An award winner. (via msnbc.msn.com)
An award winner. (via msnbc.msn.com)
It’s difficult for regular celebrities to fly under the radar in L.A. — try being a 122 feet long and 78 feet wide space shuttle. Ugh L.A. is the worst.
Speaking out against Prop 8 in California, L.A. mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and eight other city officials strike a pose for the “NO H8” campaign.
He’s really not that bad looking. (via laist.com)
The guys over at wearedorothy.com have made an amazing poster based on the style of a vintage LA street map, made up entirely from film titles. How many do you recognise?
They are called Whiskerinas, and they are artists. These photos are from the Whiskerina section of the Los Angeles Beard and Mustache Competition.
SEIU attacks LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa for pension reform proposal. Villaraigosa wants to raise the retirement age of city workers to 67 and increase employer contributions to the system.
This is how to do a PSA, ad world. The former “Saturday Night Live” cast member is very active in animal rights.
President Obama looks to cash in on gay marriage shift. The LGBT Leadership Council’s 2012 Gala is $1,2500 a head.
On April 29, 1992, a jury acquitted four Los Angeles police officers accused in the beating of black motorist Rodney King. Thousands of people in the Los Angeles area rioted over the six days following the verdict. Property damages topped roughly $1 billion, 54 people died during the riots, and thousands more were injured.
All he wanted was a Pepsi.
If Barbarella and the Oscar statuette had a baby…that would be impossible. Regardless, Jennifer Lawrence looks amazing. Katniss is the new hotness.
Beautiful creatures go from racing and cramped kennels to adoption and loving homes. Here are photos of a group of greyhounds as they make the journey from Tijuana to Los Angeles. These lucky hounds will hopefully find a life of leisure at an adoption fair known as Retirement Day, organized by volunteer group Fast Friends.
The most dazzling dunks from the first half of the NBA season by the Clippers’ Blake Griffin, the most explosive player in the NBA. At some point, Blake Griffin is going to dunk on Jeremy Lin, and the internet is going to explode.
Despite the slightly absurd business model, these photos are very beautiful and moving. Here are images from the funeral of Robert Sanders, held at California’s only drive-through funeral home.
Old and busted: The Hamburgler. New hotness: The McProstitute! I hope she was at least negotiating for a 20-piece. (via thedailywh.at)
Vimeo user Hey_Rabbit filmed this compilation on her Canon Powershot from January 2011 to January 2012. My new, and relatively late New Years resolution is to do this starting in 2013.
The mighty Blake Griffin throws down his first overtly punishing dunk of the ‘11-12 NBA season. The NBA TV commentator on Milwaukee Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova’s defensive effort on this play: “Most guys, when they make contact with the guy going to the hoop, it usually deflects the guy.” Not this time.
No, seriously…he studied architectural drafting before entering music. In this video, he discusses his favorite pieces of Los Angeles architecture, specifically the Eames House. Also, the 405 Freeway is full of “boojie traffic.”
She’s on the prowl and she doesn’t care if you’re bald or have a big nose. All you nice guys with jobs post your pics ‘n pitches here and I’ll do my best to get your offers to Ms. McCarthy ASAP.
The Pointer Sister was arrested Saturday morning after a traffic stop in Los Angeles. Police charged the 61-year-old Grammy winner with possession of a controlled substance (crack) and later released her on a $10,000 bond.
Before anyone gets up in arms, when was the last time you read to kids at a grade school? Yeah, I thought so. Sasha Grey, who retired from adult films two years ago, reads to first and third graders at Emerson Elementary School in Compton, California. Some of the parents freaked out and the school actually denied this ever happened. But then TMZ found these photos.
Michael Jackson Super Fan #1. Justice delayed is justice that is very, very crazy.
I’ve recently been relocated to Los Angeles, and I thought that I was ready for it. I figured that in L.A., I’d be annoyed by the enthusiastic cokeheads, phonies and traffic. And I am, but I wasn’t at all prepared for …
This incredible compilation of time-lapse footage of Los Angeles was created by Vimeo user Colin Rich. I never get tired of these - they pack all that’s wonderful about an evening into an extraordinarily beautiful moment. Watch Video ›
At yesterday’s premiere of a documentary about the Electric Daisy Carnival, an electronic and dance music fest, a riot broke out as thousands of people showed up for the accompanying block party in Los Angeles. Police shut down a large swath of Hollywood Boulevard, a squad car was burned and beanbag guns were used on the unruly mob. The streets ran neon red with cracked glow sticks. Oh, and there was planking. View List ›
Rainbows seen all around the downtown area.