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Mary McNamara

Columnist

Mary McNamara was named assistant managing editor for arts and entertainment in 2016. McNamara was previously the television critic and senior culture editor. A Pulitzer Prize winner in 2015 and finalist for criticism in 2013 and 2014, she has won various awards for criticism and feature writing. She is the author of the Hollywood mysteries “Oscar Season” and “The Starlet.” She lives in La Crescenta with her husband, three children, two dogs and a hamster.

Recent Articles

  • Fox News gives minimal coverage to women's march and reinstates media divide

    Fox News gives minimal coverage to women's march and reinstates media divide

    Women's marches live updates: Millions march in L.A. and around the world following Trump's inauguration Jan. 22, 2017, 7:30 a.m. A day after the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, millions nationwide and around the world marched in support of women's rights. • Huge crowds converge on flagship...

  • Fox News downplays Women's March on Washington

    Fox News downplays Women's March on Washington

    The three main cable news networks may have been equal in their wall-to-wall coverage of Friday’s inauguration and its festivities, but during Saturday’s coverage of the Women’s March on Washington, the historical divide between Fox News and its compatriots had been firmly reinstated. CNN, MSNBC...

  • Amy Schumer, Madonna, W.H. Auden and f-bombs on the Mall in Washington

    Amy Schumer, Madonna, W.H. Auden and f-bombs on the Mall in Washington

    Women's marches live updates: Millions march in L.A. and around the world following Trump's inauguration Jan. 22, 2017, 7:30 a.m. A day after the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, millions nationwide and around the world marched in support of women's rights. • Huge crowds converge on flagship...

  • Scarlett Johansson to Donald Trump: 'I didn't vote for you. But I want to be able to support you'

    Scarlett Johansson to Donald Trump: 'I didn't vote for you. But I want to be able to support you'

    Women's marches live updates: Millions march in L.A. and around the world following Trump's inauguration Jan. 22, 2017, 7:30 a.m. A day after the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, millions nationwide and around the world marched in support of women's rights. • Huge crowds converge on flagship...

  • Scarlett Johansson offers Donald Trump a deal

    Scarlett Johansson offers Donald Trump a deal

    President Trump announces Neil Gorsuch as his nominee for Supreme Court Jan. 31, 2017, 5:58 p.m. This is our look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: Trump's Supreme Court pick is Neil Gorsuch Homeland Security secretary says countries on banned list "may not be taken...

  • The notion of a liberal agenda in Hollywood is absurd

    The notion of a liberal agenda in Hollywood is absurd

    Has Hollywood lost touch with American values? Jan. 7, 2017, 12:30 p.m. The contentious presidential campaign was filled with accusations of elitism and bias by the media -- from the news to entertainment. Many supporters of Donald J. Trump saw his victory as a repudiation of the so-called liberal...

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