LA Times Replaces Billy Corgan


The LA Times needs some copy editors a little more in touch with pop culture. In a piece about indie doc. maker Ondi Timoner, we read

When I told Billy Corrigan of the Smashing Pumpkins I was making a movie about mind control,’ Timoner recalled over lunch at Ammo, a Hollywood restaurant near her office, “he said, ‘That’s so funny. I often thought that cult leaders were lead singers who can’t sing.

Or they’re imaginary lead singers, like the aforementioned Corrigan. Billy Corgan, on the other hand, with the same band, just started a US tour.

Or is Timoner to blame? Nothing worse than name-dropping when you get the name wrong.