John Leguizamo’s proper on Latin illustration in Hollywood

Listening, Hollywood?

I’ve at all times thought extremely of John Leguizamo, and my appreciation of him was heightened additional after studying his [“An Open Letter to Hollywood,” Nov. 6].

I’m an African American man, however have at all times puzzled about lots of the considerations John broached in his letter relating to Latino illustration in Hollywood movies.

Leguizamo is appropriate, there must be extra, much more, and extra typically, and with genuine Latino actors within the title above title starring roles.

Non-Latinos, like me, discover the disparity too.

Michael Taylor

Lengthy Seaside

Unreliable sources

Concerning Robert Lloyd’s “Alaska Daily” overview: “HBO-style Premise That Works on ABC” [Oct. 7]: A latest episode of “Alaska Daily” portrayed a full costume basic because the U.S. secretary of Protection — the secretary of Protection is a civilian job not a army place.

Additionally, they referred to the downed pilot of an F41 as Airman Choi. Air Pressure pilots are officers


John Meng


Monetizing Twitter

Whereas studying Mary McNamara’s column [“Someone Still has to Pay all the Bills,” Nov. 3] I discovered myself saying “check,” “check,” at nearly each paragraph.

Though the one social media firm I exploit is Fb, I acknowledge the weather concerned in its makes an attempt to monetize itself. That’s to say, the adverts that appear to maintain popping up for some product I checked out as soon as two years in the past.

I’ve one suggestion. You point out the share of Individuals who use Fb, Twitter, and Instagram. What if the information media; together with the Los Angeles Occasions, gave consideration to every platform in proportion to the share of its followers?

That might imply you would solely write about/give Twitter one-third the eye you give Fb?

In 1994 America On-line (AOL) was my first in depth expertise on the web. It remained that till about 2014. No matter occurred to AOL? I perceive it exists, however solely as an e mail server.

Oh, how the mighty have fallen.

John Snyder

Newbury Park