Friday, Feb. 1
Alcohol and social media come together for a special screening of Pixelschatten -- a German movie about a blogger, Pixel, who writes a life-changing post when he realizes he's the last of his friends to move on after their local fame fizzles out. Pixel represents all of us who tweet, ... More >>
Vito Corleone has his cat. Dr. Evil has Mr. Bigglesworth. Jabba the Hut has whatever this thing is. Even Hitler had a German Shepard named Blondi.
Villains throughout history have had pets. It's an easy way to humanize them, so that they're not just mustache-twisting caricatures. Sometimes they're ... More >>
Congratulations, corporate Hollywood! You finally got the hang of 21st-century guerilla marketing.
Over the past few days, foot soldiers for CBS Films have apparently been hanging up ads for its latest film Seven Psychopaths all over L.A., in the form of lost-dog flyers -- making them so inherently ... More >>
A new kind of scandal has overtaken the LAPD's old, boarded-up Rampart Station in Historic Filipinotown.
It's a lot less hip-hop than the last one, but infuriating all the same: "This old station has now been abandoned for at least the past 3 years, and has been a magnet for graffiti, vagrants, and ... More >>
Urban Nomad, the gregarious Jeremiah Alexis, shoots exclusive video for LA Weekly. Make sure you check out the previous installments here.
The 4/20 "holiday" might be a joke, but to Ziggy Marley, marijuana is not.
"The portrait most about marijuana is a stoner guy; it's a joke. But the pla ... More >>
Rapper-turned-film-star Ice Cube is reported to have taken a starring role -- ostensibly as a bad cop -- in the upcoming film about the Los Angeles Police Department's "Rampart Scandal" that rocked the city in the late 1990s with allegations that gang officers shot and beat suspects, planted ... More >>
U.S. District Judge Manny Real, whose appointment to the federal bench dates back to 1966, when Lyndon Johnson put him there, is the focus of a Carol J. Williams piece in today's L.A. Times. The 85-year-old Real is the cranky yet often cryptic jurist in Room 8 of the Roybal Federal Building who's su ... More >>