Tastemaker: Larry Leight

Oliver Peoples creative director Larry Leight celebrates 25 years of being made in the shades

Page Turner

One of the joys of summer is getting lost in a good book
Dino’s Lodge

Vintage Los Angeles: What Ever Happened to Dino’s Lounge?

In the summer of 1958, Dean Martin and his business partner, Maury Samuels, bought a former restaurant called The Alpine Lodge and renamed it Dino's Lodge. Here's what happened after that

The Underground Catacombs of L.A.’s Lizard People

Elon Musk didn't invent the idea of drilling holes into Los Angeles. George Warren Shufelt did it first.

This Insane Hole Is Pulling Water Out of a California Lake

The recent rains have activated Lake Berryessa’s unconventional flood control system
walt disney

Walt Disney Is Still Not Frozen

More details from my interview with Bob Nelson, the cryonics expert who wanted to freeze Uncle Walt.

James Franco Talks About his New Book of Poetry, His Writing Mentor & Being on Lindsay Lohan’s List of Lovers

"It's something I love, and if people want to judge my poetry through the lens of my acting then there's nothing I can do about that"

How To Make Prison Wine (The Craft Version)

An ex-con/bartender creates foodie-grade jail hooch

TIL: How to Wear Jelly Bracelets Chola Style

Long before Madonna ever thought to don a wrist full of solid black jelly bracelets, the Cholas of Los Angeles were rockin’ the plastic jewelry with panache. Here’s how to get the look

10 Amazing Foods You Didn’t Know You Could Buy at Trader Joe’s

What to put on this weekend's grocery list