Tag: Culture

Inside New Memoir of Life in the Manson Family

When Dianne Lake joined the Charles Manson’s “Family,” she was just 14 – the youngest recruit. A slight, comely girl with a cherubic face framed by shoulder-length ginger hair, Lake had recently started embracing the…

Manson Family Memoir: 10 Things We Learned

The story of Charles Manson and his Family of followers has straddled history and mythology for the past 50 years, combining a well-documented trial with lore surrounding the group’s life before the Tate-LaBianca murders that…

Producers Guild of America Bans Harvey Weinstein for Life

The Producers Guild of America announced Monday that Harvey Weinstein has been banned for life from the organization following the sexual assault allegations against the producer. The Hollywood Reporter writes that Weinstein officially resigned from…

Flashback: Beltway Sniper Terrorizes Washington, D.C.

October marks the 15-year anniversary of the “D.C. snipers” shooting spree, an act of mayhem that forced Americans to confront domestic terrorism after 9/11. Law enforcement at first assumed the shootings were burglaries and unconnected…

James Toback’s Combative On-the-Record Denial

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein revelations, one of the first things I thought was: “Who’s next?” My wife Anna Scott, a public radio reporter for KCRW in Los Angeles, had an answer: James…