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LAmag.com, December 1, 2009Dangerously Funny: The Uncensored Story of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (Touchstone, hardcover, $25) By David Bianculli Performing at CBS Television City for its...

The Terminator

I hated the first job I lost, but losing it was a trauma anyway. I wasn’t laid off; I was fired—a more hostile denouement that involved the typical end-of-Friday...

East

The servers at nightlife impresario David Judaken’s first official restaurant speak in superlatives. “It’s the freshest fish in all of Los Angeles, flown in daily from Hono­lulu.” “It’s the...

Fairfax Avenue

Map by Michael Newhouse   For decades the stretch of Fairfax Avenue between Beverly and Melrose has served as a hub for L.A.’s Jewish community. Transplants from then heavily Jewish areas...

Hand Made in L.A.: On The Mend

  Scuffed your pumps?To remove a brown streak on black leather, dab on makeup remover with a cotton ball, then quickly wipe it off, says Gareth Brown, a guest services...

Philippe

 Photograph courtesy philippechow.comThe chicken satay has the same martian-red glow as the leather bar stools at Philippe, the upscale pan-Asian chain that goes by the name Philippe Chow in other cities....

Pierre-André Senizergues

The shoe didn’t fit: Growing up in a Paris suburb in the 1970s, Pierre-André Senizergues fashioned his own skateboarding shoes by adding duct tape and Super Glue to sneakers....