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At age 11, Tavi Gevinson catapulted to internet fame with her fashion blog.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Vox's TV critic, Emily VanDerWerff, has dubbed fall of 2019 "the best in a decade" when it comes to TV shows. She's compiled a list of 15 shows premiering in the next couple of months.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It's the battle of the limited series! Plus, will "Game of Thrones" dominate? How about "Veep?" And will a hostless show hold viewers' attention?

At 2019 Emmys, will HBO or Netflix take home more statues?

It's the battle of the limited series! Plus, will "Game of Thrones" dominate? How about "Veep?" And will a hostless show hold viewers' attention?

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The frame for John Leguziamo’s latest one man show is an eighth grade history textbook … well that and a bit of racist bullying.

Time to get schooled

The frame for John Leguziamo’s latest one man show is an eighth grade history textbook … well that and a bit of racist bullying.

from Opening the Curtain

Author and screenwriter Walter Mosley says he left a writer's room over a complaint about his language.

Walter Mosley said the n-word at work. Then HR called.

Author and screenwriter Walter Mosley says he left a writer's room over a complaint about his language.

from KCRW Features

In the new movie ‘ Hustlers ,’ Constance Wu plays a struggling stripper named Destiny.

For filmmaker Lorene Scafaria, making ‘Hustlers’ was far from easy

In the new movie ‘ Hustlers ,’ Constance Wu plays a struggling stripper named Destiny.

from The Business

After many months of waiting, Apple’s streaming TV service is almost here.

Hollywood news banter: Apple TV+ is coming soon, and it’s cheap!

After many months of waiting, Apple’s streaming TV service is almost here.

from The Business

Our critics review "The Goldfinch," an adaption of Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name, in which the main character loses his mother in a terrorist attack at…

Jennifer Lopez deserves an Oscar for 'Hustlers,' says critic

Our critics review "The Goldfinch," an adaption of Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name, in which the main character loses his mother in a terrorist attack at…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

After a seemingly endless wait, we finally know some of the crucial details of Apple TV+.

Apple lifts the veil on TV+

After a seemingly endless wait, we finally know some of the crucial details of Apple TV+.

from Hollywood Breakdown

The HBO show “Our Boys” is about the murder of a Palestinian teenager and the aftermath. Three Israeli Jews kidnapped and burned alive Mohamed Abu Khdeir.

'Our Boys' documents real-life brutal murder of a Palestinian teen

The HBO show “Our Boys” is about the murder of a Palestinian teenager and the aftermath. Three Israeli Jews kidnapped and burned alive Mohamed Abu Khdeir.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Two new daytime talk shows debuted this week--with their new outings, hosts Tamron Hall and Kelly Clarkson are attempting to bring some excitement to a side of TV that seems to have…

Trying to breathe new life into daytime TV

Two new daytime talk shows debuted this week--with their new outings, hosts Tamron Hall and Kelly Clarkson are attempting to bring some excitement to a side of TV that seems to have…

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How do you breathe life into ancient art? That’s the driving question behind the Getty Villa’s outdoor theater program (and arguably the Getty itself).

Breathing female life into a stubborn male classic

How do you breathe life into ancient art? That’s the driving question behind the Getty Villa’s outdoor theater program (and arguably the Getty itself).

from Opening the Curtain

In April, thousands of Writers Guild members were ordered to fire their agents, in large part because agencies refused to do away with packaging fees.

As the WGA standoff with agencies continues, two views on the Guild election

In April, thousands of Writers Guild members were ordered to fire their agents, in large part because agencies refused to do away with packaging fees.

from The Business

WarnerMedia CEO John Stankey’s job title  got even longer . He’s now AT&T President and COO.

Hollywood news banter: A big new job title for the man who runs WarnerMedia

WarnerMedia CEO John Stankey’s job title got even longer . He’s now AT&T President and COO.

from The Business

Our critics review "Ms.

Does 'Untouchable' reveal anything new about Harvey Weinstein?

Our critics review "Ms.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

'Crazy Rich Asians' was a huge box office hit, but one of the screenwriters won't be returning for the two sequels after she learned her male screenwriter had been offered more than 8…

'Crazy Rich Asians' co-writer leaves sequel over pay parity

'Crazy Rich Asians' was a huge box office hit, but one of the screenwriters won't be returning for the two sequels after she learned her male screenwriter had been offered more than 8…

from Hollywood Breakdown

Linda Ronstadt sang rock, folk, Mexican mariachi and operetta. She won 10 Grammys, and was the only female artist with five platinum-selling albums in a row.

Linda Ronstadt, from arena rock to operetta and Mexican folk

Linda Ronstadt sang rock, folk, Mexican mariachi and operetta. She won 10 Grammys, and was the only female artist with five platinum-selling albums in a row.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Being a social media influencer means getting fame, fans, free shoes, possibly riches and world travel.

'Jawline' and the weird world of live broadcasting on social media

Being a social media influencer means getting fame, fans, free shoes, possibly riches and world travel.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Now that we're officially post-Labor Day, Mike and Joe reflect on the highs and not so highs of this year's summer TV.

The 2019 summer in television

Now that we're officially post-Labor Day, Mike and Joe reflect on the highs and not so highs of this year's summer TV.

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In the Netflix comedy series ‘ Special ,’ Ryan O’Connell plays a version of himself. Ryan Hayes is a gay man beset by millennial angst, who also has cerebral palsy.

Ryan O’Connell on his now Emmy-nominated Netflix comedy series ‘Special’

In the Netflix comedy series ‘ Special ,’ Ryan O’Connell plays a version of himself. Ryan Hayes is a gay man beset by millennial angst, who also has cerebral palsy.

from The Business