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Author Ed Leibowitz

  • Ed Leibowitz

    Writer-at-Large

    Leibowitz has written major profiles of Eli Broad, Rick Caruso, and Charlton Heston, among other subjects, for Los Angeles. He received his master’s degree from Columbia University Journalism School, where he was the recipient of the magazine writer award. The City and Regional Magazine Association named his account of convicted “eco-terrorist” Billy Cottrell as one of the best features of 2006. He has written for The Atlantic, Smithsonian, Men’s Journal, the Guardian, Time Asia, Money, BusinessWeek, and the New York Times.

 

Now That's a Sammie: Wexler's Deli Opens at Grand Central Market Next Month

Michah Wexler's new ten-seat stall turns back the clock Read more...

Can you Dig it? Yes You Can.

Zuade Kaufman and Robert Scheer launched truthdig in 2005 to report the news that too rarely makes headlines. Now they have another goal: figuring out how to survive Read more...

The Northridge Earthquake: “Like a Punch Delivered from Below”

It’s been two decades since the magnitude 6.7 Northridge earthquake shook Los Angeles to its core. Richard Andrews presided over the Herculean effort to make the city whole again Read more...

The LAUSD Needs An Operating System Upgrade, Not iPads

Why the district’s program to furnish every student with a high-end tablet is a case study in warped priorities Read more...

Is the LAUSD’s Take-Charge Superintendent Charging Off?

John Deasy’s legacy—not to mention his tenure in Los Angeles—is up in the air Read more...

Willamette Valley

Sipping and noshing your way through the Pacific Northwest’s most storied wine region Read more...

Think Again

Explaining Islam to non-Muslims is part of Reza Aslan’s stock-in-trade, but the Iranian American, who broke his own “no-Fox rule” when he taped a headline-making segment on the network last week, is more than a talking head Read more...

Tongue in Chic: Furniture with a Punchline

A stool inspired by George Washington's dental work and other quirky— yet chic— designs from Adam Blackman Read more...

Bad Company: A Rogues’ Gallery of Forgotten Perps

This motley crew of murderers and misfits should be seared into our memories. Could you pick a single one of them out of a lineup? Read more...

Not Just Another Day at the Beach: An L.A. Kid Takes His First Dip in the Pacific

Cloudless, balmy with a gentle breeze, it’s perfect beach weather—even on skid row. On this Saturday morning Luis Carillo and his mother, Elvia, await their ride. This is the first time she’s ever taken him to the Pacific Ocean. Read more...

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