FROM John Pirozzi
Cambodia's Lost Rock and Roll Among the 2 million Cambodians who died in the genocide of the 1970s were many intellectuals and artists, including musicians. The pop and rock music scene in the capital, Phnom Penh, had been flourishing until then. The music was inspired by Western rock and soul, but had a distinctly Eastern sound. After the Khmer Rouge took over, they destroyed it. We hear from a filmmaker who set out to piece Cambodia’s pop music history back together.
Comedian Vir Das offers 'Abroad Understanding' After selling out stadiums in India, comedian and actor Vir Das is looking to break through in the US with his new Netflix special, Vir Das: Abroad Understanding. He tells us about making the jump from Bollywood to Hollywood and how he hopes his pointed humor can redefine expectations in India and America.
'American Gods' showrunners Bryan Fuller and Michael Green The novel American Gods features countless mythological characters gearing up to fight an epic battle. The writer-producers of the new adaptation on Starz were determined to do justice to the book -- even if that meant constantly moving production and pushing the budget. Showrunners Michael Green and Bryan Fuller tell us why they're not worried about critics who say the show is confusing, and go into the thinking behind an especially memorable, explicit sex scene.