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Stephanie Lysaght

Using Your Illusions

It’s Friday night and, following a regrettable decision to go for sushi at 11 p.m., my boyfriend and I head to Bar Marmont to meet up with friends. When we reach the door, I’m stoked to see that there’s no line; just a pair of bouncers blocking our way, chatting......

The Hills Have Eyes

It’s Friday night at Les Deux, and for every OC star with a bottle of Grey Goose on his table, there are at least six floozies flopping around in front of him. Did I really just use the word floozies? It’s just that I’m not really sure what else to......

Let There Be Light

It’s nearing 2 p.m. on a Wednesday, and every table at M Café is taken. Doesn’t anybody work in this city? Having just survived my first spinning class, I’m ravenous. I try hovering over various diners with an I’m-very-busy-and-important look on my face for about five minutes. Nothing. I’m ready......

Dog Day Afternoon

The Friars of Beverly Hills hosted a very special fashion show on a recent Friday afternoon. World-renowned tattoo artist Don Ed Hardy had teamed up with former Von Dutch designer Christian Audigier to launch a clothing line for a very specific client base — a four-legged, furry, tail-wagging client base......

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Etgar Keret has already penned four best-selling short-story collections and had his fiction translated into 16 languages. His latest collection, called The Nimrod Flip Out (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 176 pages, $12 paperback), features a number of stories first published in the Weekly. Finally, L.A. Weekly classical-music critic Alan Rich’s......

Almost Famous

The host has kept us waiting for an hour already. Who does this guy think he is? Didn’t he catch my breakout role as Student No. 2 in the A&E movie of the week The Brooke Ellison Story? Doesn’t he know that Krysten is a regular on Veronica Mars and......

Singing to Jesus

“It’s Monday again. I’m calling to invite you to the concert that I invited you to last Monday. The one I’ll probably invite you to next Monday. The Reeve Carney band. Molly Malone’s. 9:30. It will change your life.” Joey has been leaving these voice mails every Monday for the......