My latest piece for the LA Weekly about the new Dearly Departed Tours & Museum right near Hollywood Forever -and their new exhibit: Jayne Mansfield’s Death Car! http://www.laweekly.com/arts/dearly-departeds-hollywood-death-museum-is-opening-across-from-hollywood-forever-cemetery-with-jayne-mansfields-death-car-8140480
Also, another latest piece for the LA Weekly about George, a man who is a high-end stamp dealer. Boy, he was a character and told me many stories I couldn’t publish! http://www.laweekly.com/arts/las-only-high-dollar-stamp-dealer-handles-the-collections-of-the-rich-and-famous-8066988
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:
My latest piece about where the movies and TV shows get fake money, driving licences, menus, pizza boxes, letters, badges, soft drink cans, beer labels, documents and everything else. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-39045705
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.
We had great fun at our other recent events too…
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