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‘No’ Hollywood Style

– – – “Oh, he RSVPs ‘yes’ for everything, just in case he decides to go.” — Movie star’s aide, explaining why said star didn’t honor his promise to attend a dinner party. Most “creatives” — what entertainment-industry suits call musicians, writers, actors and other artists (sometimes they’re called “talent,” but sexist moguls also use […]

Goodnight Pete: An Appreciation of L.A. Weekly Co-founder Pete Kameron

– – – Former publisher Michael Sigman remembers tough love, Zen calm and a nice assist with forming the paper’s “no-hitting” policy Without Pete Kameron, L.A. Weekly probably wouldn’t exist. And instead of spending 19 years at the paper, I might not have lasted three months. When I arrived at the Weekly in 1983 as […]