Arts & Entertainment

TSOL frontman Jack Grisham: Once a punk, always a punk

The longtime front man for the band says he's "been trying to go straight since third grade. There's just something in me that's not right."

Maamoul: An ancient cookie that ushers in Easter, Eid in Middle East

For Christians and Muslims in the Middle East, maamoul is an essential part of Easter and Eid respectively. Stuffed with date paste or nuts, this buttery cookie dates back to ancient Egypt.

​Kings fire Cup-winning coach Darryl Sutter, GM Dean Lombardi

Los Angeles won the first two titles in team history in 2012 and 2014, but hasn't won a playoff round since that second title.

Lauren Greenfield's photos might have predicted the rise of Donald Trump

After a quarter-century of examining wealth in its many permutations, the photographer and filmmaker says she finds overlapping themes in the new president's rise.

Potential strike looms as Writers Guild negotiations resume

Members of the Writers Guild are scheduled to have a strike authorization vote on April 24, a week before its contract expires.

Check out the latest renderings of LACMA's makeover

Architect Peter Zumthor revealed designs for a revamped building to house the permanent collection.

Screenwriters say 'Peak TV' has hurt them; strike vote looms

With the WGA moving to authorize a strike, Hollywood is hoping to avoid a crippling work stoppage like the 100-day strike of 2007 that put prime-time TV into reruns and blockbuster movies on hold.

A scholar of the Middle East asks: Is 'Homeland' still racist?

The HBO series has a troubling history in its depictions of Islam and Muslims, but it seems to be changing course in the era of Donald Trump,

Flipping the gender script at Vice Media

Isobel Yeung and Gianna Toboni are intrepid reporters for the Vice News team, helping to turn around the outlets testosterone-fueled image.

'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' choreographer Kat Burns: Comedy's go-to dance guru

We sit in on a rehearsal to find out how the Emmy-winning choreographer puts together those hilarious dance numbers.

Is superhero publisher Marvel super out of touch?

Marvel VP of Sales David Gabriel recently said that their numbers indicate diversity in comics has hurt sales. But those numbers are based on a flawed metric.

Googie World Expo highlights LA's space-age architecture

From coffeeshops to gas stations, LA's Googie relics will be the stars -- and the settting -- for this weekend's Googie World Expo.

How 'Logan' made an effects-heavy movie that feels real

Last month's gritty superhero hit "Logan" offered a grounded take on the superhero, but it still began with high-tech previsualization used to lay out the film's complex stunts and subtle special effects.

Andrew McCarthy's creative rebirth as a travel writer and novelist

His latest book is a young adult novel titled "Just Fly Away," told through the point-of-view of a 15-year-old girl.

How the George Zimmerman verdict catalyzed the Fox series, 'Shots Fired'

For Gina Prince-Bythewood and Reggie Rock Bythewood, being the parents of two black teenage boys helped fuel their desire to create "Shots Fired."

Comedian Don Rickles, merciless 'Merchant of Venom,' dies at 90

Before Comedy Central's celebrity roasts, one man abused people on TV and in clubs like no other. Rickles died of kidney failure Thursday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 90.