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'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 i...

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

Mohammed Sallam | Posted 09.22.2015 | 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 &ldquo...

'Devils Bridge,' A Conversation With Linda Fairstein

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.11.2015 | Books
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 08.07.2015 | 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 07.31.2015 | 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 06.08.2015 | Books
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 06.03.2015 | 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 05.13.2015 | 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 | Books
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 01.26.2015 | Gay 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 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

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

"Visions" a Talk With Kelley Armstrong

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 10.25.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Kelley Armstrong has published twenty-one fantasy novels, thirteen of which have been part of her Women of the Otherworld series. Her novels blend suspense and the supernatural.

Creativity at Its Finest: a Look Back at Archer: Vice

Uloop | Posted 06.29.2014 | College

Creativity isn't always profitable, regardless of the medium. In video games, the critically acclaimed Psychonauts goes unnoticed while the annual Ca...

SHFTY YouTube Series: The New SNL For Vine Stars

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.28.2014 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

Vine Sensations Brittany Furlan, Klarity, Brandon Calvillo, and Christiano Covino debut their new show SHFTY (Super Happy Fun Time, Yeah!) which is ...

Love Is Also for Losers: The Return of 'Easy Abby'

Logan Lynn | Posted 04.21.2014 | Gay Voices
Logan Lynn

After taking in the whole first season, I absolutely see why Easy Abby is the most watched lesbian web series in the world -- boasting over 14 million views to date.

The Incredibly True Adventure of a Lesbian Bartender in the Big Apple

Jodi Savitz | Posted 03.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Jodi Savitz

It is truly a remarkable thing to witness time and time again the way men, women, locals and foreigners become obsessed with the fact that I'm a dyke. It happens at least five times a night.

Never Can Say Goodbye: The Perils of Ending a Series

Alma Katsu | Posted 03.07.2014 | Books
Alma Katsu

The worst of all possible worlds -- from the creator's point of view, anyway -- is when a series in terminated by the publisher or studio before the narrative arc is completed. While television producers have little recourse, for authors at least self-publishing comes to the rescue.

Writer to Writer: A Conversation With Barry Eisler

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 11.24.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Barry Eisler is the best-selling author of two thriller series, one featuring John Rain, a half-Japanese, half-American former soldier turned freelance assassin; and another featuring black ops soldier Ben Treven.

Literary Monogamy and Polygamy

Dave Astor | Posted 11.12.2013 | Books
Dave Astor

For a number of years, liking a novel by a certain author set me off on a binge of consecutively reading other books by the same author. It made sense. If you love one fictional work by an author, there's a good chance you'll at least like another.

Pemberly Digital Finds Success Bringing Jane Austen To YouTube (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.12.2013 | Media
Shira Lazar

The stars of Pemberley Digital's "Welcome To Sanditon" YouTube series - Kyle Walters, Allison Paige and Daniel Vincent Gordh - explain what it's lik...

Roosterteeth Adds Anime RWBY To YouTube Slate (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.07.2013 | Media
Shira Lazar

To kick off our Geek Week live show at YouTube Space LA, Burnie Burns, The Slow Mo Guys' Gavin Free, and Hannah Minx give us an exclusive preview of...

YouTube's "Summer Break" Reality Stars Talk Life In Front of The Camera & Crazy Tweets (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.11.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

The stars of YouTube's "Summer Break" reality series - Alex, Ray and Kostas - stop by the What's Trending studio to talk about their weirdest tweets...