No one will ever accuse Jerry Lewis of being a feminist. The octogenarian is getting flak for his latest comments that women shouldn't attempt comedy. [ more › ]
Our favorite meal of the day is breakfast, and we're always on the lookout for new affordable places to find it. This morning we came across 54 Twenty, a new school diner in the heart of Thai Town. Here's the 411 in photos. [ more ›...
Lance Bangs spent his youth making music videos for bands such as Sonic Youth, R.E.M., Belle & Sebastian and The Shins, and, among other camera jobs, lensing episodes of Jackass.
Happy Memorial Day, everyone! It’s the unofficial start to summer and if you’re in town this weekend, there’s no shortage of events. For serious. We found everything from an evening of Tokyo-inspired dance, music and film; a concert by The Silver Lake Chorus; and a screening of John Cassavetes' fully restored directorial debut. Show More Summary
Good morning! And yes, we say that with an exclamation mark because we know that when today is done, there's a 3-day weekend waiting for us on the other side.
Was it a major victory that the Boy Scouts of America voted to set an age limit on its discrimination or was it an outrageously offensive compromise?
“What could go wrong?”
One of the joys of dining out frequently in unfamiliar neighborhoods is discovering heretofore unknown eateries that become your go-to spot whenever you're back in that part of town. Case in point: Il Capriccio in Los Feliz.
Law enforcement agencies in Southern California will be out in full force this weekend, looking for drivers who made the mistake of partying too hard before getting behind the wheel. The LAPD and some other local agencies have announced that they will be conducting DUI checkpoints and saturation patrols for the long weekend. [ more › ]
Michael Clarke Duncan's family wants answers after a strange object was left on the gravesite of the late actor. [ more › ]
If ever there were two young people whose paths we would not expect to cross, it's Kendall Jenner and Frances Bean Cobain. [ more › ]
It looks like Ron Burgundy is the captain of his fate—or at least his custom-painted mobile home—based on photos from the set of the long-awaited sequel to "Anchorman." [ more › ]
It never hurts to ask: A local teen got his wish when he asked a supermodel to his prom. His first pick, Kate Upton, was busy but another Sports Illustrated model happily stepped in. [ more › ]
I'm happy to report that the Aperitivo Italiano experience is alive and well in the cozy community of Brentwood.
Morning mess on the 405 in Westwood. Labor's losing bet on Wendy Greuel. How City Hall; will try to push Garcdtti around. Are independent PAC's now toxic to LA candidates? Ex-LAT publisher now in at SF Chronicle. Orange County of 'Arrest Development.' Plus KPCC looks atLAPD's helicopters. And more inside.
Actor Tim Curry, of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," suffered a stroke recently and is at home recuperating. [ more › ]
Fox is reportedly prepping an all-alum panel of judges for the next season of American Idol by lining up Jennifer Hudson and possibly Kelly Clarkson. [ more › ]
BBC Radio's Gilles Peterson, who I met about 12 years ago, has been connecting musical dots for over a generation. He is now blending soul, funk, latin, house, jazz, hip-hop in an effortless manner that makes it seem like jumbling those genres is exactly how it should be.
Three days, in a desert, 90-degree-plus weather. While this sounds like complete hell to some, music lovers from all over the world make the pilgrimage to one of the biggest music festivals in all of California: Coachella.
Art has provided me with the tools to transform that pain and anguish into beauty and healing. Line and color provide a conduit through which I can reach into the deepest part of myself and share the treasures that lie within.