I have always been fascinated by Cuba's history. So when I sat to interview Lucy Mulloy about her film Una Noche (the movie about three teenagers trying to flee Cuba for the greener pastures), my first question was: Why Cuba?
Mariela Castro Espin is a leader in Cuba's struggle to achieve equal rights for its LGBT people. In this interview, Mariela answers probing questions: the politics of advocating gay rights in Cuba, criticism of Soviet-style socialism, and her critique of capitalism.
Paul F. Tompkins' new Comedy Central special is all about work -- namely those less-than-glamorous jobs you take in pursuit of a show-business career. I spoke to PFT about his career and the advice he'd give to anyone stuck in a dead-end job.
Life is too short to waste time with amoeba companies who don't understand human beings, only spreadsheets and policies and hoary job-interview scripts. Those guys don't get you, and they don't deserve you.