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NSFW: Fun Toys’ Geisha Balls

At first glance, Geisha Balls by Fun Toys appear to be little more than a new take on benwa balls. The interchangeable spheres come in four different weights for “Five levels of training.” While they are designed to strengthen the vaginal … Continue reading

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Upcoming Horse Town Brew n’ Que Festival Features Celebrity Chefs, Great BBQ and Beer

Some of BBQ’s top pit masters will be in the Inland Empire town of Norco from May 29 through May 31, 2015, when Norco hosts the Horse Town Brew n’ Que Festival. Debbie Yopp, coordinating the event, talked about it … Continue reading

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Chef Eric McBride Presents Scottish and Celtic Food Demonstrations at the Upcoming Queen Mary’s ScotsFestival

Coming up on February 14 and 15, the Queen Mary’s ScotsFestival and International Highland Games this year is providing a culinary feast for all. In addition to the Burns Night Supper and all the Scottish and Celtic Food vendors, this … Continue reading

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Frederick’s of Hollywood Closing?

I was saddened to see these signs up at Frederick’s last week. Most of their nationwide mall locations have already closed, and I wonder if Frederick’s has finally thrown in the crotchless panties. The Hollywood staff said they were “moving … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2015 Events

Tomorrow we celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. with parades, music, and even birthday cake. Yeah, you heard me – free cake. You may choose to honor the memory of MLK by volunteering in your community. If you are interested in being … Continue reading

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The LA Beat’s Top 5 Stories of 2014

1. The Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque Tour Returned to LA for Another Bangerz Night Out! Billy Bennight “This year’s Suicide Girls’ Blackheart Burlesque Tour comes with new faces and a slightly revamped set of songs and choreography. The heat was on Friday … Continue reading

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The Holy Grail of Sandwiches

You can find perfectly good fried seafood po’boys at Rajun Cajun or The Gumbo Pot. The elusive po’boy thus far has been roast beef made with debris. When you cook a roast, there are bits of meat left in the bottom … Continue reading

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Buy This: Litographs T-shirts

Now that your favorite bookworm has a Kindle, it’s not as easy to shop for them. Check out these fantastic T-shirts from Litograph. Each shirt sports entire passages of a classic book, covering every inch of fabric. There is a drawing relating to the book … Continue reading

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Counterpoint Records and Books Celebrates 35 Years with 25% Discounts ‘til December 31st for us–Every One!

Ever miss a good ol’ fashioned bookstore around L.A.? Not to mention the new vinyl click and pop of a well worn record (as in music, not the boring statistical kind).  Well never fret, one need look no further than … Continue reading

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20 Gifts for Under $20

There is no reason to break the bank during the holidays. It’s more important to choose something thoughtful and fun instead of something expensive and predictable. These gifts are perfect for that work friend or the new date you don’t … Continue reading

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