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Get Excited: The O.C. Is Becoming A Musical!

Wait what?? Yay!

The creators of Cruel Intentions: The Musical in LA, are developing a musical based on Fox’s early oughts hit teen drama The O.C. and we are so very happy.

A Twitter account has been created by producer Jordan Ross and director Lindsey Rosin. Here is a tweet of…

By: Katrin Higher / June 28, 2015

Finally: You Can Do “Breakdance Yoga,” Eat Vegan & Get A Colonic All Under The Same Roof

At long last, Los Angeles has outdone itself in ways none of us could ever have imagined, except that we could, because this sounds like a satire. Behold the popular urban oasis The Springs, a catch all wellness center where a waitress said, “You can eat dinner — everything is raw, vegan, organic, soy free…

By: Katrin Higher / April 27, 2015

Los Angeles Local News Anchors Handle This Morning’s Earthquake Like Pros

Earthquakes are serious business. Mother Nature does not fuck around. All that being said, I LOLed upon watching this video of these two KTLA anchors responding live as a 4.7 magnitude earthquake hit Los Angeles this morning. They straight dived under that desk. And his face! (In all seriousness, we hope everyone is a-okay out…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 17, 2014

Trans Woman Banned From L.A. Gym’s Women’s Locker Room

Yanel Valenzuela of California told a gym trainer that she is a transgender woman, hoping to get an exercise routine tailored to her health needs. But instead, she alleges, the trainer shared that information with others and an L.A. Fitness manager barred Valenzuela from using the women’s locker room entirely. They realize she’s a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 31, 2013

Nicest Burglars Ever Return Valuables After Realizing They Stole From Sexual Assault Services Nonprofit

On the night of July 31, police arrived at the San Bernardino County Sexual Assault Services office to respond to an alarm. According to CBS Los Angeles, the building had been broken into through the ceiling, but by the time police arrived the thieves had already fled the area. Cindy Stalling, the executive director was notified,…

By: Mary Odell / August 9, 2013

Nigel Hardy, 13, Commits Suicide After Being Bullied For Being A Male Cheerleader

Another bullied teen took his life on Monday: Nigel Hardy, age 13, had been bullied due to his participation in an extracurricular activity he loved, cheerleading.

According to The Los Angeles Times, Hardy punched another boy, who was harassing him about cheerleading, which led to suspension from Hillview Middle School in Palmdale, California.  O…

By: Sarah Gray / April 18, 2013

“The Women Of L.A.” Is Offensive To Women, L.A., The World

Get a load of this new “comedy music video” from some guy named DJ Lubel. It features a cornucopia of has-beens and never-weres, singing a rather mysogynist and racist song about how the women of Los Angeles never put out. It’s really, really charming. I mean, the video starts off with a guy telling hi…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 15, 2013

Waitress Sues L.A. Bar Over Short Skirt Dress Code, Fans Blowing Up Skirt

A woman claims she was fired from O’Hara’s, a bar near UCLA, for complaining about a new dress code for women that required wait staff to wear short, plaid school girl skirts  and place fans around the restaurant to blow their skirts up! Ew. Creepy. The woman wrote a letter to her boss registering…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 26, 2012

Los Angeles Bakery To Open 24-Hour Cupcake ATM

Delicious news! If, per chance, you’ve been considering a move to the City of Angels, this should seal the deal: a cupcake bakery by the name of Sprinkles has clinched my wildest childhood hopes and dreams with a 24-hour cupcake ATM. “In the heart of Bevery Hills nestled between Sprinkles Cupcakes and the brand new…

By: Rachel Krause / March 1, 2012

Bravo Announces “Shahs Of Sunset,” The Persian “Jersey Shore”

The “Jersey Shore” knockoffs are here! “The Shahs Of Sunset,” a new reality show about Iranian-Americans in Los Angeles, will be developed by Bravo and Ryan Seacrest’s production company, they jointly announced Wednesday. L.A. has the largest Persian community outside of Iran and their per capita income is 50 percent higher than the national average,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 22, 2011

