NAMM 2008 came and went, with fans and music celebs flooding the Anaheim Convention Center. Weekly web photographer Christopher Victorio dropped by the madhouse on Saturday and ran into folks from Slipknot, Megadeth, Queensryche, Motley Crue and even Playmate of the Year Sara Jean Underwood. Photos ... More >>
Axes continue to fall at the Los Angeles Times, a still-great paper but one that's looking more and more like a mash-up of USA Today and The Orange County Register. The resignation of editor Dean Baquet stole the thunder from new publisher David Hiller's announcement earlier this week that he knows ... More >>
Nikki Finke at our sistah paper LA Weekly gets the scoop you won't read in the LA Times about their high-level shake-up, where the current publisher has been fired, a Tribune toadie has been hired and editor Dean Baquet has shown himself to be a gutless wonder.
Sept. 27 - Oct. 3
The United Farm Workers union, founded by the late Cesar Chavez, is firing back at the Los Angeles "By God" Times over last month's four-part series alleging all kinds of financial shenanigans and union ineffectiveness. But the UFW won't have that series' writer, Miriam Pawel, to kick around anymore ... More >>