Katie has written for L.A. Weekly since 2014. Her writing has been published in the Atlantic, the Village Voice, TV Insider and Stage Raw, among other outlets.
1 year ago | Los Angeles Concerts
Any time a singer from a boy band goes solo, an inescapable question follows him around: Can he survive outside the system that built him? Can he hack it on his own? In the case of Harry Styles, formerly of One Direction, the answer is yes, he can...
1 year ago | Magic
There’s a sense of infectious joy that comes from watching Siegfried Tieber do magic. He’s just so darn happy to be onstage that only the most hardened cynic could leave his show without a smile on her face. He’s also the golden boy in the magic w...
1 year ago | Cityscape
As one of the first lines of his eponymous musical describes him, Alexander Hamilton was the “10-dollar founding father" — the first treasury secretary's face is literally on the $10 bill. As such, it’s part of Hamilton’s culture to offer a few pe...
1 year ago | Fandom
For the Westworld experience, yes. For the panels in Hall H, not so much.
1 year ago | Pop Culture
Nickelodeon rolled into Comic-Con 2017 with the most effective weapon they could possibly unleash on millennials: nostalgia. The network teased footage from a pair of new TV movies that revive two of its most popular '90s franchises, Hey Arnold! a...
1 year ago | Cosplay
Love is in the air at Comic-Con. After all, shared passions bring people together, and you’d be hard-pressed to find a group of people who are more passionate than Comic-Con devotees — not everyone is willing to wait in a line for over 24 hours to...