YouTube."> clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

New Web Series Captures LA's Many Awkward Moments

Still via OnlyinHelLA/<a href=";">YouTube</a>.
Still via OnlyinHelLA/YouTube.

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

From catching stars shopping for crystals to spotting sweaty celebs on your morning hike to hearing about a Real Housewife losing her baby swan, LA is filled with "only in LA" situations. Capturing these hilarious snapshots is singer/actress/filmmaker Rory Uphold, who just launched a new web series called Only in HelLA (pronounced "Hell-Lay").

"I was born and raise in LA and I wouldn't want to live anywhere else, but at the same time I realize it's completely ridiculous," Uphold explains. "It's the best/worst place in the world and this is my love/hate letter to the city."

While we don't agree with her semi-disdain for the best coast, we do love ourselves an LA-inspired comedy break. (See: Sh*t People in LA Say, LA Made Me This Way and Candidly Nicole.) Catch a teaser of Episode One, showcasing the awkward moment when you're trying on clothing next to a Victoria's Secret model, and watch full episodes here.

· Only in Hella [Official Site]
· Kylie Jenner, Jaden Smith Go Crystal Shopping in WeHo [Racked]
· Mapped! LA's Best Hiking Trails for Celebrity Sightings [Racked]