For the Summer issue of Interview , I was tasked with the joy of asking nine esteemed architects about their favorite tacky Los Angeles buildings. And, in the process, I got the chance to speak at length with the person who paved the way for this question to even be asked critically: Denise Scott Brown
Dr. Reisman, delivering some closed-mouth therapeutic acumen. Like thousands of viewers, I was enchanted by Big Little Lies and the tales of the Monterey Five when it debuted on HBO in early 2017. Like millions of other viewers, I was delighted when it was announced the show would be returning for a second season, casting off its limited series status for that of a full-fledged drama.
That Time When is Interview’ s weekly trip through the pop cultural space-time continuum, where we return to some of the most overlooked moments from issues past.
How do you talk about God on television? How do you talk about getting rebuked for washing your feet with your socks on because “Dirt in your toe is dirt on your heart?” How do you, as the first Muslim-American TV comedy, successfully communicate that experience for the streaming era, dating apps and start-ups and falafel outings and all?
WorldPride has finally descended upon our metropolis, and because nothing good ever comes easy, humidity is rising, and the barometer’s getting low.
Only in Los Angeles can a street part the sea between colonial faux-villas and William Gibson-esque skyscrapers. In pursuit of the city’s most charming—read: most tragic—structures, we asked a few award-winning architects (and the world’s most famous mistress of the dark ) to list the best of the worst
Backdrop by Fabio’s laptop bag. A local psychic studies the soul of the vitamin entrepreneur, romance novel heartthrob, and I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! icon
It’s a well-known fact in the LGBTQ community that reading is fundamental . So it only made sense that the notorious queen, actor, author , and wig-wearer Willam took over the Owl Bureau bookstore in Highland Park, Los Angeles, to kick off Pride with a series of debaucherous readings and performances.
Photo: Erik Tanner. Most readers have gotten to know Taffy Brodesser-Akner as the woman behind the tape recorder, tackling the most talked-about figures in the zeitgeist with profiles to chew over a Sunday morning bagel. For her New York Times Magazine cover story on Gwyneth Paltrow, Brodesser-Akner went where many a wellness blogger go—the In Goop Health summit —albeit rarely with such a keen critical eye: “I pulled down my pants for a man in scrubs who was giving out B12 shots, never telling him my secret, that I’d been taking the Goop vitamins and my urine was already a fluorescent yellow—no, gold—a superfood elixir.” Brodesser-Akner writes with a wink at the preposterous vanity of celebrity culture, turning a delectable phrase on everything from Bradley Cooper’s existential crisis to Marie Kondo’s “Ruthless War on Stuff.” Having made a career chronicling the lives of figures elusive, perplexing, and moneyed, the tables are now, thankfully, being turned
Western Avenue through the eyes of Google Street View.