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A Shot In The Dark: The Unknown Story Behind L.A.’s Most Celebrated Photograph

Architect Pierre Koenig’s Case Study House No. 22 was unlike anything ever constructed

Keeps 'em Full, Keeps 'em Focused

A good friend of mine in Chicago sent me this. One of his coworkers opened a box of Kellogg’s Frosted Mini-Wheats this morning to discover THIS artifact (pictured) at...

Taco vs. Taco

NBC Los Angeles (channel 4) is reviving the heated Tito’s vs. Henry’s taco argument for their new online feature, the Golden Local Debates. As part of their heavy-handed...

Haggis Hangover

On Saturday night, I was invited to celebrate Robert Burns Night—the Scottish celebration of the country’s national poet—at the home of my friends Ewan and Angel Anderson in Studio...

My LA to Z: Rita Moreno

  Rita Moreno won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for West Side Story (if you’ve never seen her performance as Anita in one of the most exciting five minutes in movie...

Dinner and A (Free) Movie

Need to cram in some serious movie-going to be caught up by Oscar time? Well, eat up! Through February 15, the Hollywood & Highland center is giving away...

So You Had a Bad Day

  Poor Nancy Silverton. First, a the Ponzi scheme, now this: Nancy was on the TODAY show  this morning whipping up a Torta della Nonna for host Amy Roebuck. Not...

The Arbiter

Los Angeles magazine, February 2009Read Daniel Water's listA year ago, after the Academy nominated No Country for Old Men as the best film of 2007, a lot of people...

Buggin’

Well, you can take the Highland Park out of the gastropub, but sometimes it comes crawling back in anyway. Our style editor Laurie Pike was at the York in Highland...

The Gwyneth Cleanse: The Finale

Madge, I don’t think your prayers were heard.  How ironic that my single most favorite food, the avocado, sealed my fate. Friday evening, just as I had been...