Category Archives: Books
As usual, my Year End list doesn’t include much released in the current year, because I’m a slow mover with a tendency to look back over my shoulder. But here are some things I discovered this year that I recommend. … Continue reading
Richard Lloyd Presents New Album ‘The Countdown’ with a Live, In-Store Acoustic Set at Amoeba Music in Hollywood!
“I can only be me. I can’t turn into somebody else. So every record I make is just a progression. I never felt the angst necessary to be a punk. I was too young to be a beatnik and too … Continue reading
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Ahem, I mean Halloween. And while there are plenty of excellent, well-known horror novels out there for you to cuddle up with this season, here are eight creepy books that might not … Continue reading
“San Gabriel Valley Pride: Now! More Than Ever!” 17th Annual LGBTQ Pride Event and Car Show will present their 17th annual LGBTQ Pride celebration On Saturday, October 13, 2018, from 11 a.m. To 9:30 p.m. in Pasadena’s Central Park. As … Continue reading
Book Launch for Women Who Rock: From Bessie to Beyonce. Girl Groups to Riot Grrrls at Book Soup Tomorrow!
Tomorrow night, October 10, 2018, Book Soup in West Hollywood will host the book launch for “Women Who Rock: From Bessie to Beyoncé. Girl Groups to Riot Grrrl” at 7 PM. The book is a collection of more than 100 … Continue reading
War Stories: Tales of 70’s & 80’s Punk Mayhem Told By The Perpetrators Themselves! This Sunday at The Roxy
This coming Sunday, Theresa Kereakes and Pleasant Gehman, creators of the fanzine Lobotomy, will host an evening of spoken word and readings from some of the people who made the LA punk scene happen. Featured musicians and writers include Flea (RHCP), … Continue reading
“We Have Always Lived In The Castle” from Further Films is the first movie adaptation of Shirley Jackson’s slim, creepy 1962 novel of the same name. Directed by Stacie Passon and written by Mark Kruger, it premiered at the L.A. … Continue reading
This Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 2 PM – 4 PM, there will be a guest lecture by author/researcher Craig Owens (of Bizarre Los Angeles) at the Mark Taper Auditorium in the LA Central Library. Over the course of three … Continue reading
If, like me, you’re a little tired of having to defend L.A. from people who like to call it shallow—and/or base their entire L.A. knowledge on one neighborhood—then you might be interested in a new book from Knock Knock called This … Continue reading
Mark Z. Danielewski has Written a Pilot for a ‘House of Leaves’ Television Show and it’s Even More Meta
On June 18, 2018, Mark Z. Danielewski quietly posted a link on Twitter and Facebook to a television pilot for his groundbreaking book, “House of Leaves.” Although he has written a number of books since, it is this first novel … Continue reading