Search Results For: "things fall apart"
It’s 2010, but when some in this country describe the American family they sound as if they’re living in the 1950s. It’s all short-sleeve button-down shirts and aprons, ambrosia salad and lime rickeys, a membership to the local country club,… [ read more ]09/23/10
Is that you, 50?
Tattooed bad boy has been working hard for his role as the cancer stricken football player in Mario Van Peebles’ up coming film, “Things Fall Apart.” The Queens rapper lost an amazing 50 pounds for the role, leaving him almost… [ read more ]06/02/10
Q & A With Shooter Jennings
Fed up with the country music business and itching for a new start, Shooter Jennings decided to pack up and move from New York to California. Somewhere in the middle—that vague expanse of land his father, Waylon, famously proclaimed his… [ read more ]04/07/10
Q & A With Ville Valo
When HIM frontman Ville Valo asked LA Ink’s Kat Von D to tattoo three hedonistic writers on his right forearm—American author Charles Bukowski, French poet Charles Baudelaire, and Finnish novelist Timo K. Mukka—the characters were supposed to represent role models… [ read more ]01/28/10
I Am Not Kat Von D
Outside the gunmetal gray door of a nondescript North Hollywood building lies a colorful doormat and a kitschy frog statue, the kind you’d find on the front porch of a house in the suburbs. Both read “Welcome.” This is not… [ read more ]01/21/10
Dave “Jailhouse” Johnson
Name: Dave Johnson, although I have fallen victim to the inevitable “punk” moniker of “Dave Jailhouse”. What is your job? Right now I am fortunate enough to be able to do the label stuff full time, although I don’t know… [ read more ]11/09/09
Q & A With Chris “Ludacris” Bridges
If you can talk financial experts off the ledge long enough to ask them the key to a successful future, they’ll almost all say the same thing: “You’ve got to diversify.” It’s a philosophy that few have embraced as earnestly… [ read more ]09/24/09