Jann Weiner Apologizes for ‘Inflammatory’ Remarks Amid Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Expulsion

Rolling Stone magazine founder Jan Weiner acknowledged that her comments in a recent New York Times interview “undermined the contributions, talent and influence of black and female artists.” After the New York Times interview went viral, Weiner was removed from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation’s board of directors. Late Saturday, Weiner released … Read more

Teyana Taylor, Iman Shumpert Split After 7 Years Of Marriage, And She Says Infidelity ‘Isn’t A Reason’

Teyana Taylor is taking dirty gossip mongers “from group chats” after basketball player Iman Shumpert described her relationship as “a little out of hand.” The “Coming 2 America” ​​actor confirmed Sunday that he and the Brooklyn Nets guard had “successfully and amicably separated” some time ago. And he did it while working the chatterboxes after … Read more

Aparna Nancherla in ‘Unreliable Narrator’, a mental health memoir

shelf Unfaithful Narrators: I, Me, and the Imposter Syndrome Written by Aparna NancherlaViking: 304 pages, $28 If you purchase books linked to on our site, The Times may receive a commission Bookshop.orgwhose fees support independent bookstores. Aparna Nancherla is not the funny girl I expected. Not about our recent lunch at Los Feliz’s Figaro Bistrot, … Read more

For real life? Blue’s house is coming to LA — and fans can play inside it

If you feel that “Bluey” has taken over your family, this is your chance to bring your family into “Bluey”. Beginning Nov. 6, Westfield Century City’s Camp Store will host “Blue X Camp,” a ticketed event that invites guests inside the Healer House for a live interactive episode of the show. The adventure takes place … Read more

How ‘Alma’s Way’ Creator Sonia Manzano Got Justice Sonia Sotomayor for Season 2

When “Alma’s Way” returns for a second season on Monday, 6-year-old Alma Rivera (voiced by Summer Rose Castillo) and her younger brother, Junior (Neo Vela), meet a very special former resident of their Bronx neighborhood. — US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. The series comes from creator and executive producer Sonia Manzano, who played the … Read more

Through free screenwriting workshops, Striking Hollywood Writers seeks to raise spirits and funds

When some 11,500 members of the Writers Guild of America went on strike in early May, screenwriter Ed Solomon, like many of his colleagues, worried about the stagnation of his creative juices. During two previous writers’ strikes in 1988 and 2008, Solomon — whose credits include “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure,” “Men in Black” and … Read more

‘The Talk’ postpones Season 14 after Drew Barrymore quits her talk show

CBS has suspended season 14 of “The Talk” amid increased scrutiny over the return of daytime talk shows during a strike by Hollywood writers and actors. The chat series is “pausing its season premiere,” originally scheduled for Sept. 18, a network spokesperson confirmed in a statement to the Los Angeles Times on Sunday. The statement … Read more

Commentary: ‘Meet the Press’ debuts with Kristen Welker and finds familiar ground with Trump

“Meet the Press” premiered Sunday morning with a new moderator, a former president and a disturbingly familiar pattern of mainstream media normalizing extremist chicanery for ratings. Kristen Welker, co-chief White House correspondent for NBC News, sat down with the Republican front-runner for a segment that has been teased as Donald Trump’s “first network interview since … Read more

‘The Young and the Restless’ and ‘General Hospital’ star Billy Miller dies at 43

Billy Miller, the Daytime Emmy Award-winning actor known for his work on “General Hospital” and “The Young and the Restless,” has died. He was 43 years old. Miller died Friday in Austin, Texas, his manager Marnie Speer confirmed to the Los Angeles Times. A news release to The Times said he was “struggling with manic … Read more