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Death's Garden: Rozz Forever

by Lilah Wild

It began when I decided: fuck it, I’m going somewhere special for my 30th birthday.

Café La Bohème was a fine-dining establishment that had gotten a rep around the Los Angeles travel boards as “the goth restaurant.” I’d been curious about it for a while and, really, what better time to go? 1,727 more words

Cemetery Essay

Paying Homage To The Fallen At The 16th Annual Los Angeles Dia De Los Muertos Festival

The 16th Annual Los Angeles Dia De Los Muertos Festival wrapped up this past Saturday at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. At this all-ages festival, thousands of visitors explored the cemetery grounds to observe all of the altars, costumes, and live entertainment throughout. 88 more words


Weekend Coffee Share: Dia de los Muertos

If we were having coffee, I’d tell you how glad I was to get away from my house for a little.

Feeling slightly abashed, I’d explain I believe it’s possible to have too much of a good thing, and that this fact is very much related to my recent quiet. 1,096 more words


Dia De Los Muertos LA

The largest cemetery altar ceremony outside of Mexico, Dia De Los Muertos LA is today at Hollywood Forever. Complete with traditional ceremonies, music and food, LOTS of food. 68 more words


Master of Atlantis: Charles Portis, the South's Salinger? - Trevor Seigler

In the film Salinger, Tom Wolfe tells the story of how J.D. Salinger and Charles Portis shared a flight once. Portis was one of the passengers on an old propeller-plane airliner when he overheard two guys in the seats ahead of him talking over the roar of the engines. 1,445 more words


Modern Times (1936): Heralding the Return, After an Undue Absence, of Charlie Chaplin in 'Modern Times.' - Frank Nugent

The hands of the cinema clock were set back five years last night when a funny little man with a microscopic mustache, a battered derby hat, turned up shoes and a flexible bamboo cane returned to the Broadway screen to resume his place in the affections of the film-going public. 1,044 more words

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