A collection of news and information related to Slang published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-12 of 23 » View all items1 2 Next >
Danica Patrick and buckle bunny in the same sentence? That'll catch the eye. In an exclusive interview with the popular NASCAR driver, Fox Sports' Lee Spencer chronicles why Patrick was dressed in a western outfit, complete with a fancy belt buckle,...
In 1956, Terry "Tubesteak" Tracy, freshly fired from his job at a downtown insurance company, bid goodbye to the 9-to-5 life and headed for the Malibu shore, where he built himself a shack out of wood scraps and palm fronds and sailed into surfing...
Tags: Sandra Dee, The Beach Boys, Cancer, Cliff Robertson, Diabetes
LA Times MagazineA slew of dapper Down Under ne’er-do-wells of the ’20s and ’30s, along with a rundown of their nefarious deeds...
What's in a name? When it comes to nail polish, a catchy name can seal the deal for a woman searching for "her" color. Flip the bottle to read the label and a quirky or funny name instantly sets a shade apart in a sea of reds, pinks and nudes —...
Chirmole, a high-intensity soupy sauce as black as squid ink, is poured over tender poached chicken and holds a single hard-cooked egg. This classic Maya dish, dubbed "black dinner" in tiny Central American Belize, is based on darkly charred chiles,...
Pop & HissAt its most elemental, the vocoder is an instrument of deception. A mode for veiled communication -- slang in binary code. The U.S and Russian militaries used it to compress and encrypt speech to elude enemy interception, but it soon......
The Big PictureâThe Kingâs Speech,â a British film being touted as a leading contender for the best picture Oscar, is a delightful, heart-warming account of how a cheeky Australian speech therapist helped King George VI conquer a terrible stammer. âSaw 3Dâ is....
The Big PictureHarvey Weinstein has been quietly fuming for weeks over the MPAA ratings board, which has slapped two of his company's films with what he considers overly restrictive ratings. "The King's Speech," a leading best picture Oscar contender about an...
Brand XYeah, we already told you about the Slang Chickens' residency this month at the Echo, but they deserve another mention as their unique blend of blues, country, old-school L.A. punk and indie rock is the perfect pick-me-up at the start of the week. Despite...
Pop & HissIf there's one thing that this year's Silver Lake Jubilee music lineup proves, it's that gravitational forces can work in mysterious ways. The pulling-together of bands from all corners of L.A. has resulted in a variety of indie acts that,......
Jacket CopyA look at The First English Dictionary of Slang, 1699, 2010 edition...
Brand XJust because because it's Valentine's Day doesn't mean your man doesn't have needs. Like the need to do something romantic, yet slightly more masculine than a pink teddy bear holding a chocolate heart. If you're a girlfriend or boyfriend of the more laid-...
Apr 12, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Aug 24, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Apr 1, 2012 | Los Angeles Times
Oct 9, 2011 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 10, 2011 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Sep 22, 2010 | Los Angeles Times
Nov 1, 2010 | Los Angeles Times
Nov 18, 2010 | Los Angeles Times
Feb 28, 2011 | Los Angeles Times
May 20, 2011 | Los Angeles Times
Jan 4, 2011 | Los Angeles Times
Feb 11, 2011 | Los Angeles Times
Original site for Slang topic gallery.