Patt Morrison

Columnist Patt Morrison Asks

Patt Morrison is a longtime Times writer and columnist who has a share of two Pulitzer Prizes. Her broadcasting work has won six Emmys and 11 Golden Mikes. Her book about the Los Angeles River was a bestseller, and she was the first woman in nearly 25 years to be honored with the L.A. Press Club’s lifetime achievement award. Pink’s, the legendary Hollywood hot dog stand, named its veggie dog after her.

Recent Articles

  • Patt Morrison asks: Mike Judge on the terrifying prescience of 'Idiocracy'

    Patt Morrison asks: Mike Judge on the terrifying prescience of 'Idiocracy'

    If you have laughed at anything on television in the last 20-plus years, the odds are good that it was something Mike Judge created. “Beavis and Butt-Head,” “King of the Hill” and now “Silicon Valley” — all the handiwork of the Emmy-winning utility player, who is animator, writer, producer and...

  • Mike Judge: The election is over, but our idiocracy is here to stay

    Mike Judge: The election is over, but our idiocracy is here to stay

    Mike Judge’s movie “Office Space” was a cultural game-changer. But it’s his decade-old film of time-traveling social satire that’s achieved a cult-status revival in this election year: “Idiocracy.” The portmanteau title — “idiot” plus “democracy” — is a Twitter favorite, but as Judge tells it,...

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