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10 Intense Southern California Trails For Avid Hikers

If you provide the boots and the gumption, we’ll get you there. A secret waterfall. A lost mountain city. A wild river gorge. Time to hit the trail

News Buffet: Slacker Edition

We’re currently in deadline hell over here at the magazine, so I’ve been seriously slacking on the blog. Sorry folks! (Though I do think you’re going to love the...

Passing Time (3.5 Hours, To Be Exact) With Judd Apatow

On Monday night AFI hosted a director’s screening of Funny People, this summer’s release from writer/director/comedy king Judd Apatow. Ostensibly, the film is about two stand-up comedians, one struggling...

Still Thrilled

I literally shrieked and slammed on the brakes when I saw it. The Marquee for the Palace theater on Broadway has had a lot of letters on it since 1911, but...

Counting Crows (and Friends) at the Greek

I went to the Greek Theater last Tuesday evening expecting a Counting Crows concert, complete with all my old favorites—“Mr. Jones,” “Round Here,” and “Omaha,” to name names. That’s...

Blood Suckers

I feel so left out. This weekend, I found myself in multiple separate conversations about the HBO series True Blood. While I’m still catching up on my Mad Men...

Q&A with Top Chef Masters Judge James Oseland

Spoiler alert: Last night, Providence’s Michael Cimarusti became the last L.A. chef to be eliminated from the Top Chef Masters semi-finals. We’ve still got Suzanne Tracht to root for...

Dance of Love

Love was in the air this weekend at the Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, where American Ballet Theatre staged Romeo and Juliet. Roberto Bolle, the company’s newest male principal...

Twisted Circus

Step right up ladies and gentleman, the circus has come—or rather, is staying (at least until August 9th)—in town. But Cirque Berzerk is not your typical Barnum & Bailey’s....

Morning After: The Lobster Turns 10

Multitudes of taut and tan Westsiders (I live there too, but represent the out-of-shape/farmer’s-tan contingent) packed The Lobster  restaurant last night to celebrate the its 10th anniversary. The...