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

  • Showtime revisits Beach Boys' classic 'Pet Sounds' in new documentary

    Showtime revisits Beach Boys' classic 'Pet Sounds' in new documentary

    Produced as part of the BBC "Classic Albums" series, "Beach Boys: Making Pet Sounds" has been flown transatlantically to Showtime to belatedly commemorate the 50th anniversary of an album relatively few people bought in its time but which is now widely considered a landmark of pop music. That the...

  • Supporting the arts is an act of good citizenship

    Supporting the arts is an act of good citizenship

    In the aftermath of the November election, there was a spike in subscriptions to newspapers and magazines. The endless months of the primary campaigns and general election — and beyond — having been colored by rumor, superstition and fabrication, many people seemingly felt it might be time to support...

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