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Behind the Issue
Little GOLD MEN
VANITIES • VANITAS VANITATUM
Home MOVIE • In his first major film role, GABRIEL LABELLE stars as a future big-league filmmaker
That’s Amore • This spring, chef Evan Funke, of LA’s beloved Mother Wolf and Felix Trattoria, is launching Funke, a new restaurant in Beverly Hills. Here, he shares some inspirations.
Stitch in TIME
Make A SCENE • Be it in Berlin or Bushwick, dance straight on till morn with glitter eye shadow, sky-high platforms, and a beat louder than your Day-Glo outfit
Master of ILLUSION
Your Own BELLE ÉPOQUE • What makes a good life? Six actors, inspired by a classic fragrance, get philosophical
Camera Ready • Five new fragrances reveal a cinematic bent, as if primed for hypothetical film adaptations.
About TOWN • LA-based designer SARAH STAUDINGER knows how to play it cool, from borrowed button-downs to mezcal on the rocks
It’s SHOWTIME • Books on performance, from en pointe to onscreen
SIX-PACK • Time travels, sexual travails, and more new fiction
Star Power • An indie publisher harnesses the muscle of household names.
Free AGENTS • With the old guard holding on to power, younger talent reps are shaking up the industry by walking out
THE IN CROWD: THE 2023 HOLLYWOOD PORTFOLIO • For our 29TH ANNUAL HOLLYWOOD ISSUE, a DOZEN CAPTIVATING YOUNG STARS GATHERED for the AFTER-PARTY of our DREAMS
TIMES OF THE SIGN • The Hollywood sign began its life, fittingly enough, as a flashy billboard no more permanent than a film set. In the 100 years since, it has been rebuilt, rebranded, and reborn as a beacon for aspiring stars from around the world—and a reminder of just how few dreams of fame and fortune come true
WEST OF EDEN • OUT OF THE FRINGE RIGHT, A NEW VISION OF THE OLD FRONTIER IS RISING—OFF THE GRID, BACK TO THE LAND, “PROTECTING” AN AMERICAN DREAM THAT THEY BELIEVE TO BE THEIR OWN
Swan son Song • GLORIA SWANSON’s best-selling autobiography was the product of a literary quadrangle with all the emotional complexity—and sexual tension—of her immortal comeback vehicle, Sunset Boulevard. Breaking his silence four decades after helping ghostwrite Swanson on Swanson, WAYNE LAWSON sets the record straight about its fraught genesis and the smear campaign that followed
GEN Z IN THE HOUSE • A week with MAXWELL FROST, the youngest new member of Congress
THE APES OF WRATH • NFTS LIKE BORED APES WERE SUPPOSED TO BE A FAST TRACK TO BILLIONS. THEIR RAPID DECLINE SAYS A LOT ABOUT CRYPTO, CELEBRITY, AND ART IN THE HYPE ERA
L.A. CONFIDENTIAL • With a classic flair for Hollywood intrigue, The Ankler has become an industry mustread. But can Richard Rushfield and Janice Min scale a scrappy newsletter into a media empire?
BILL NIGHY • The star of Living on Parisian penthouses, mastering the air guitar, and dancing with the Queen of Soul
For ART’S SAKE • Box office for awards contenders has shriveled, but studios should take the hit