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    Looking for a place to check out vintage hot rods and Kustoms, enjoy live music, dress up in ‘50s-style burlesque fashion that would have gotten you arrested in the ‘50s, get married and get an

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  • The Real Cost of Prisons Comix

    The Real Cost of Prisons Project (RCPP) director Lois Ahrens created the organization in 2000 to shine a spotlight on the more than 2 million people currently incarcerated in the U.S. Ahrens and her

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  • Bros, Buffoons and Bud

    It was probably shocking to most cinephiles that Kathryn Bigelow became the first gal to grab a director’s Oscar this year—her claim to fame up until The Hurt Locker was 1991’s schmaltzy Point

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  • They are Devo

    If your membership in the De-volution fan club has lapsed—it’s time to renew. Hot off their stints at the Winter Olympics, Coachella and the KROQ Weenie Roast, the original freaky fab

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  • Milestone Movie Moments

    By Jasen T. Davis and James Lang Nothing works like celluloid for capturing the zeitgeist of an era. Along with the stories they tell, films inform us of what people were thinking, wearing and, yes,

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  • Liner Notes

    By Hans Fink On April 16, TYPE O NEGATIVE singer and bassist PETER STEELE was found dead of heart failure. Aside from his imposing 6-foot, 8-inch frame and monstrous baritone voice, Steele was also

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  • Counter-Culture Currency

    Los Angeles artist Robert Dowd’s paintings of money and postage stamps were at the center of the California Pop Art movement. In 1962, his work was included in a group show at the Pasadena Art

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