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50 Johnnys
June 2012

50 Johnnys

Ever since Chuck Berry’s country boy who plays guitar “just like ringin’ a bell,” the name has been rock ’n’ roll gold

50 Concept Cars
May 2012

50 Concept Cars

Rev up with these dream drives--the ultimate in auto erotica

50+ Mug Shots
April 2012

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

50+ Garment Labels
March 2012

50+ Garment Labels

A colorful wardrobe of maker’s marks...and a blast from the past

50+ Leading Men
February 2012

50+ Leading Men

Matinee idols with the mojo to get the girl and break the box office—vote for the greatest, tell us if we missed any

50+ Main Titles: 1990–2011
January 2012

50+ Main Titles: 1990–2011

A special extended episode of prime-time TV opening sequences—part three, 1990–2011. Play the clips, vote for the best

50 Vogue Records
December 2011

50 Vogue Records

Vintage disks that give new meaning to the words beautiful music.

50+ Main Titles: 1970–89
November 2011

50+ Main Titles: 1970–89

The show before the show, part two. Play classic prime-time TV opening sequences, then vote for number one.

50+ Creature Features
October 2011

50+ Creature Features

A true movie-monster mash. Play the clips, then vote for number one.

50+ Main Titles: 1950–69
September 2011

50+ Main Titles: 1950–69

Play the opening sequences of classic prime-time TV series, then vote on the absolute best.

50 Patent Drawings
August 2011

50 Patent Drawings

Java by design--from great minds going back decades. How far have we really come?

50 Crime Stories
July 2011

50 Crime Stories

Ripped from 100 years of the Los Angeles Times, stories of perfidy, murder and misdeeds—read all 50 news articles.

50 Best L.A. Bands
June 2011

50 Best L.A. Bands

We pick the ultimate homegrown groups—get video of all 50, and vote for number one.

50 Titans of Design
May 2011

50 Titans of Design

Works of perfection from the masters who built up Southern California with vision and style

50: High Heels
March 2011

50: High Heels

The country’s top designers are stepping it up for the spring season—now here’s a towering peek at what’s in the offing

50 Most Beautiful Women in Film
February 2011

50 Most Beautiful Women in Film

We name the silver-screen sirens who drop our jaws—see their iconic scenes, then vote for number one...or say who we shoulda picked.

50: Vintage Beer Cans
January 2011

50: Vintage Beer Cans

FIFTY 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14...

50: Snow Domes
December 2010

50: Snow Domes

California landmarks preserved in mini winter wonderlands. Shake...and awe.

50: Vegas Chips
November 2010

50: Vegas Chips

Throwing away money never looked so good.

50: Rough Sketches
October 2010

50: Rough Sketches

A colorful visit to a cherished era of packaging gone by.

50: Homes of the Stars
September 2010

50: Homes of the Stars

Vintage postcards from Hollywood’s golden age—wish you were here.

50: Soda Pops
August 2010

50: Soda Pops

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

50: Cigar Bands
July 2010

50: Cigar Bands

Walk down memory lane with these vibrant, evocative relics of pre-Castro Cuba, from the personal collection of Angelenos who traveled there.

50: Greatest Guitarists Ever
June 2010

50: Greatest Guitarists Ever

Who’s the best ax handler of all time? We pick, you vote—and then tell us if we missed your favorite.

50: Tokyo Taxi Tops
May 2010

50: Tokyo Taxi Tops

They're the true lights of the city—see how this Japanese metropolis makes the most of its mobility.

50: Crime Rags
April 2010

50: Crime Rags

Now with extra pulp for added flavor.

50: Signature Bags
March 2010

50: Signature Bags

These signature bags epitomize the notion of cachet and carry.

50: Classic Movie Kisses
February 2010

50: Classic Movie Kisses

They're the busses that made you swoon. Plus, see videos of the classic scenes, and vote for your number one.

50: Matchbooks
January 2010

50: Matchbooks

Remembering an era when smoking was cool and every match cover was a mini pop masterpiece.

50: Holiday Albums
December 2009

50: Holiday Albums

Do you hear what I hear?!

50: Badges
November 2009

50: Badges

A timeline of LAPD stars and shields; plus, notable events in the annals of Los Angeles' criminal history.

50: Masks
October 2009

50: Masks

Faces of Halloweens past.

50: First Dresses
September 2009

50: First Dresses

Every famous designer once had an opening number. See photos of early Chanel, Alexander McQueen, Dior and more.

50: Birds
August 2009

50: Birds

Gregory Blackstock's vision of L.A.’s avian denizens is not diminished by his autism. The 63-year-old artistic savant—who plays accordion all over Seattle, roams theme parks and attends hydroplane races—has been known to draw and hand-letter his intricate creations from memory.

50: Guitars
June 2009

50: Guitars

They are the tools that rock royalty used to amp the crowds and lay down the most famous tracks in our musical lexicon. One and all, hard ax to follow...

50: Personals
May 2009

50: Personals

We scoured Los Angeles personal ads to bring you the 50 most amusing, bizarre and flat-out hilarious we could find. Discover what people are desperately seeking...

50: T-Shirts
April 2009

50: T-Shirts

We would like to thank these outlets and individuals that generously lent us the clothing that comprises this "50." Whether you're looking for the freshest new fashion or the rarest originals, you'll find it on this list.

50: Movie Titles
February 2009

50: Movie Titles

A visual shout-out to those who bring us the movie before the movie, including classics like North by Northwest, The Graduate, The Magnificent Ambersons and Goldfinger.

50: Holiday Ornaments
November 2008

50: Holiday Ornaments

What do your Christmas tree ornaments say about you? This year's best trimmings run the gamut from naughty to nice and everything in between.

50: Pairs
September 2008

50: Pairs

For the style-obsessed Southland, it's no surprise SoCal prefers to puts its best foot forward. See 50 photos of Angelenos' finest footwear—from Stella McCartney to homemade Converse.