Neda Ulaby appears in the following:
Monday, September 26, 2016
The North Korean leader was so crazy about movies that he kidnapped a South Korean actress and director and forced them to work for him.
The Lovers and the Despot tells their story.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
A Yale historian's new book explores America's changing tastes, and what they say about our culture — from class mobility to civil rights to women's changing status.
Thursday, September 08, 2016
When Pura Belpré became a librarian in 1921, she couldn't find Spanish language books for kids — so she wrote them herself. Belpré would go on to become a champion of bilingual library programs.
Saturday, September 03, 2016
Tahir got the idea for her series An Ember in the Ashes in 2007, after she was asked to edit a haunting news story at
The Washington Post.
Thursday, September 01, 2016
Tahereh Mafi and Ransom Riggs married in 2013. The next few weeks will see the release of Tim Burton's adaptation of his book
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children and her book Furthermore.
Monday, August 29, 2016
When Noah Davis founded the museum, he wanted to bring world-class art to a neighborhood he likened to a food desert, meaning no grocery stores
or museums. Davis died a year ago Monday.
Thursday, August 04, 2016
The late Kim Yale co-wrote the comic book series that inspired the film hitting theaters this weekend. Neda Ulaby talked to several people who are happy to see her contributions recognized.
Sunday, July 24, 2016
A self-taught filmmaker and his wife made the terrifying film in just one evening, using IKEA lights and a homemade dolly. The 2 1/2 minute short has now been adapted for the big screen.
Friday, July 22, 2016
With the Emmy-nominated
Born this Way poised to begin its second season July 26, the cast, co-creator and fans explain why the show has become such a hit.
Monday, July 18, 2016
After a dozen years of arriving at work every weekday at midnight, Montagne says she's ready to try something new. She will become a special correspondent on
Monday, July 11, 2016
Craig Thornton is behind some of the most coveted meal reservations in LA. For the past five months, he's been melding dining, sculpture and taxidermy at the city's Museum of Contemporary Art.
Sunday, July 10, 2016
A postcard from the Underground Museum in Los Angeles, featuring reactions to the week's events from several founders of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Los Angeles's top cult chef has been pushing the boundaries of taste at the Museum of Contemporary Art with an art installation that combines dining, sculpture and taxidermy. It's also a way for a museum to connect with the city's vibrant food scene.
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Photographer Binh Danh melds early photographic materials and timeless landscapes to produce ethereal images of national parks. He says it's his hope that viewers "see themselves in the picture."
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
A new play about Harry Potter, written by J.K. Rowling, begins previews this week with Harry as a grown up. Grown, too, is the "Potter Generation," the kids who were the first to read the books when they came out. Their experience — maturing alongside Harry — was unique.
Thursday, May 26, 2016
After her 2008 movie,
Punisher: War Zone, flopped, Alexander had a hard time getting new projects. She was in what's known as Hollywood's "movie jail," a common experience for female directors.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
It's the new U.S. Army recruiting video, or is it a trailer for a new Hollywood sci-fi movie? Or is it both? NPR takes a look at the new video.
Saturday, April 23, 2016
The actor is now starring on Broadway in
Eclipsed, a searing story of young women held captive in Liberia. After that and 12 Years a Slave, Nyong'o says she's ready for some lighter material.
Monday, April 18, 2016
The 2016 Pulitzer Prizes were announced on Monday with Broadway hit
Hamilton winning for drama.
Friday, April 01, 2016
Today's young adult novels deal with consent, sexual assault and the pressures of sexting, among other things. For parents who aren't comfortable broaching those subjects, these books can help.