FROM Issa Rae
Issa Rae may be 'Insecure', but she's not awkward Issa Rae says she’s awkward. And that’s the premise of her new comedy, “Insecure.” Issa Rae entered pop culture consciousness a few years back with her popular web series, “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl.” When she released a memoir by the same name last year, she spoke with Press Play about growing up in Compton and not fitting in. “Insecure” premieres October 9th on HBO.
Issa Rae on Being “Black and Awkward” When a friend called Issa Rae "black and awkward” and told her those were the worst things that a person could be, it stung a little. But then, she decided to own it. Issa Rae has since parlayed her personal brand into a popular web series, a pilot development deal with HBO, and a new memoir. We hear from Rae on her unlikely success.
Damon Lindelof on the end of 'The Leftovers' Writer-producer Damon Lindelof wrapped up the hit series Lost in 2010, and he still gets lashed by fans who hated the ambiguous ending. Now as Lindelof launches the final season of The Leftovers on HBO -- another series that revolves around a mystery -- he still cares what people think of his work, but this time, he's stay far away from Twitter.
How California gave birth to Trumpism California served as an incubator for the hard-line conservative thinking that helped propel Donald Trump to the White House. It’s an ideology birthed out of opposition to the liberal politics and multiculturalism that now dominate the state.
What does the Paris terrorist attack mean for Europe? There was another terrorist attack in Paris Thursday. A police officer was killed, two other officers were wounded, and the shooter was killed. Officials are calling the attack terrorism. There have been more than a half dozen terrorist attacks in France over the past two years.