Evening Quickies: Black-Eyed Peas On “Indefinite Hiatus” & Dr. Drew Ditches “Celebrity Rehab”

The Black-Eyed Peas are on an “indefinite break,” finally confirming months of rumors that something was up. [ONTD]
Zooey Deschanel laid the smackdown on a journalist who took a partial quote about Los Angeles out of context, misquoted her, and called her a “snobby cow.” Don’t mess with Zooey, fools. [, ZooeyDeschanel.Tumblr.com]
Thirty YouTube tributes…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 11, 2011

Quickies: Plastic Surgeon On Call For Royal Visit To L.A. & Rosario Dawson’s Giant Vagina Plans

Prince William has a plastic surgeon on call when he plays a polo match in L.A. this weekend, in case he injures that princely face and needs immediate medical attention. Hmm. Let’s get real for a second. Does this doc do hair implants? [L.A. Times]
The very best of TV vigilante Nancy Grace’s bats**t crazy…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 6, 2011

Folks In Los Angeles Having The Most Sex, Folks In Philly, The Best

A new sex survey conveniently sponsored by Trojan found that people in Los Angeles are getting busy more often than the rest of us. According to the survey, Angelinos do it about 135 times a year, while the rest of us poor cads only get laid about 120 times a year. They also scored the…

By: Ami Angelowicz / June 21, 2011

Alex Pettyfer Has A Bad Attitude, A “Thank You” Tattoo Over His Penis

His last name may sound a lot like “petit four,” but “Beastly” and “I Am Number Four” star Alex Pettyfer is far from sweet and sugary on the inside. First there were the rumors of vicious phone threats he made toward ex Dianna Agron. And his new interview in VMAN magazine doesn’t do much for…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / April 28, 2011

Josh Radnor Says Women Are Just More Alluring In New York

“New York and L.A. both have a lot of beautiful women, but in New York that beautiful woman will be reading a book. That, to me, is intensely sexy. If I was going to live in L.A., it would be on the condition that I not sell my soul in order to do that. I…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 16, 2011

You Know You Want To Look Inside Lady Gaga’s Manor

Just a few years ago, Stefani Germanotta was living in a small apartment in New York City while working hard to make it in the music business. These days, she’s headlining Madison Square Garden, capriciously writing on Birkin bags with Sharpies, and strutting around in Alexander McQueen heels. But that’s not all. When Lady Gaga

By: Bianca Posterli / July 7, 2010

Hugh Hefner Saves The Hollywood Sign And Subsequently, The World

We all know that Hugh Hefner is an American hero, but now he’s gone even further by single-handedly (kinda) saving the Hollywood sign! The land around the sign is known as Cahuenga Park and was originally owned by Howard Hughes who wanted to build a house for Ginger Rogers there. Then he sold it to…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 27, 2010

The Frisky’s Chic On The Street: L.A. Airport Style

Shanel, snagged outside LAX, looks both comfortable and fabulous in a New York City screen-print tank and silver Dr. Martens combat boots. The pop of pink on her American Apparel bra and luggage tag iis a sure sign that this girl is ready for some fun. Talk about traveling in style.

By: Caragh Johnson / November 9, 2009

People Fight For Their 90210 Zip Code

Did you know that the zip code 90210 actually covers a section of Los Angeles, not Beverly Hills? Yeah, we didn’t either, but it turns out the actual zip codes for Beverly Hills proper are 90211 and 90212. This confuses the Los Angeles police and fire departments. The power of ’90s television nostalgia is so

By: Nikki Dowling / August 11, 2009

Shopping Guide: The Best Places To Blow Your Paycheck In LaLa Land

There’s no denying that in Hollywood, you are what you wear. In fact, everyone is so well styled that it’s often hard to tell the normals from the celebs (okay, that size two girl being followed by paparazzi? Yeah, she’s famous).

Yet, we gotta love LaLa land for its diverse and plentiful shopping…

By: Leonora Epstein / May 26, 2009
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