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Long Walks Were the Antidote to My Fear of Failure

The meditation of walking in a city is not as internal as that of hiking. You do not lose yourself in the silence; rather, you melt into the physical beat of observation.
Judnick Mayard
5.13.19
LGBTQ

I’ve Gotten Super into Queer Afterhours Parties in My 50s

In Los Angeles, the afterhours scene is creating some of the most radical queer spaces I’ve ever seen.
Jeff Leavell
5.3.19
GAMES

Meet the Superfans Spending Tens of Thousands on Escape Rooms

“I didn’t think I’d ever be into something so much as I am escape rooms. Now everyone knows me as 'Escape Room Girl.'"
Justin Caffier
4.30.19
Culture

Legendary 'Boyz N the Hood' Director John Singleton Has Died

He was 51.
River Donaghey
4.29.19
feminism

A New Pop-Up Tries to Make Women's Financial Inequality Instagram-Worthy

Money clips that read “future millionaire” are sold next to earrings that demand we “eat the rich.” Should I be questioning the system, or thriving inside of it? The company doesn’t seem to know the answer.
Renée Reizman
4.24.19
Health

My Journey Through the World of Rich-People Meditation Products

Is it possible to buy your way to enlightenment? I tried to find out.
Justin Caffier
4.23.19
Gaming

The Elaborate, Dying Art of Hustling for Money at Dave & Buster's

Once able to earn $100 an hour farming endless jackpots, times have changed for this dying breed of gamer.
Justin Caffier
3.22.19
DEEP DIVE - CREATED WITH JAMESON WHISKEY

Inside the Bars That Made the Sunset Strip in 1980s LA Legendary

Glam rock holds a special place in the American psyche. But a handful of dives made it all happen.
Justin Caffier
3.5.19
Scene Reports

The New Generation of LA Rap Is Changing Everything

A group of rappers and producers are reimagining not just the sound of Los Angeles, but its slang, its fashion sense, and the cultural divide between blacks and latinos.
Torii MacAdams
2.4.19
GENTRIFICATION

What Happens When Latinx People Gentrify Latinx Communities

LA's Boyle Heights is gentrifying despite a battle to ward off outsiders, and Latinx people may have something to do with that.
Ludwig Hurtado
1.31.19
Body Positivity

Dancing in a Body-Positive Strip Show Taught Me How to be Fat and Sexy

Growing up, I always felt sexiness was something reserved for thin people. Stripping helped change that.
Alison Stevenson
1.28.19
Noisey News

Hell Yeah, Kendrick Lamar and SZA Might Win a Damn Oscar

The TDE members are in the running for Best Original Song for "All of the Stars" at this year's Oscars.
Kristin Corry
1.22.19
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