The people rise up against the powerful, pre-Code noir style
In the Pleiocene epoch of restaurants in Los Angeles, before Yelp, before blogs, before even the Usenet groups, restaurant publicists were a rare and exotic breed, neither hip as music publicists nor sleekly professional as film flacks, but creatures of another era; direct descendants of the press a ... More >>
UCLA's digital photo archive is a wondrous online arcade lined with moments from L.A.'s past. I'm reminded of this whenever perusing images from the city's contentious past, whether it's a picture of the Sleepy Lagoon Murder suspects or of local Reds picketing City Hall. One endearing image from our ... More >>
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Aldrich Ames, Walter Winchell, Harry Houdini