• Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    RIP Johnny Otis, the Godfather of Rhythm and Blues

    Johnny Otis, one of the creators of rock and roll but primarily remembered as the godfather of rhythm and blues, has passed away at 90. Otis died at his home in the Los Angeles suburb of Altadena. A consummate band leader and showman who was of Greek descent and changed his actual last name, Veliot ... More >>

  • Music

    July 16, 2009

    Listen Like Thieves

    Southern California prog-rockers Rx Bandits regroup on new album Mandala.

  • Film

    September 18, 2008

    Neil LaBute's Lakeview Terrace

    Racial tension, above and below the surface

  • News

    January 25, 2001


    Rice Inc., Rodeo Rubbish, Thy Rod and Thy Staff