Carla Hall

Writer

Carla Hall is an editorial board member who writes about popular culture, reproductive rights, animal welfare, and human rights in Asia and Africa, among other topics. Before joining the board, she was a general assignment reporter for the Los Angeles Times’ California section. She previously worked for the Washington Post’s Style section, where she juggled writing with acting roles in small theaters and even a couple of TV shows. She has a bachelor's degree in the history of science from Harvard University.

Recent Articles

  • Women rocked the Golden Globes
    Women rocked the Golden Globes

    You have to admit that there’s some encouraging evidence that women on the screen (and behind it) in Hollywood are slowing but surely having more impact. Just look at the Golden Globes Sunday night: the variety of interesting women's roles that won; the fact that two big winning shows...

  • Paul Revere's time capsule had a newspaper in it; would a time capsule today have a paper?
    Paul Revere's time capsule had a newspaper in it; would a time capsule today have a paper?

    It’s telling that Paul Revere and Samuel Adams’ 1795 time capsule, stumbled upon last month and opened Tuesday night in Boston, contained five newspapers. If we buried a time capsule in Los Angeles today, sure, we would probably put a copy of the Los Angeles Times in it. But if...

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