LAURA M. HOLSON

December 9, 2017

Hey, ‘Budtender’: Los Angeles’s Power Brokers of Pot Crank Up the Kook

LOS ANGELES — Carli Jo Bidlingmaier was talking to a group of 20-somethings in a living room in the Bel-Air neighborhood here, weeks before the wildfires. […]
December 8, 2017

From Ho, Ho, Ho to No, No, No! Office Parties Feel the Chill

Remember the scene in the movie “Office Christmas Party” when the head of human resources grabbed the D.J.’s microphone and told employees to have sex in […]
November 9, 2017

André Balazs, Celebrity Hotelier, Is Accused of Groping

In November 2014, the married actors Jason Bateman and Amanda Anka attended a dinner party at the Chiltern Firehouse after the London premiere of “Horrible Bosses […]
September 26, 2017

Pot Farmer to Neighbors: Chill Out. Neighbors: No.

McMinnville, Ore. — “This is hostile territory. Everyone hates us.” I was riding up a steep hill near Highway 18 one August afternoon when Richard Wagner […]
July 27, 2017

The Year of the Goat

Scout Raskin owns three dogs, a cat, turtles and a pair of hermit crabs. Still, she longed for a country pet to round out the menagerie […]
April 13, 2017

Encounters: John Dean, Who Worked for Nixon, Sizes Up Trump

Encounters By LAURA M. HOLSON At a recent cocktail party in Manhattan, John Dean and Salman Rushdie were sitting on a zebra-print bench. Wherever Mr. Dean […]
April 13, 2017

Encounters: John Dean, Who Worked for Nixon, Sizes Up Trump

Encounters By LAURA M. HOLSON At a recent cocktail party in Manhattan, John Dean and Salman Rushdie were sitting on a zebra-print bench. Wherever Mr. Dean […]
March 18, 2017

Donald Trump Jr. Is His Own Kind of Trump

Donald Trump Jr. is the Trump who has not always seemed at ease with being a Trump. He grew up in the penthouse of Trump Tower […]