Liz Ohanesian

Writes stories. Plays records. Gets sunburn at comic book conventions.
From today’s trip to the Los Angeles Central Library.

From today’s trip to the Los Angeles Central Library.

Customized Transformers by Rob Roberts. Spotted at BotCon in Pasadena, CA last weekend. I wrote about Roberts’ work in my latest story for L.A. Weekly. 

Customized Transformers by Rob Roberts. Spotted at BotCon in Pasadena, CA last weekend. I wrote about Roberts’ work in my latest story for L.A. Weekly

“Traci Hines looks like a Disney Princess, all big eyes and wide smile. Even with her hair fashionably shaved on the side, cherry red waves fall over one shoulder in a way that’s unmistakably Ariel. Hines’ resemblance to the fictional mermaid changed the course of this 29-year-old singer’s career. She’s the Hipster Ariel IRL, a real life version of a popular meme based on The Little Mermaid. She’s a popular YouTube personality who has had success with her covers of Disney tunes, and her ability to impersonate the characters. On this particular Saturday, though, she’s at Melrose Avenue boutique Japan L.A. representing Adorkable Apparel, her line of clothing and accessories inspired in part by her mermaid life.”
Read more in my story for L.A. Weekly, “Meet Traci Hines, the Real-Life Hipster Little Mermaid”

Traci Hines looks like a Disney Princess, all big eyes and wide smile. Even with her hair fashionably shaved on the side, cherry red waves fall over one shoulder in a way that’s unmistakably Ariel. Hines’ resemblance to the fictional mermaid changed the course of this 29-year-old singer’s career. She’s the Hipster Ariel IRL, a real life version of a popular meme based on The Little Mermaid. She’s a popular YouTube personality who has had success with her covers of Disney tunes, and her ability to impersonate the characters. On this particular Saturday, though, she’s at Melrose Avenue boutique Japan L.A. representing Adorkable Apparel, her line of clothing and accessories inspired in part by her mermaid life.”

Read more in my story for L.A. Weekly, Meet Traci Hines, the Real-Life Hipster Little Mermaid”

Last fall, I met this guy named JJ Villard who was making an Adult Swim show called King Star King. I asked him a bunch of questions, then kept asking him questions. Finally, a story came out of it. You can read it in print in this week’s edition of L.A. Weekly. It’s also available online. 

Last fall, I met this guy named JJ Villard who was making an Adult Swim show called King Star King. I asked him a bunch of questions, then kept asking him questions. Finally, a story came out of it. You can read it in print in this week’s edition of L.A. Weekly. It’s also available online

hifructosemag:

Mark Ryden will be releasing a special limited edition red vinyl album tomorrow with musicians like Mark Mothersbaugh, Tyler the Creator, Scarling, KrK Ryden, Stan Ridgeway, Katy Perry and many more. All musicians did versions of “Bicycle Built For Two” All proceeds go to Little Kids Rock to fund children’s music programs. Half if the 999 copies will be available at the show, which opens this weekend. The other half will be available on the artist’s website later this month.

hifructosemag:

Mark Ryden will be releasing a special limited edition red vinyl album tomorrow with musicians like Mark Mothersbaugh, Tyler the Creator, Scarling, KrK Ryden, Stan Ridgeway, Katy Perry and many more. All musicians did versions of “Bicycle Built For Two” All proceeds go to Little Kids Rock to fund children’s music programs. Half if the 999 copies will be available at the show, which opens this weekend. The other half will be available on the artist’s website later this month.