Sunday, April 23, 2017

Stanford Grad Channels Shakespeare

On the program today in Sacramento as part of Nor Cal All-Stars Part 1, a Shakespeare-inspired comedy riff.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

A Chicago Cubs Cameo Win

The comedy Landline, which hit VOD this week, was made by Chicago Second City alum Matthew Aaron. The writer-director stars as a gay PR executive who angrily disconnects from smartphones and social media after losing out to a younger colleague for the job of leading a new account: the Cubs.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

A Wonderful Assist From Sir Ian McKellen

When London university student Rhys Chapman was getting ready in 2014 to launch a Kickstarter campaign for his short drama Wonderkid, he had a promotional video in the works featuring his own narration. Then he remembered an encounter at the annual Pride in London festival.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Elon Musk's Sister Brings Romance Novel to Life

The tagline for PassionFlix states it pretty clearly: 'Turning your favorite romance novels into series and movies... On Demand.'

Thursday, March 2, 2017

From Dick Cavett's Long Island Home to a Swamp in New Jersey

It's a story of citizens rising up against the threat of urban development. Back in the 1960s, long before social media could help marshal such efforts.