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  • Arts and Entertainment
    In his new book, executive producer of "The Howard Stern Show," Gary Dell'Abate explains what he was doing instead of watching someone deliver an unforgettable crank call taken on the air by ABC News' Peter Jennings that ended with "and Baba Booey to y'all."
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    Inspired by his best friend's daughter's fight with pediatric epilepsy, former star and producer of "American Gladiators," Dan "Nitro" Clark (LAist interview) has created the Gladiator Rock'n Run -- the most insane one day event on the planet. For this event, Clark's constructed a 3.15 mile course made up of 12 hellish obstacles, like a run through flames.
  • Arts and Entertainment
    Dane Cook will perform at The Greek Theater October 2nd. | Photo by Kathy Vitulano Dane Cook has performed his high-energy brand of stand-up comedy in some of the country's largest arenas including New York's Madison Square Garden, TD Garden in his hometown of Boston and the Staples Center, here in the city he currently calls home. On October 2nd the popular yet polarizing comedian will take the stage at one of Los Angeles'...
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    ESPN Radio's The Scott Van Pelt Show co-host Ryen Russillo | Photo by Joe Faraoni courtesy of ESPN Despite what you may have read on Wikipedia, Ryen Russillo is not a native of Compton or Inglewood. Russillo can, however, be heard in Compton, Inglewood and throughout the area weekdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on AM 830 KLAA co-hosting "The Scott Van Pelt Show." The duo of Van Pelt and Russillo have put together...
  • Food
    After years of seeing other cities and towns across Southern California welcoming Chick-Fil-A to their community, L.A can finally join in on the fun. The long wait is over. The chain known for inventing and in my opinion, perfecting the chicken sandwich will open tomorrow at 3758 S. Figueroa St., on the southeast edge of USC's campus. For LA-based Chick-Fil-A fanatics it means not having to make what Aziz Ansari called "the pilgrimage" to Redondo...
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    DJ Premier owns gold and platinum records, won three Grammy awards, is the founding member of one of hip-hop's most influential duos, has worked with everyone from Jay-Z to Notorious B.I.G. to Christina Aguilera, has a massive fanbase of loyal followers and is considered by many to be one of the greatest producers of all-time. Even with all the accolades and success, the legendary producer continues to bang out hot beats and remain relevant after...
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    LA has a diverse cast of characters. Whether it's the characters with stirring stories or interesting occupations or the people who are just simply characters, this town has them all. In an effort to get to know some of those characters a little better, we've created "Seven Questions" If you have a suggestion for a future Seven Questions subject send us an email. Today’s subject is Matt Erickson, the VP of Restaurant Operations at...
  • Arts and Entertainment
    Jared and his multi-platinum band, Thirty Seconds to Mars, are bringing their Into the Wild tour to town with stops at the Santa Barbara Bowl on Friday and The Greek on Saturday. Leto, who has appeared in films like Fight Club and Requiem for a Dream, founded the band alongside his brother Shannon. Their self-titled debut album was released in 2002. The follow-up, A Beautiful Lie, earned multi-platinum status.
  • News
    Today's subject is Donald Bland, who is anything but. An Emmy winner on "The Deadliest Catch" on Discovery Channel, Bland's producing credits span the elements with "Ice Road Truckers," "Ax Men," "Tornado Road" and more recently have seen him cross over into film producing on "Soul Surfer," an upcoming movie whose cast includes Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt and Carrie Underwood.
  • Arts and Entertainment
    Bobb'e J. has shared both the small and big screen with some of the biggest stars in town, has hosted his own TV show and was nominated for an MTV Movie Award all before he was old enough to have a driver's license. Thompson, who still isn't old enough to drive, broke through with his scene stealing performance in the hit comedy, Role Models. The actor/rapper's career, which began at age five, includes roles in "The Tracy Morgan Show," "Human Giant," Idlewild, Fred Claus and Land of the Lost. The 14 year-old who lives outside of Los Angeles has teamed up with a group of teen filmmakers for the Reese's Puffs Extraordinary Cinema program

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