Ed. Note: This is the final post of our piggyback Coachella 2013 coverage, with an eternal debt to our friends at LA Weekly and OC Weekly. The Visual Stimulations for People Who Were High Coachella's art installations -- the ones designed to impress you while you're high, aka all of them -- were pa ... More >>
Recently, I spent more than a little time at the Harrah's casino smack in the middle of downtown New Orleans, which was unfortunately the only place besides my hotel room floor where I could get some sort level of sanity away from football. If you have ever been to a casino, you know it is built l ... More >>
Victoria Jackson went from the big leagues of comedy to the rabid right of modern politics.
Austin Scarlett, Mondo, Kenley, Anthony...just a few favorites who bring the "something old" to Project Runway: All Stars which premiered last night on Lifetime. Austin has grown an amazing, blond version of a Clark Gable moustache but the rest of the contestants look pretty much the same. Viewers h ... More >>
The setup: During the golden age of Hollywood, there was no movie more golden than Gone with the Wind, steered, coaxed, shoved into greatness by its manic producer David O. Selznick, who had gone independent after a decade of producing sterling pictures at both RKO and MGM (King Kong, A Tale of Two ... More >>
Holly had no idea what he was starting.The Wall Street Journal wrote an interesting article about Buddy Holly's optometrist. That's not something most people would think about when it comes to music, but fashion has been significantly influenced over the years by music. In much the same way C ... More >>
Dinesh Shah was adept at insinuating himself into peoples lives
Terri WestI lived in Singapore four-and-a-half years and transited through there off and on for another two whileI was living in New Delhi, but I have to confess: I never ran into anything called Singapore Noodles in Singapore. Singapore Noodles were, in fact, invented in Hong Kong. Being a ... More >>
Photo illustration by John Seaborn GrayEating Our Words' own creation, The Brussels Sprout, is not included in this list, obviously because he's awesome.Surely you've heard of Galactus. He's the arch-enemy of the Fantastic Four, and he happens to be a floating giant with a permanent deadpan g ... More >>
Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray/ Click image to enlarge (trust us)Sadly, Prince will not be releasing his next album online, despite being one of the first artists to release music exclusively on the Internet. He recently pronounced the Internet as "over," remarking, "All these comput ... More >>
Amy Adams is trapped in the land of blarney, cow pies and forced humiliation.
Johnny Depp is superb as John Dillinger in the fast and furious Public Enemies.
Robert Towne's homage to a struggling writer is something of a struggle itself
Houston failed to preserve much of its heritage. Now the fight is on to protect the priceless photographic images of that vanishing past from the same fate.
The Coens take Homer on a Southern-fried odyssey in O Brother
Once a scout for the Kansas City Chiefs, Lloyd Wells caught the champ's attention with all his "pretty girls"
A new owner drags the River Oaks Grill into the '90s -- or at least the late '70s
The cocktail party never ends in le cinema du Henry Jaglom
Two decades ago, the Burkitt Foundation saved the historic enclave of Hyde Park. But now the foundation is pulling out, and Hyde Park -- as well as many of the social service agencies it houses -- may really become a thing of the past.
The Phantom delivers a comic-book masked guy from the days before angst