August 2010

August 2010

Editor’s Letter

Editor’s Letter

It's the dog days of August, time to focus on the boys of summer, heading to the beach, swimming—and reading LA.

Categories: Editor's Letter

The Name

The Name

Does what you're called really tell the world who you are? Much more than you might think, apparently.

Categories: Personal Space

50: Soda Pops

50: Soda Pops

Cool, bubbly, refreshing...and oh so colorful. Go ahead, crack 'em open.

Categories: 50

Everyday Radical

Everyday Radical

Fritz Haeg will change the way we see the world, starting with the lawn and gardens right outside our windows.

Categories: Architecture / Art / Shades of Green

Bound for Glory

Bound for Glory

Michael Tuttle has carved his unique literary niche as a personal-library preservationist in a world of iPads and Kindles.

Categories: Books / Enterprise

10Q: Alison Brie

10Q: Alison Brie

The Mad Men and Community actress gets positively frisky in a sit-down on the playful side of Hollywood.

Categories: 10Q / Celebrities / Feature Story / Photos / Pictorials / Television

The Style List—August 2010

The Style List—August 2010

This month's picks run the gamut—everything from old-school jeans to handmade bags to modern furniture. Dig in.

Categories: Accessories / Fashion / The Style List

Culture(d)—August 2010

Culture(d)—August 2010

An emphasis on the good old days, from 1960s Palm Springs to classic Disney cartoons to the venerable Gay Men’s Chorus of L.A.

Categories: Art / culture(d) / Fashion / Music / Photos

Into the Wild

Into the Wild

For those of you not so enamored of the outdoors, let us suggest a reading list with a pastoral motif and a Mother Nature flavor.

Categories: Books / Lonely Hearts Book Club

Dre’s Anatomy

Dre’s Anatomy

All-Star Dodger Andre Ethier has embraced L.A. in unexpected ways. In our exclusive interview, he dishes on family, faith, fashion...and his favorite foods.

Categories: Celebrities / Fashion / Feature Story / Interviews / Photos / Pictorials / Sports

Eau Joy

Eau Joy

Synchro-swim group the Aqualillies channel old Hollywood glamour as they ride the wake of megastar mermaid Esther Williams.

Categories: Feature Story / Photos / Pictorials / Sports

Bitter Truth

Bitter Truth

Sure, they're sour-tasting elixirs made from mashed herbs—but thanks to the craft-cocktail movement, the time for amari in the States has never been better.

Categories: Cocktails / Drinks / Feature Story

That’s Amari

That’s Amari

Premier mixologist Francesco Lafranconi offers a tip sheet to the wonder of the bitters—and six recipes showcasing them.

Categories: Cocktails

In Vino Vendimia

In Vino Vendimia

The best food and wine festival you've never heard of? It's right next door in Baja...but it's a hard ticket to score.

Categories: Feature Story / Photos / Wine/Spirits

Social Studies

Social Studies

by Jean-Philippe Delhomme

Categories: Humor / Social Studies

The Greatest Guitarists Ever

The Greatest Guitarists Ever

We anted up the contenders, and you ranked them. So, who is number one? Click and see!

Categories: Celebrities / Music