Author Archives: Elise Thompson

Elise Thompson

About Elise Thompson

Born and raised in the great city of Los Angeles, this food, culture and music-loving punk rock angeleno wants to turn you on to all that is funky, delicious and weird in the city. While Elise holds down the fort, her adventurous alter ego Kiki Maraschino is known to roam the country in search of catfish.

Where to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in LA 2023

After a two-year hiatus on in-person events, the parades and celebrations are back! Even the rain is going to stop just in time for outdoor events. There are a variety of ways to observe the Civil Rights Leader’s birthday, from … Continue reading

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Thrillers you Have to Stream Immediately

BLACK PHONE Blumhouse, the king of horror, has done it again. Black Phone is in many ways a standard kidnapped-victim-in-the-basement movie, but with a few supernatural twists. A disconnected telephone in the kidnapper’s basement allows “The Grabber’s” former victims to … Continue reading

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P-22, We hardly Knew Ye

Today Angelenos received the news that we all were dreading. P-22, Griffith Park’s beloved mountain lion, a symbol of everything free and wild in each of us, had to be put down. According to officials at the California Department of … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Centenary of Maila Nurmi aka Vampira this Sunday with Feral House

Are things a little too Chrismassy for your liking? Bring a little Halloween into December by celebrating what would have been the 100th birthday of the coolest ghoul we have ever known. Feral House, known for their alternative publishing, is … Continue reading

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Krampus L.A. is Back this Year at the Philosophical Research Society!

Krampus Los Angeles has teamed up with Christina Ward and Christina Linhardt to bring Krampus Night 2022 to The Philosophical Research Society in Los Feliz. Taking place on Thursday, December 15, 2022, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, the event will feature … Continue reading

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Tonight! Goblin Performs ‘Susperia’ at Palace Theater!

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The Punk Rock BBQ is Back at Harvelle’s Dec 4th!

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Beat Events for Halloween Weekend 2022

Halloween is coming back in full force this year! Here is a list of exciting events running throughout October to thrill, chill, enchant or scare the living crap out of you! HAUNTED ATTRACTIONS HAUNTED HAYRIDE 7 p.m. – 10:30 & … Continue reading

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Learn about the New Wildlife Crossing!

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Don’t Miss the Olvera Street Muertos Artwalk Today!

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