Jerry Stahl knows heroin — the good, the bad and the literary. That's why Stahl was the perfect choice to be editor of The Heroin Chronicles, an anthology of 13 chasing-the-dragon stories by junkies and ex-junkies. Released Jan. 1, the third entry in the Akashic Drug Chronicles Series (after T ... More >>
When it comes to headlines, it's hard to top the one that ran on the L.A. Weekly's cover Feb. 24, 2011: "Porn Machete Murder."
But really, what better title for the true tale of low-level porn actor Stephen Hill -- a "mope," in industry parlance -- who attacked his coworkers with a Japanese sword, ... More >>
And here we thought 2010 was a sexy one for Los Angeles.
Our most popular news stories in 2011 make last year's fare -- alleged John Travolta sightings at a gay spa, Vegas broads who sell sex to make rent -- look wholesome by comparison. Los Angeles was a blur of nude pics and racy murders these la ... More >>