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Larry Flynt’s Life in Contempt

Until he died, the pornographer and unlikely media mogul lived to offend, but it wasn’t a totally empty pursuit
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Taylor Swift Reclaims Her ‘Love Story’

The singer-songwriter's first released rerecording since the Scooter Braun controversy is a return rather than a redo
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Is Erewhon’s Arrival in Silver Lake the Final Nail in the Gentrifying Neighborhood’s Coffin?

It's been ages since the first domino fell, but the pricey grocery store signals a new phase in the enclave's transformation into WeHo East
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On the Lookout for Love at the (Virtual) Matzo Ball

On Christmas Eve, I sailed off on an online journey to find a savory Jewish date. Instead, I ended up in the soup
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A Year Spent Surviving a Pandemic Alone

From panic attacks to feelings of detachment, prolonged solitude took its toll on a writer living alone though the COVID-19 crisis. How he coped—and how he hopes the year changes us for the better
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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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An Untimely Death Moves Through a Family Like Wildfire

As the news broadcast images of a newly charred world, writer Susan Heeger waded through devastation within her own family
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The Pandemic Forced Me Back to My Roots, but It Wasn’t Easy

Hair seemed like a crazy thing to obsess over during a crisis, but writer Aubree Nichols says that as her roots grew in, old demons emerged
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We Need to Flatten the Curve of Despair

Isolation can be deadly, but our lack of connection well predates the COVID-19 crisis
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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