| Jun 19, 2014
| 7:02 AM
After the coffee. Before getting my own Netflix show.
The Skinny: Let's see, Wednesday I started working at 5:30 a.m. and finished after 10 p.m. I know, cry me a river. But hey, the work is worth it because it's all for you! Thursday's roundup includes...
| Jun 8, 2014
When the WNBA was searching for an owner for the failing Los Angeles Sparks, the league's president called Chicago billionaire and Los Angeles Dodgers controlling owner Mark Walter — and not Walter's more famous business partner, Earvin "Magic"...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Melissa McCarthy isn't accepting the fashion status quo, so she started her own clothing line with dressmaker and collaborator Daniella Pearl in 2011.
The Oscar-nominated "Bridesmaids" star, who has been vocal about her inability to find gowns for her...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Moviegoers are used to seeing Tom Cruise save the day — usually on the first try. But in the new sci-fi action film "Edge of Tomorrow," directed by Doug Liman and co-starring Emily Blunt, Cruise needs more than a few attempts to foil an alien...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 7:03 AM
After the coffee. Before accepting that I have to work this weekend.
The Skinny: I've never been one to get excited by meeting famous people but I did get a little thrill out of chatting with Dave Grohl on Thursday about Washington, D.C., back in the...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:25 PM
"60 Minutes" correspondent Lara Logan is back at work after a lengthy leave of absence.
As first reported by the Hollywood Reporter, Logan and her producer Max McClellan have returned to the esteemed CBS newsmagazine more than six months after an...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"I WAS very lucky. I made most of the decisions about what I would sing. And I wrote. I wrote songs that I liked -- and still like -- to sing. I don't get bored. Even an old gal like 'Lady Marmalade." I mean, it's become an anthem, sort of like 'I Will...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:54 AM
After the coffee. Before binging on "Orange Is the New Black."
The Skinny: I finally finished Season 1 of "Orange Is the New Black" over Memorial Day weekend. I'm sure I will watch a couple of episodes of Season 2 this weekend but I won't go crazy. Not...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:23 AM
After the coffee. Before getting my Team USA jersey.
The Skinny: My Los Angeles Times delivery man brought me Monday's newspaper today. Doesn't he know I'm probably the last house he wants to deliver the wrong paper to? But he was back with a fresh...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Before Francis Ford Coppola shot “The Godfather,” he gathered his cast for a meal during which the actors all reflexively […]...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Journalist Jeffrey Ressner, who covered entertainment, politics, business and pop culture, died June 20 of heart arrhythmia at St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 56.
Ressner was Los Angeles correspondent for Time magazine from 1993-2007,...