Libby Molyneaux

Nickelback; Credit: Wikicommons/Stuart Sevastos

Do You Think I'm Sexist? Songs We're Not Allowed to Enjoy Anymore

Rock & roll songs have been all about sex since the get-go, but over the decades more than a few gems have crossed the line into territory that makes our skin crawl. The #MeToo movement has certainly brought misogynistic behavior to the forefront of our consciousness. Here are some he-said-what examples you may want to think twice about singing along to in public....
A group of Homeward L.A. actors

Homeward L.A. Brings the Stories of L.A.'s Homeless to Stages All Over the City

Homeward L.A. is a 10-day performance event benefiting the Midnight Mission. Throughout the city, from April 13-22, will be 26 productions performed by hundreds of actors of the same 12 monologues by people who have experienced homelessness. These are not stories about what it's like to be homeless. Rather, each “storyteller” – as Lesner calls them – teamed up with a writer to produce a vivid glimpse into their lives....
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Lucha VaVoom: Body Slams and Burlesque

Throw in professional comics, and you have what has been called a "nonstop, action-packed scream-a-thon" where the Mexican masked wrestlers pounce and pulverize, while in between matches stunning professional burlesque dancers beguile and bowl over the crowd. For the price of one ticket, you get a heaping portion of "sexo y violencia."...
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Kate Bush and I Really Need to Hang Out More

“Your reason for coming to the U.K.?” “Kate Bush.” I know better than to josh around with customs officials. Once, crossing the border from Tijuana, my mom was asked by an immigration agent where she was from and she quipped “Kuala Lumpur” for a giggle. That little remark didn’t go......
Elayne Boosler; Credit: Kevin Scanlon

Elayne Boosler: Laughs for Lassie

href="https://www.laweekly.com/microsites/people-2013/" target="_blank">One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2013 issue. Check out our entire People 2013 issue here. "Doesn't she look like Audrey Hepburn?" asks Elayne Boosler of Jazzy, a visiting pit bull–Weimaraner mix. Boosler does an impression of Jazzy as Hepburn, playing off the way the......

She's So Heather

Do we really need another entry in the crowded Mommy Lit genre? Books about filling the sippy cup with happy hour chardonnay and blowing off baby CPR are all over the place — but has anyone ever been as acerbic on the topic of motherhood as Erma Bombeck was in......
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