The Brentwood of My Youth—Joan Didion’s Brentwood—Is Long Gone

Growing up in the Westside neighborhood in the late ’70s, I reveled in its affluent simplicity. Now, I hardly recognize it
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‘I’d Made the Decision I Was Going to Try Heroin’: Dan Peres Delves Into the Dirty Details of His Addiction

In an exclusive excerpt from the former ’Details’ editor’s buzzy new memoir, he recalls a wildly misspent night in Los Angeles

A Former Party Crasher Explains How He Infiltrated Some of Hollywood’s Most Elite Events

"The toughest are the Globes and the Oscars, of course. But nothing is impossible," according to Adrian Maher

1970s Literary ‘It’ Girl Eve Babitz Is Having a Renaissance—at 76

The typically press-shy author opens up about her racy past, her current politics, and how she really feels about being a millennial feminist icon
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Why ‘Vanderpump Rules’ Stars Tom and Ariana Will Never Get Married

The couple has a new house in the Valley, a new cocktail book on shelves, and a fresh season of drama on the horizon

The Last Days of Carrie Fisher: An Exclusive Excerpt from the Bombshell Biography

The author-actor-satirist was emerging as a feisty feminist icon for the Trump era—then the demons that bedeviled her paid one final visit
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Joel Stein Goes Inside One of Stephanie Miller’s ‘Resistance Dinner Parties’

It's all progressive fun and games until you alienate Rob Reiner
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Liz Phair Shines a Light on Dark Matter in ‘Horror Stories’

The arch '90s rocker paddled through the muck and found her home on the Pacific coast
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When a South L.A. Family Lost Their Footing, Steve Mnuchin’s Bank Gobbled Up Their Slice of the American Dream

A new book examines the "modern-day robber barons" who benefitted from the housing market collapse—Trump and his inner circle included
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Hauser & Wirth Is Hosting a New Indie Book Fair

The Little Literary Fair (aka LITLIT) is a celebration of small publishers and the written word