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Author Oliver Jones

  • Oliver Jones

    Oliver Jones (@oliverjones) is a journalist and essayist. Born and raised in Washington, D.C., he now lives in West Adams with his wife, daughter, and three L.A. street dogs. He studied poetry at Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass. and currently teaches journalism at Emerson L.A. Center.


Breathing New Life into the L.A. Film Fest

No matter who wins a jury award, if festival director Stephanie Allain can rejuvenate the event, she’ll score the biggest prize Read more...

Meet Kyle Cooper, the Da Vinci of Movie Credits

The guy behind Godzilla’s stunning opening titles doesn't want to upstage the main attraction Read more...

Devo's Gerald Casale, the Accidental Foodie

The musician and vintner chats about stumbling into the California food revolution, winemaking, and the perils of pinot noir Read more...

"This is My Coachella": Allison Anders on the TCM Classic Film Festival

The filmmaker will introduce Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, a film that's particularly close to her heart Read more...

Mark Mothersbaugh Sounds Off About Scoring the Subversive "Lego Movie"

The Devo frontman and film composer reflects on 40 years of bringing strangeness to Hollywood Read more...

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