Tom Teicholz is an award winning journalist and producer who has created print, video and social media content for Intel, The Museum of Tolerance and The Milken Family Foundation; and whose work has appeared on The Huffington Post, Newsweek.com, The NY Times Magazine, and The LA Times Op-Ed page. He also has ghostwritten, edited and published essays, treatises and books for private clients.
On the distaff side, need we say more than Zsa Zsa? When my friend Lawrence Karman, cameraman par excellence, invited me a few weeks ago to a screening of “BÃ¡nk BÃ¡n,” the filmed version of the classic Hungarian nationalist opera, I accepted enthusiastically. Not because Iâ€™m a big fan of opera in general or Hungarian […]Click here for reuse options!
Hollywood launches ads to spark student support for Israel. While leafing through their college newspapers Monday morning, students at several major Southern California universities came across a full-page advertisement featuring Barad Zemer, a 23-year-old Israeli film student. Beneath Zemerâ€™s photograph it read: â€œI love filmmaking, jazz and photography. I hate the image I carry of […]Click here for reuse options!
New Trillian novel bucks literary trend and provides comic relief. Over the last year, I have read many wonderful novels: â€œThe Lovely Bonesâ€ by Alice Sebold, â€œAtonementâ€ by Ian McEwan, â€œThe Hoursâ€ by Michael Cunningham. Well-written, emotionally resonant, all best-sellers, these highly praised literary works are required reading in book groups in Los Angeles and […]Click here for reuse options!
Truth to tell, I didnâ€™t start to despise â€œThe Pianistâ€ â€” Romanâ€™s Polanskiâ€™s Oscar-nominated film of concert pianist Wladyslaw Szpilmanâ€™s memoirs of Warsaw during World War II â€” until the very end of the film: The war has ended and a friend has taken Szpilman to a farm in the Polish countryside. There used to […]Click here for reuse options!
Across the country, Americans are wondering, â€œWhy is Hollywood against the war?â€ On TV programs and TV and radio talk shows, in magazines and newspapers, they see actors and actresses opining, talking the talk and walking the anti-war walk. This has led to a separate thread of programs and opinion pieces about whether Hollywood stars […]Click here for reuse options!
His paintings ask: Is this all there is? British painter Lucian Freud is considered Britainâ€™s greatest living painter, one of the towering figures of realist portraiture. The largest retrospective of Freudâ€™s work has now come to Los Angelesâ€™s Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), the only U.S. venue for this exhibit. Organized in 2002 for the […]Click here for reuse options!
The Beatles on â€œEd Sullivan.â€ Michael Jacksonâ€™s Moonwalk on the â€œMotown 25th Anniversary Special.â€ Ricky Martin at the Grammys. Each of these TV appearances launched a musical career into the stratosphere. On Wednesday Feb. 12, 2003, Jill Sobule appeared on â€œThe West Wing.â€ Will lightning strike again? If you watched the episode, you may have […]Click here for reuse options!