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Arts and Entertainment Writer — LA Times
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Arts + Entertainment writer at the Los Angeles Times. Film and sports junkie, politics enthusiast, aspiring Connect Four champion.

Robin Williams, Oscar-winning actor, manic comedian, dies at 63 — When Robin Williams graduated from Redwood High School in Marin County, Calif., his classmates couldn't help themselves: They voted him both "most humorous" and "least likely to succeed." He topped them.

Stephen Colbert replacing David Letterman: Who'll sit on the couch? — With the news that Stephen Colbert is replacing David Letterman as host of "The Late Show," the inevitable question from moviedom is: What does this mean for us? Studios and personal publicists have long figured out how to handle Letterman, for all his oddities, and big movie stars regularly make appearances there, even if it doesn't always go smashingly.

'The Lego Movie' is built to end in a surprise — Of the many unexpected moments in Phil Lord and Chris Miller's breakout hit "The Lego Movie," perhaps none is as surprising as the film's ending, which is daring even by the standards of this unconventional film. So daring, in fact, that even its filmmakers weren't sure they should include it.
Oct 19, 2014

When did Tony Romo start doing poetry recitals at the line of scrimmage?

Oct 17, 2014

Good to have Percy Harvin on the Jets. Can he coach the team too?

Oct 17, 2014

For a different sort of film experience this weekend, check out Ned Benson’s unabridged, Rashomon-like Eleanor Rigby…

Oct 17, 2014

Social media "fosters genuine connection while also fueling feelings of alienation, a way of amplifying communication and narcissism.”

Oct 17, 2014

Great piece from my colleagues @joshrottenberg & @AmyKinLA on complex ways entertainment is grappling w/digital life…

Oct 17, 2014

He’s her biggest fan RT @MaeveReston @CharlieCrist: “Incredible - just INCREDIBLE - to have @FLOTUS in Florida today.

Oct 16, 2014

It would have been funnier if Rick Scott objected to Charlie Crist putting a spectator entrance under his lectern. #fangate

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