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Julia Wick is a native Angeleno. She studied Urban Planning at USC and likes books about Los Angeles, bad television and riding Metro. Before LAist, she was a senior editor at Longreads.

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Tim was born and raised in Alhambra, California. He likes bun rieu, the first eight seasons of The Simpsons, Alice Munro, Whit Stillman movies, and making inane comments about the weather. He’s also been a fan of the L.A. Kings since ’93, so don't even pretend you know more than he does on the topic. One time, he beat QWOP.

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Juliet Rylah Bennett

Juliet is originally from somewhere cold, like Winterfell, where she worked as the editor of an urban development publication, a bartender and a musician (not at the same time). She likes dark bars, basement gyms, adult themes, motels with one-star ratings, unlikely animal friendships, television and public transit.

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Christine is one of those transplanted Northeasterners (go Sox and go Eagles!) clogging up the 405, but has lived in the Los Angeles area for the past 10 years. She works for the man by day in corporate communications and feeds her soul freelancing on nights and weekends. When not working, she can often be found on the nearest golf course trying to work on that nasty slice. Have an event you'd like us to cover or list? Send it via email.

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