April 2012

April 2012

Editor’s Letter—April 2012

Editor’s Letter—April 2012

In a special tribute to the nuances of noir, the best of the genre weighs in on books, bad guys and weapons of choice

Categories: Accessories / Architecture / Books / Celebrities / Editor's Letter / Film / Television / Travel / Trends

Q+LA Elmore Leonard

Q+LA Elmore Leonard

The master of snap, crackle and pop crime fiction on hard-boiled masters, the jargon of Justified—and Raylan Givens’ iconic Stetson

Categories: Books / Celebrities / Crime Lab / Interviews / Q + LA

50+ Mug Shots

50+ Mug Shots

A slew of dapper Down Under ne’er-do-wells of the ’20s and ’30s, along with a rundown of their nefarious deeds

Categories: 50 / Crime Lab

Ten Most Wanted

Ten Most Wanted

A year in crime fiction, curated by Mysterious Bookshop maestro Otto Penzler

Categories: Books / By the Book / Crime Lab

Dark Wave

Dark Wave

Noir enthusiast Denise Hamilton proves the undertow of surf culture isn't as fun, fun, fun as you’d think

Categories: Books / Crime Lab / Personal Space / Sports

Rhythm + Blue

Rhythm + Blue

Old friends Joseph Wambaugh and Michael Connelly talk cops, conflict and the eternal mystery that is Los Angeles

Categories: Books / Celebrities / City Landmarks / Conversations / Crime Lab / The Conversation

Joseph Wambaugh & Michael Connelly: One-on-One

Joseph Wambaugh & Michael Connelly: One-on-One

READ the full article on the conversation between the two iconic authors >

Categories: Books / Conversations / Crime Lab / Video

Culture(d)—April 2012

Culture(d)—April 2012

Harry Gessner gets his due, Mickalene Thomas explores the universe—and Pedro Guerrero shares his secrets

Categories: Architecture / Art / Celebrities / culture(d) / Interiors+Interior Design

IMAGE Wanton Ways

IMAGE Wanton Ways

Mysterious scents of noir fiction sure to liberate your own inner femme fatale

Categories: Accessories / Beauty / Celebrities / Style / Uncommon Scents

IMAGE: Appearances Pack Man

IMAGE: Appearances Pack Man

Marc Marmel’s attack of the packs breathes some new life into designer accessories

Categories: Accessories / Design / Style / Travel

SINGULAR SENSATION Vice Squad

SINGULAR SENSATION Vice Squad

Stephen Webster confesses to a multitude of sparkly sins—which one is you?

Categories: Accessories / Beauty / Design / Fashion / Style

IMAGE: Trend Report Art Deco Redux

IMAGE: Trend Report Art Deco Redux

The pop and pow of art deco is back in the season’s designer offerings

Categories: Accessories / Beauty / Design / Fashion / Style

Avenging Angel

Avenging Angel

The Killing’s Mireille Enos shows the world her bright side

Categories: Celebrities / Conversations / Feature Story / Film / Photos / Pictorials / Television

The Way of the Gun

The Way of the Gun

The crime-fiction heroes of noir’s most popular writers opine on the steely tools of their trade

Categories: Accessories / Books / Celebrities / Crime Lab / Feature Story

Tails of the City

Tails of the City

Noir comes on little cat feet; a graphic story penned especially for LA readers

Categories: Books / Feature Story

More Than Mystery Hotels

More Than Mystery Hotels

Nobis Hotel +46 (0) 8 614 10 00 / nobishotel.se The philosophy here is subtle...

Categories: Abroad / Accessories / Business / City Landmarks / City of Angels / Cocktails / Design / Food / Photos / Pictorials / Shopping

More Than Mystery Restaurants

More Than Mystery Restaurants

> Köttbaren +46 (0) 8 505 244 26 / kottbaren.se Part of a surge in...

Categories: Abroad / Accessories / Business / City Landmarks / City of Angels / Cocktails / Design / Feature Story / Local Travel / Photos / Pictorials / Shopping

More Than Mystery Bars

More Than Mystery Bars

2.35.1 Cocktail: Cosmopolitan +46 (0) 8 566 322 00 / berns.se Music takes center stage...

Categories: Abroad / Accessories / Business / City Landmarks / City of Angels / Cocktails / Design / Photos / Pictorials / Shopping

More Than Mystery Retail

More Than Mystery Retail

Snickarbaken 7 No phone / snickarbacken7.se A new one-stop shop for art, design, fashion, coffee...

Categories: City of Angels / Design / Drinks / Photos / Pictorials / Retail Therapy / Shopping / Style / Travel

More Than Mystery

More Than Mystery

Eat, drink, shop and stay—a tip sheet to the stunning little big city of Stockholm

Categories: Abroad / City Landmarks / Culture / Drinks / Local Travel / Travel

Mysterious Sweden

Mysterious Sweden

Swedish crime-fiction expert John-Henri Holmberg brings you the Nordic noir invasion

Categories: Abroad / Books / City Landmarks / Travel / Travel Companion

Give It to Galindo

Give It to Galindo

A Latino LAPD detective works under the radar to clear a black ex-cop in mid-’50s L.A.

Categories: Back/Story / City of Angels / Crime Lab / Culture / L.A. History / Politics

Social Studies—April 2012

Social Studies—April 2012

by Jean-Philippe Delhomme

Categories: Culture / L.A. History / Relationships / Social Studies