7 days ago | Comedy
In 2016, anyone with a Facebook account is already familiar with images of police pointing guns in the faces (or at the backs) of African-American citizens. Most recent were the twin shootings of Baton Rouge’s Alton Sterling and Minnesota’s...
16 days ago | Pop Culture
Less than a week after its launch, Pokemon Go fever is spreading through Los Angeles faster than a Rapidash on crystal meth. The location-based, augmented-reality app, which was released to the U.S., Australia and New Zealand on July 6 for Android...
1 month ago | LGBT
Since its inception, Gay Pride has been inextricably linked to violence. Observed in nearly every major city in the developed world, these annual events commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots, where members of New York’s LGBT community stood up to t...
2 months ago | LGBT
"The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young," Oscar Wilde quipped in his iconic novel The Picture of Dorian Gray. Chronicling a beautiful young man's Faustian bargain for eternal youth, Wilde's most recognizable literary ...
3 months ago | Culture
Look, its a bird! Its a plane! Its a fashion statement. On Thursday night, members of Los Angeles’ cosplay community assembled on the streets of DTLA to infiltrate its monthly Art Walk. For the uninitiated, cosplay, a portmanteau of "costume play,...
3 months ago | Drag
This Mother’s Day, I spent the morning with a completely different calibre of woman than the one who birthed me. It’s 6 a.m. at the Luxe Hotel in downtown Los Angeles and Derrick Barry perkily greets me into his room wearing nothing but a wh...