English author, journalist and television personality
Dec. 5, 2013
Will Self is a British novelist, whose books include “ The Sweet Smell of Psychosis ” and, recently, “ The Book of Dave ” about a London cab driver. In Britain’s Independent …
Nov. 1, 2007
from Which Way, L.A.?
Clay Tweel’s HBO Max documentary on the New Age “cult of cults” that claimed dozens of lives raises powerful questions about the checkered histories of various religions.
from Scheer Intelligence
Jen Craig discusses writing “Panthers and the Museum of Fire,” a short and expansive book that feels immense, rich and complex.
We can watch everything in our pajamas. We can do our jobs with unprecedented efficiency. We hate it. We miss movie theaters. We miss big screens. We miss uncomfortable seats.
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
With Hollywood fuming following WarnerMedia’s announcement that all its 2021 movies will stream on HBO Max the same they open in theaters, prolific producer Jason Blum weighs in.
from The Business
Those who read to write will want to hear Eileen Myles talk about “For Now,” which is part of the "Why I Write" series from Yale University Press.
In LA County right now, COVID-19 is killing one person every eight minutes .
from Greater LA
George Clooney and his long-time producing partner Grant Heslov talk about their new movie “The Midnight Sky,” a post-apocalyptic sci-fi drama, now on Netflix.
from The Business
This week’s picks include an artist who creates playful and graphic airbrushed paintings with darker undertones; women who are depicted pumping breast milk while listing their fears;…
from Arts & Culture Stories
A documentary called "The Reason I Jump" is a stirring new addition to the movie genre--best exemplified by "The Miracle Worker"--about disabled people who can't express what they're…
from Film Reviews