Jenn Swann is a writer in Los Angeles. A former L.A. Weekly staffer and multiple L.A. Press Club award winner, she's written about porn stars, celebrity hamsters, Miley Cyrus' twerk team, and Aubrey Plaza's basketball league. For the sake of journalism, she once took an I.V. to cure a hangover (it didn't work) and biked to the Emmys from Santa Monica in a dress. She has a complicated relationship with the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
18 days ago | Podcasts
On her new podcast, Shut Up and Listen, Heather Matarazzo gets her guests to delve into their darkest moments.
26 days ago | Community
“We went to battle with someone who had more money, more resources, more everything than we had, and still we rise," Finley says.
27 days ago | People 2017
His candid discourse about his vagina has caused conflict with trans activists who argue their genitals are not up for discussion.
28 days ago | Hip-Hop
Nightclub manager Tommy Karas and rapper Nipsey Hussle are restoring the rink, closed since 2013, while keeping an eye on its legacy as a neighborhood institution.
2 months ago | Film and TV
It's a sunny Sunday afternoon in Silver Lake and Moshe Kasher is showing me how to buy heroin online. Lounging in a leather armchair in his country-style living room — which is accented with splashes of bright-orange paint and whimsical wallpaper ...