Step Aside, New York City. Los Angeles's Populism Is for Real.
January 13, 2014
In Los Angeles, the conditions are ideal for populist proposals—like the highest minimum wage in the country.
Los Angeles is the Labor Movement's Great Success Story
September 02, 2013
LAANE: An organization making a big difference in the Los Angeles labor movement
You don’t name your publication the Los Angeles Review of Books unless you are trying to make a statement.
Dear TV: 'Mad Men' Season Six Episode 10, Post 2
June 04, 2013
Dear Television is Jane Hu, Evan Kindley, Lili Loofbourow, and Phillip Maciak. This season, they'll be posting weekly letters about AMC's "Mad Men." While this is not a full recap, there are still plenty of spoilers. Read the last installment here.
Dear TV: 'Mad Men' Season Six Episode 10, Post 1
June 03, 2013
In this season's California episode, 'Mad Men' does Joan Didion.
The new Bryant is as meta as ever—more a concept than a human being.
An "Enlightened" Mike White Wants to Change TV
January 17, 2013
The show's creator, like its main character, was born anew after a breakdown.
The Year in Art: The Best Exhibits of 2012
December 27, 2012
Writing about his obsession with art books in a wonderful little volume published this year—Phantoms on the Bookshelves—Jacques Bonnet says that “Images send you on to other images, artists to other artists, periods come one after another or echo each other, all with their cargo of art works.” And so it is when I think back on remarkable art experienced in the year just past.