Danielle Paquette

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  • 11 months ago | People 2014

    One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2014 issue. Check out our entire People 2014 issue. On a recent afternoon, between read-throughs at a Nickelodeon studio in Hollywood, Jennette McCurdy balances two worlds. The...

  • 11 months ago | Longform

    Todd Masterson wakes at noon to the usual alarm clock. His pug, Braddock, nudges his bearded face, begging: Take me outside. It's the stand-up comedian's only real routine since, one year ago this month, he and seven of his Fashion Police co-write...

  • 12 months ago | Drugs

    Proving that trying to extract high concentrations of THC from marijuana plants can be just as destructive as tweakers running meth labs, a man in Malibu blew up a rental home this week. The house at 1170 Encinal Canyon Road was no shack - it sat ...

  • 1 year ago | Television

    If you're Sandra Bullock, say, or Victoria Justice getting slimed at the Kids Choice Awards, you might be wearing an evening gown. But the rest of us mortals get a bodysuit - a plastic bodysuit. The slime technician explains the rules: "Whe...

  • 1 year ago | Arts

    Near the corner of Fifth and Main Street in downtown Los Angeles, a hip-hop videographer stands amid the Art Walk crowd Thursday and contemplates a dozen black-and-white sketches of women. Outraged women.  The messages below their f...

  • 1 year ago | L.A. Stories

    Brody Ryan unzips his black Hugo Boss dress pants, musses his overgrown mohawk and swigs from a half-empty Champagne bottle. He sprawls shirtless on his living room couch and asks the makeshift camera crew, "Do I look messed up enough?" On this Sa...