Movies

Episode 41: The Revelatory Mary-Louise Parker

Our guest this week is Mary-Louise Parker; the Tony, Emmy, and Golden Globe award-winning actress and writer of the exceptional memoir-in-letters, Dear Mr. You. It would be an understatement to say I was nervous for this interview – there were breathing exercises happening moments before she walked in […]

Episode 37: ‘Spotlight’ Screenwriter Josh Singer & Journalist Megan Twohey on the Complexity of Truth

This week we have two exceptional guests to kick off 2016. Josh Singer, the co-screenwriter (with director Tom McCarthy) of the award-winning film “Spotlight“, based on The Boston Globe’s 2003 Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church; and Reuters investigative journalist Megan Twohey, a 2014 Pulitzer-prize finalist for […]

Jillian Tamaki and Other Masters of Visual Storytelling: Emily’s Faves

On this week’s episode, when Angie asked what I’d been reading, I talked about Jillian Tamaki’s SuperMutant Magic Academy, a collection of Tamaki’s award-winning webcomic that also features a bonus “afterschool special” that goes deeper into the lives of some of the one-pager’s characters.  The […]