CJ Farley on Muck Rack

CJ Farley

New York
Speakeasy Blog Senior Editor and Senior Editorial Director, Digital Features — The Wall Street Journal

Senior Editorial Director, Features The Wall Street Journal Author Kingston by Starlight, Before the Legend, Game World

Renée Elise Goldsberry on ‘Hamilton,’ Hip-Hop, and ‘Emotional’ Affairs

blogs.wsj.com — Renée Elise Goldsberry, one of the stars of Broadway's "Hamilton," stops by the Wall Street Journal's WSJ Cafe to talk about "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, getting tickets to the show, and the real Alexander Hamilton 's "emotional" affair with sister-in-law Angelica Schuyler, whom she plays in the musical.

‘Infinite Jest’: Blogging the Book (Part 2)

blogs.wsj.com — "I am seated in an office, surrounded by heads and bodies." That's the first sentence of "Infinite Jest." I'm only 11 words in, not counting the chapter title, and I fear that I'm not just in over my head, but that even if I were wearing an oversized Dr.Seuss-style top hat, I'd likely be in over that as well.

Watch Hugh Jackman Talk About ‘Eddie the Eagle’ and Wolverine

blogs.wsj.com — Why did Hugh Jackman ("X-Men") and Taron Egerton ("Kingsman: The Secret Service") make a movie about Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards, one of biggest losers in Olympic history? The two actors stopped by the WSJ Cafe to explain the message behind their new film "Eddie the Eagle," which opens Friday, and Jackman offered a few clues about his coming "Wolverine" sequel.

Watch Lucinda Williams Perform and Reveal the Secrets of Her New Album

blogs.wsj.com — On her new album, "The Ghosts of Highway 20," acclaimed singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams confronts her own family history. One of the songs on the new release, "If My Love Could Kill," is a deeply personal track about her late father's battle with Alzheimer's disease.

Sarah Vowell on ‘Lafayette,’ ‘Hamilton’ and ‘The Incredibles’ Sequel

blogs.wsj.com — One of the greatest heroes of the American Revolution was a French teenager. Author Sarah Vowell - who provided the voice of Violet in Pixar's "The Incredibles" - called into the WSJ arts podcast to talk the long-awaited sequel to the animated classic, her take on Broadway's "Hamilton," and her new book "Lafayette in the Somewhat United States."

‘Ride Along 2′ Star Kevin Hart Vs. ‘Star Wars’

blogs.wsj.com — For Kevin Hart, getting a laugh is a serious business. The actor and comedian stopped by the WSJ Cafe to talk about his new buddy cop comedy "Ride Along 2," his coming stand-up film "What Now?" and why he needs a laugh every 30 seconds. Watch the video.

Black Actors and Directors Shut Out of 2016 Oscar Race

blogs.wsj.com — Films featuring African-American actors were shut out of the main categories when the nominations for the 2016 Academy Awards were announced this morning, prompting some movie fans to voice their outrage on social media. No people of color were nominated for best actor, best actress, best supporting actor, or best supporting actress and no films featuring African-American actors were nominated in the best picture category.

‘The Revenant’ Director Iñárritu on the Real Story Behind ‘The Revenant’

blogs.wsj.com — Alejandro González Iñárritu won an Oscar for best director for his 2014 movie "The Birdman," and his new film "The Revenant" is a leading contender this awards season. Iñárritu stopped by the Wall Street Journal's WSJ Cafe to talk about "The Revenant," working with Leonardo DiCaprio, and the real story that inspired the making of his new film.

‘Joy’ Director David O. Russell on Finding Jennifer Lawrence’s Inner ‘Godfather’

blogs.wsj.com — What does Jennifer Lawrence have in common with Michael Corleone? Director David O. Russell stopped by the Wall Street Journal's WSJ Cafe to talk about his new movie "Joy" and the disparate sources he drew from to make the film, including the movie "The Godfather" and the life of entrepreneur and inventor Joy Mangano.

Free BB-8! ‘Star Wars’ and Droid Slavery

blogs.wsj.com — Does "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" need to wake up to the idea of robot rights? Slavery-human and robotic-has long been an issue in the "Star Wars" universe. Unfortunately, it's not an issue many of the main characters seem to care much about.
More Articles →
Oct 21, 2016

Now that @donaldglover will play Lando Calrissian in the coming Han Solo "Star Wars" film, how about a standalone Lando movie?

Oct 21, 2016

.@donaldglover just got cast as Lando Calrissian in the standalone Han Solo "Star Wars" film. Lando's rap game just got better by 100%.

Oct 15, 2016

RT @LiveFkingMusic: Pete Doherty aged 18 in the queue for Oasis' 'Be Here Now' album in 1997. This is absolute class 😂🙌 https://t.co/Cy1zs6Itcb

Are You a Journalist?

Create a free Muck Rack account to customize your profile and upload a portfolio of your best work.

Create a Portfolio