My laptop glows red behind the dimmest setting of my headlamp. I’m taking a short break to eat a small ration of my cousin’s rhubarb pie. It’s 2:37 a.m., I’m…
Aug. 9, 2018from Arts & Culture Stories
This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I take a long boat trip to interesting and exotic places, and end up heading back to the boat for pizza night, which is a metaphor I hope…
Aug. 8from Martini Shot
In the past few years there's been a very real invasion from Mexico--by remarkably gifted filmmakers.
Aug. 23from Film Reviews
How comedian James Corden's unknown status in America turned out to be pivotal in the success of "The Late Late Show".
Aug. 23from The Treatment
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
Characters with DNA, blood and soul populate forty three stories and a novella by Peter Orner: Maggie Brown & Others .
Aug. 22from Bookworm
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
Comedian David Alan Grier on the comedy of retirement in "The Cool Kids".
Aug. 16from The Treatment
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
Edward Goldman talks about plenty of sex and drama at the exhibition of British artist Sarah Lucas at the Hammer Museum.
Jul. 30from Art Talk