| May 17, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Over the last few years, as ratings for cable networks like AMC and TLC have surged, their brand identities have shifted just as dramatically. History, the channel that five years ago was known for its dusty old World War II documentaries, is now better...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:30 PM
As the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination approaches, the mystery surrounding the murder has inspired another indie movie, as Tommy Alastra and Joe Mundo of 13th Sign Pictures have signed on to finance and produce "Dallas in...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 10:05 PM
Here are my favorite concerts from 2012:
1. Neutral Milk Hotel at Athenaeum Theatre, Feb. 6: After releasing two acclaimed albums in the ‘90s, Neutral Milk Hotel’s Jeff Mangum drifted away for more than a decade. His return stacked up as...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Though Robert Redford may be the very platonic ideal of a movie star -- a matinee idol from films such as "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," "The Sting," "The Way We Were," "The Electric Horseman" and "Out of Africa" -- he has of late been involved...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Members of the L.A. quartet Dawes have been performing for paying audiences since they were teenagers, so there was no reason John Fogerty could see to go easy on them.
"Let's do it one more time," said the veteran roots rocker, standing onstage in...
| May 7, 2013
| 9:56 AM
As "New Girl" fans eye next week's season finale and its surprising Taylor Swift-ness, one of the show's stars is preparing to turn his attention elsewhere: to the movies.
Jake Johnson, who plays the slacker-y Nick Miller opposite Zooey Deschanel's...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 2:44 PM
We all have our skeletons, don't we? Some of us can't dance, and some of us have never seen "Die Hard." Until last week, I had never ridden a bike.
My dad tried to teach me a bunch of times, but apparently I wasn't having it. As I grew up, the concept...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 10:20 AM
- There exists a place in this great country of ours named Boomland. No, seriously. That's the name.
- Things like this are sold at Boomland. You should get to one as fast as possible.
Fun at Boomland part 1 vine.co/v/bwUJEAwuier —...
| May 8, 2013
| 12:35 PM
This is what it sounds like when Prince plays a club: BANG$%CRUNCH#@WHEEDLE&$YOWL!!!
The Purple One touched down in Orange County on Tuesday night for the first of four shows at the City National Grove of Anaheim, part of a brief tour of tiny-for-him...
| May 10, 2013
| 6:28 AM
A few weeks ago, the Toronto trio Metz was played a midafternoon gig at the South by Southwest Music Conference in Austin, Texas, with such fury that the welt-inducing performance left me questioning the band members’ physical well-being and sanity....
| May 9, 2013
| 4:30 PM
In a pre-Cannes move, Los Angeles-based Epic Pictures Group has partnered with Norwegian-based Yesbox Prods. to finance and produce an English-language sequel to Aleksander Nordaas' thriller "Thale."
The companies will start selling international...
| May 11, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Patrick Stump can't recall which friend of his said it, or where exactly it happened. But when the frontman of Fall Out Boy was told nearly a decade ago — "probably in somebody's basement somewhere" — that his then-scrappy rock band sounded...