The next taker in Westwood’s hot retail scene is American Apparel. The clothing company, whose founder is known for his love of public masturbation, has nabbed a long-vacant Village storefront for its next location. (Two doors down from Victoria’s Secret.)
This just announced in my inbox: GR Silverlake will be hosting a drawing battle from 3 to 5 pm this Sunday (6/19). Take on Drunken Master (Kiyoshi Nakazawa) for 60 seconds. Just don’t draw too good or he may go wuxia on on you.
Paige Premium Denim looks to exploit the market with a distinctly Los Angeles twist–varieties of her jeans come with cute names like “Little Santa Monica Crop,” “Mulholland Drive Twill Trouser” and “Laurel Canyon 5 Pocket.” I’d know I’d pay anything for such cleverly named pants.
LACMA’s summer blockbuster “King Tut” looks to open strong against “Batman Begins” this weekend. Buzz is strong and early word of mouth is positive. The option for sequel is sure to picked up.
Ladies and gentlemen – as soon as we’ve amassed $36.90 total (on sale from a dodgy-looking discount site), our little experiment begins. I will order a case of Stallone Pudding and subside on nothing but the pudding until it is gone.