In Profile: The GrAssHopper

In Profile: The GrAssHopper

Legend has it that a bar for the ages exists at the corner of Fountain and Normandie. The nondescript, weathered facade gives nary a hint of the glimmer of jewels inside.

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In Profile: Oki-Dog

In Profile: Oki-Dog

Oki-Dog, now we sing thee merits. Day-glo orange shack! Shack with proud “C” rating on Fairfax! Former shack of the punkrockers in the 70s on Santa Monica Blvd!

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LA Concert Calendar: July 4 - July 10

LA Concert Calendar: July 4 – July 10

Recommended Show of the Week: Built to Spill @ House of Blues. This is what indie rock is all about. Frontman Doug Martsch isn’t pretty, doesn’t care for the spotlight, writes epic songs that are familiar yet unpredictable and puts on a hell of a live show. Catch BTS Thursday or Friday at the House of Blues.

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Harry Perry Potentially Relegated to 10x8 Harassment Zone

Harry Perry Potentially Relegated to 10×8 Harassment Zone

I’m reading the Argonaut @ lunch today and I discover they’re shrinking the performance zones in my old stomping ground. The beach madness is being curtailed, and that can’t be good: Since the lottery went into effect March 1st, street performers, who used to have few space restrictions, now have to limit their shows to a 20-foot-wide by eight-foot-deep marked area.

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Rub Your Freedom In The Terrorists' Collective Face

Rub Your Freedom In The Terrorists’ Collective Face

Unfortunately, supermarket parking lot tin shack fireworks are illegal within the city limits of Los Angeles proper. So where can one legally blow some shit up in their driveway to ring in the 4th?

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