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Ali Miller

  • Food
    To be honest, there aren't many frozen indulgent foods that would get this writer to leave her cozy apartment in the wintertime to travel 20 miles north up the 2 freeway to Montrose. Yet the small community town, nestled in the foothills of the Angeles National Mountains, happens to be home to a new Danish ice cream export that just may have expanded that threshold of what it means to trek for food. Paradis...
  • Arts and Entertainment
    Remember back in December we had posted a story about Three Sheets host Zane Lamprey, the international party connoisseur that filmed his exploits traveling the world, learning about the drinking habits of various cultures? Late last year, fans of the show were distraught when home network Mojo HD went under, leaving Zane and his arsenal of drinking knowledge without a home on cable television. A New Year’s Eve party at the Knitting Factory in...
  • Arts and Entertainment
    With two cameras, a highly entertaining photo editing feature, an online game store, and a music player, Nintendo lovers have been waiting with baited breath for the latest installment of one of the world’s most popular handheld gaming consoles. Last weekend LAist was invited to Nintendo’s official launch party, where hundreds lined up at the GameStop at the Universal City Walk to be among the first to get their hands on the new DSi. Images...
  • Arts and Entertainment
    D3 Publisher is an L.A.-based video game company that just seems to know what’s up. By refusing to pigeonhole themselves into any particular genre, the developers have projects that range anywhere from cartoon franchise spin offs to sexy heroine hack n’ slashers, all of which cater to any and all gamers alike. Perhaps best known for their intergalactic-themed Puzzle Quest series, D3 is churning out a few fun titles that simply shouldn’t be overshadowed....
  • Arts and Entertainment
    The much celebrated co-op zombie-killing franchise Resident Evil has a new installment releasing this month, and to celebrate RE5 developer Capcom is teaming up with the American Red Cross to organize a blood drive at World of Wonder in Hollywood. On March 13th from 11-5 pm, fans of the game can trek over to WoW for the event, and those who donate some blood will receive special edition collectibles as well as a chance...
  • News
    It was announced today that Harmonix and Electronic Arts, developer and publisher of the hugely successful Rock Band series, will be releasing the Beatles edition of the record-breaking music game on September 9th of this year. The game will feature tracks from every era of the band's lifespan thanks to Apple Corps., who recently opened up their catalog for the game's development. There will be a limited number of special edition hardware options, including...
  • Arts and Entertainment
    If there's anything this writer loves more than the release of one of the most anticipated video game sequels of the year, its the fact that one of the finest skratch DJ's around is scheduled to perform the launch party. That being said, Street Fighter IV is a pretty big deal. Celebrating its 20th year as a Capcom franchise, developers went above and beyond to offer fans a completely unique 2d fighting experience for...
  • Arts and Entertainment
    NOFX mosh pit/Ian Dickinson for LAist After twenty-five years of punk rock, PCP and hippie bashing, Fat Mike and the boys of LA-born NOFX haven't stopped their fight to uphold the tenets of the punk ethos. Having played three shows at the Henry Fonda last week, the band highlighted songs from every era of their history, never once failing to entertain the crowd with their signature hilarious, immature and oftentimes bigoted banter. But Mike...
  • Arts and Entertainment
    Samuel L. Jackson may have chosen a few questionable roles in recent years (we're looking at you, Snakes and Jumper), but there's no denying his involvement in the latest anime-inspired project Afro Samurai is downright awesome. Upon receiving immediate praise after its first season aired in 2007, the follow up full-length feature (Afro Samurai: Resurrection) is finally slated to release this week, alongside a highly anticipated video game of the same caliber. LAist was invited...
  • News
    Indie's new show logo If you turned your radio dials to Indie 103 this morning and overheard a stern, visceral message of immediate termination between each song, then you’re already aware of the fate of one of LA’s most popular alternative stations. The 5-year-old radio station, once named the best by Rolling Stone, will be changed to "a format called 'El Gato' -- playing regional Mexican rhythmic and cumbia music," explained Mike Schneider at...

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