In 1977, Ted Templeman Went to Check Out an Unknown Band from Pasadena and Changed Rock History

In this exclusive excerpt from his new memoir, the Warner Bros producer recalls the thrills and terrors of recording Van Halen’s debut

This Guy Stayed in SoCal’s Most Haunted Hotels to Separate Fact From Fiction

Hotel Alexandria, Hotel del Coronado, the Mission Inn, and more

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

Mikel Jollett’s Surreal Escape from a Drug Rehab-Turned-Cult

In an exclusive excerpt from the Airborne Toxic Event lead singer's highly anticipated memoir, 'Hollywood Park,' two little boys break free

Cartoonist Jack Chick Has Died, Leaving Behind a Lifetime of Evangelical Comics That Fascinated a Generation

We profiled the reclusive Boyle Heights artist in 2003, who at the time was the world's most published living author
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Animal Rights Activists Crashed Jessica Simpson’s L.A. Book Event

The singer-author got a not-so-warm-welcome at Aratani Theatre on Monday night
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Vulnerability Guru Brené Brown Is About to Become the Marie Kondo of Emotions

The TED Talk sensation goes international with a new Netflix special

Building L.A.: Architect John Parkinson’s Influence On Los Angeles’ Landscape

In his new book, author Stephen Gee commemorates the life and works of John Parkinson, who designed more landmark buildings in Los Angeles than any other architect (living or dead)