Jessica P. Ogilvie
1 month 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...
2 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...
2 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...
2 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 ...
4 months ago | Education
Lorcan Kilroy was teaching art at Van Nuys High School in 2011 when a student whose headphones he had confiscated stood up, yelled "faggot!" at Kilroy, and stormed out of the room. On its own, says Kilroy, the incident isn't that surprising. "Kids...
5 months ago | Love
The notion of a trophy wife immediately calls to mind a certain aesthetic: big blonde hair, bouncy silicone breasts, and eyes that flash dollar signs every time a man in an expensive suit walks by. It's almost synonymous with women who lounge pool...