Is the LA Times trashy?

Is the LA Times trashy?
I get the paper (4 days a week) but I don’t check it first thing. So I was shocked when my friend Bruce told me he cancelled the Los Angeles Times today. He’s one of only a couple of friends who still get the paper! Oh, no! We can’t exchange complaints and info! I asked ...

People who don’t read a newspaper are dull.

People who don't read a newspaper are dull.
One of the sites that I never go to -oh, perhaps once every couple months, if I must – is Huffington Post. Or as I call it, PuffPost. I remember when it started – Arianna Huffington had parties out here, got bloggers together. But it was super-liberal, so I never paid much attention to it. ...

How many minority and women cartoonists are in the LA Times?

How many minority and women cartoonists are in the LA Times?
I wrote the post below last February in my Griffith Park Blog. It’s a popular post, so I thought cartoon people would like to take a look at it here. I update it below. I just couldn’t believe this article in the LA Times and many other papers today. But for one day — this ...

I need to frequent more bars.

I need to frequent more bars.
The Idea This is from my self-syndicated series, Daily Special. It ran in the LA Times for almost 5 years, and I slowly expanded it to reach a dozen other major newspapers (like the award-winning Minneapolis Taste section!) and alternates, like Nashville Scene. Daily Special is all about restaurants. Don’cha love them? I still think ...

Dilbert isn’t funny anymore.

Dilbert isn't funny anymore.
At least in the LA Times. Hello, Dilbert, my old friend. (Can’t link to him on caption: http://dilbertblog.typepad.com/). I know papers are trying to save money. The LA Times is laying off 150 more reporters this month. Really shameful. And haven’t I already been a victim from that?! And so sometimes they shave a sliver ...