Neda Ulaby appears in the following:
Monday, July 07, 2014
The author's female leads are plus-sized, and sometimes, instead of falling in love, they are just trying to stay in it. Her new book, Landline, opens with a marriage on the verge of collapse.
Sunday, June 29, 2014
After a climate change disaster, a train must circle the globe for its passengers to stay alive. The science fiction fable was inspired by a French graphic novel and directed by a South Korean auteur.
Friday, June 27, 2014
The popular '90s TV show Boy Meets World is getting a reboot, but this time Cory and Topanga are the grown-ups, and their 13-year-old daughter is the one stumbling toward adulthood.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
Several new TV shows this year revolve around the idea of a deadly virus that grips the world, destroying much of the population. Enthusiasm for these shows is downright infectious.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Rhythm comes in different forms from music and poetry to those inside our bodies. There's art based on the most primal rhythm of all: the beating of the human heart.
Friday, June 06, 2014
Actress Laverne Cox has had huge success on Orange is the New Black. But breaking into acting as a tall trans woman of color wasn't a simple thing by any means.
Thursday, June 05, 2014
The Fault in Our Stars hits cinemas this week, causing mass outbursts of tears. Author John Green based the character on a real-life girl with cancer — and his own feelings of growing up an outsider.
Friday, May 30, 2014
The movie studio Lionsgate is exploring the possibility of a theme park based on The Hunger Games films and books.
Saturday, May 24, 2014
Ryan Murphy — the producer behind Glee and American Horror Story — has adapted Larry Kramer's 1985 play into a movie for HBO. "So many young people don't know this part of our history," Murphy says.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
When even a tiny garret in a major city is crushingly expensive, the ideal of the "starving artist" has shifted since the days when poverty was held up as ennobling.
Friday, May 09, 2014
A new exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image is showcasing reaction GIFs, those little animated images people employ online when words fail them. Cue the dramatic chipmunk!
Thursday, May 08, 2014
Showtime's new psychological thriller re-imagines classic Victorian boogeymen like Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray and Count Dracula all lurking in London's darkest corners, discussing romantic poetry.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Now that it's more common to see gay characters on TV, is the medium turning to transgender people for fresh stories? NPR's Neda Ulaby looks at TV's crop of transgender and "gender fluid" characters.
Monday, April 14, 2014
Winners of the 2014 Pulitzer Prizes were announced Monday. The Washington Post and The Guardian were among the notable winners, commended for together breaking the news of NSA surveillance programs.
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
At 23, Griner is one of the best female basketball players in the world — and now she's also an author. In a new memoir, she discusses being bullied as a kid and coming out as a lesbian in college.
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
The iconic DJ is credited with helping popularize the style of mixes and remixes known as house music. The cause of death is still unknown, but he suffered from diabetes.
Friday, March 28, 2014
There's a flood of biblical proportions this year in Hollywood: Noah, Exodus and Son of God are all hitting big screens in 2014. What meaning hath this year's spate of Bible-based films?
Friday, March 21, 2014
With the potential blockbuster Divergent on the horizon, the actress has been busy positioning herself as a dynamic performer, from the indie The Spectacular Now to the YA film The Fault in Our Stars.
Monday, March 17, 2014
Asheton was a founding member of the Michigan-based band, led by Iggy Pop, that helped to write the rules of punk almost a decade before the genre became a threat to households everywhere.
Friday, March 14, 2014
The show aired its last episode in 2007, but this week, after a record-setting Kickstarter campaign, its sharp-elbowed detective protagonist makes her big-screen debut.