im very happy to announce two new blogs to the LA Times family

A new Arts blog called Culture Monster which will cover all of the fine arts: Theatre, classical music, architecture, opera

And a new sports blog called The Fabulous Forum which will cover all sports from boxing to horse racing to the NFL and even the American League.

We now have 45 blogs in our stable of rock. And we have a few more we’re working on which will launch before the end of the year so stay tuned.