These Are the Architects Whose Houses Set off Insane Bidding Wars in L.A.

Big names, vintage houses, frenzy, and yearning “We’ve had so much bad building recently,” says Eleanor Schrader, a longtime instructor of architectural history at UCLA Extension. “People find a Paul Williams or a Wallace Neff, and they see instantly that they are well put together and they are certainly not garish.” – Los Angeles Magazine…

So You Want to Learn How to Code?

A growing number of professionals are flocking towards coding boot camps. Some seek to acquire skills they see as highly relevant in a world disrupted by start-ups. Others opt to change careers out of a desire to constantly learn and evolve. Among these contingents are people who had a thriving business career but decided to…

Interview with Timothy Williams

Around eight, I began to become more interested in writing music than performing it and began to study composition in addition to performance. At sixteen, a film was shot at our school by Paul Almond (“Seven Up”) who invited me to write some music for the film. I was hooked. But I didn’t initially go into…

Gay Noir Pioneer

Joseph Hansen shared that quality of decency with his creation. Indeed, had he not had such qualities within himself, he would not have been able to so persuasively imbue Brandstetter with them. Hansen could be difficult and tetchy, but he was also a loyal friend, a generous teacher (he taught for years at UCLA extension),…