WeHo's Mayor Blames #MeToo for a Rush to Judgment Against HimPressure is mounting for West Hollywood Mayor John Duran to resign amid allegations that he sexually harassed fellow members of the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles.On Wednesday, West Hollywood City Council members Lindsey Horvath, Lauren Meister, and John D’Amico posted statements on Facebook lamenting…
Jeff Bezos Nude Pics Just Became a Teachable MomentJeff Bezos is not here for David Pecker and the National Enquirer trying to shame him over sexy selfies. While many powerful people might do whatever it takes to keep nude photos of themselves out of the media, Bezos is taking a different approach: He self-published a blog post…
New Congress Member Katie Hill's Very First Bill Commemorates a California TragedySince she was sworn in on January 3, new California Congress member and (repeatedly) noted millennial, Katie Hill, has been all over the place. She was a loud voice in the call to end the shutdown, she’s been assigned to serve on a slew…
Pile In: The José Huizar Corruption Scandal Is Going to Be a Bus TourOver the past few months, the FBI has been conducting a massive corruption probe into L.A. City Hall, revolving around downtown’s development boom, the Chinese companies who financed it, and the potential mishandling of funds by high-ranking city officials. At the center…
How UCLA Students Fought for—and Won—the Right to Shape Westwood's FutureWestwood can feel like a college town in the midst of a big city. UCLA’s 419-acre campus is the Westside neighborhood’s centerpiece, a hub of activity with 45,428 students, graduate students, and medical residents as of Fall 2017. But until recently, very few of those…
Tim Heidecker Released a Batch of New Songs About Trump's Idiotic AmericaProlific comedian Tim Heidecker—Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, Decker, the Gregg Turkington co-hosted podcast On Cinema—has become a prolific musician, thanks in part to Donald Trump’s endless stream of infuriating, mind-numbing nonsense. In late 2017, Heidecker released Too Dumb for Suicide, a…
How Millennial Congress Member Katie Hill Is Changing the GameOn the final night of Congress’s new-member orientation in early December, recently elected California Rep. Katie Hill took a photo of a banquet hall at Harvard University and tweeted it to her followers. “Our last night of #CongressCamp is coming to a close,” she wrote, referring…
10 Best Political Documentaries On Netflix Right Now Netflix/Media Ranch Last Updated: January 22nd In Why I Write, George Orwell observed a truism that transcends any era: “In our age, there is no such thing as ‘keeping out of politics.’ All issues are political issues.” The dude nailed it. In 2018, politics has bled into…
Eric Garcetti Isn't Running for President After All“No sane person would run for president, right?” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said in a recent interview with journalist Kara Swisher.Well, hold on to your clozapine—turns out, he’s sane.In a hastily organized news conference this afternoon, the 47-year-old dispelled rumors that he would compete for the Democratic…
Who Is Willie Brown and Why Does it Matter if He Dated Kamala Harris?Influential California politician Willie Brown inserted himself into Kamala Harris’s presidential campaign this week, penning an op-ed for the San Francisco Chronicle detailing his romantic relationship with her in the 1990s. The relationship was never a secret, but the public acknowledgement ignited new criticisms…

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