My latest pieces about the Cherokee Building in Hollywood – home of gangster hang out, celeb dive and haunted bar “Boardner’s” http://www.laweekly.com/arts/hollywood-boulevards-cherokee-building-home-of-boardners-turns-90-this-year-8355652 and also the Scottish Rite Temple in Los Angeles – a fascinating history and yes, it’s the Masons! https://www.kcet.org/shows/artbound/a-masonic-temple-with-an-eccentric-history-re-opens-as-a-contemporary-art-museum
And my piece about Jack The Ripper in L.A!
The June issue of Real Crime magazine gave me a kind review for Gourmet Ghosts 2:
Thanks to all the MFM – LA Murderinos who turned up May 14 (some of them are in the picture here). Stay sexy and don’t get murdered!
Around Valentine’s Day, I gave a talk about “Real Crime & True Love” at the LA Breakfast Club, which meets every Wednesday at the absurdly early hour of 7am. It was an unexpected, charming, silly and friendly experience – truly unique – and I plan to go again. I wrote about it for KCET https://www.kcet.org/food-living/the-strangest-club-in-los-angeles-the-la-breakfast-club and here are some pics from the day:
It’s the 70th anniversary of the The Black Dahlia – read my article about it: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38513320
It’s like going on a f*cked up city tour guided by the ghost of Raymond Chandler or a thought-form entity from the mind of James Ellroy.
Read the whole review here.
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