Yesterday, a humongous statue of Mexican ranchera legend Antonio Aguilar was unveiled near Olvera Street thanks to the efforts of Los Angeles councilmember Jose Huizar, who's probably related to me somehow like Jessica Alba because he comes from the rancho in Zacatecas right between the ranchos of m ... More >>
You go out with the cute little girl on and off for five years, all through high school. Hanging on your arm is the belle of the prom, but shortly after that you break up. You've got your full life ahead of you, after all. There are still all kinds of girls and women out there for you to hook up ... More >>
"This one's dedicated to them girls that let us flop around on top of them."
Such are some of the fine lyrics to Lonely Island's new track, "I Just Had Sex," a jubilant declaration of how awesome it is to get lucky for the first time. The song is by the guys who brought us the viral legends "Dick ... More >>
And can you play some tamborazo, too???A couple of weeks ago, I wondered out loud why a tortas ahogadas place would open in SanTana given Anaheim has a huge population of Jalisco natives. The only logical explanation is that SanTana is basically Mexico, so why not?!This weekend emerged an even st ... More >>
Taken from Wikipedia lest we pay the papparazzi...I get the strangest, most beautiful letters regarding my book, Orange County: A Personal History, and I probably got the best one yet last week from a middle-aged lady who lives in the San Gabriel Valley. She had long heard me on the Orange County ... More >>
An imagined conversation deep within the halls of Lionsgate’s marketing department, a year or so ago...
SUIT 1: Curses! Those dastardly critics have finally realized that when we don’t show one of our horror movies to them in advance, that means it sucks!
SUIT 2: Screw ‘em. Critics all hate ... More >>
Surprisingly easy to get into this panel, which doesn't necessarily bode well for the future of Jericho on CBS. Saved from cancellation by rabid fans, it's gonna need more support to survive a full second year.
I walk in on the tail-end of a panel for 4400 with Jeffrey Combs and blue-bearded Ira St ... More >>
Damn, the lines here suck. Used to be that Comic-Con got bigger every year, and they expanded the available space to fit. Then the space ran out, and stuff kept getting bigger anyway.
I wait in line half an hour for the Paramount panel, and don't even get close to getting in. Regroup. An hour later ... More >>
LYT crashed (OK, was invited to) last night's Lionsgate party on the roof of San Diego's Ivy hotel. He got pictures of a host of celebs, including Jessica Alba, Vinnie Jones and SAW director Darren Lynn Bousman (below).
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