5 years ago | Election
Want to meet new people worth having over for poker or with whom to swap your second-hand novels? Try your voting precinct's active voters — also known as neighbors. There are about 1,000 of you per precinct, and it's always interesting to see who...
5 years ago | Media
Yesterday — barely 24 hours after we published a first-person essay critical of Uber — L.A. Weekly's editorial assistant was contacted by a stranger offering a first-person essay about how great Uber is. It was kind of strange. It was purport...
5 years ago | Storytelling
When Alejandra Cardenas was shot that terrible night at the movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, July 20, 2012, many thoughts and images raced through her head. The tear gas, followed by the screaming. The shotgun pellets fired into her le...
5 years ago | Comedy
There are things people want from Larry David. The show business strivers are looking for professional help — an encouraging word for the low-maintenance types, an actual job for the pushier iterations. Everybody else can be just as needy. They wa...
5 years ago
"Louis Slungpue," the fake DWP spokesman who briefly convinced reporters at ABC7 on Tuesday that flooding at UCLA might have been caused by a cherry bomb down a toilet, or "a real large dump," is an instant prankster folk hero. We weren't the...
5 years ago | Best of L.A.
It's bachelorette party season, and after hours of (terribly unpleasant) research, our staff has come up with a list of great places for a night out on the town with your girlfriends. Cheers to that!10. Yamashiro Hollywood Where it is: 1999 Sycamo...