Jamil Smith is a contributing writer at the Daily Beast. He is a former senior national correspondent for MTV News, and a is a former senior editor at the New Republic.
Marvel’s “Black Panther” made history last year as the first big budget superhero movie with a black director and a predominantly black cast.
Feb. 18from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings and “Fear” inside the White House.
Sep. 7, 2018from Left, Right & Center
“Black Panther” hits theaters Friday, but it’s been generating excitement for the last couple of years ever since the movie was announced.
Feb. 12, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Edward Goldman talks about soul-searching exhibitions by two Los Angeles artists, Don Bachardy and Kenzi Shiokava.
Apr. 16from Art Talk
More than 300 people died in a series of bombings at churches and high-end hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.
Apr. 23from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Even with redactions, there’s plenty to discuss
Apr. 19from Left, Right & Center
There’s still much to discuss.
Apr. 24from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
This week, you can: learn about the trans-media career of a pioneering digital designer; appreciate keshiki in Japanese ceramics; track down wildlife in Los Angeles; discuss…
Apr. 15from Design and Architecture
Following a well-received Twitter thread, Abigail Disney wrote an op-ed in The Washington Post highlighting just how much more Bob Iger takes home compared to the median pay of a…
Apr. 25from Hollywood Breakdown
In Nathan Englander’s kaddish.com , a secular Jewish son experiments with the task of shepherding his father’s soul safely to rest.
Apr. 18from Bookworm
Since the Notre Dame fire, many large corporations and philanthropic French families have made hefty donations to the cathedral’s restoration.
Apr. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
This is Rob Long and on today’s Martini Shot, writers are firing their agents, even agents that they like.
Apr. 17from Martini Shot