Playing bystanders and party guests was supposed to be a temporary gig. It turned into a viable, and surprisingly fulfilling, way to make a living.
What interviewing an author a week for several years has taught me about finishing my novel
The dancer and choreographer Okwui Okpokwasili takes the stage alone in her acclaimed work Bronx Gothic. But behind the scenes, things get a little more complicated.
Inside the massive, two-year museum effort to conserve The Blue Boy, Thomas Gainsborough’s famed 18th-century portrait
It took 14 years of false starts, navigating Hollywood, and a modest payout for my book Carrie Pilby to be adapted into a Netflix film.
The comic-book writer discusses working for Marvel, the loneliness of novel-writing, and why her epic-fantasy series is mostly populated by women and characters of color.
A writer explains her dedication to becoming a published author—and how her approach has changed over the last decade.
The standup and Girls Trip star had a breakout summer, and her success points to how comedy has—and hasn’t—changed for women and entertainers of color.
The Emmy-nominated actress and writer on what’s next after Master of None, creating her own show, and forcing the industry to pay attention to new black talent.
Like with many STEM-oriented fields, music production and sound engineering are dominated by men—though that’s very slowly changing.
The audio series Ear Hustle seeks to highlight the everyday experiences of inmates at San Quentin.
A best-selling author submits a draft to his editor. Hijinks ensue.
As a fashion historian, my job is to learn from other people’s clothes—a task that is challenging, messy, and often spooky.
Colorists and and letterers bring a silent medium to life, and their work often goes undetected—especially if they’re great at their jobs.
How Dave Meyers has flexed the staying power of his craft to launch several of the biggest hits of the past two decades
I stumbled on a high-pay, low-prestige way to enter the publishing world—and overcame my reservations to make the most of the opportunity.
The director discusses the show’s midseason finale, the importance of telling black stories, and her secret to navigating the film and TV industry.