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How a Great Book About L.A. Missed the Big Story: City of Quartz 25 Years Later

Frank Gruber | Posted 05.10.2015 | Los Angeles
Frank Gruber

For a recent series about anti-development politics in Santa Monica, I found myself going back to Mike Davis' City of Quartz, specifically his famous 60-page chapter, called "Homegrown Revolution," in which he chronicled the L.A. homeowner movements of the '70s and '80s.

Game of the Week: Mizzou at South Carolina

Paul Bessire | Posted 11.24.2014 | Sports
Paul Bessire

Steve Spurrier's squad is averaging 36.8 points-per-game while allowing 36.0. Accounting for competition, South Carolina evaluates as having a top 20 run and pass offense from an efficiency standpoint.

Chats With Camper Van Beethoven's Victor Krummenacher, The Ready Set's Jordan Witzigreuter, Alex Orbison and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.22.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Jordan Witzigreuter: "I wrote a bunch of songs -- 70 or so -- over the past two years, and only a few of those 70 were even considered for this album. I tend to like a song when I finish it, give it a week, and then I'm over it, so the ones that made the cut were the ones I still felt passionately about."

WATCH: Longhorns' WR Apologizes For Late Hit

Posted 10.09.2013 | Sports

Less than a week after Texas wide receiver Mike Davis defended his cheap shot at the knees of Iowa State's Deon Broomfield, the senior issued a statem...

WATCH: Illinois's Dominant Second-Round Upset

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

TULSA, Okla. -- Mike Davis and Illinois pulled out of their late-season swoon just in time for the NCAA tournament. Davis tied his season high with...

Margaret Cho Is Just Plain Awesome (She's a Friggin' Rockstar SuperHero Bitch* on New Album Cho Dependent)

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Margaret Cho gave me some of her time recently to discuss the August 24th release of her new album Cho Dependent. News Flash: Girlfriend can sing, and really really well.

Sleep Better: A Promising New Treatment For Insomnia

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ali Binazir

Clinical evidence demonstrates the Stimulator to be effective in the treatment of a variety of conditions: anxiety, depression and PTSD. It also seems to be particularly useful for treating insomnia.

Behind the Scenes with a Real Iron Chef

Meathead | Posted 08.26.2015 | Style

Competitive barbecue may be the fastest growing sport in the nation. Many of the cooks are part of a band of roving gypsies who drive for days to go for gold and glory.