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Exclusive: An Explosive New Biography Reveals the Secret that Almost Destroyed Natalie Wood

This excerpt from 'Natalie Wood: The Complete Biography' details how the actress covered for husband Robert Wagner's alleged bisexuality

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

6 Los Angeles Poets You Should Be Reading

These poets are shaking up literature in Los Angeles and beyond
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How Mo Ostin Turned a Faltering Record Label into the Powerhouse of Rock

In the late ’60s, the beloved Warner/Reprise exec signed culture-bending artists from Jimi Hendrix to Fleetwood Mac. His secret? Stop trying to make hit records
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The Time Britney Spears Got Booted from Chateau Marmont

A new book details how to get away with acting up at the legendary Sunset Strip hotel—and how not to
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Roxane Gay Would Prefer Not to Have to Be Exceptional

The author says, “I want to get to a place where it is no longer newsworthy when a diverse creator has made interesting art”

The Most Iconic Recipes from Classic L.A. Restaurants Revealed

The Cobb salad from the Brown Derby became iconic, the spicy tuna dip from Carlos ’n Charlie’s… not so much
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Beloved Pasadena Bookstore Vroman’s Needs Help Weathering the Pandemic

The past few months have been the toughest in the store's 126-year history

Anna Kendrick Has a Lot of Feelings About Taco Bell, Emily Ratajkowski, and Sexy Bakeries

The actress is gunning for the best-seller list with her new collection of humorous essays