FROM Alex Abad-Santos
Marvel Goes YA This week at New York Comic Con, Marvel announced that it was going into the Young Adult book business. The comics giant has enlisted a popular YA novelist to write a book about the character Black Widow’s early years. It’s only the latest example of Marvel’s ever-expanding pop culture grip.
Spelling Bee Preview Tonight, a group of twelve kids will stand in front of a live national audience to try and earn the Scripps Spelling Bee crown. The action starts live on ESPN at 5pm PT, and our guest is here to tell us what we should keep our eyes on during the broadcast.
Revisiting showrunner Steven Bochco on his memoir Steven Bochco, the writer-producer behind record-breaking Emmy winners Hill Street Blues, LA Law and NYPD Blue, fought battles with everyone from out-of-control actors to network censors in his long career. He isn’t afraid to tell those tales in his memoir, Truth Is a Total Defense. This week we revisit the conversation where he shared some of his favorite stories with us.
Previewing James Comey's blockbuster testimony Former FBI director James Comey testifies Thursday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, but his opening statement has been released. In it, he says he felt pressured by Donald Trump to declare loyalty to him and publicly clear him of any wrongdoing in the Russia investigation.
Terrorism in London: Lessons for the US This weekend’s terrorist attack in London left seven people dead and almost 50 injured. London police fatally shot the attackers, and ISIS claimed responsibility.