Penn Jillette: Gilbert Gottfried Was a Comic Genius, But He Was Also So Much More

Longtime comedic peer and best friend shares his thoughts on Gilbert Gottfried’s death in Los Angeles magazine’s special guest column.

How The Media Fumbled the Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard Verdict

Many pundits were quick to conclude the opposite of what everyone who watched the defamation trial had decided. So social influencers picked up the slack.

He Was Struck with Projectiles at a BLM Rally. He Says His LAPD Officer Uncle Was Involved

Jamal Shakir is one of dozens of protesters to file claims against the city regarding use of force at recent protests

To Live and (Almost Die) in L.A.: I Beat Cancer During the Pandemic then Fled the City

In recognition of Cancer Survivors Day, veteran entertainment reporter Marisa Sullivan shares her breast cancer journey

I’m Not Defending Abercrombie-Fitch, But I Will Share My Experience as Staffer in L.A.

While its luster has greatly diminished, the Abercrombie of today is not the same as the brand I worked for that catapulted to “white hot” fame in the 1990s and early 2000s.  

How Surviving Cancer Led to A Thriving Natural Cookie Dough Brand

In recognition of National Cancer Survivors Day, Sweet Loren’s founder writes LAMag guest column detailing how her darkest days inspired her brightest future
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After the Pandemic, Fostering Pets Should Be the New Normal

As Angelenos stayed safer at home, many invited animals to join them—and it’s made a big positive impact