Wow, this is too bad. Via Anne Thompson:
Now veteran entertainment writer Geoff Boucher, who founded the successful “Hero Complex” blog in 2008, is also leaving, but the LAT has not offered him a buyout.
I’ve been a big fan of Boucher’s writing on Hero Complex basically since it launched in 2008. I had the occasion to meet him briefly last year and, as Thompson says, his stuff worked because he was equal parts reporter, critic and fan of the genre stuff. Here’s hoping LAT is able to find someone to keep Hero Complex’s quality consistent and that Boucher finds a place to land that lets him keep doing what he’s been doing.