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Posts Tagged ‘David Rensin’

Journos Pay Tribute to the Late, Great Cathy Seipp

It was five years ago today that beloved LA reporter Cathy Seipp lost her battle with cancer. On Twitter, those who knew her best are sharing old links and heartfelt memories using the hashtag #MissSeipp.

Two of Seipp’s closest friends, Reason magazine editor-in-chief Matt Welch and his freelance journalist wife Emmanuelle Richard, are now east coasters (D.C., and soon, Brooklyn). A couple of their thoughts:

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LA Press Club’s Bad Mother Book Party

Silverlake’s El Chavito bar was packed Wednesday night with literary types, all there to celebrate journalist Nancy Rommelmann‘s debut novel, The Bad Mother, which centers around the lives of Hollywood street kids. Rommelmann now lives in Portland, but she put in nearly two decades as an Angeleno, has written for the LA Times and LA Weekly, and remains a contributor to the LA Observed website. A book trailer for The Bad Mother can be viewed here.

American Idol beat reporter Richard Rushfield, Nancy Rommelmann, and David Rensin


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David Rensin–What He Does

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Author David Rensin (pictured above in his back yard) is featured on the So What Do You Do section.

Here in LA, Rensin’s The Mailroom: Hollywood History from the Bottom Up is required reading. He also blogs at Native Intelligence.