She was a Canadian student whose travels brought her to the cheap hotel on Skid Row. The only clue in her disappearance was a strange elevator video in which she peeks and then gestures with her hands down an unseen hallway.
Tag: Los Angeles
Fuzzy memories of a house overlooking the Sunset Strip that played host to a generation of comics—including Sam Kinison, Andrew Dice Clay, and Robin Williams—launching dozens of careers and about as many drug problems.
The abusive relationship between a Bell Gardens mayor and his wife ends with her firing a gun.
His health failing and his business in tatters, the head of Death Row Records faces murder charges that could put him away for life.
Previously: Does a Sugar Bear Bite? (Lynn Hirschberg • New York Times Magazine • Jan 1996)
The many lives of Josh Tillman, who on the way to releasing one of the year’s best albums was “a defiant child of God, a broke dishwasher, a successful drummer, a Dionysian shaman, a failed poet, a drug-hoovering spiritualist, and a gleeful prankster.”
We are all going to die. So what does it look like?This article won the 2011 National Magazine Award for feature writing.
“You probably don’t believe me, but I didn’t kill Harry.”
A hardcore night of Dungeons & Dragons with artist Zak Smith and his coterie of porn star players.
Under the cover of curing addicts, they beat and brainwashed their charges in basements across California. When a cult deprogrammer crossed them, he found a rattlesnake in his mailbox.
On the anger that led to the Watts Riots of 1965, the mistakes made during those six days in August, and how little changed afterward.