The Democratic Socialists of America, the largest socialist body in the United States, is about to restart its LA local. Since the 1990s there has been no DSA unit in Tinseltown, despite the city's liberal stereotype.
Let's be honest. No matter how cool we think we are, spotting a celebrity is always a talking point. Yet, for millions of tourists that visit LA each year, I'm never surprised when I hear, 'I was there for a week and saw no one!'
When Katy Perry sings about California girls living "where the grass is really greener," I'm sure she must be referring to the fact that you can get a mani/pedi, facial, or blowout sitting under the Cali sun.
The food truck fad isn't as populist as it seems. In fact, it may be more elitist than so-called "elite" restaurants. You won't be rubbing shoulders with construction workers. These things do lunches at prep schools.
Ben Spies is no stranger to America or American titles. To the motorcycle racing world he's a first class champion; what a NASCAR champion is in America. And yet no Wheaties box for Spies; at least not yet.