Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: What Everyone Can Learn From L.A.’s Gentrification

Los Angeles has always been an “exceedingly improbable phenomenon,” historian Wade Graham explains at the start of season two of the podcast “There Goes the Neighborhood.”

”It has no timber, it has no coal, it has no iron, it has no natural harbor, it has basically no water for eight months of the year,” Graham adds. “Essentially, there’s no reason for a city to exist in coastal Southern California whatsoever.”

So, from the beginning, he tells host Saul Gonzalez, the city’s development has been ba…