Chris Erskine

Chris Erskine is a nationally known humor columnist and editor for the Los Angeles Times. He writes for the Sports, Travel and Saturday sections and edits on the paper’s Features staff. As an editor, he has been a part of two Pulitzer Prize-winning teams at The Times (for his graphics work on the Northridge quake and the North Hollywood bank robbery). He is best known to readers for his weekly humor pieces on life in suburban Los Angeles. His latest book, “Daditude,” released in 2018, is a collection of his favorite Times columns on fatherhood. He has written two other books, “Man of the House” and “Surviving Suburbia,” which reached the Los Angeles Times bestseller list. The Chicago native has also worked for papers in New Orleans and Miami.
Fliers, beware: Add construction cranes to the challenges of LAX traffic

The latest project will reconfigure American Airlines’ entrance areas into a single large hall with more windows, larger bathrooms and additional power outlets. It is part of a massive airport upgrade.

  • The Middle Ages
When life hands us lemons, we make lemon-drop martinis. Cheers!

Things have been tough lately, but at least the idiot beagle passed his IQ test. We celebrated with cake and the knowledge that you have to make each day a Mardi Gras.