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Once Is A Mistake, Twice Is Jazz

Posted: June 9, 2009 12:55 PM – – – When I started working for LA Weekly in the early ’80s, the paper was almost as famous for its mistakes as for its cutting edge film reviews, lefty politics and porn ads. Sometimes the errors were intentional, like when a smart-aleck designer pasted a Hitler mustache […]

How I Became Publisher of the L.A. Weekly

– – – General manager 1983-1984 Publisher 1984-1993 President and publisher 1993-2002 I became publisher of L.A. Weekly because I wasn’t an asshole. It was 25 years ago. I’d just lost the only job I’d ever had. Writing for and then editing the New York–based music trade magazine Record World was a dream come true. […]

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 […]