Robert Lloyd

Columnist

Robert Lloyd has been a Los Angeles Times television critic since 2003. Previously, he held that position at L.A. Weekly, whose music editor and critic he also was for some years, and was the author of the Today column at the late Los Angeles Herald-Examiner. His oral history of “Freaks & Geeks” appeared in the January 2013 issue of Vanity Fair. Sometimes, usually after dark, he masquerades as a musician (credits available on request).

Recent Articles

  • 'Haters Back Off' offers the funny origin story of Miranda Sings

    'Haters Back Off' offers the funny origin story of Miranda Sings

    Colleen Ballinger, who is YouTube famous as the character Miranda Sings —  a character who is herself, and in a sense independently, YouTube famous —  is bringing her alter ego to Netflix this week. "Hey, guys! I'm a singer, dancer, actress … So I thought I'd post this video to YouTube to show...

  • Issa Rae and cast make new HBO comedy 'Insecure' easy to care about

    Issa Rae and cast make new HBO comedy 'Insecure' easy to care about

    Issa Rae, the creator and star of the well-loved, much-praised YouTube series "The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl,” makes her premium cable debut Sunday with the more succinctly titled "Insecure." Co-created with Larry Wilmore —  late of "The Nightly Show" but also the creator of "The Bernie...

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