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Hurry Up And Wait

This is It, the motion picture tribute put together from behind-the-scenes footage of Michael Jackson’s comeback concert tour rehearsals, doesn’t premiere world-wide until October 28, but 3,000 tickets to...

Where's Chris 9/23/09

We've sent our Ask Chris to send in dispatches from his travels around town. Do you know where he was? Be the first to guess correctly and win a...

Hunch-Driven

I’ve been hooked on Paolo Nutini ever since I saw him perform his breakout single, “Last Request,” on a late-night TV show two years ago. The way he closed his...

A Healthy Conversation

Sure, it feels like this year’s summer just won’t quit—the high for today is 88°—but that won’t stop flu season from kicking into gear right on time, and according...

The Pint Planner: Tuesday

The Pint Planner is our daily guide to deals on booze and bites—not to mention special events and live music—at the best new bars in the city. Here's what's on tap...

No Ordinary Fad

Illustration by André Carrilho Someone once noted that, other than Shakespeare, the Beatles may be Western culture’s only instance of the best and the most popular being the same thing....

Rooting for the Home Team with Mila Kunis

Photograph by Matt Jones/Trunk Archive “I love the Big Blue!” sings Mila Kunis as the Dodgers saunter off the field and the Cincinnati Reds swallow another runless inning. Kunis isn’t...

FAQ: The Friday Afternoon Question

The phone rings, the question is posed. My institutional memory (15 years and counting) kicks in. Some are bizarre story ideas, and we have a file for those (FYI,...

Disnoid Fever

More than 10,000 people crowded into the Anaheim Convention Center last week for D23, described as Comic-Con for Disney fans. The cryptic name refers to the year the company was founded –...

What A Rush

When a fully made-up Teri Hatcher found her spot in the athlete transition area at the Nautica Triathlon in Malibu on Sunday and proceeded to strip down to a...