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ICYMI: What Does The Diet Of An 'American Ninja Warrior' Look Like?
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- Prophets of Rage, the supergroup featuring members of Public Enemy, Rage Against the Machine, and Cypress Hill, played a surprise show on the rooftop of a building above Skid Row Friday night. The show was a possible "warm-up" before the band heads to the Republican National Convention to ruffle some feathers.
- Here's a sampling of the kinds of things stuntwoman/ American Ninja Warrior Jessie Graff eats that best propel her up the salmon ladder and whatnot (hint: frosted oatmeal cookie-flavored Keurig?! Are you for real?!).
- This guy kept a stolen human brain (named Freddy) under his porch, and would spray the embalming fluid on his weed to enhance the high. Apparently, "spraying or soaking marijuana with embalming fluid" is "an emerging drug trend." You heard it here first!
- Goop and Coldplay are officially uncoupled.
- Take this scientific quiz to find out which Pokemon you are in the streets, and which Pokemon you are in the sheets. (Charmeleon/ Charizard for me ;) ;) ;) ) (I hate myself)
- New driver Lady Gaga got pulled over in Malibu.
- With a 98-92 overtime win against the Connecticut Sun last night, the Los Angeles Sparks tied the WNBA record for the best start: their record is now 20-1.
- The trailer for The Edge of Seventeen, a teen comedy featuring Hailee Steinfeld and Woody Harrelson, looks real good.
- A letter Paul McCartney wrote to Prince, which was addressed, "Dear Princely person," sold for $15,000 at auction. Can't wait to cash in on my autographed Flaming Pie cassette some day.
- It's disconcerting to see the Warriors' Klay Thompson decked out in a Dodger jersey, but here he is repping L.A. (his brother Trace is a Dodger outfielder) at the Kids Choice Sports Awards.
- On this day in 1962, the Beach Boys signed with Capitol Records. The relationship soured seven years later, but here are the lil guys performing their first single:
Donald Trump was a fading TV presence when the WGA strike put a dent in network schedules.
Pickets are being held outside at movie and TV studios across the city
For some critics, this feels less like a momentous departure and more like a footnote.
Disneyland's famous "Fantasmic!" show came to a sudden end when its 45-foot animatronic dragon — Maleficent — burst into flames.
Leads Ali Wong and Steven Yeun issue a joint statement along with show creator Lee Sung Jin.
Every two years, Desert X presents site-specific outdoor installations throughout the Coachella Valley. Two Los Angeles artists have new work on display.