Monthly Archives: March 2018

More advertisers drop Laura Ingraham's Fox News show despite apology to David Hogg

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Advertisers are continuing to abandon Fox News host Laura Ingraham’s program over her remarks about Parkland high school shooting survivor David Hogg. Liberty Mutual Insurance and Office Depot are the latest Fox News sponsors that have said publicly they will not run commercials in the conservative… … ENTERTAINMENT – Los Angeles Times

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Tyler Perry: Can Black Audiences Celebrate His Success Without Enjoying His Movies?

Idris Elba. Taraji P. Henson. Tessa Thompson. Alfre Woodard. Thandie Newton. Gabrielle Union. Sanaa Lathan. Cicely Tyson, Beyonce. Janet Jackson. Jill Scott. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Mary J. Blige. Tiffany Haddish. More than a who’s who of black Hollywood, this is a list of black creatives who have worked with writer-director-star and media mogul Tyler Perry. Even global cinematic juggernaut ...

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Kacey Musgraves Made the Year's Best Country Album–Even If You Hate Country Music

“I’m the kind of person who starts getting kinda nervous / When I’m having the time of my life,” Kacey Musgraves admits on “Happy & Sad,” a weighty musing on love-so-good-it-can’t-last tucked into the back-half of her thrilling new LP Golden Hour. For those who’ve followed the Texas spitfire since her Grammy-winning debut, it’s a remarkable lyrical pivot; Musgraves’ finest ...

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Mandy Moore and Fiance Taylor Goldsmith Celebrate Summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro — See the Pics!

Mandy Moore just checked off something major off her bucket list. The This Is Us star, her fiancé, Taylor Goldsmith, and a handful of her closest pals climbed to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, earlier this week. “I have dreamed the dream of climbing Mt Kilimanjaro since the age of 18,” Moore wrote on Friday alongside an ...

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Calendar Letters: Another kind of view from space

I buy the L.A. Times as much for the comics as anything else. I have comments on two strips: “Get Fuzzy” seems to be in long-ago reprints like “Doonesbury,” although the strips are not identified as such. For example, a recent strip talked about 2006. Also, “9 Chickweed Lane” has been one of my favorites for years because of its ...

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