LA Times California columnist. Venice Beach. My daja's maja.

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Los Angeles Times columnist, writing daily about politics & pop culture, wherever they collide. Veteran of the last three presidential campaigns, with a secret fashion editor past. Based in Venice Beach, with lots of frequent flier miles to Iowa, New Hampshire & other early states.

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Nov 23, 2017

RT @Tom_Nikl: Let me explain net neutrality in the most horrific way: if FCC dismantles it, and you get internet from Verizon,…

Nov 22, 2017

OK, so I looked at Joe Barton's nude selfie. Apart from it being kind of yucky, why does anyone give a flying fig about something a single, grown man does with a consenting, of-age partner? Also, pro tip: DON'T SEND NUDE SELFIES, EVER.

Nov 22, 2017

RT @jodikantor: “We’ll give thanks to the women who did something extraordinary: told their stories.” 

Nov 21, 2017

RT @stuartpstevens: The problem with compromising your basic principles in transactional deals is that you wake up one day & find your…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Worked as an unpaid intern for United Press International, Los Angeles bureau. First paid job was at the Ventura County (CA) Star-Free Press

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Is this a trick question?

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Stephen Glass.