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Navy shutting down Combat Camera units

Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Levingston Lewis/U.S. Navy
| The units found fame shooting dangerous, in-your-face footage during some of the worst battles of World War II and Vietnam.

Long Beach rapper Vince Staples promises to go away — for a price

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In a new song, he calls out NPR, and the media in general. He also promises that if he raises $2 million, "You will never hear from me again." No interviews, no social media, no music.

Sherman Alexie declines literary prize

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His memoir about his mother earned him the Carnegie Medal (and a $5,000 award) but multiple women have accused the author of predatory sexual behavior.

'A Wrinkle In Time' author offended people with her blend of science and spirituality

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"A Wrinkle In Time" author Madeleine L’Engle found a theology in science that her granddaughter says "was more real to her than anything she was finding in church."

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‘Atlanta’s’ Hiro Murai wouldn't be directing TV without Donald Glover

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Murai had only directed music videos when Glover hired him. Maybe that's one reason the series is being called one of TV's most original shows.

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Here's a plan to get women into the boys club of directing TV commercials

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Why does it matter who directs commercials? Because advertising is a gateway to feature films for directors.

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Formerly censored mural speaks volumes about LA's history

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For the first time since Barbara Carrasco finished "L.A. History: A Mexican Perspective" in 1981, the stunning, 80-foot work will be shown in a museum.

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Obama in talks to produce shows for Netflix, report says

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The former president is in negotiations to produce a series of high-profile shows for Netflix, according to The New York Times. The number of episodes and show formats have not been decided.

'Reality projector' creates a stunning light show in LA's Masonic Temple

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Artist Olafur Eliasson has filled the dark, 110,000-square-foot marble and travertine building with colorful light. Will it lift the darkness from the Marciano name?

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