Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>
Park City's Breakouts
It's no understatement to say that this New Yorker would not be a New Yorker but for Nora Ephron. It's kind of bizarre, given how much my writing life has drifted from what first, in a roundabout way, brought me to New York City: the writing of Nora Ephron. Friends and readers who are familiar wit ... More >>
Last Friday, we started a countdown that will give credit -- or blame -- to the people who have contributed most to the sad current state of Scientology. From its greatest expansion in the 1980s, the church is a shell of what it once was and is mired in countless controversies around the worl ... More >>
Regional slurs, as promised!
We take the noted Love & Rockets graphic novelist to the Museum of Modern Art
Regional slurs can be so tasty!
SXSW 2009: the sound of a thousand Babydick jokes cracking. Full list, with arbitrarily bolded highlights, below.
This is not an endorsement of the candidate. It's an endorsement of the campaign song. And "Viva Obama 2008" might be one of the catchiest campaign songs since Frank Sinatra changed the "High Hopes" lyrics for JFK in 1960. If you're ever in the Oxnard area in California, stop by and see the Maria ... More >>
California Lawmakers Keep Condit at Arms Length
The L.A. Times's Eccentric Ex-Publisher Appears in a Bold Cameo