Carly Mallenbaum, The News Leader

Carly Mallenbaum

The News Leader

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • The News Leader
  • USA TODAY
  • Enquirer
Past:
  • The Tennessean
  • The Des Moines Register
  • Redding.com News Now
  • Salinas Californian
  • North Jersey News
  • KitsapSun
  • Ventura County Star
  • The Clarion-Ledger
  • The Desert Sun
  • Austin 360
  • and more…

Recent articles by Carly:

Rosh Hashanah in 2020: Groups are blowing the shofar outside synagogue to mark Jewish New Year

With congregants unable to gather at synagogue for the sounding of the shofar this Rosh Hashanah, Jewish groups are bringing the tradition outside. → Read More

'Star Trek: Discovery' casts first non-binary and transgender characters

The "Star Trek" universe will soon include non-binary and transgender characters, played by Blu del Barrio and Ian Alexander, respectively. → Read More

From wakeboarding to smiling at boaters, life in a pandemic is better near water

See the line where the sky meets the sea? Here's why it calls me to paddle and wakeboard in a pandemic. → Read More

'Wakanda Forever': Fans mourn the loss of 'Black Panther' star Chadwick Boseman

Fans and friends are taking to social media to mourn the loss of Marvel's 'Black Panther' star Chadwick Boseman, who died Friday from colon cancer. → Read More

Twitter creatively reimagines first lady Melania Trump's RNC 'green screen' dress

On the last night of the RNC, Melania Trump wore a bright, pleated dress that Twitter dubbed a "green screen" gown. Images were superimposed on it. → Read More

Barack Obama releases 2020 summer DNC playlist: From Megan Thee Stallion to The Chicks

Ahead of the Democratic National Convention, former President Barack Obama shared a playlist of favorite summer songs and tracks from DNC artists. → Read More

'Pitch Perfect' Bellas (including Anna Kendrick & Rebel Wilson) reunite with Beyoncé cover

The Bellas from "Pitch Perfect" -- Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow and Anna Camp among them -- reunite to sing "Love on Top" for charity. → Read More

The new 'Secret Garden' is a depressing remake you probably don't need right now

A new version of the children's tale "The Secret Garden," starring Colin Firth, is available on demand this weekend. Should you watch? → Read More

Remember going to the movies? 15 things we miss most about theaters

We haven't gone to the movies in five months. Can you remember what being in a theater was like? USA TODAY's movie team can. Let's reminisce. → Read More

More than 700 fans expected to attend pared-down Elvis Presley vigil

More than 700 fans of Elvis Presley have reserved spots to attend the candlelight vigil marking the anniversary of his death in Memphis. → Read More

Highest-paid actors of 2020: Dwayne Johnson is No. 1, again

Dwayne Johnson tops the Forbes list of highest-paid actors, which also includes, in order, Ryan Reynolds, Mark Wahlberg and Ben Affleck. → Read More

Are we done wearing high heels? Here's why I am even after the coronavirus era ends

After being stuck inside and accustomed to comfort, are we done with heels? Here's why I am. → Read More

Activist Daisy Coleman, subject of Netflix's 'Audrie & Daisy' documentary, dies at 23

Daisy Coleman, focus of 'Audrie & Daisy,' a Netflix documentary about sexual assault, has died at 23. The activist was planning a new documentary. → Read More

#BlackBirdersWeek, #BlackInNeuro: Black scientists, physicians are using hashtags to uplift

Here's how six groups of Black scientists are seizing the moment to connect and have candid conversations about race. → Read More

Surprise! Netflix's 'The Kissing Booth 3' has already been filmed and is arriving in 2021

The No. 1 Netflix film in the U.S., "The Kissing Booth 2," already has a sequel shot for 2021 that will deal with that cliffhanger. → Read More

RVing for the first time? 8 tips for newbies I wish I'd known during my first trip

With many forms of travel unsafe this summer, many first-time RVers are taking road trips. I'm one of those people. Here's what I learned. → Read More

GLAAD Media Awards: Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union honor trans daughter, Lil Nas X wins

At the first virtual GLAAD Media Awards, celebrities including Lil Nas X, Dolly Parton, Demi Lovato, Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union made appearances. → Read More

Bryan Cranston reveals he had COVID-19, says he's now donating 'liquid gold' plasma

Bryan Cranston is revealing that he had coronavirus. Now, he says he's using his antibodies to hopefully help others via plasma donation. → Read More

Madonna's coronavirus Instagram post flagged, then removed, for sharing 'False Information'

Madonna's Instagram post is filled with warnings after she shared content fact-checkers deemed 'factually inaccurate.' → Read More

'Kissing Booth 2': Meet Beth Reekles, the young author behind the popular Netflix rom-coms

Beth Reekles was 15 when she wrote "The Kissing Booth" on storytelling app Wattpad. Now, she's 25 with a Netflix sequel and lockdown love stories. → Read More