Monday, January 16



UCLA alumnus Don Holley published "Half Loaded" based on columns he wrote at the Daily Bruin. He reflects on his experience as a Hollywood scriptwriter. (Create Space Independent Publishing Platform)

Q&A: Alum, screenwriter Don Holley discusses memoir and a life of humor

Don Holley wrote a weekly humor column about his college life for the Daily Bruin. Thirty years later, the column became a 114-page memoir. After graduating from UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television in 1984, Holley sold his first script which became the cult film “Loaded Weapon 1,” a cop satire with Emilio Estevez, Samuel L. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alumnus Don Holley published "Half Loaded" based on columns he wrote at the Daily Bruin. He reflects on his experience as a Hollywood scriptwriter. (Create Space Independent Publishing Platform)

UCLA alumnus Don Holley published "Half Loaded" based on columns he wrote at the Daily Bruin. He reflects on his experience as a Hollywood scriptwriter. (Create Space Independent Publishing Platform)

UCLA alumnus Frank Spotnitz is a former "X-Files" writer and producer and now works as the chief executive of the production company, Big Light Productions. (Courtesy of Liane Hentscher)

Press Pass: Alumnus Frank Spotnitz discusses ‘X-Files’ reboot, writing career

Press Pass is rolling out the Daily Bruin Alumni Q&A series, where we connect with past staffers in the paper and see where the Daily Bruin has taken them in their respective careers. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alumnus Frank Spotnitz is a former "X-Files" writer and producer and now works as the chief executive of the production company, Big Light Productions. (Courtesy of Liane Hentscher)

UCLA alumnus Frank Spotnitz is a former "X-Files" writer and producer and now works as the chief executive of the production company, Big Light Productions. (Courtesy of Liane Hentscher)



David Greenwald, now a music critic at an Oregon newspaper, while at a Daily Bruin retreat in 2005. (Courtesy of David Greenwald)

Daily Bruin Alumni Q&A: David Greenwald

Press Pass is rolling out the Daily Bruin Alumni Q&A series, where we connect with past staffers in the paper and see where the Daily Bruin has taken them in their respective careers. Read more...

Photo: David Greenwald, now a music critic at an Oregon newspaper, while at a Daily Bruin retreat in 2005. (Courtesy of David Greenwald)

David Greenwald, now a music critic at an Oregon newspaper, while at a Daily Bruin retreat in 2005. (Courtesy of David Greenwald)