| Aug 21, 2013
| 7:26 AM
After the coffee. Before cleaning my desk off for vacation.
The Skinny: Either I'm starting to lose it, or my digital video recorder has stopped listening to me. It was supposed to record the Fox Sports 1 show "Crowd Goes Wild" and "Breaking Bad" and,...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:58 PM
We're slouching toward this year's Emmys, and the most talked-about show on air is AMC's "Breaking Bad," which is entering the second half of its final season.
The show that turned the antihero model on its head -- Bryan Cranston's Walter White is...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 7:14 AM
After the coffee. Before remembering to smile. Well, it's worth a shot!
The Skinny: Are the Dodgers ever going to lose? Serves me right for turning the game off when the Mets were up 4-0 and watching "Scarface" on AMC. Thursday's headlines include a...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Los Angeles Times television critic Mary McNamara and Times staff writer and awards columnist Glenn Whipp sifted through the surprises and the snubs and the many, many nominees for the 65th annual Emmy Awards.
Among the topics discussed: Netflix mania!...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Join Los Angeles Times television critic Mary McNamara and staff writer Glenn Whipp today at 10 a.m. PDT as they sift through the surprises and snubs, the head-scratchers and the huzzah-worthy names of note from the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Award...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Join Los Angeles Times Television Critic Mary McNamara and staff writer Glenn Whipp on Thursday at 10 a.m. Pacific time as they sift through the surprises and snubs, the head-scratchers and the huzzah-worthy names of note from the 65th annual Emmy...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:02 AM
After the coffee. Before getting my Comic-Con costume ready.
The Skinny: Some folks are griping about the humidity here this week but having recently spent some time back East let me tell you we still have it pretty good. Thursday's headlines include...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 6:51 AM
After the coffee. Before deciding if I should try 'The Killing' again.
The Skinny: Pretty good episodes of "Mad Men" and "Veep" last night. I would have liked them better if I wasn't working while they were on! Monday's headlines include the box office...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:05 AM
After the coffee. Before going through two weeks' worth of mail.
The Skinny: Well, I didn't win the Powerball lottery, which means I'll be heading back to the office today after a long trip to New York. Ask me around Thursday if it's good to be home....
| Jun 20, 2012
| 4:38 PM
A memo to the newsroom from Editor Davan Maharaj: Today, I’m announcing a new leadership team for one of the most important journalistic franchises at The Times. I’m pleased to announce that John Corrigan, our Business editor since 2009, will....
| Oct 5, 2012
| 7:32 AM
COMMENTARY We've come a long way, maybe. Although no doubt meant to inspire, and tap into the delectable demographic of ......