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TV Review: HBO’s Barry Sets the Stage for a Bloody Second Act

TV Review: HBO’s Barry Sets the Stage for a Bloody Second Act
  • TV Review: HBO’s Barry Sets the Stage for a Bloody Second Act FWC: TV Review: HBO’s Barry Sets the Stage for a Bloody Second Act

    (Editor’s note: The following review covers the first three episodes of Barry‘s second season.) The Pitch: It’s been weeks since hitman-turned-aspiring actor Barry Berkman, aka Barry Block (Bill Hader), chose to abandon his life of violence for the thrill of the stage, killing Chechen warlord Goran (Glenn Fleshler) and Detective Janice Moss (Paula Newsome) to tie up the remaining loose ends…

  • La muerte de Nipsey Hussle probablemente está vinculada a pandillas, dice una fuente FWC: La muerte de Nipsey Hussle probablemente está vinculada a pandillas, dice una fuente

    Nipsey Hussle, un rapero nominado al Grammy, fue asesinado el domingo por la tarde a plena luz del día en las afueras de su tienda en South LA, el tiroteo dejó a otras dos personas heridas, dijo la policía. Hussle, quien era conocido tanto por su trabajo en la comunidad como por su música, fue…

  • Nipsey Hussle likely knew his killer; police believe motive was personal, sources say FWC: Nipsey Hussle likely knew his killer; police believe motive was personal, sources say

    Los Angeles police Monday were making progress in their search for the gunman who fatally shot rapper Nipsey Hussle outside his clothing store Sunday afternoon. Law enforcement sources told the Los Angeles Times they believed the killer was someone in the rap star’s orbit. Detectives believe the…

  • NAV’s ‘Bad Habits’ Debuts at No. 1 FWC: NAV’s ‘Bad Habits’ Debuts at No. 1

    NAV nets his first No. 1. The XO rapper tops the Billboard 200 with his sophomore album Bad Habits, which moved 82,000 equivalent album units in its opening week. Of that number, 24,000 were in pure album sales. Bad Habits, which features appearances from The Weeknd, Young Thug, and Lil Durk, was the most-streamed album of the week with 79.08…

  • Rams to begin offseason program April 15; mini-camp set for June 11-13 FWC: Rams to begin offseason program April 15; mini-camp set for June 11-13

    The Rams, coming off a Super Bowl loss to the New England Patriots in February, begin their offseason program April 15, and they are scheduled to conclude it with a mandatory mini-camp June 11-13, the team announced Monday. The NFL’s collective bargaining agreement mandates what is allowed during…

  • L.A. continues to discriminate against disabled renters, federal officials say FWC: L.A. continues to discriminate against disabled renters, federal officials say

    A Los Angeles program for developing affordable housing continues to discriminate against people with disabilities, producing kitchens, bathrooms, balconies and other living spaces that aren’t safely accessible to wheelchair users, federal officials said Monday. In a 19-page letter, the Department…

  • House Democrats prepare subpoenas to demand full Mueller report FWC: House Democrats prepare subpoenas to demand full Mueller report

    A House committee plans to vote Wednesday on whether to authorize subpoenas for special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s full report, underscoring how aggressively Democrats will pursue its release in a potential showdown with Atty. Gen. William P. Barr. The decision comes after Barr said Friday…

  • North Carolina places women's basketball coach and assistants on administrative leave FWC: North Carolina places women’s basketball coach and assistants on administrative leave

    North Carolina has placed Hall of Fame women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell and her three assistants on paid administrative leave and is reviewing the program amid player concerns. School spokesman Steve Kirschner said Monday in a statement that the review is “due to issues raised by student-athletes…

  • Single-engine plane makes emergency landing on Long Beach street after losing power FWC: Single-engine plane makes emergency landing on Long Beach street after losing power

    The pilot of a single-engine plane that lost power shortly after taking off from Long Beach Airport managed to land the aircraft on a city street Monday morning, authorities said. The plane was not damaged and no injuries were reported, said Jake Heflin, a spokesman for the Long Beach Fire Department….

  • Norco shows off its talent in seven on seven tournament FWC: Norco shows off its talent in seven on seven tournament

    While Norco football coach Chuck Chastain was vacationing in Italy, his football players and assistant coaches were having fun winning the overall competition at the Rams-Nike tournament at El Camino College this past weekend. Quarterback Shane Illingworth, who’s 6 feet 6, was precise and effective…

  • Dennis Yares offers up modernist home with views and space for art in Palm Springs FWC: Dennis Yares offers up modernist home with views and space for art in Palm Springs

    In the Southridge area of Palm Springs, a gated community home to the Bob Hope residence and the Elrod House, the custom residence of art dealer and filmmaker Dennis Yares is on the market for $3.495 million. The single-story home, designed by local architect Lance O’Donnell and built in 2016,…

  • Nipsey Hussle Was Scheduled to Meet with LAPD About Gang Violence FWC: Nipsey Hussle Was Scheduled to Meet with LAPD About Gang Violence

    Nipsey Hussle was planning to meet with the Los Angeles Police Department to discuss gang violence prevention just one day before he was shot to death outside his Marathon Clothing store in Los Angeles. The Grammy-nominated MC was scheduled to meet with LAPD Chief Michel Moore and LAPD Commissioner Steve Soboroff on Monday. Taking to Twitter after Nipsey’s murder, Soboroff…