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

  • Adam West: Batman Forever

    Adam West: Batman Forever

    I will begin this appreciation of the actor Adam West, who died Friday at the age of 88, with an apology. What follows will largely be about "Batman," the role that half a century ago defined and to some extent constrained West's career, and will now follow him into the hereafter. Still, for what...

  • 'Decker,' 'On Cinema' and the various, intertwined universes of comedian Tim Heidecker

    'Decker,' 'On Cinema' and the various, intertwined universes of comedian Tim Heidecker

    Gregg Turkington, the comedian, was speaking of Tim Heidecker, the comedian. "Tim is just such a busy creative guy and always has stuff up his sleeve. He's the kind of guy when he's got some leisure time, he would call up and say, 'Hey, you want to work on something? You want to write a screenplay?'”...

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