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'The Second Life of Nick Mason,' A Conversation with Steve Hamilton

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 05.18.2017 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

Steve Hamilton has either won or been nominated for virtually every major crime fiction award, including the Edgar, Dagger, Shamus, Anthony, Barry, an...

#FredinChina: A huge medical scandal shakes the giant Baidu

Fred Raillard | Posted 05.11.2017 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in Paris, Sh...

Larenz Tate's 7 Secrets about 'Game of Silence'

Zondra Hughes | Posted 04.06.2017 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

Native Chicagoan Larenz Tate came home recently to promote the gritty new NBC series, Game of Silence. Tate, flanked by his brothers, actors LaRon and...

'Goodbye to the Dead,' A Conversation with Brian Freeman

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 03.21.2017 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

Photo: Martin Hofsten Brian Freeman is an internationally bestselling author of psychological suspense novels. His books have been sold in 46 countri...

'Off the Grid,' A Conversation With C.J. Box

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 03.09.2017 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

C.J. Box, the New York Times bestselling author of sixteen Joe Pickett novels, has millions of fans. In addition to the Joe Pickett series, he's written five standalones, and a short story collection, Shots Fired.

‘Roots’ Remake To Premiere On Memorial Day, First Trailer Released

Variety | Taryn Finley | Posted 02.15.2016 | Black Voices

The “Roots” remake from A+E Studios will premiere this Memorial Day. The first full trailer for the high-anticipated event series was released on ...

11 Binge-Worthy Literary Series

Off The Shelf | Posted 01.28.2017 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Emma Volk | Off the Shelf Like all good things, books have to come to an end, but that doesn't make saying goodbye to your favorite characters any...

An Interview With Shades of Blue Creator Adi Hasak

Sam Rivman | Posted 01.19.2017 | Entertainment
Sam Rivman

t few years, there have been a plethora of different "cop shows" that have done well but are often criticized for being very contrived. After watching the pilot of Shades of Blue last night it is clear that it is not your average cop show.

24 Photos That Show What It Means To Be A Black Woman In Brazil

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 01.18.2016 | Latino Voices

A new photo project is redefining both how Afro-Latinas in Brazil are seen and the way they see themselves. Race in Brazil has always been complicate...

Fox Orders Baseball Drama About A Female Pitcher Starring Kylie Bunbury

Entertainment Weekly | Taryn Finley | Posted 01.15.2016 | Black Voices

Fox is stepping up to the plate with its new series. The network announced Thursday night it’s ordered a pilot for Pitch, an hour-long drama from Da...

Baz Luhrmann Hip-Hop Drama Gets Netflix Series Order

The Hollywood Reporter | Taryn Finley | Posted 01.07.2016 | Black Voices

Netflix is ready to get down with Baz Luhrmann. Following a lengthy deal making process, the streaming service has handed out a straight-to-series ord...

'Rosewood' Star On Playing A 'Very Latina' Character Who Doesn't Feed Into Stereotypes

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 09.23.2015 | Latino Voices

With a Latina actress and a Black actor as its leads, there’s no doubt that Fox’s “Rosewood” is a response to the television industry’s newf...

The One Item From Home I'd Take With Me To Mars

Mohammed Sallam | Posted 09.22.2016 | Science
Mohammed Sallam

I became a promising classical violinist by the age of 10. Two years later I joined the orchestra, and then I became leader of the orchestra. Glamorous, neat, classy, we toured everywhere playing classical music in opera houses. I loved it, but with every concert my "little dream" of becoming an astronaut was fading away without me even realizing.

Danny Trejo: Hollywood Didn’t Want Salma Hayek In This Iconic Role

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 08.24.2015 | Latino Voices

Danny Trejo is enjoying all of the new blood Robert Rodriguez has cast in the television adaptation of his vampiric 1996 cult classic “From Dusk Til...

'Devils Bridge,' A Conversation With Linda Fairstein

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.11.2016 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

She's considered America's foremost legal expert on sexual assault and domestic violence. When she turned her talents and impressive background to writing novels, Linda created Prosecutor Alex Cooper, and her team of attorneys and police officers, including Detective Mike Cooper.

Yolonda Ross joins Netflix Drama 'The Get Down'

Zakee Kuduro | Posted 08.07.2016 | Entertainment
Zakee Kuduro

Yolonda Ross, most known for her role as Whitney Houston's lesbian love interest in Angela Bassett's Whitney Lifetime movie and her role as Dana Lyndsey on HBO's Treme, has joined the cast of Baz Luhrmann's music-driven Netflix drama The Get Down.

The Ultimate Recap of Wet Hot American Summer to Prep for Netflix Series

Shira Lazar | Posted 07.30.2016 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Getting excited for the Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp Netflix series? Need a refresher on what happens in the movie? Only have limited time? Fear not! Here's everything you need to know -- as narrated by Samm Levine.

'The Fixer' A Conversation With Joseph Finder

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 06.06.2016 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

Joseph Finder is known to any reader who loves thrillers. His first book was published when he was only 24, and he's gone on to write critically acclaimed thrillers including Extraordinary Powers, The Zero Hour, and High Crimes, all of which became Hollywood films.

Jake Biondi Releases Third Installment of Popular BOYSTOWN Series

Jake Biondi | Posted 06.02.2016 | Arts
Jake Biondi

"The wait is finally over," Biondi told fans of his 'BOYSTOWN' book series. The third book in the popular 'BOYSTOWN' series was released on May 1, 2015.

Paul Pierce Calls 'Series' After Late 3-Pointer, Proceeds To Lose Game

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.14.2015 | Sports

That wasn't the truth, Paul.

How My Birth Plan Ended Up Being Thrown Out The Window

Nina Ferrer | Posted 05.13.2016 | Parents
Nina Ferrer

There were two things I was sure of when I got pregnant: I did not want to know the sex of the baby until delivery and I did not want an epidural. I wanted to go natural. Once I hit hour 24 of contractions, I had different feelings about going natural.

Twelve Days: A Talk With Alex Berenson

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 04.20.2015 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

His ninth John Wells thriller, Twelve Days, has ex-CIA agent Wells and his associates uncovering a huge plot: a secret plan to convince the President to attack Iran and ignite a war.

Binge-watching: The Latest Reinvention of Entertainment Consumption

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 02.28.2015 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Just like a book that you can read all in one sitting, you can now watch 8-12 episodes, one after another.

Gay Web Series Celebrates 'Found Families' on Thanksgiving

Leon Acord | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Leon Acord

More than any other holiday, I think this one is made for "found families," i.e., families we form in adulthood from friends and neighbors. Since the show is all about a group of friends-as-family in West Hollywood, it seemed a perfect match.

'The Marco Effect' A Talk With Jussi Adler-Olsen

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 11.23.2014 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

Jussi Adler-Olsen is the internationally bestselling author of the Department Q series, which has sold almost fifteen million copies worldwide.