Category Archives: Photo Essays

LA Through a Cracked Lens: Nightmare on Elm Street House

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LA Through a Cracked Lens: Zombie Invasion

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The Food Event from Los Angeles Magazine Shook Things up in Malibu

The Food Event presented by Los Angeles magazine changed things up this year, and it’s definitely for the better. Once again, the event was held at the Saddlerock Ranch, but it was set up in a different area that I … Continue reading

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MIGRANTES at Hollywood Forever

As part of their Day of the Dead celebration, Hollywood Forever is currently exhibiting “MIGRANTES,” life-sized figures symbolizing the 2,500 souls who lose their life every year trying to cross the border. The artist, Alejandro Santiago, is allowing Hollywood Forever to … Continue reading

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Natural History of Horror Opens at the Natural History Museum Just in Time for Halloween!

The Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County (NHMLAC) offered us a preview of their newest exhibition, “Natural History of Horror,” which will be on display through April 19, 2020. The artifacts, which are all from the NHM’s own collection, … Continue reading

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LA Through a Cracked Lens: Olvera Street Marionettes

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Face It: An Evening of Memories with Debbie Harry and Chris Stein

The excitement was palpable at this Live Talks Los Angeles event neat Little Toyko. Lines outside the Aratani Theatre for the snaked through the courtyard, past the steps and onto the sidewalk, in anticipation of seeing Debbie Harry and Chris Stein, co-founders … Continue reading

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‘All Star Chefs Grill and Chill’ under the Big City Sky at ‘LA Live’

The strolling events of All Star Chefs are usually held in an immense hangar-like tent on the upper deck of LA Live. This year the Saturday night “Grill & Chill” was held outdoors at LA Live, making it much more … 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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LA Through a Cracked Lens: The Joker Mural in Progress

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