Cecil Hotel, Barclay Hotel and St. George Hotel should not be included in any Los Angeles travel guide, but they are nonetheless inundated with tourists.
They are ghost-hunter destinations, and the Cecil Hotel was even featured on a Netflix show after the disappearance of a guest in 2013 and many other mysteries.
I talked to the L.A. historian Kim Cooper, one of the founders of the Esotouric tour agency, about those places in L.A. Downtown.
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MMA Fighter Makes Drag Queen An Extension Of His Art
I interviewed painter and bare-knuckle boxer Diego Garijo, who started his drag queen career in 2019.
#MeToo Guides New Book from “Bad Behavior” Author
I interviewed American writer Mary Gaitskill about her 1980s classic “Bad Behavior”, a book of short stories on unusual desires and relationships with a seedy New York as a backdrop.
“Secretary”, the most famous story that became a film with Maggie Gyllenhaal, is expected to have a stage adaptation as a musical. Gaitskill also spoke of her most recent work, “That’s Pleasure”, which feels like a return to the characters in “Bad Behavior”, now older and tangled up in the intricacies of #MeToo