Archive for July 2011

dtla notebook: Downtown Radio

dtla notebook: Downtown Radio dtlanotebook: CBS radio affiliate KFWB 980 recently dedicated a whole day of programming to Downtown. It’s part of a new experiment they’re trying called “On Your Corner.” The first installment was in Long Beach. I talked Downtown nightlife with host Michael Shappee. We talked about a lot of places, but…

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The LA Riot has it’s Tiananmen Square Tank Man photo! Riot a success!  More coverage.  (Pic via @raymondroker)

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Fucked Up At EL Rey (by Slippy Jenkins) Gotta say, last night’s show was pretty amazing. 2nd time seeing Fucked Up live. Even if you’re not into this type of music I’d go see them just for the spectacle of seeing them live. I’ve seen a lot of shows but never have I seen a band show…

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LulzSec affiliate Topiary was just arrested in the Shetland Islands which is really, really, really far away. 

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nervousacid: I can’t say what it is about this tweet that actually made me angry. I’m sure this person is well-intentioned, but there’s also nothing that sets me off more than moral posturing — as if everyone else is a bunch of pop culture zombies, but you, you’re a sophisticated sympathizer. I’m sorry, Rachel Luxemburg,…

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lowindustrial: When you’ve known someone long enough and well enough to grasp the simple things that make them happy, the uncomplicated gestures that brighten their day, you’ve captured lightning in a bottle. Exercise that power wisely but also lavishly.

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brooklynmutt: After the Oslo blast: Raw first-person sights and sounds from Norway’s capital Stokes Young writes: This video clip is from British broadcaster Channel 4’s YouTube channel. From all of the stills and video I’ve seen from the event so far, I expect this to define “aftermath” in my memory of this event. As is…

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