Mark Keller is a writer and filmmaker based in Los Angeles. His articles on subjects as diverse as Linux software and hammock construction are published widely online.
For some reason, the two categories of “nice restaurant” and “health-conscious eating” tend too often to be almost entirely distinct. Sometimes and for some people there’s a lot ...On August 8, 2014 / By Mark Keller
Walk up Broadway from the Santa Monica beach of an evening, and you could easily miss Copa d’Oro. Its subdued exterior, surrounded by ostentatious bars and shops, has a matter-of-fact ...On August 8, 2014 / By Mark Keller
Finding an inexpensive place to stay in a big city can be difficult, Los Angeles in particular. There’s nothing like taking everything in over the course of a ...On August 8, 2014 / By Mark Keller
The diner experience is a classic element of Americana, one that seems to be almost exactly the same no matter where in the country you go. From the ...On August 8, 2014 / By Mark Keller
Ever since early filmmakers realized that the varied terrain of Southern California provided easily-accessible locations for almost any kind of movie, Hollywood has been the heart of American ...On December 2, 2013 / By Mark Keller
The Miracle Mile, so named for its sudden rise from a dirt road in the 1920s to the cultural center it is today, is one of the most ...On October 30, 2013 / By Mark Keller
The recorded history of Los Angeles extends further back than almost any other American city. But long before the Pobladores founded the town of Our Lady Queen of Angels ...On October 29, 2013 / By Mark Keller
The largest art museum on the West Coast, the LACMA is not to be missed. From philanthropist Howard F. Ahmanson’s inaugural donation of $2 million in 1961, the ...On October 27, 2013 / By Mark Keller
“Blade Runner” and “(500) Days of Summer” are two popular films which, while both excellent in their own right, have little in common. Except, that is, the location ...On October 27, 2013 / By Mark Keller
The Los Angeles coastline is just one beach after another (as our top-12 list can attest), and on a sunny day it can be hard to decide which ...On October 26, 2013 / By Mark Keller
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