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As Wildfires Ravage the State, the Dark Side of the California Dream Slinks Out of the Shadows

Fires have always loomed large over the California landscape—both a cleansing promise and an obliterating threat. But like so much else these days, they suddenly seem out of control
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In a Coronavirus World, ‘The Love Boat’ Is Still Afloat

A campy confection that gleefully ignores the realities cruise-ship life is just what Doc ordered right now
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How DJ Erick Morillo Went from EDM Superstar to Cautionary Tale

Inside the wild life and tragic death of a record-spinning star with the ghostwriter who knew him better than many
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Netflix Made a $300 Million Deal with Ryan Murphy. Maybe It Should Ask for a Refund

If 'Hollywood' is any indication, the prolific producer's output is only getting lazier

A Look Back at the Annie Leibovitz-Disney Collab That Still Has Us Asking Questions

In 2007, the legendary photographer began shooting celebs as Disney characters and the results were never not...interesting
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Hungry and Loaded on Hollywood Boulevard

When writer Emily Sullivan thinks about her time as a heroin addict living a stone's throw from the Walk of Fame, she thinks of an insatiable hunger and the sustenance that kept her alive
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Chadwick Boseman Was the Right Actor for Every Role He Took—and Always Right When We Needed Him to Be

Whether he was Jackie Robinson or the King of Wakanda, the late actor always brought gravitas and irresistible magnetism to the screen
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During Quarantine, a Zoom Writers’ Room Became My Connection to the Outside World

The experiment brought me up close and personal with quirky strangers—and saved me from my quarantined self

So Why Do We Live in L.A.?

Yes, there’s crime. And the traffic sucks. And the housing crisis is completely out of control. But for 60 years, Angelenos have battled even tougher problems (remember smog?) and always come out on top
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John Mulaney Said He Didn’t Want Kids and Now He’s Having One—So What?

The comedian's announcement that he and Olivia Munn are procreating caused much consternation in the Twittersphere, but changing your mind isn't exactly a crime