain?About forty years ago, Carly Simon fornicated with some famous dudes. The list allegedly includes James Taylor (her main squeeze), Warren Beatty, Mick Jagger, Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich, the 1968 Yugoslavian Alpine skiing team, Spiro Agnew, the 14th Dalai Lama, a young Dav ... More >>
A biography of Warren Beatty that's due in stores next week claims the actor slept with more than 12,775 women. If you're keeping score, that's way more than Gene Simmons (4,600), but less than Wilt Chamberlain.
In any case, Beatty's camp is distancing itself from the tome (but, apparently, ... More >>
By Marc Cooper
It was far too beautiful a day in Southern California to have spent much time following the West Virginia primary. Taking a late afternoon bike ride is when I finally tuned into the results -- just in time to hear Hillary's victory crow.
What a humdinger! She more or less lifted Jes ... More >>