Los Angeles

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
3.4.19
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
Late Capitalism

LA Teachers Are Helping Kids Learn Even as They're Striking

Some parents have no choice but to send their kids to school, even if they support the strike. But teachers and parents are also setting up co-ops to keep things moving.
Sonja Sharp
1.16.19
Culture

There's Actually an Ally Billboard from 'A Star Is Born' in LA Now

And it's in the same location, in real life, as it was in the film.
Nicole Clark
1.4.19
christmas

A Critical Analysis of Bob Dylan's 2018 Xmas Lights

Though the Woolsey Fire took out Mr. Dylan's fence and hedge, it was not able to destroy his Christmas spirit.
Merrill Markoe
12.21.18
climate change

California's Air Is as Bad as Beijing's and It Will Only Get Worse from Here

Thanks to climate change, massive wildfires and the unhealthy smog they emit aren't going anywhere anytime soon.
Cole Kazdin
11.19.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

Safe Spaces

Out of despair, students of color seek meaningful ways to reflect on national politics and social injustice on their own terms.
Marina Garcia-Vasquez
10.18.18
Film

This Is the Best Version of 'A Star Is Born' Yet

To prep for the Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper reboot, I watched all the old versions, and the new one is the best of the bunch.
Kara Weisenstein
10.5.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cops Busted Three LA Teens and a Mom for String of Celeb Burglaries

They allegedly stole millions of dollars worth of cash and jewelry from celebrities like Rihanna, and were apparently planning to hit LeBron James and Matt Damon next.
Drew Schwartz
10.3.18
Religion

I Spent a Weird (and Homophobic) Day Trying to Follow God's Will

Inspired by the show 'God Friended Me,' I tried to change my life by following the instructions of the big man upstairs.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
10.1.18
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