Peter Fletcher

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  • 5 years ago | A Considerable Town

    "My hair is waving and sometimes it gets in my face," Kiko says. "Then you have to do some airs, then some grinds and some rock & rolls. And then you come out of the bowl and everyone's clapping. It's a really good feeling." Kiko Francisco is one ...

  • 5 years ago | People

    The R&R gallery in downtown L.A. is teeming with young rockers and well-dressed boomers one recent evening. The photographs on display show beautiful young ladies in various degrees of undress, hanging out with heavyweight rock luminaries of the 1...

  • 9 years ago | Longform

    Best Monsters in the Tar Pits Someone told me that there is now a pool at the La Brea Tar Pits, but I wouldn’t go swimming there. Look what happened to that big elephant and that funky tiger with the long teeth near the entrance. I stare up ...

  • 9 years ago
  • 9 years ago | Longform

    Whether you’re a Hollywood local or a tourist from Winnebago, Minnesota, you’re bound to spot John Peterson on your way to Grauman’s Chinese Theater. He’s the fellow hunched over on his knees, intently rubbing the crap of a...

  • 9 years ago | Longform

    “I didn’t come here to be a rock star,” Bill Manspeaker, lead singer of seminal kook rockers Green Jello, says inside his legendary loft in Thai Town. “I came here ’cause it’s warm.” Manspeaker, who founde...

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