Jewish Journal

Grown-up Proms

By Tamara Shayne Kagel

March 11, 2011 | 10:07 am

This Saturday night, I was at a fundraising dinner at the Beverly Hilton for my graduate school.  As a screenwriter who writes often about teenagers, you should trust me when I tell you... read on

  • On Writing on Love

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    March 10, 2011 | 2:59 am

    The Santa Anas have been blowing and this is never a good sign for me. Sometimes L.A. gets these hot winds that blow in during the winter.  It’s weird because it’s warmer than it should be at night in a desert climate, but also so blustery that it’s miserable to be outside. I always... read on

  • Adjustment Bureau or Autonomy? Believing in Soul-Mates and Free Will

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    March 4, 2011 | 10:16 am

    I saw the Adjustment Bureau last week. It was a little hokey for my taste. I love a good government conspiracy thriller. But it turns out, the Adjustment Bureau is a group of “angels” doing God’s bidding and the story revolves around whether or not free will in the shape of... read on

  • The Currency of Flirting

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    March 3, 2011 | 10:29 am

    Awards Season is over! Thank God! While I wasn’t at the Academy Awards Sunday night, I along with the rest of the city’s scenesters have been all over the city in the last few weeks for awards parties, luncheons, and celebrations. As fun as it all is, it’s also a lot of work... read on


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Tamara Shayne Kagel is a twenty-something fixture on the Los Angeles scene currently living in Santa Monica.  Currently, Tamara is a successful freelance writer (just ask her...

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