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  • Remembering Los Angeles as a hotbed of alt-weekly comics

    Remembering Los Angeles as a hotbed of alt-weekly comics
    In the early 1980s, comics were as much a part of Los Angeles alternative culture scene as independent film and punk rock. That's gone now, but here, comics historian Ben Schwartz takes a look back. None of them knew each other. They saw one another's...
  • Ojai museum fetes Mad magazine's Sergio Aragonés

    Ojai museum fetes Mad magazine's Sergio Aragonés
    So you've just dipped into one of Sergio Aragonés' cartoons. Relax. Make yourself at home. The artist would like you to feel perfectly at ease in the miniature cosmos he has created, which, you may have observed, is as spatially balanced and packed with...
  • Jitlada restaurant in Hollywood

    Jitlada restaurant in Hollywood
    After a few bites of curry, the tall, curly-haired guy reaches for his water glass frantically. He'd heard about Jitlada from chef friends and he can't believe he waited so long to come, I hear him say, as he takes another long swig of water. Minutes...
  • Dining details: Jitlada

    Dining details: Jitlada
    Jitlada ** LOCATION 5233 1/2 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles; (323) 663-3104; www.jitlada.localthaifood.com. AMBIENCE Lively restaurant where Thais and local hipsters convene for the homey, southern Thai cooking of Suthiporn "Tui" Sungkamee and his...
  • The Guide: Words & Ideas

    The Guide: Words  &   Ideas
    Words & Ideas TODAY Greg Hise Aloud at Central Library presents "Ground Truth: How We Talk About Los Angeles and Why This Matters," a conversation between the urban historian and D.J. Waldie, author of "Holy Land." www.aloudla.org. Richard J. Riordan...
  • Thrilling new amusements in SoCal's theme parks

    My stomach churning, the sun beating down on my aching cranium, I slowly uncurl my fingers from their death grip. My eyelids creak open. I'm lying on my back, with my upper torso restrained by a harness and my legs feebly kicking in midair. "Sweet...
  • Comic-Con in San Diego: Get your geek on

    Comic-Con in San Diego: Get your geek on
    IT'S THE Cannes of Capes, the World's Fair for Fanboys, the ultimate Bazaar of the Bizarre. Comic-Con International gets underway today at the San Diego Convention Center and 125,000 fans will attend this frothy celebration -- and hard sell -- of pop...
  • DVD Review: 'The Simpsons Movie'

    DVD Review: 'The Simpsons Movie'
    Fans of "The Simpsons" have canonical memories, but only limited patience. Naysayers decry seemingly every episode and every season as the worst ever until they look back and realize that just about every season for 19 years now has contained the...
  • Simpsons Ride opens at Universal

    We stand before the two-story-high clown head. Krusty beckons us to enter the mouth, which doubles as the entrance to Krustyland, the fictional theme park that's the centerpiece of the Simpsons Ride, the just-opened $30 million attraction at Universal...
  • Ned gets star status in Groening's new book, 'Flanders' Faith'

    The opening of The Simpsons ride at Universal Studios here and in Los Angeles is a vivid and cheerful reminder of the deep and enduring impact the long-running, award-winning television series continues to exert on American culture. Son Bart is a float in...
  • The season of our discontent

    The season of our discontent
    The envelope holding the ticket for the show stated, "Awards Season Starts Here." For many in the room there was the distinctly uncomfortable feeling that it just may end "Here" as well. With breaking news spreading like wildfire through the Santa...
  • "Simpsons": 21, 22; "Survivor," 19, 20

     
    Welcome to the department of "D'Oh": Fox has finally officially said "The Simpsons" will go through seasons 21 and 22. The network/studio had already signed the cast for four years, which would take the classic through 23 and into......