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How We Evaluate Our Current Circumstances: Talking to Steven Pinker

Andy Fitch interviews Steven Pinker, Johnstone Professor of Psychology at Harvard and author of "Enlightenment Now."

It is Pleasant to Know Things: In Memory of Jonathan Gold

Laurie Winer remembers long lunches with Jonathan Gold.

“Sneakerheads” at Canter’s Deli: Uttering the G-word on Fairfax

Fairfax Avenue's culture has transformed from a Jewish enclave to a hypebeast's dream, and maybe that's okay.

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There Was No Up or Down: A Conversation with Kate Christensen

Andrew Ervin talks with author Kate Christensen about female friendship, failed vacations, and her most recent novel, "The Last Cruise."

“Sneakerheads” at Canter’s Deli: Uttering the G-word on Fairfax

Fairfax Avenue's culture has transformed from a Jewish enclave to a hypebeast's dream, and maybe that's okay.

L.A.’s Great Brotherhood of Taco Eaters: A Jonathan Gold Collage Poem

Carolina A. Miranda, Jonathan Gold’s colleague at the LA Times, eulogized him by making a kind of collage poem with sentences …

On Holy Ghost: An Interview with David Brazil

Yosefa Raz interviews David Brazil about his poetry collection "Holy Ghost."

What Jonathan Gold Understood About Korea

Colin Marshall on Jonathan Gold's appreciation for Korean food and Los Angeles's Koreatown.

It is Pleasant to Know Things: In Memory of Jonathan Gold

Laurie Winer remembers long lunches with Jonathan Gold.

Twentynine Palms: A Photoessay and Conversation Between Deanne Stillman and Cat Gwynn

Deanne Stillman and Cat Gwynn discuss the town of Twentynine Palms, and Stillman's book about the two young women who were killed there 27 years ago today.