Support for LAist comes from
Made of L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.

Arts and Entertainment

Hollywood Stars Hang Out At Liquor Stores...Just Like Us!

Support your source for local news!
The local news you read here every day is crafted for you, but right now, we need your help to keep it going. In these uncertain times, your support is even more important. Today, put a dollar value on the trustworthy reporting you rely on all year long. We can't hold those in power accountable and uplift voices from the community without your partnership. Thank you.

Next time your uncle and aunt are in town skip the usual Hollywood Boulevard shenanigans. The Walk of Fame and Mann's Chinese Theater are just as exciting as they look on Google Images. Instead take them to Pincher's Liquor and crush their spirits with these unusual murals.

They can get great photographs in front of the stars of yesteryear, like: Marilyn Monroe ("I heard she did a nude photo spread once just like Lindsay Lohan did!"), Ray Charles ("loved him in Miami Vice"), Woody Allen ("he still alive?"), Bob Marley ("I like that one song"), W.C. Fields ("Who?"), and Alfred Hitchcock ("Oh I love him on Project Runway!") are all rendered by M-BW in typical bespectacled manner.

Support for LAist comes from

If that doesn't work, you can do what I do: drive them around Beverly Hills and point at random houses and make up which celebrity lives there. They'll never know any better and when they get home they'll tell all their co-workers about Jennifer Aniston's great lawn decorations.

View Larger Map

Most Read