Oct 04, 2016
Our wide-eyed LA correspondent Jen Brown spends her days surrounded by the stars of stage and screen. Imagine her thrills when she got the opportunity to become one of them. Well, sort of.
Jun 21, 2016
How a tour of the LA Times building brought our Hollywood correspondent Jen Brown to her knees.
Apr 25, 2016
Shakespeare died 400 years ago but his legacy lives on even as far as LA. Jen Brown caught up with British actor Nicola Bertram to talk Othello, women playing men’s roles and suffering for her art.
Feb 16, 2016
Our Hollywood correspondent Jen Brown spent the day working as an extra on a special episode of The Big Bang Theory. She was pretty excited (but not too much to keep a diary for us). Bazinga!
Aug 11, 2015
As our week-long look at unusual living situations continues, Jen Brown raises a cocktail glass to her extraordinary apartment complex home: a place laden with kitsch and showbiz nostalgia and where, if you listen closely enough, “you can hear ghosts breathe.”
Sep 28, 2015
Q. When is a self-help classic not a self-help classic? A. When it’s Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff, a “neat parcel of shit” seemingly determined to send former fan Jen Brown’s blood pressure through the roof.
May 18, 2015
As National Epilepsy Week gets underway, Jen Brown tells Standard Issue how, since her first seizure as a teenager, she has fought to find the fun amongst the fits.
Jan 16, 2015
From her fondness for ballads to her way with a sausage, Jen Brown celebrates the things that made her Mam her Mam.
Apr 14, 2015
When the recently retired Jen Brown volunteered to work at a mission school in Kansas, she found herself adrift in a world of worry, snow and out-of-date mashed potato.
Nov 12, 2014
When the window blinds started to rattle, Jen Brown’s nightie was the last thing on her mind. Then it became more important to her than life itself and she can’t help wondering why.