Tangerine: A Different Look At Hollywood

While Sean Baker’s, 2012 film Starlet took place in the valley, for his 2015 film Tangerine, he set out wanting to make a film about “areas of the city not typically featured in mainstream movies and TV”. He found his inspiration at Santa Monica Boulevard and Highland Avenue, just half a mile from his LA home. The … [Read more…]

Leaving LA

In Josh Tillman’s song “Leaving LA” off his 2017 album Pure Comedy, the third album under his stage name Father John Misty, Tillman spends ten verses singing about his problems with LA culture and his grown distain for a place he once idolized. Having spent the last half of the decade writing hits for big names … [Read more…]