Arts

Hwang Dong-hyuk is the creator of the worldwide phenomenon series “Squid Game” on Netflix. He talks about season one’s success, challenges, and his hard decision to work on its sequel.

from The Business

Despite competition, “Top Gun: Maverick” could break the $100 million box office mark. And Johnny Depp’s longtime agent testifies against him during the Amber Heard trial.

from The Business

Tom Cruise has been a successful movie star for decades, yet he’s never had a $100 million premiere. Could “Top Gun Maverick” be his break?

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ opening is expected to hit $100 million

Tom Cruise has been a successful movie star for decades, yet he’s never had a $100 million premiere. Could “Top Gun Maverick” be his break?

from Hollywood Breakdown

When Aric Allen was 21, he lived in a desolate mountain cabin for 10 weeks. There he planned to write a novel, but instead he learned how to be alone.

The Cabin Notebook

When Aric Allen was 21, he lived in a desolate mountain cabin for 10 weeks. There he planned to write a novel, but instead he learned how to be alone.

from UnFictional

Tejal Rao explores the artistry and craftsmanship that goes into shokuhin sampuru, the food replicas often seen outside of casual Japanese restaurants.

Explore craftsmanship of Japan’s fake food

Tejal Rao explores the artistry and craftsmanship that goes into shokuhin sampuru, the food replicas often seen outside of casual Japanese restaurants.

from Good Food

Billions of dollars in ads will be purchased  this week as networks present a range of advertising options across network and streaming platforms at upfront presentations in New York.

Apple TV+, Disney, Fox: Who might win most advertisers at NY upfronts?

Billions of dollars in ads will be purchased this week as networks present a range of advertising options across network and streaming platforms at upfront presentations in New York.

from The Business

Oscar-nominated Australian screenwriter Tony McNamara is hard at work on season three of Hulu’s hit series “The Great.” The story began as a play 14 years ago.

Sex, vodka, violence are aplenty in Tony McNamara’s ‘The Great’

Oscar-nominated Australian screenwriter Tony McNamara is hard at work on season three of Hulu’s hit series “The Great.” The story began as a play 14 years ago.

from The Business

Actor Dennis Hopper and his wife, Brooke Hayward, became the nexus of art and film during 1960s LA. They’re the focus of a new book called “Everybody Thought We Were Crazy.”

Dennis Hopper and Brooke Hayward’s marriage and art reflected 1960s LA

Actor Dennis Hopper and his wife, Brooke Hayward, became the nexus of art and film during 1960s LA. They’re the focus of a new book called “Everybody Thought We Were Crazy.”

from Greater LA

Kevin Beasley’s new art exhibition in LA features mixed media that explores the Black experience and how it shapes American history and culture.

Artist Kevin Beasley looks at Black experience beyond gallery space

Kevin Beasley’s new art exhibition in LA features mixed media that explores the Black experience and how it shapes American history and culture.

from Greater LA

August MacDonald finds peace in writing poems. She writes about brains and bodies and how humans are changing chameleons.

Young Creators Project spotlight: August MacDonald

August MacDonald finds peace in writing poems. She writes about brains and bodies and how humans are changing chameleons.

from Poetry Submissions

Troy Andrews, aka Trombone Shorty, is out with a new album called “Lifted.” He talks about growing up in a musical family and how New Orleans is a “magical city.”

Trombone Shorty on cherishing New Orleans’ culture post-Katrina

Troy Andrews, aka Trombone Shorty, is out with a new album called “Lifted.” He talks about growing up in a musical family and how New Orleans is a “magical city.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

While Disney+ subscriptions  are up, Netflix moves towards adding advertisements and cracking down on password sharing.

Unsubcribe: Will ads ruin user experience on Disney+ and Netflix?

While Disney+ subscriptions are up, Netflix moves towards adding advertisements and cracking down on password sharing.

from The Business

In the FX comedy series “Reservation Dogs,” four high school friends dream of getting out of small-town Oklahoma and moving to California.

Director and writer Sterlin Harjo almost quit the industry entirely. Then came ‘Reservation Dogs’

In the FX comedy series “Reservation Dogs,” four high school friends dream of getting out of small-town Oklahoma and moving to California.

from The Business

Disney reports that it has 8 million new subscribers to its streaming service. Investors are wondering how much money Disney+ subscribers will bring in the long run.

Can Disney+ grow subscribers, compete with Netflix and Hulu?

Disney reports that it has 8 million new subscribers to its streaming service. Investors are wondering how much money Disney+ subscribers will bring in the long run.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Jacqueline Chow loves bugs. Her poetry speaks to the true beauty of nature.

Young Creators Project spotlight: Jacqueline Chow

Jacqueline Chow loves bugs. Her poetry speaks to the true beauty of nature.

from Greater LA

Producer Jaime Roque takes a ride with Ernie Moran in his 1965 Chevy Impala to explore the history and culture of the lowrider community of East Los Angeles.

Lowrider

Producer Jaime Roque takes a ride with Ernie Moran in his 1965 Chevy Impala to explore the history and culture of the lowrider community of East Los Angeles.

from UnFictional

In her latest novel, Michelle Huneven writes about a search committee at an Altadena Unitarian Universalist Church who seeks a new minister.

Michelle Huneven: ‘Search’

In her latest novel, Michelle Huneven writes about a search committee at an Altadena Unitarian Universalist Church who seeks a new minister.

from Bookworm

Gillian Chamberlin’s haunting and beautiful poems will make readers long and ache. She says that writing poetry allows her to make her thoughts more digestible.

Young Creators Project poet spotlight: Gillian Chamberlin

Gillian Chamberlin’s haunting and beautiful poems will make readers long and ache. She says that writing poetry allows her to make her thoughts more digestible.

from Poetry Submissions

Salome Agbaroji, a high school student in Artesia, loves the adrenaline of performing spoken word poetry. Her writing speaks to the beauty and disparities in her hometown of LA.

Young Creators Project spotlight: Salome Agbaroji

Salome Agbaroji, a high school student in Artesia, loves the adrenaline of performing spoken word poetry. Her writing speaks to the beauty and disparities in her hometown of LA.

from Poetry Submissions

Salome Agbaroji, a high school student in Artesia, loves the adrenaline of performing spoken word poetry. Her writing speaks to the beauty and disparities in her hometown of LA.

Young Creators Project spotlight: Salome Agbaroji

Salome Agbaroji, a high school student in Artesia, loves the adrenaline of performing spoken word poetry. Her writing speaks to the beauty and disparities in her hometown of LA.

from Greater LA