Bran Stark and the Problem of Omniscience—Spencer Kornhaber notices that the Game of Thrones character joins a long line of fictional oracles who are inscrutable, all-knowing, and troublesome to the narrative.
The Business of Creativity
The Podcast Made From Inside Prison—Galen Beebe tells the story of Ear Hustle, an audio series that seeks to highlight the everyday experiences of inmates at San Quentin.
Why Aren’t There More Women Working in Audio?—Joy Lanzendorfer writes that although music production and sound engineering are fields dominated by men, that’s very slowly changing.
What Lena Waithe Wants From Hollywood—Adrienne Green talks to the Emmy-nominated actress and writer about what’s next on Master of None, creating her own show, and forcing the industry to pay attention to new black talent.
Will Hollywood Learn a Lesson About Whitewashing?—David Sims poses the question after the actor Ed Skrein stepped down from playing a character in the Hellboy reboot who was originally written as Asian American.
The Long, Strange Trip of Tulip Fever to Theaters—David Sims notes that the film, based on a Tom Stoppard script and an acclaimed novel, is finally being released after three bizarre years of languishing in post-production.