Scott Sandell

Writer

Scott Sandell is the Los Angeles Times’ newsletter editor. Since starting at The Times as an intern, he has worked as a reporter, copy editor, assignment editor and as the online arts and entertainment editor. He speaks German and Mandarin. 

Recent Articles

  • Classic Hollywood: When 'spooktacular' used to mean something

    Classic Hollywood: When 'spooktacular' used to mean something

    Do you remember the great Onion opinion piece “The Word 'Spooktacular' Used to Mean Something in This Country” from a few years back? It’s the perfect thing to put you in the mood for October — and another special edition of Classic Hollywood. I’m Scott Sandell, and let’s take a look at what’s...

  • All about the Emmy Awards

    All about the Emmy Awards

    The Emmys have come. And in the blink of an eye — well, actually, over the course of about three hours -- the Emmys have gone. What did you miss, even if you didn’t take your eyes off the show last night? Here are some highlights: NEW PERSPECTIVE Let’s start with the curious case of “The People...

  • Classic Hollywood: Looks like we remade it

    Classic Hollywood: Looks like we remade it

    Welcome to a special edition of the Classic Hollywood newsletter. I’m Scott Sandell, and for much of my 23-year career at The Times I worked in entertainment alongside Susan King, our longtime guardian of the Golden Age of Hollywood galaxy. Hopefully a little of her knowledge rubbed off before...

  • Emmys 2015: Watch a replay of the nominations

    Emmys 2015: Watch a replay of the nominations

    The nominations for the 67th Emmy Awards were announced Thursday at 8:30 a.m. PDT, and you can watch a replay of them above. "Game of Thrones" led the pack with 24 nods, including best drama series. "Mad Men," "Modern Family," "House of Cards," "Transparent," "Veep" and "Orange Is the New Black"...

  • Oscars: The full list of 2015 invitees to the film academy

    Oscars: The full list of 2015 invitees to the film academy

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited a large and demographically broad group of 322 new members, including David Oyelowo, Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Stone and director Justin Lin. The full list of 2015 invitees is below. Seven people (noted by an asterisk) have been invited to...

  • What time are the Tony Awards?

    What time are the Tony Awards?

    The 69th Tony Awards will honor work from the 2014-2015 Broadway season. We'll have live coverage starting Sunday afternoon, but for now here's a look at some key facts about New York theater's big night: What time are the Tony Awards? The 2015 Tony Awards will air live on Sunday at 8 p.m. EDT...

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