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Posts Tagged ‘Nathaniel Ayers’

LAT In The Limelight: It Ain’t Pretty

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Former LAT Jerusalem bureau chief Marjorie Miller writes about the Spring Street newsroom’s strange relationship with the Hollywood movie crew that took over for a few days during the filming of The Soloist, which is based on a series of Steve Lopez columns about formerly homeless violinist Nathaniel Ayers.

It’s as telling about the current state of local media as it is about what it’s like to have a film crew show up at your workplace:

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LAT in 90: Fame/Infamy

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The Los Angeles Times, hand-picked.

On Deadly Ground
Steven Seagal blames the FBI for his career downswing. Did they tie him up and stuff him with doughnuts?

Tell Me Something Good

Joel Stein’s column on celebrity interview tips is clever, smart and readable. Who knew?

Bless the Beasts…
John Giona’s Column One piece on drive-by deaths of farm animals is searing to read.

And Children
Did CBS exploit kids in Kid Nation? Or did the producers take advantage of the nation’s stupidest parents?

Soon to Be a Major Motion Picture
Steve Lopez’s columns about the homeless musician, Nathaniel Ayers, will become a Dreamworks vehicle for Jamie Foxx–with the feeling of Midnight Cowboy. Bet that changes in rewrite.