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Homefree: Report from the Front Lines of Homelessness in L.A.: What it’s Like

Tabetha Blesser 1/2020 I’m writing you from the parking lot of LA Safe Park; one of a couple lots (this one for a church) where you can go park if you’re living in your car, and they’ve a porta potty, … Continue reading

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Interview: Alice Bag Discusses her Upcoming Album ‘Sister Dynamite’ and her Punk Roots

Written by Andy Nystrom; Photos, Cat Rose. This post originally appeared on the blog, There’s Something Hard in There. Alice Bag and her band busted down the proverbial door from the get-go. First song, the Bags classic punk rager, “Babylonian … Continue reading

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Streaming Now for the Future! Generic Cinema High and Low Then and Now

Written by Joe Carducci You can’t watch everything.  Back when everyone was talking about all the great cable television shows they loved, I was finishing up research for my book on stuntmen and acting, and watching nothing but silent films, … Continue reading

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Baba the Cat Advises You on Where to Go in the Event of a Corona-Related Apocolypse

Hello humans, it’s me again, Baba, your coronavirus care cat. Things got pretty crazy here in America yesterday. One of the big ‘news’ outlets contacted dad, they wanted to interview him for an article, and he said there’s no way … Continue reading

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A Good Time at Carol’s Christmas, Underground Annex

Story by Laura Smearer Gonyaw We arrived at the cozy Underground Annex Theater to see “Carol’s Christmas” and were greeted by a smiling gentleman who provided refreshments prior to and after the performance. We sat ourselves in the rows of seats in … Continue reading

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Is Yayoi Kusama the Artist of the Decade?

Is Yayoi Kusama the artist of the decade?My eleven minute podcast explores this, click below… Posted by Mat Gleason on Friday, November 8, 2019 Check out this podcast by Mat Gleason, Editor of Coagula and owner of Coagula Curatorial as … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace, Kim Shattuck

The following story appeared on this blog [There’s Something Hard in There] on July 13, 2014 and we are reposting it in honor of Kim Shattuck, who passed away October 2, 2019 at age 56 due to complications from ALS. … Continue reading

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Macallan Scotch Whiskey Turns Greystone Mansion into ‘Macallan Manor’

Show me the way to the next whiskey bar, Oh, don’t ask why, Oh, don’t ask why. -The Doors Last night Beverly Hills was the place for whiskey aficionados and curious fans. Macallan Scotch Whiskey turned the old Doheny Mansion, … Continue reading

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Ashley Longshore Brings her Glamorous Works to LA

Pictures and story by Paul Picasso Ashley Longshore is a pop artist from New Orleans who is making a splash with her flowery, glittered and bejeweled paintings containing wacky slogans. This month she has a pop-up art show at florist/perfumer … Continue reading

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Lucy Liu Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Written and photographed by Mimi Chen. Lucy Liu is the second Asian-American actress to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Ceremony includes a reunion of Charlie’s Angels stars. Lucy Liu was honored yesterday with a Star on … Continue reading

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