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2 months ago | Life on the Veg
By Lynn Lieu Mastering the knife takes years of practice. For restaurant chefs and cooks, it's about speed and precision. For home cooks, the right cut can elevate your Saturday night dinner by the T.V. to a little more gourmet experience - like, ...
2 months ago | DJ Culture
By: Andy Hermann Electronic dance music, or EDM as it's somewhat controversially called these days, has existed in one form or another since the advent of the first drum machine. Of the millions of electronic tracks produced since, these 20 repres...
3 months ago | Cha-Ching!
By Charles Lam There goes a 3-foot Elsa with verve, walking through South Coast Plaza on Halloween afternoon, passing Sears and Din Tai Fung before getting on the escalator down to go to Uniqlo. A Minnie Mouse and an astronaut flank her; behind th...
3 months ago | Metal
By David Accomazzo The world is filled with visionaries who made a difference. Steve Jobs created a digital marketplace for music. Dr. Dre launched a hip-hop empire. Al Gore created the Internet. And then, there's Okilly Dokilly, the world's first...
3 months ago | New Music
By: Eric Cocoletzi Hanging with Time and Energy is a marijuana-hazed loop of randomness and intense thought. Discussing their latest album, Open Channels, was never something that could realistically be accomplished in one sitting. Both Brennan Ro...
3 months ago | From the Dead Tree Edition
By A.C. Thompson, ProPublica The journalists were assassinated on American soil, one after another. Duong Trong Lam was the first. He was 27 years old and ran a Vietnamese-language publication called Cai Dinh Lang, which he mailed to immigrants ar...