AltWeeklies Wire

A Hollywood Dream Ruinednew

The brutal descent of a movie hustler.
L.A. Weekly  |  Gene Maddaus  |  09-19-2011  |  Features

Hard Out Here for a Thugnew

Compton rapper Game returns to an industry that's gone soft.
L.A. Weekly  |  Jeff Weiss  |  08-26-2011  |  Profiles & Interviews

Chuck Philips vs. L.A. Timesnew

Former Los Angeles Times investigative reporter Chuck Philips, whose career was ruined when the Times published a rare front-page retraction of his March 17, 2008, article about the infamous 1994 shooting of rapper Tupac Shakur, is demanding that the newspaper apologize and take back its retraction of his story, “An Attack on Tupac Shakur Launched a Hip-Hop War.”
L.A. Weekly  |  Simone Wilson and Dennis Romero  |  06-27-2011  |  Media

Blogger Jailed Over Bad Beef Noodle Reviewnew

A Taiwanese blogger was recently sentenced to 30 days in detention, two years of probation and ordered to pay NT$200,000 in compensation to a noodle shop she criticized on her blog. What did she say that was so awful?
L.A. Weekly  |  Elina Shatkin  |  06-23-2011  |  Media

DJ Quik: Trials and Tribulations of a West Coast Legendnew

Like most redemption stories worth telling, this one starts with the lowest point: solitary confinement in the West Valley Penitentiary, where for most of the sweltering summer of 2006 DJ Quik contemplated the cruel arc of his rise and fall.
L.A. Weekly  |  Jeff Weiss  |  06-03-2011  |  Profiles & Interviews

The Lonely Warnew

The California accountant who tried to overthrow a foreign despot.
L.A. Weekly  |  Eric Pape  |  05-11-2011  |  International

Dodgers Owner Frank McCourt Not Going Awaynew

With the appointment yesterday of a monitor to oversee the Dodgers' day-to-day operations, everyone in baseball seems to think the era of McCourt ownership is drawing to a close. Everyone, that is, except Frank McCourt.
L.A. Weekly  |  Gene Maddaus  |  04-26-2011  |  Sports

Insane Clown Posse: Exclusive Interviewnew

Down (and out) with the Clown.
L.A. Weekly  |  Gustavo Turner  |  03-21-2011  |  Profiles & Interviews

New Radiohead Album "The King Of Limbs" Is Out Nownew

Radiohead's new album The King Of Limbs was slated to be released tomorrow, but like an early holiday gift, Thom Yorke and the gang dropped the new LP early.
L.A. Weekly  |  Drew Tewksbury  |  02-18-2011  |  Music

The Bikerootsnew

Los Angeles bicyclists roll into the halls of power.
L.A. Weekly  |  Hillel Aron  |  02-15-2011  |  Transportation

David Lynch: The L.A. Weekly Interviewnew

"I'm not a musician, but I play music."
L.A. Weekly  |  Gustavo Turner  |  01-25-2011  |  Profiles & Interviews

L.A.'s Light-Rail Fiasconew

How rail service to Los Angeles' Westside jumped the track.
L.A. Weekly  |  Gene Maddaus  |  12-03-2010  |  Transportation

The Chiller Killernew

Michael Gargiulo, accused of killing Ashton Kutcher's girlfriend and other L.A. beauties, got close as the helpful air-conditioning repairman.
L.A. Weekly  |  Christine Pelisek  |  11-24-2010  |  Crime & Justice

What Killed Prop. 19?new

Historic effort to legalize marijuana will return in 2012.
L.A. Weekly  |  Dennis Romero  |  11-03-2010  |  Elections

R.I.P. Ari Upnew

Reggae-punk icon Ari Up has died, according to John Lydon. The Slits singer, born Ariane Forster, was 48 years old.
L.A. Weekly  |  Chris Martins  |  10-20-2010  |  Music

Narrow Search



Narrow by Date

  • Last 7 Days
  • Last 30 Days
  • Select a Date Range