Zachary Pincus-Roth

Zachary Pincus-Roth

Zachary Pincus-Roth is the deputy editor overseeing arts & culture at L.A. Weekly. He also has written for The New York Times, L.A. Times, Slate, Newsday, WSJ magazine, Variety and other publications. He teaches journalism at Loyola Marymount University and wrote the companion book to the musical "Avenue Q."

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  • 3 days ago

    Pun contests are popular these days, including the Punderdome 3000 in Brooklyn and the annual World Pun Championships in Austin. Pundamonium has been held in Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Chicago and other cities, and now it finally comes to L.A. Up to ...

  • 6 days ago | Events

    Learn about LGBTQIA representation in Hollywood While representation of LGBTQIA characters is growing in the pop culture world, there is still a lot of work to be done. Other than a few standouts — Golden Globe winner Transparent, Orange Is t...

  • 13 days ago | Film and TV

    Attention internet: On Thursday morning, I was roiling from the pain of knowing we live in an unjust world in which the wrong movies get put into the annals of history, and the contributions of worthy screenwriters like James Gunn and Nicole Perlm...

  • 13 days ago | Events

    Eat cheese Whether it comes from goats, sheep or cows, cheese is available in such a wide range of textures and flavors that it could take an entire lifetime to appreciate them all. At the Cheeses of Europe, for one day, Angelenos have the opportu...

  • 20 days ago | Events

    See a Double Feature of a Screen Legend Before Liz Taylor there was Claudette Colbert, and you can see her interpretation of the pharaoh fatale in Cecil B. DeMille’s Cleopatra at 7:30 p.m. The 35mm palatial intrigue doesn’t end there, however, as ...

  • 23 days ago | Culture

    The advantage of editing L.A. Weekly's arts and culture critics, as opposed to being one, is that I don't have to see everything. I do have to be culturally engaged, and my position affords me certain privileges of access. But, like most of you, I...