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Where's Chris? 1/3/11

Chris has started 2011 just as he ended 2010: on the go. Be the first to guess correctly where he took this photo and win a one-year subscription to...

Changing Shape

Eat less. Move more. That, according to yoga instructor Anthony Benenati, is "the only diet plan you need." He said so while stretching at the front of his class...


Roy Choi of Kogi truck fame doesn’t do subtle, and his latest concept inside a stunner of a converted IHOP is anything but. The theme is “picnic,” which, from...

Dancing in the Dark

 Photograph courtesy foxsearchlight.comSo I’m watching Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan, and about two-thirds of the way through, I’m trying to decide which is sillier, ballet or this movie about it....

Numbers Game

Illustration by Gracia Lam I cannot remember when my sister and I found out our mother had lied about her age. We were already in our thirties, maybe our forties....

The Pitch Guy

Some people carve out a career writing screenplays. Others get rich bringing them to life onscreen. Then there’s Robert Kosberg. His specialty? Ideas

The Reading List: January ’11

Democracy Burning?: Urban Fire Departments and the Limits of Civil Society in Late Imperial Russia, 1850-1914 (McGill-Queen's University Press, hardcover, $95) By Nigel Raab...

The Man Who Tried to Make California Great Again

The Rise and Fall of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger

Best New Restaurant No. 10: WP24

The dining experience complete with an L.A. view

Best New Restaurant No. 1: Lazy Ox Canteen

A restaurant whose singed-wood paneling and concrete floors befit a Japanese pub