Meet the Magazine — Manuel Merjil

Our job is to know you, and we want you to know us. So next up is Manuel Merjil, one of our two advertising directors, our de facto ambassador to everywhere and maybe the most recognized face in the Valley of the Moon. Where were you born? I was born…

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Roger & Diana: A Love Story

Marrying a movie theater means never giving up. Photos: Steven Krause Story: David Bolling Roger Rhoten is wearing a spotless tux with a starched white shirt and his eyes are focused intently on his wife, Diana, who is floating in midair at waist level, adorned in a silken blouse of…

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Wild Sex, Polygamy, Binge Eating, Radical Obesity

Año Nuevo elephant seals do it bigger, deeper, louder. Story: David Bolling   Photos: Steven Krause & David Bolling Let’s be perfectly honest. This is a story about voracious sex, binge eating, male supremacy, polygamy, child abandonment, and radical obesity. It makes Animal House look like a garden party. It’s not…

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The Movie Queen Among Us

Rosemary McNeely didn’t require much of a makeover Photos: Steven Krause With the Sonoma International Film Festival on the horizon, we wanted a movie star for our March makeover. Not a real one. We wanted to create one. Someone we could turn into a glamorous queen of the cinema from…

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