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Author Marielle Wakim

  • Marielle Wakim

    Associate Editor

    Marielle joined Los Angeles magazine in 2012 as an intern and came on full time in March of 2013, where she now works in the web, editorial, and marketing departments. Prior to settling in at Los Angeles, she earned her Masters in Professional Writing from the University of Southern California, where she studied non-fiction, fiction, and screenwriting. Her strengths are humor and memoir; her weaknesses are cookies and Zac Efron.

    Her writing has been featured on NPR, Relevant, The Huffington Post, Thought Catalog, and in Montage Magazine.


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Object Permanence: Dinah Lenney on the Power of Things

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Los Angeles Magazine and ArcLight Cinemas Present: Flashback to the ‘80s!

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Nathan Deuel Remembers Life in the Middle East

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Exclusive Event Alert: The Cause Fitness Un-Bootcamp

Fifty readers will have the chance to workout with celebrity trainer Rachel Elizabeth and receive a free $200 membership to One Medical Group Read more...

Five Questions for...Johanna Stein

The comedian and writer talks to us about growing up with a set of "tie-dye-wearing, dope-smoking, anti-establishment hippies," how parenting has affected her comedy, and an overall lack of shame. PLUS: Your chance to win a free copy of her book! Read more...

Five Questions For...Ken LaZebnik

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Eric Garcetti Asks CBS to Move the “Late Show” West

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