Monthly Archives: January 2010

Thank You, Norman Lear

  It’s just about perfect that the week that LA Gang Tours launches is also the tenth anniversary of the start of theNorman Lear Center. At $65 a head, lunch included, the LA Gang Tours bus trip through South Central is cheaper than Disneyland, and the prospect of seeing real… More

Nightmare as Entertainment

The Hollywood “dream factories” have always utilized themes from dreams and nightmares, and there’s no doubt in my mind that this compelling stream of screen imagery insinuates itself into our own personal dreams and nightmares. So I was riveted by a recent New Yorker piece that provided an overview of… More