To call L.A. a superficial town is in and of itself a superficial comment. This town is brimming with soul — assuming you know where to look.
A good place to start: Instagram.
With that in mind, we bring you 21 Grams, a review of the month that was in our fair city, as told by 21 of our favorite social media-savvy shutterbugs.
Because Rustic Canyon with Jeremy Fox makes for a seriously decadent decade
Taken by Jeremy Fox at Rustic Canyon
Because it’s always Halloween at this cemetery
Taken by Wolf and Man at the Hollywood Forever Cemetary
Because why didn't we think of boozy sno-cones?
Taken by Jason Eisner at Gracias Madre
Because yeah, I think it’s starting to kick in
Taken by CurateLA at Young Projects
Because Outstanding in the Field was the icing on the cake at Desert Trip
Taken by Stephane Bombet at Desert Trip
Because magic hour in L.A. is why we put up with this place
Taken by Love and Loathing in Manhattan Beach
Because when Sir Paul and Neil Young sing “Give Peace a Chance” it’s like the teacher writing it on the board twice
Taken by Rachel Krupa at Desert Trip
Because the Hotel Normandie is a good place to get some writing done
Taken by Joey Rubin at the Hotel Normandie
Because L.A.’s best art is tattooed on its buildings
Taken by DTLA Arts District
Because fall is the best time of year to hike Mt. Baldy, even it’s just to play guitar
Taken by Zivi Krieger at Mt. Baldy
Because holy sh*t we’re in that scene from Total Recall
Taken by Mayor Eric Garcetti at Leimert Park Station
Because, well, better luck next year.
Taken by Stadium Bound at Dodger Stadium
Because we can’t wait to flush this election down the crapper
Drawn by Dylan Goldberger
Because Kirby Jenner is the only Kardashian who matters
Taken by Kirby Jenner
Because Neil Young sang “Harvest Moon” during a harvest moon
Taken by Golden Voice at Desert Trip
Because god damn we needed that rain
Taken by Bluegiesha325
Because if you haven’t taken the Expo to Santa Monica, you’re missing out on the future
Taken by Stacey Marbrey
Because this is a red-bow
Taken by Happy Paris in Central L.A.
Because at 73, he’s still the coolest white man on the planet
Taken by Adam Maresca at Desert Trip
Because Yeezy made that bitch famous
Taken by Bettie Blue at The Forum
Because even after an incredible workout, they still made InsideHook's L.A. editor put his shirt back on
Taken by Reuben Brody at Gabby Reece and Laird Hamilton’s house in Malibu