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My Favorite Year: The Pop Culture Peak That Was 1984

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 06.13.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

Thirty years ago! Scary! Yet inspiring. (Certainly most millennials I encounter are ripping off that era as fast as their iPad-laden hands can grab.) For your pleasure and edification, I was there (and then), and I reflect.

Spicoli Comes to the Olympics

Brian Rooney | Posted 04.13.2014 | Sports
Brian Rooney

The first American hero of the 2014 Winter Olympics is the goofy and charming Sage Kotsenburg of Park City, who won the first-ever slopestyle snowboarding competition.

Who Cares: Chatting With Roger Daltrey, It's Casual's Eddie Solis and INVSN's Dennis Lyxzen, Control Visits Chic-A-Go-Go, Plus a Stangeheart Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"We just went into the studio with the ambition to put out as good a music as we could do and we didn't really worry about whether it was going to be successful. We put it out there and it catches the public's imagination."

Where Are They Now?

Posted 06.10.2013 | Entertainment

Happy anniversary, "Stacy's Mom"! It's been ten years Monday since Fountains of Wayne released their third album, "Welcome Interstate Managers," memor...

18 Movies You Didn't Know Were Books

Posted 02.20.2013 | Books

Hollywood loves using books as source material - this year's Best Picture category at the Oscars features "Life of Pi," "Lincoln," "Argo," "Silver Lin...

What Does This 'Fast Times At Ridgemont High' Actress Look Like Now?

www.tmz.com | Posted 01.09.2013 | Celebrity

Kelli Maroney is best known for playing the courageous cheerleader Cindy in the 1982 classic comedy "Fast Times at Ridgemont High." Guess what she loo...

Is August 1996 The Worst Movie Month Ever?

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 08.08.2012 | Entertainment

There has been a lot of talk about how great the summer of 1982 was for movies. And, boy, it really was. (Among the 1982 summer releases were "E.T...

Top 20 Prom Scenes From Our Favorite Teen Movies!

The Huffington Post | Marissa Piazzola | Posted 03.03.2012 | Teen

Prom is the pinnacle of any high school career, and movies that represent them right are golden in our book! Whether they're romantic, awkward, hilar...

Nicolas Cage Almost Starred In 'Dumb & Dumber'; Considers Himself Led Zeppelin

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 04.15.2012 | Entertainment

Being alone in a room with Nicolas Cage was, to say the least, surreal. Not because of his star power, nor for any lifelong adulation that I may have ...

Expando: A Conversation With Eagle Timothy B. Schmit

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.03.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to Timothy B. Schmit on the name of his new album, he says the word itself came from a mobile home he used to live in when he was a kid.

Vans Shoes Visionary, James Van Doren, Passes Away At 72

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 01.03.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The shoes James Van Doren and his brother cooked up in their family rubber factory turned out to be the perfect fit for the nascen...

John Wyatt, Founder Of Cinespia's 'Hollywood Forever' Screenings

| Katie Bain | Posted 11.26.2011 | Los Angeles

My LA: John Wyatt Current Gig: Founder of Cinespia. Wyatt turned a trip to the cemetery into one of Los Angeles’ pre-eminent summertime cultural ...

Weekend Recommendations -- September 15-18

Girl at a Bar | Posted 11.15.2011 | Los Angeles
Girl at a Bar

Labor Day has come and gone, but fall doesn't officially begin until Friday, September 23rd. So before we welcome in the cool autumn breezes, here's to one last weekend of sizzling summer celebrations.

PHOTOS: The Funniest Stoner Movies

Posted 06.20.2011 | Entertainment

For a bunch of corporate suits, Hollywood, like, loves to get stoned. Or at least pretend, anyway. The big film studios know their audience: people...

Return of the Son of...: A Conversation With Dweezil Zappa

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Dweezil Zappa has a new live record out titled Return of the Son of.... It isn't exactly a Frank Zappa greatest hits album, so here's what Dweezil was going for with the selections on this project.

New Tunes On Monday: Wilco, The Mars Volta, Don Henley and Christina Courtin

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The songs on Wilco's self-titled album are laden with fat, beefy hooks although there isn't the usual amount of boundary pushing here.

Boredom in School and its Effects on Your Child's Health

Jenifer Fox | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jenifer Fox

Some have argued children must learn to accept boredom. Learning how to get through it is part of the point, right? Wrong. Overcoming boredom isn't a matter of character development.