Our sister publication the Village Voice reports that TV on the Radio bassist Gerard Smith passed away this morning after a battle with lung cancer. The band's web site says, "We are very sad to announce the death of our beloved friend and
bandmate, Gerard Smith, following a courageous fight ag ... More >>
When state Sen. Gloria Romero (D-Los Angeles) recently proposed legislation that would
de-list serpentine as the state rock on grounds the mineral "contains asbestos, a known carcinogen," it raised hackles from the left and right.For instance, the New York Times editorial board opined, "To our m ... More >>
Er, yeah. Apparently even our local live music venues are still recovering from the holidays, as the only on-sale date of note I could find is Merle Haggard at the Grove of Anaheim on Feb. 5. But as far as solitary announcements, that's pretty good. It's the Hag! Country legend! And his show schedul ... More >>
It's possible that, by censuring trustee Steve Rocco, the Orange Unified School District may be hastening the Second Coming. Not of Jesus, mind you, but of Andy Kaufman.
The Weekly recently received the following graphic from a reader.
At first we were puzzled—the first picture is clearly ... More >>