Behind the Scenes at the Comedy Union

For a comic, the worst thing in the world may be dying the death of a thousand dogs at the Comedy Union, where the audience has exacting standards—and so does its owner
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These Small, Local Grocers Are Changing the Way L.A. Shops for Food

Specialization and service are back on the menu
Mix and Mingle

8 Types of People You Must Invite to Have a Perfect Party

Events live or die by their attendees, so consider the theory we call “the Tipsy Point”: 20 percent of partygoers generate 80 percent of the fun. The rest of us suck down drinks and ride their wave

The Smartest Guy in the Writers’ Room: Norman Lear at 94

He’s as acerbic as Maude, as hilarious as George Jefferson, and as opinionated as Archie Bunker

Shorthand Is the New Office Supply Store You Can’t Live Without

Everyone in your office is about to be very jealous of you

This Summer You Can Take the Universal Studios Tour After Dark

Run-ins with Frankenstein and Norman Bates will be much creepier after sundown

Slideshow: The Most Exciting Floats of The 2015 Rose Parade

Check out our guide to the 126th annual Rose Parade and take a sneak peek at our favorite floats

How to Throw the Perfect Major Bash

Whether it’s your first fund-raiser or the big 5-0, this is more than a party—it’s a milestone. The right location and some epic details will make it one of a kind