January 17, 1996
Entertainment editors and journalists from the Los Angeles Times, Entertainment Weekly, Premiere, US, Variety, Hollywood Reporter and Live! magazine will speak Monday at "Trends in Entertainment Reporting," a panel discussion at the Beverly Hills Country Club. Participants in the 7 p.m. session include Times Deputy Calendar Editor Sherry Stern, freelance writer Richard Natale, Entertainment Weekly L.A.
August 9, 2013 |
To hear James Deen tell it, performance anxiety was never a factor in his debut acting job. The popular and prolific porn performer -- who has starred in several thousand adult films including such titles as “Orgy University” and “ Farrah Superstar: Backdoor Teen Mom ” -- treated his maiden narrative movie performance in the micro-budget thriller “The Canyons” as a no-lose propostion. Case in point: acting alongside Lindsay Lohan in her last role before being sentenced to 90 days of “lockdown rehab,” Deen got into a shouting argument with “Canyons” director Paul Schrader about how he was performing a scene.
November 28, 1992
William Tusher, 77, a reporter for the entertainment trade newspaper Daily Variety and prior to that editor and writer for the Hollywood Reporter. He came to Los Angeles in 1946 after working as a reporter for the New York Daily News and wrote about films as a free-lancer for several publications before joining the Reporter. He began a series of radio interviews from Frank Sinatra's former restaurant, the Villa Capri, above Sunset Boulevard.
January 15, 1994 |
The parent company of the Hollywood Reporter, Billboard magazine and Adweek has been sold for $220 million cash to a Dutch publishing giant, the parties announced Friday. Netherlands-based VNU plans to buy BPI Communications, a joint venture whose partners include the New York Times Co. and the investment group Boston Ventures. Boston Ventures has been the principal company behind BPI.
August 25, 2009 |
Los Angeles Times Media Group hired media industry veteran Steven Gellman to be publisher of LA, Los Angeles Times Magazine. Gellman will oversee the publication's advertising, marketing and events and will work with its editor in chief, Annie Gilbar. He most recently was director of targeted products at the Southern California unit of Denver-based newspaper publisher MediaNews Group Inc. He also has held executive positions at the Hollywood Reporter, Los Angeles magazine and other publications in his 20-year-plus career.