Citizen Jay: How An Eccentric Racing Heir Became King of Hollywood Media
Jay Penske now controls “Variety,” “The Hollywood Reporter,” “Rolling Stone” and some of the most esteemed cultural brands in publishing. And he’s just getting started
James Corden Bows Out
The Late Late Show host is leaving the airwaves—and Los Angeles—as the late-night format struggles to stay awake. Will the last talk show host left please turn out the lights?
Where to Get Your Pride On
May 22-June 30 WeHo Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival. The WeHo Pride Arts Festival, an annual celebration of LGBTQ+ art and culture, runs from Harvey Milk Day (May 22) through the entire month of June. weho.org Thursdays in June Pride @ Bev. Proceeds from MEET @ BEV events, every Thursday night at Beverly Center, will be […]
The Gay Bar, Reimagined
Up until recently, West Hollywood had essentially two options for public libations: upscale hotel/private clubs or old-school Santa Monica Boulevard gay bars, with requisite pounding music, G-stringed go-go boys making it rain, and randy, rowdy crowds spilling into the street, margaritas in tow. And that was just during the day. Now, there’s an appropriately named […]
Dear Abbey: A Brief History of WeHo’s Iconic Gay Bar
My first visit to the Abbey, the sprawling queer bar on Robertson between Santa Monica and Melrose, was as a visitor to Los Angeles in 2012. It was a glorious late-spring afternoon, and the place seemed to embody everything that makes life in L.A. so intoxicating: the beauty of its clientele, the diverse sexiness of […]
Editor’s Note: The Seismic Changes Seen In Two Major Forms of Media
From print to late night, the media is in dire crisis. Does Jay Penske have the cure?
Ask Chris: Pet Burial, SUV’s with Baseball Caps Plus LA Public Library’s 150th Birthday
How to bid your final farewell to pets in LA. Plus, SUV’s with Baseball Caps, LA Public Library’s 150th Birthday and more.