Bryan Alexander, USA TODAY

Bryan Alexander

USA TODAY

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • USA TODAY
  • The Tennessean
  • North Jersey News
Past:
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Enquirer
  • Detroit Free Press
  • Rochester D and C
  • Indianapolis Star
  • The News-Star
  • The Clarion-Ledger
  • TCPalm
  • The Asbury Park Press NJ
  • 11Alive Atlanta
  • and more…

Recent articles by Bryan:

'Beverly Hills Cops' at 35: 'Breaking Bad's Jonathan Banks faced off with Eddie Murphy

"Beverly Hills Cop" showcased Eddie Murphy 35 years ago and featured Jonathan Banks giving the serious menace we'd see in "Breaking Bad" → Read More

Willie Nelson has quit smoking marijuana for health reasons: 'I have abused my lungs'

Country music outlaw and marijuana lover Willie Nelson has quit smoking the drug for health reasons. → Read More

'Joker,' 'Richard Jewell,' 'Knives Out' among top movies in American Film Institute honors

The American Film Institute has compiled its top 10 films and top 10 TV shows of the year, including "Joker" and "Game of Thrones." → Read More

Sundance Film Festival: Taylor Swift documentary set to kick off diverse 2020 lineup

The next Sundance Film Festival will begin with a Taylor Swift documentary. Organizers also released other details from the 2020 event. → Read More

'The Irishman' takes another best picture, Joe Pesci supporting actor with New York film critics

Martin Scorsese's "The Irishman" took best picture and star Joe Pesci took best supporting actor at the New York Film Critics Circle awards Wednesday. → Read More

Kid Rock unleashes profanity-filled rant against Oprah in Nashville, follows up with tweet

A video showed Kid Rock lashing out at Oprah Winfrey, Joy Behar and Kathy Lee Gifford at his Honky Tonk & Rock N' Roll Steakhouse in Nashville. → Read More

Kid Rock unleashes profanity-filled stage tirade against Oprah, follows up with tweet

Kid Rock was unrepentant following a stage tirade against Oprah Winfrey posted on TMZ Friday, sending a follow-up tweet. → Read More

Fact-checking Olaf's 'Frozen 2' science: Do turtles really breathe from their butts?

Snowman Olaf (voiced by Josh Gad) makes many scientific claims in "Frozen 2" (water has memory, turtles breathe from their butts). Is he correct? → Read More

Ouch! Kevin Hart was totally snubbed from The Rock's 'Jumanji' Thanksgiving celebration

Kevin Hart was snubbed from "Jumanji" Thanksgiving. However, cardboard cut-out Nick Jonas was invited. → Read More

James Van Der Beek's ripped before-and-after photos show power of the 'DWTS' workout

James Van Der Beek showed off before-and-after shirtless shots from "Dancing With the Stars." And they will make you want to rumba after Thanksgiving. → Read More

Hannah Brown celebrates her 'Dancing With the Stars' victory: 'I'm in complete shock!'

Hannah Brown may have not found reality show happiness on the "Bachelorette," but she scored the Mirror Ball trophy on "Dancing With the Stars." → Read More

James Van Der Beek talks joyful 'Dancing With the Stars' return (stays mum on elimination)

Painful personal news was followed by James Van Der Beek getting voted off "Dancing WIth the Stars" last week. But he returned for Monday's finale. → Read More

Cher rocks 'Dancing With the Stars' finale with groovy outfit and 'The Beat Goes On'

Cher was a highlight of the "Dancing With the Stars" finale with a stirring version of "The Beat Goes On." → Read More

'Dancing with the Stars' finale: Who's going to win the Mirror Ball trophy?

Four finalists head into the finals for ABC's 'Dancing With the Stars' Monday. Who will take home the Mirror Ball trophy and be crowned champion. → Read More

Hannah Brown moves past 'Bachelorette' pain to force in 'Dancing With the Stars' finals

Hannah Brown looks to conquer Monday nights at last as she competes in the finals for "Dancing With the Stars." → Read More

'Dancing With the Stars': Hannah Brown crowned new champion after nail-biting finale

"Dancing With the Stars" crowned a new champion during the finals Monday night. Who was the best celebrity couple? → Read More

Scooter Braun cites 'death threats' in Taylor Swift feud, attempts to offer olive branch to singer

Scooter Braun breaks his silence on the six-month dispute with pop star Taylor Swift, saying his office has received death threats in the wake. → Read More

Shepard Smith decries 'press vilification' in first speech since leaving Fox News

Trump critic Shepard Smith hosted an awards banquet for oppressed and endangered journalists, giving his first public words since leaving Fox News. → Read More

'Dancing With the Stars' recap: James Van Der Beek handed heartbreak on top of real sorrow

James Van Der Beek's real tragic news overwhelmed "Dancing With the Stars" during the most heartbreaking semifinals ever. The pain only got worse. → Read More

James Van Der Beek reveals tragic news on 'Dancing With the Stars': 'We lost the baby'

James Van Der Beek danced through tragedy Monday. His wife, pregnant with their six child, miscarried: "We lost the baby," he said before dancing. → Read More