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My LA to Z: Rich Sommer

On AMC’s Mad Men, Rich Sommer plays Harry Crane, head of media for the just-formed Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce ad agency. In real life, Sommer loves board games and buffalo...

The FAQ: 3/12/10

The phone rings. Email dings. A question about the magazine is posed. I do my best to answer. This week’s query? Technically it came in on a Thursday but...

Fantasy Fashion

Avatar didn't take home the Big Kahuna Sunday night, but that doesnt mean the film isn't still making waves—in the fashion industry. "Avatar's look is influencing designers—whether they're aware...

It Could Be Worse

Criticism of last year’s Academy Awards telecast—in which host Hugh Jackman worked it from beginning to end—inspired me to defend that show as entertaining without being maudlin. I cannot...

Where's Chris 3/9/10

Our very own Ask Chris columnist Chris Nichols has sent in photos from his travels around town. Do you know where he was? Be the first to guess correctly...

Le Letdown

One person we know was disappointed Un Prophete did not win an Academy Award on Sunday night? David Martinon. The French Consul General, who has rebounded in L.A. after a...

Down the Rabbit Hole: Royal/T’s Never Ending Story

The Royal/T gallery and café in Culver City is a manga-spliced J-pop anomaly in the L.A. art scene, which recently opened The Never Ending Story: Fairytale, Fantasy, Obsession, an exhibit...

Old(er) Hollywood

SuperBowl Sunday was pretty good this year. Who Dat? The next best reason to throw a party around the flatscreen is this Sunday. Oscars, babe. Our version of the...

Oscar, Interpreted

Our morning walk up the ridgeline trail in Runyon Canyon led us to stumble on this, a mutilated Oscar statue, standing 7 feet tall and chained to the ground....

The Spyglas Blog Oscar Pool

You know the drill: Post your picks for these 16 Oscar categories in the comment feed below to enter the Spyglass Blog Pool. The reader with the most correct...