Holy crap! What a weekend. We had the soggy-but-stellar Carnaval Eléctrico with Cold War Kids, Hanni El Khatib, Mergence, and more at Crescent Ballroom, the raucous Rampage Fest with Nü Sensae, White Lung, Allah-Las, and more at Sail Inn, and a thoroughly enjoyable-but-exhausting performance by Ma ... More >>
Herman Cain was served a tall order when this video leaked a few days ago. He's got a reputation to protect. That reputation: Future Chief Executive Pizza Man and past Godfather's Pizza CEO. Damn it, Americans love pizza. Who is he to hide his affection toward the garnished bread? He might as wel ... More >>
Brian RomeroAmy Winehouse performing at Coachella in 2007For this week's whimsy, I have found a recording Amy Winehouse's version of The Zutons' 2006 single "Valerie" slowed down to make her sound like a male soul singer -- perhaps Anthony Hamilton or even Otis Redding.It's pretty amazing what yo ... More >>
Marky Mark Wahlberg -- from his Funky Bunch days.Is it possible that the rapping career of New Kids on the Block member/Funky Bunch leader-turned-actor Marky Mark Wahlberg could be resurrected? Perhaps. But only at the invitation of Justin Bieber. In a recent Q & A with Time magazine Wahlber ... More >>
John Travolta can go to hail. Were goin to Rawhide.
The prejudiced pixies of Prussian Blue... Thanks to my pals at the Southern Poverty Law Center's Hatewatch blog for pointing out this brilliant new documentary from British TV Nazi Pop Twins about the infamous white pride duo Prussian Blue, made up of 15-year-old fraternal twins Lynx and Lamb Gaede ... More >>
13-year-old rapper Supa Nova Sta's got game, if the hip-hop industry's willing to play
This horrible Winter Olympics game doesn't even medal
2005's top WTF? moments
Viewing Japan through Western eyes
Want something to hate? Try their singing
The date doctor is in, but the prognosis is not good
Remembering the movies that heated up cinemas this year
There's not a lot of singing in Hilary Duff's new movie, but maybe that's a good thing
Serrano's Fishmarket and Restaurant
Wanna see members of the Rat Pack buy drinks for wannabe supermodels? Check out The Merc.
If you're young and female, New York Minute is your movie
Finally, a restaurant that actually cooks up to its reputation
Metamorphosis (Buena Vista/Hollywood)
Proving that the Voice still carries, we offer a roundup of the latest local discs filling our box
For goodness sake, who's good and bad on Santa's list this Christmas!