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Blog Post Archive

6 Local, High-CBD Cannabis Topicals to Melt Your Worries Away

Topicals are a hot topic, so here are a few locally-made companies with products to soothe and scintillate.

An Undocumented L.A. Comedian Prepares For Trump's America

Johan Miranda received DACA status under President Obama, but now fears it may be repealed.

10 Cheap and Free Things to Do in L.A. This Week

An exhibit that collects the work of art collectives, a drunken spelling bee and a showcase of female-produced films are among the fun things you can do this week for 10 bucks or less. Think your dad is embarrassing? Jokes about parental issues are as much a staple of stand-up...

Rocky Star Burt Young Takes the Stage as an Aging Mobster With a Problem

Mobsters, especially Italian ones, are as much a part of American folklore as cowboys. Writer-director David Varriale capitalizes on our fascination with them in The Last Vig, a character-driven dramedy that features seasoned actor Burt Young as an aging mob boss beset with family problems, diminishing revenues and a shrinking...

How Movies Are Helping Us Voice Our Fears About Trump

When news broke that Turner Classic Movies would be airing Elia Kazan’s 1957 film A Face in the Crowd following the inauguration, the connection was immediately made that this particular piece of programming may be a wink-nod protest action for film lovers. TCM denies there’s a correlation between the inauguration...

All-Female D&D Campaign Girls Guts Glory Creates a Safe Space for Gamer Girls

On Jan 20 in Washington D.C., a cantaloupe-colored ogre who boasts about grabbing princesses by their privates will ascend to the highest throne in the land. While Trump's political victory sounds a clarion call normalizing misogyny (as well as racism and xenophobia) across the United States, here in the sunny...

22 Best Things to Do in L.A. This Week

A shout-out to shitty dads, a massive march against Trump, a drunk spelling bee and more to do and see in L.A. this week. fri 1/20 Think your dad is embarrassing? Jokes about parental issues are as much a staple of stand-up comedy as hecklers, and co-hosts Mary Sasson and...

Rare Photos Capture David Bowie Soaking Up Mexican Culture

Mexico City-based photographer Fernando Aceves has spent the past 25 years shooting an impressive assortment of rock icons, both onstage and off: Paul McCartney, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, KISS, Ozzy Osbourne, Billy Joel, The Scorpions. His photographs of the Rolling Stones were part of an exhibit at the Museum of Modern...

10 Free L.A. Things to Do With Kids That Don't Suck for Grownups

Any parent, older sibling or cool babysitter knows that finding activities that appeal to both kids and grownups can be a... challenge (read: a daunting task that's enough to make you want to throw your arms up in defeat and just buy another damn season pass to Universal Studios)...

Will Cult L.A. Podcast Throwing Shade Find Its Audience on Late-Night TV?

Its tagline: “We take a weekly look at all the issues important to ladies and gays and treat them with much less respect than they deserve.”

5 Free Art Shows to See in L.A. This Week

This week, on Inauguration Day, an artist at LACMA explores a contentious moment from Reagan's inauguration, and, in Culver City, an artist reconsiders the Declaration of Independence, among other things. Post-Truth ad nauseum For his Susanne Vielmetter show, Karl Haendel annotated the Declaration of Independence in a cranky way, like...

Neal Brennan Explains Why His New Netflix Special Is the Clamato Juice of Comedy

Sure, Neal Brennan’s latest stand-up special will make you laugh as much as any other hour from the guy behind classics like Chappelle’s Show and Half Baked, but it’ll also make you feel things you probably weren’t expecting. After all, only one-third of 3 Mics is Brennan’s traditional stand-up, with equal...

What Trump Has in Common With a Terrifying McDonald's Mascot With a Hamburger Head

On the surface, it may seem as though Donald Trump and Mayor McCheese have nothing in common. One is a former reality star with a history of alleged sexual assault who was elected president of the United States. The other is the hamburger-headed fictional leader of McDonaldland, the fantasy universe...

Singer-Songwriter Benjamin Scheuer Makes Moving Musical Theater Out of Folk Songs About His Father

Audiences for The Lion, balladeer Benjamin Scheuer’s solo autobiographical coming-of-age rumination about love and loss and regret and finding his voice as an artist, might be forgiven for momentarily thinking they’ve wandered into an acoustical set in the back room of McCabes Guitar Shop rather than an evening of musical...

’90s Cult Favorite Dr. Katz Invites Comedians to His Couch for a Live Show

Fun fact: Jonathan Katz once sold a vial of Robin Williams’ urine to a rabid fan for $500. The unassuming comedian, writer and actor behind the influential ’90s animated series Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist began his entertainment career late, forming a six-piece R&B band called Katz and Jammers when he was...

This Artist Has a Message for Trump’s America and It’s Painted Entirely in Blood

Artist Illma Gore is no stranger to controversy. Her most recent collaborators, West Coast art activist collective INDECLINE, can’t get enough of the stuff. Last year, both created a stir with Trump-related artworks that became the poster children for the president-elect’s opposition — Gore’s illustration “Make America Great Again” depicted...

East L.A. is Getting Its Very First Comic-Con

Peter J. Mellini is floored by the immediate response that East L.A. Comic-Con has received. It was only on Saturday, January 7 — the day after they locked in a venue — that he and his convention co-founders sent an invite to the inaugural event out into the wilds of...

9 Cheap and Free Things to Do in L.A. This Week

An MLK Day parade, a comic book-centric art show, a protest sign-making get-together and more to do this week for $8 or less. "This is the stupidest incarnation of the American dream and it must be realized." That's the mission statement of the organizers of video collective Everything Is Terrible!,...

Gaslight: The Film That Gave Trump's Favorite Brand of Mindfuckery a Name

It was 73 years ago that George Cukor made the Academy Award-nominated MGM picture Gaslight, and although I love the film and its performances from Ingrid Bergman and a young Angela Lansbury, it wasn’t until the age of Donald Trump that I’d thought about it so often — on a...

This Farm-to-Body Cannabis Oil Is Made with Pure Products and Good Vibrations

Cannabis farmer Raphael Vasquez and alchemist Monica Fine collaborated to try to create the purest, most potent CBD oil possible.

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