Jessica P. Ogilvie
1 month ago | Los Angeles
Martin Lopez Vasquez holds up his right hand to eye level. His ring finger crooks forward, and just above the bottom knuckle are two black, jagged circles, where he was bitten by a rattlesnake years ago. The 61-year-old is unemployed now, but at t...
2 months ago | Tech
As you fumble around one night on your computer, one-handed, a small pop-up window suddenly appears on your screen. In it, a young woman lounges languidly on a bed, running her fingertips up her hindquarters. Occasionally she leans forward, clicki...
4 months ago | L.A. Stories
Ryder Buck’s small childhood bedroom is stuffed with his favorite things. Neatly stacked throw pillows cover the bed, one emblazoned with the letter “R.” Two toy banjos hang on the wall, angled in towards each other. On his desk, a journal li...
4 months ago | Architecture & Design
Clark Carlton is walking in his Beverly Grove neighborhood. A few streets down from the Spanish Colonial revival home he shares with his partner, he stops by a white, glistening, angular house — a modernist's dream — that takes up most of a corner...
5 months ago | DWP
This past Sunday night, Michael O’Brien opened his bill from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. Pulling out a seven-page document, his jaw hit the floor when he got to the end: He was being charged $1,152.46 for his recent utility usag...
5 months ago | Country
Ryan Bingham is holed up in New York City before an impending snowstorm. The 33-year-old singer-songwriter is on tour to promote his new album, Fear and Saturday Nights, and it so happens that he’s in Manhattan amidst some of the most impassioned ...