The Halloween season fills a very important need in America. It is a time when society collectively derides its lasting Puritanical bent and celebrates demonic imagery. With the season come haunted attractions; some, like Knott's Scary Farm, are SoCal institutions, and in addition to the mazes and r ... More >>
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Every second and fourth Wednesday night of the month, legendary bartender/chef/restaurant insider Dave Mau hosts Dinner with Dave at Memphis at the Santora, where he treats drinkers to a free meal and live music as the evening progresses. To remind ustedes of this great night, Dave treats us every W ... More >>
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Unlike Adam Sandler's now-classic Chanukah song, Matisyahu's take on Chanukah wasn't made to be funny. (No mention of Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock here.) "Miracle," now on iTunes, could be the holiday's new pop anthem for the Jewish persuasion--it's synthy, happy and upbeat--exactly what you want y ... More >>
Since we know he's OK and all that by this point, this is in good taste, right?
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