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The Curious Rise of Twitter Power Broker Yashar Ali

In just a few years, he's become one of the most fearsome media figures in the country—mobilizing his vast Twitter following to promote his famous friends and punish foes. Can his own past survive similar scrutiny?
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Britney Spears’s Upcoming Court Appearance Is Already Making Waves

Advocates for conservatorship reform hope renewed pressure from the #FreeBritney crowd will help a key piece of legislation succeed in California

Will the Documentary Boom Continue After COVID?

Starved of life experiences during the pandemic, audiences have binged on documentaries. But for every ‘Hemingway’ there's a ‘Hot Girls Wanted’
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35 Years Ago, Cobra Went Toe to Toe with a Crime Cult Across L.A.

Production designer Bill Kenney takes us from Long Beach to Piru to retrace Sylvester Stallone's steps in the 1986 thriller 'Cobra'
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18-Year-Old Singer-Songwriter Ai Bendr Just Wants to Be Honest

The Michigan transplant broke out when her song was featured on 'Euphoria.' Now she's exploring the darker side of things while she soaks up L.A.'s color
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Do Movie Theaters Need to Do More to Get People Back in Seats?

Some experts say big promotions could get Angelenos back off their couches, but it just might take the right films
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How the Kardashians Took Over the World

A deep, metaphysical dive into the multibillion-dollar Kardashian phenomenon, and how a sex tape and some selfies turned an unremarkable Calabasas clan into L.A.’s biggest export since McDonald’s
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Newsom Boosts California Movie Market with Another $30 Million in Tax Incentives

As the industry backs away from Georgia, California's governor is tapping into a $75 billion budget surplus to draw productions to the Golden State
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A New Britney Spears Podcast Promises to Be a ‘Super Legit’ Look at the Star’s Life and Legal Woes

Tess Barker and Babs Gray, hosts of the podcast 'Britney's Gram,' are setting out to look at Spears's story through a true crime lens
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Yvonne Orji Was Headed to Med School, but God Had a Different Plan

The actress-comedian—and now author—talks about being funny and having faith