News & Opinion

How the Country’s Only Unionized Strippers Won Their Battle

Star Garden dancers finally received union recognition after a 15-month organizing effort


Ask a Local: LA's Best Tattoo Artists and Armenian Restaurants

Alvin Liam Archibald of Ephemeral Tattoo shares his recommendations across the city


Meet the Artist Behind Doc Johnson’s Sex Toys

Have you ever thought about who crafted the veins on your dildo?


The Los Angeles Sex Work State of the Union

Two years after pandemic restrictions radically changed their industry, local sex workers share their experiences with COVID, AB-5 and divisions within their community

Health & Fitness

My Masochistic Five-Day Water Fast Was the Ultimate Reset

Autophagy isn’t just for tech bros: A trip inside Santa Rosa’s TrueNorth Health Center

Los Angeles

A Weekend at Joshua Tree, With a Case of Psychedelic Water

Test-driving a brand new, entirely legal take on tripping in the desert

Los Angeles

Welcome to Speed Golf, A Sport for Maniacs Who Also Golf

I spent a round with the fellows who recently founded the LA chapter. They finished in 77 minutes.