The Hollywood Reporter
FROM Natalie Jarvey
Previewing VidCon Online video has become a huge deal. So huge, that it even has its own conference: Vidcon. The annual confab of online video stars and the people who love them is back tomorrow at the Anaheim Convention Center.
TV Roundup: YouTube Stars Every monday we do a television round up, taking a look at what’s worth talking about on the small screen. But, frankly, it’s a little like cleaning out the Aegean stables. There is so much content! Today we’ll take a different tack and talk only about online content.
Accusations of lying fly between James Comey and White House During his testimony Thursday, former FBI Director James Comey accused President Trump and other White House officials of lying when they said the FBI was in disarray and its staff had lost confidence in him. President Trump’s lawyer said Comey was wrong -- that the president never asked for his loyalty, and never asked him to back off the investigation into former NSA director Michael Flynn.
Industry insights and lessons learned from memorable guests We have interesting guests on The Business, and sometimes our conversations are too long to fit into one show. This week we give you stories that were too good to leave on the cutting room floor, including some sharp insights on making it in the industry from David Mandel, David Simon, Shawn Levy and Matt Reeves.
Hua Hsu: A Floating Chinaman Author Hua Hsu stops by to discuss his book A Floating Chinaman, recounting the life of 1930's actor/writer H.T. Tsiang and his struggles entering the American literary world.
George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (Part I) Lincoln in the Bardo dramatizes a grieving President Lincoln as he visits the grave of his beloved son Willie, who died at age eleven. In the novel, the buried dead believe they're not dead -- "they're sick and refer to their coffins as "sick boxes."