Spoilt for shenanigans

Wellington’s Bret McKenzie likes Los Angeles eatery Pie n’ Burger because “the name lets you know what you’re going to get. No surprises.” This is one of a sampling of places McKenzie recommends in the City of Angels. McKenzie has become pretty well-acquainted with Los Angeles over the last couple of years, having relocated here along with Jemaine Clement, his bandmate in Flight of the Conchords, to work on their HBO sitcom. Another favourite, second-hand store ‘Squaresville’, Los Feliz is where he gets “some good sweatshirts with animals on them.” And on Monday nights McKenzie enjoys the Moonlight Rollerway in Glendale even though he never learnt to rollerskate. “I was more into doing the moonwalk.”


Tags: Bret McKenzie  Flight of the Conchords  Jemaine Clement  Los Angeles Times  

Billy Apple an Artist Who Was His Own Life’s Work

Billy Apple an Artist Who Was His Own Life’s Work

“Over his long, provocative career, the artist Billy Apple changed his name, registered it as a trademark, branded products with it, had his genome sequenced and, finally, arranged to…