| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"EVERYTHING IN excess is openly opposed to nature," said that wise Greek Hippocrates.
Apparently he practiced what he preached, living to 83, 85 or 100. That was back when getting to 40 was an achievement.
SPEAKING of excess, how silly to go away for...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 6:20 AM
THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS "Brill Bruisers" (Matador 3 1/2 stars)
When the New Pornographers appeared in 2000, they were billed as a Canadian supergroup, but they're even more "super" now: Not only have the Pornographers established themselves as a reliable...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:43 AM
Adding Nicki Minaj to your song is usually a good idea. While there are obvious clunkers (her turn on Wale's "Clappers" never did it for me) she's usually flawless in the feature department. To prove this, some great American named "ursulatheseabitch"...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Two stars (out of four)
Ariana Grande isn't Mariah Carey, but therein lay the problem: Grande doesn't know who she is. Although her voice is incredibly distinct, she has yet to truly find her...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Another day, another celebrity split: This time Mariah Carey and husband Nick Cannon are believed to be heading for divorce.
They of the annual vow-renewal spectacular are living apart, according to TMZ, which reported that the divorce plans are a "done...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:58 PM
All those vow renewals might not have worked out: Nick Cannon has confirmed that he and wife Mariah Carey are living separately; however, his wife's camp hasn't directly addressed the split.
Following Thursday reports that the "America's Got Talent"...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Anyone clamoring for a scatological horror movie will get what's coming to them with "Septic Man." The Canadian oddity about a sewer worker who oh-so-slowly transforms into a monstrous mutant proudly distinguishes itself as the crappiest chiller in recent...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Fans once lined up at Tower Records on Sunset Strip to get autographs from legends such as Aerosmith and Mariah Carey. Tourists still pose by the iconic building, but it's the new name on the door — Flipagram — and not the musical lore that'...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 2:30 PM
BUYER: Albert Brooks
LOCATION: Santa Monica, CA
SIZE: 4,475 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Oscar-nominated actor/writer/director Albert Brooks ("Finding Nemo," "Drive," "Taxi Driver") sold a large house in Bel...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:00 PM
It's a question we pose daily, and with increasing frequency in an age of digital bounty and instant entertainment: "What am I in the mood for?" We ask it of office mates at lunch, friends before taking in a movie, with family on weekends. We stare at the...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Randy Jackson, the Grammy-winning record producer who gained widespread recognition as a judge on a dozen seasons of “American Idol,” has listed a house for sale in Tarzana at $2.199 million.
Set behind gates and surrounded by walls, the...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Facebook, vying in a social-media popularity contest among celebrities with Twitter, has released an iPhone app with a velvet rope wrapped around it.
The new Facebook Mentions app is currently only available on Apple iPhones for celebs, athletes,...