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.

Things we Loved this Week 4/5/19

This Teaser for OFF!’s upcoming film, Watermelon. This is the funniest thing I have seen all week. I always felt that Steven McDonald was the quintessential punk rock comic actor, but I don’t know…Dimitri Coats is like the Olivier of being … Continue reading

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Taco Madness is Back! Cast your Votes!

LA Taco, one of the best LA-centric sites for local news and taco happenings is currently in the first heat of Taco Madness 2019, a quest to find the best taquero in Los Angeles! This is the 10th annual bracketed … Continue reading

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The Lineup for the 2019 Punk Rock Bowling in Las Vegas is Looking Good

If you want to go to the PRB it’s time to start saving up and making plans. It’s a great lineup this year so tickets might be scarce if you wait. The partnered hotels are already selling out. The Golden … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss the 4th Annual ‘Masters of Taste’ Coming to the Rose Bowl Sunday!

Monique A. LeBleu contributed to this post. This Sunday, Masters of Taste, one of our favorite events, is happening at The Rose Bowl. More than 2500 guests will stroll the grassy field while enjoying tastes and treats from over 95 … Continue reading

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Michelob ULTRA to Build Cat Parks in Los Angeles

It’s an unfortunate fact that due to heavy traffic, chemicals and other dangers we now must keep our animal companions indoors to keep them safe. There are dog parks everywhere, but what about cats? Michelob ULTRA has been designing a … Continue reading

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Meat Puppet’s “Dusty Notes”- Music to Eat Mushrooms To

By their appearance in the two videos released for Dusty Notes, it looks like the Kirkwood Brothers have fully given in to their Appalachian mountain man vibe, with their scraggly beards and jug band style. In the video for “Nine … Continue reading

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LA Through a Cracked Lens: Larry David Curmudgeoning as Rita Wilson gets a Star on the Walk of Fame

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Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco and Music Festival Returns to Doheney Beach April 6 & 7

For the sixth year in a row, the Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco and Music Festival will be happening at the beautiful Doheny State Beach in Dana Point. This year the event will be expanding to two days of beer, food … Continue reading

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Yoko Ono Celebrates her Golden Wedding Anniversary with a Reissue of “The Wedding Album.”

Yesterday, the 22nd of March, Yoko Ono released a special reissue of Wedding Album with Chimera Music and Secretly Canadian to mark the 50th anniversary of her wedding to John Lennon. On March 20, 1969, John and Yoko were married … Continue reading

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The First Teaser Trailer for “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” Dropped Today

The first teaser for Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” possibly the most heavily anticipated movie of this coming summer dropped today. It focuses on the relationship between TV star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his stunt double … Continue reading

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