Until his passing in late July, Jonathan Gold celebrated food for decades in publications such as LA Weekly and The Los Angeles Times.
This week, we’re sharing stories from May Jeong, Leslie Jamison, Irina Dumitrescu, Barbara Ehrenreich, and Matt Wake.
The untold story of two musicians who contributed to Guns N’ Roses’ early success.
This week, we’re sharing stories from Lawrence Wright, April Wolfe, Mayukh Sen, Dan Jackson, and Ben Kuchera.
Rape in film is difficult enough to deal with as a viewer — but what about the actors who have to physically endure the portrayal, or the directors and film editors who spend countless hours re-watching the footage?
Trump’s immigration policy has exiled tax-paying, working-class people of Mexican descent to limbo in Tijuana.
Before there was pop-punk, there was Billy Idol. More than any other artist of his era, the man born William Broad brought the style and attitude of punk rock into the American mainstream, via massive hits including “White Wedding” and “Rebel Yell.” For this, he was both celebrated and vilified. Fans adored Idol’s bad-boy image […]
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During a Skype conversation, Quadflieg explained that MRI-based brain studies show stereotypes are activated in about 170 milliseconds. No matter how open-minded we fancy ourselves, these biases kick in without our realizing it, she says. In a 2011 study in the journal Neuroimage, Quadflieg reported that the areas of the brain associated with body recognition had […]
Our favorite stories of the week, featuring, Los Angeles Magazine, The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, LA Weekly, and The Big Roundtable.