After wading through a nearly full parking lot of cars, some--according to their plate frames--from as far away Valencia, Riverside and, yes, Kentucky, which is where Lebowski Fest started 12 years ago (Louisville, to be exact), your intrepid reporter tonight ran into Barry Asher, the "master bo ... More >>
Fathers, sons and Johnny Cash distinguish a new doc
Oh, the things I've discovered in the course of researching my coming book on the history of Mexican food in the United States--you're going to have to wait for next April for the astounding ones, but while reviewing my last, late chapters, I remembered one random factoid that shows how pervasive ... More >>
Though as you can see from the image to the left, spelling might not be the Continental Room in Fullerton's strong suit, they're still reliable when it comes to putting on a good show. Especially on an eerily quiet night like this, when there really doesn't seem to be much else going on (what's up w ... More >>
By Jeff Shaw at our sister paper, Citypages. Love is a many-splendored thing and all, but it's also dependent upon a relationship's context -- and so is the associated music. You don't want Al Green's "Let's Get Married" to stream through the car speakers during your third date, you don't want your ... More >>
Johnny Cash, American V: A Hundred Highways (Lost Highway)
One word: gin
Some inspired detours sway Walk the Line from the straight and narrow
Only our vaginas know for sure!
Johnny Cash at the Nixon Li-bary
A flood of seriously good new roots CDs
Yes, another #%&@$* year-end list!