Ari Karpel is a freelance journalist who writes about creativity, culture and celebrity for The New York Times, The Advocate, Fast Company and KCRW. He was formerly a senior editor and senior writer at Entertainment Weekly and a senior associate editor at TV Guide, but Ari began his career doing ...
How To Be Prolific: Guidelines For Getting It Done From Joss Whedon
Bruce Eric Kaplan’s New Yorker cartoons, with their bluntly drawn humans and animals, have a way of expressing the bleak thoughts that are on our minds but we can’t quite articulate. So you’d figure that the man himself–a mild-mannered guy who is also a co-executive producer of the HBO series Girls–is someone who always says what he thinks.
Every era gets the Errol Morris documentary it deserves. Or perhaps more to the point, every era gets the Secretary of Defense it deserves. In the 1960s, that was Robert McNamara, who served under presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson and played a singular role in escalating the Vietnam War.
If it's good enough for Sarah Palin, it's good enough for The Dictator. Paramount Pictures has taken a page from the political campaign playbook by launching The Dictator College Bus Tour, a mobile promotional push for Sacha Baron Cohen's latest mockumentary, about Admiral General Aladeen, the fictional autocrat from the fictional north African country of Wadiya, on the campus of UCLA April 30.