NPR interviews The Onion‘s head writer, Mike Gillis, on writing an amicus curiae brief for the US Supreme Court that outlines the importance of parody. “He wrote most of the arguments and jokes, then The Onion‘s lawyers bulked it up with legal precedent and historical context in what […]
At NPR, Linda Holmes curates a list of over 100 holiday movies this year. “Every year, more outlets offer holiday movies (and by that I mean overwhelmingly Christmas movies, but occasionally not). And the places that offer them seem to offer more. It has become a kudzu situation. […]
NPR shares a list of excellent horror stories. Readers sent in 7,000 stories and judges Tananarive Due, Grady Hendrix, Ruthanna Emrys and Stephen Graham Jones winnowed them down to a list of 100. “As with our other reader polls, this isn’t meant to be a ranked or comprehensive […]
On NPR, Stephanie Stokes interviews Marcus Williams about the new comic he’s collaborating on with Greg Burnham, Tuskegee Heirs. “It was 70 years ago, during World War 2, that the legendary aviators known as the Tuskegee Airmen took to the skies and became the first African-American pilots to […]
On Talk of Iowa, Charity Nebbe talks with author Deborah Whaley about the representation of Black women in comics. She also talks about comics and representation with comics creator Phil Hester.
Pop Culture Happy Hour invites Sarah Wendell, Barrie Hardymon and Petra Mayer to discuss romance and romance novels. The podcast website includes a list of all the books recommended. And you can check out Sarah Wendell’s website, Smart Bitches, Trashy Books, here. (Thanks, @bethlovesbolly!)