Arts & Entertainment

Let The F-bombs Drop: Science says swearing is good for you

According to psychologists at England's Keele University, cursing is "a harmless emotional release," and can make you feel stronger and more resilient.

Times reporter John Horn to host KPCC's new arts show

The veteran arts and entertainment journalist will join KPCC in June to host an as-yet-unnamed new program focusing on the arts in Southern California.

First glimpse: Batman and the Batmobile in 'Batman vs. Superman'

Zack Snyder has tweeted the first look at the big (really big) guy in the dark (really dark) suit.

The tiny house movement comes to Los Angeles

Faced with sky-high housing costs, Jenna Spesard and Guillaume Dutilh decided to build themselves a tiny house, hitch it to a trailer and travel the country.

Tuesday Reviewsday: The Black Keys, Swans, Joseph Arthur and more

It's time again for Tuesday Reviewsday, our weekly new music segment. This week, Hollywood Reporter music editor Shirley Halperin and Spin Magazine senior writer Chris Martins are back with some new tunes.

'Alien' artist HR Giger dies at 74

The Swiss artist is perhaps best known for the creature in Ridley Scott's "Alien," though he produced many other works of art in a long career.

Sterling stirs new dispute with Magic Johnson-HIV remarks

Donald Sterling faces fresh rebukes for slamming Magic Johnson, repeatedly bringing up the ex-NBA star's HIV status and calling him an unfit role model for children.

UC Riverside to host Spike and Mike Festival of Animation

This year’s Spike and Mike Festival of Animation represents a special gift to the university. Festival co-founder Craig “Spike” Decker will be honored.

Bad news: Iconic ice cream truck song based on racist rendition

This is the story of why our beloved ice cream truck plays blackface minstrel music that sends kids dashing into homes in a Pavlovian frenzy searching for money to buy a popsicle.

Laurel Canyon music, vibe moves to Grammy Museum

The exhibition, a senses-shaking assault of music, memorabilia and visuals, features everything from reminisces by Jackson Browne to hand-written lyrics by Frank Zappa and Gram Parsons.

5 recipes to make Mom happy this Mother's Day

Sweet rice, pozole verde and lemon crepes. These are just a few delicious recipes from L.A. foodies, along with some words of cooking wisdom.

Video: Austrian drag queen Conchita Wurst wins Eurovision

Austrian bearded drag queen Conchita Wurst won the 59th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest Saturday with a James Bond-inspired power ballad. Watch the video here.

St. Louis Rams pick gay player Michael Sam in NFL draft

Michael Sam was picked by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the NFL draft Saturday, becoming the first openly gay player drafted by a pro football team.

Compromise in dispute between Marines, off-roaders

The Marine Corps and off-road vehicle enthusiasts will share a rugged patch of desert near the military base at Twentynine Palms under a compromise brokered by Congress.

Koreatown: With great Korean barbecue comes great responsibility

The bulgogi beef in Los Angeles' Koreatown might be the best grilled meat you'll ever have. At least, if you know how to place an order. We'll walk you through one important rule.

'Senior black correspondent' named Colbert's successor

Comedy Central announced 'The Minority Report With Larry Wilmore' will replace 'The Colbert Report.' Wilmore is best known as The Daily Show's "Senior Black Correspondent."