If you know Paul Bowles, it’s likely because of his first novel The Sheltering Sky, a bestseller upon its publication in late 1949 and a classic of 20th-century American fiction.…
Feb. 9, 2017
from Arts & Culture Stories
Natalie Morales built up a bunch of acting credits on shows including “Parks and Recreation” and “The Grinder.” But what she really wanted to do was direct.
from The Business
About the interdependence between humans and trees, Richard Powers found a place for the non-human in literary fiction with his new book, The Overstory .
From the LA uprising of 1992 to O.J. Simpson’s slow-speed chase two years later, helicopter pilot/reporter Bob Tur and his now ex-wife Marika Gerrard were television news pioneers.
from KCRW Features
Ron and Russell Mael of Sparks discuss the small and significant differences between their original material and the final movie, “Annette.”
Master poet Honoree Fanonne Jeffers discusses her fiction debut, “The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois.”
Santa Claus, James Turrell, “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter,” John Wayne Gacy, and, most of all, George Miles: these are parts of Dennis Cooper‘s discussion of his new book, “I Wished.”
In the movie world the word "sequel" is usually a synonym for letdown. Not so with the new "Candyman," which calls itself a "spiritual sequel" to the 1992 slasher classic.
from Film Reviews
Ewan McGregor on the public and private lives of designer Roy Halston
from The Treatment
The 2021 Emmy Awards air Sunday, Sept. 19, but whether this year’s ceremony marks a return to business as usual for the Academy, the industry, and its audiences remains up in the air.
from Special Programming