It’s an industrialized version of hell, half Blade Runner and half Hieronymus Bosch, but for Jaber and the countless freight writers across the world, the train yard is their home.
…so in these few hours, they’ve got to get it right. Night Horse doesn’t sound rusty, but it’s been a while since the members have all rehearsed together, and one of their biggest shows quickly approaches: Sunset Junction.
If sequel mania and action overload has worn you thin, film festivals offer an antidote to the big budget blockbusters that trounce theaters during summertime. In the summer, many critics look to Europe to enjoy the fruits of international auteurs, but some of the most unique festivals can be found Stateside. As an homage to the homeland, we present this list of American film festivals that are worth checking out as the weather starts to sizzle.
Shawn Mortensen, the visionary photographer who captured countless iconic images of artists, celebrities and musicians, died this week. I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Shawn when I worked at Flaunt Magazine. He came into our office to talk about shooting for our 90′s issue. As he leaned against the wall in the art department [...]
Hypnotist Kevin Stone plays the Laugh Factory for, well, laughs. But behind his shtick lies a serious side.
Visitors Fall Down the Rabbit Hole at this Los Angeles Anti-Institution: A look at the inimitable people who breathe their art and soul into the museum’s mindbending collection of curios.
For Lupe Hernandez, it all started with a plane ticket. As the youngest
child living with six brothers, she found herself a servant in her own household in
Mexico City, having taken the place of her mother, who died when Hernandez was
only 13. Her father, a street sweeper and an alcoholic…
An interview with Jenna Jameson about her “mainstream” film debut, for Metromix.com
Turning the Screws of Los Angeles’ Experimental Noise Scene
Valerie Bertinelli to Write Memoir By Drew Tewksbury Originally posted Wednesday July 11, 2007 08:30 AM EDT Valerie Bertinelli has held many titles: sitcom star, rock-star wife – and now, author. Bertinelli, 47, who talked to PEOPLE in April about her weight battle, will write a memoir called “Losing It: And Gaining My Life [...]
The Tap-Taps of Haiti and the Jeepneys of the Philippines are Folk-Art love affairs, they’re fast-driving, smog-barfing art galleries on wheels.
It’s no secret that Los Angeles is a city torn in two. Like any city, Los Angeles is awash with half-truths and half-remembered lies, geographically and ideologically bisected into separate but equally imagined parts: the good parts of town and the bad parts of town.