4 months ago | Books
During her too-brief reign as Hollywood's first female super-agent, Sue Mengers liked to flash colleagues and clients alike — sometimes wearing panties, sometimes not — smoke pot all day and refer to herself as Baby Sue while dishing out brilliant...
7 months ago | Books
Every aspiring author knows the drill: Spend months or even years working on a book proposal. Then spend more months or even years shopping it around to literary agents who, if they agree to take you on, will shop it around to publishing houses. S...
8 months ago | Books
Ali Adler's How to F*ck a Woman rocks the most misleading book title since John Le Carre's The Constant Gardener, a murder mystery that sounds like one of those lust-and-lilacs stories aimed at horny older women. Oh, sure, there's the obligatory c...
9 months ago | Books
It’s a sad story as old as showbiz itself: rich, charismatic star with a substance-abuse problem hooks up with beautiful, starstruck girl half his age. And 31 years later it’s still one hell of a cautionary tale about the effects of childhood abus...
9 months ago | Kids in L.A.
One of the 54 fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People Issue 2015. The pancetta, sliced onions and chopped garlic were sauteing up nicely. The roasted asparagus was ready to come out of the oven. As chef Jack Witherspoon whisked two ...
9 months ago | Sports
One of the 54 fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People Issue 2015. Maya Gabeira's horrifying, high-speed wipeout on a wave with an 80-foot face, seen by millions on live TV 18 months ago, has proved to be a great career move. Forget ...