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

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

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

8 Things to Do in L.A. Instead of Basic Brunch

Create your own succulent display, decorate a cake, or play BINGO with drag queens

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

My LA to Z: A Guy Named Patrick

The professional Instagrammer likes haikus with his chocolate, leather satchels with his coffee, and burrata with his vegetables

How to Throw the Perfect Dinner Party

When the head count expands to more than five, planning a feast can become a nightmare. Do yourself (and your guests) a favor: hire a small-scale caterer so you can handle the finishing touches

Home Depot Rolls Out a New Line of Tikis

Los Angeles artist Danny Gallardo creates new backyard idols just in time for summer