Star-Ledger / NJ.com
Politics writer for the Star-Ledger and NJ.com, a New Jersey Advance Media news website; former host of KCRW's The Business (2009)
We go inside the secret world of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, “the man who owns the news”…and a lot of Hollywood.
Feb. 23, 2009from The Business
This week, we talk about the Oscars' sci-tech awards and ask: Why do Hollywood's techo geeks have to sit at the kid's table?
Feb. 16, 2009from The Business
Getting famous isn't all its cracked up to be. Just ask Peter Jacobson, aka Dr. Chris Taub on the Fox hit, House.
Feb. 9, 2009from The Business
There’s a temptation with the big stories, say a Greek myth, to embrace the epic, larger-than-life quality. After all it’s a myth, right? Take playwright Sarah Ruhle’s “Eurydice”.
Aug. 12from Opening the Curtain
Summer in Southern California means swimming pools, and those glittering havens from the heat are celebrated in the new book “Splash: The Art of the Swimming Pool,” a collaboration…
Aug. 6from Design and Architecture
This is Rob Long, and I got an “new email address” message that has the wrong email, and it’s emblematic of a bedrock truth about the entertainment industry: it was better when it was…
Aug. 14from Martini Shot
A national museum celebrating Korean-American heritage is one step closer to reality, with new funding announced this week and new renderings from LA-based Morphosis Architects. The…
Aug. 8from Design and Architecture
Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood" seduces you, in the spirit of its once-upon-a-time title.
Jul. 26from Film Reviews
When filmmaker Lulu Wang set out to write and direct a personal movie based on a real-life family saga, she had a clear vision for an American film, largely set in China, mostly in…
Aug. 2from The Business
The two parts of the Redstone media empire are on the verge of becoming one. Again. CBS and Viacom were split apart in 2006, and by the looks of things, will soon be reunited.
Aug. 13from Screengrab
David Crosby formed what he views as rock’s first supergroup: Crosby, Stills and Nash.
Jul. 29from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
For years, The CW and Netflix had a deal that worked well for both of them. With that pact now done, The CW looks toward a different kind of digital future.
Aug. 6from Screengrab