One L.A County employee said he even threw an “End of the World” party last weekend.
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During the novel coronavirus pandemic, people have been turning to the app Cameo, which allows users to pay for personalized messages from celebs (Mike Tyson will run you $300).
The Ken Burns-produced PBS documentary “East Lake Meadows: A Public Housing Story” examines our public-housing nightmare through the lens of a storied Atlanta housing project.
Over the weekend, the Ultra Music Festival—canceled due to the coronavirus—aired the Ultra Virtual Audio Festival, an online-only dance music fest. Fans were not pleased.
The famed documentarian talks to Tarpley Hitt about the novel coronavirus pandemic and “East Lake Meadows: A Public Housing Story,” a new documentary he executive produced for PBS.
The pandemic has gutted revenue for alt weeklies, causing mass layoffs and threatening their existence. To survive, remaining staffers say, alts must reimagine everything they do.
The second season of HBO’s Elena Ferrante adaptation sharpens what the first season often did well, by loading the frame with the claustrophobic intensity and attention to detail.
And Hillsong, the celeb-packed church attended by Justin and Hailey Bieber, even posted a video called, amazingly, “The Contagious Nature of Church.”
D.A. Jackie Lacey, who’s overseeing Weinstein’s L.A. rape case, is in a tight re-election race, her husband pulled a gun on protesters, and her office has its own #MeToo problems.
The California Horse Racing Board found “disorganized and often incoherent” record-keeping, charges of pressure to race, and widespread ignorance about “basic horse anatomy.”