Volume 0 Issue los-angeles

  • Westside Restaurants

    Beverly Hills is Armenians with lots of plastic surgery driving Daddy's BMW or Mercedes. West LA is UCLA kids living off Daddy's money, frat boys, and sorority girls. Brentwood is very Nicole Brown Simpson-esque, while Santa Monica and Venice are full...

  • Los Angeles County

    First of all, we are NOT including the City of LA and its surrounding neighborhoods in this little magazine—one guide was more than enough, thanks. Instead, we’re going to focus on the other, often overlooked cities in the county—you...

  • Action Sports in Southern California

    What's that? You weren't aware Southern California is big on action sports? Have you ever loooked at a map, asshole?

  • The Cantinas That Fuel the Tijuana Sound Machine

    Some of the best and most original music to come out of Mexico over the past ten years has been produced by the Nortec Collective in Tijuana. When they released the Tijuana Sessions Vol. 1 in 2001, they blew everybody’s minds with their...

  • Riverside County

    Riverside County is Southern California's whipping boy. Oftenreferred to as "the 909" (along with San Bernardino County) or the Inland Empire, the county's a hotbed of meth, motocross, and big, raised airbrushed trucks. It's home to the closest thing...

  • Eating in the Valley

    It's porn central and Burbank's the movie-studio hub. There are definitely unsafe parts of the Valley, e.g., Van Nuys. I think Bob Hope called it "Cleveland with palm trees," which pretty much describes a lot of LA.

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  • Records!

    Mario Rubalcaba has been in a ton of bands you like, such as Hot Snakes, Earthless, and Rocket from the Crypt. He was a professional skateboarder in the 80s and 90s and is from San Diego, too. If you haven’t caught on yet, this is an entire guide...

  • Places to Go When You Want to Get All Historical

    These places may or may not have good food. That's not the point, even though this is a guide to eating. The point is that they are super-historical and often have the waitstaff to match (as in the curmudgeonly 90-year-old "waitresses" at Canter's Deli...

  • Eating in the Eastside

    There's old money in Los Feliz, and art school kids and Hispanics everywhere else. Plus some industry people are in Glendale, since it's close to Burbank.

  • San Diego County

    People who aren't familiar with San Diego County usually associate it with Sea World, the zoo, ASR, beaches, and Comic Con. But they mistakingly overlook the rich fucks in La Jolla, conservative old people, rednecks in the East County, and military...

  • Eating in the Eastside

    There's old money in Los Feliz, and art school kids and Hispanics everywhere else. Plus some industry people are in Glendale, since it's close to Burbank.

  • Eating in Hollywood

    West Hollywood is still primarily boystown last time we checked, and rich. Hollywood proper is old Hasidic families in the Fairfax District who hate the youngsters who've moved in. Everyone hates the Hills-type kids and guys who wear Ed Hardy...