Mallory Yu

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'Children Of Blood And Bone' Tackles Heavy Themes In A Magical World

Friday, March 09, 2018

Tomi Adeyemi's highly anticipated debut novel, Children Of Blood And Bone, is a high fantasy rooted in reality — from African mythology to Black Lives Matter protests.


Creature Actor Doug Jones Shares How He Transforms Into Movie Monsters

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Actor Doug Jones has had a long and prolific career playing some of Hollywood's most recognizable monsters. His latest role is the fishy Amphibian Man in Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water.


'Black Panther' Costume Designer Draws On 'The Sacred Geometry Of Africa'

Friday, February 16, 2018

Ruth Carter is the costume designer for the Marvel's Black Panther movie. She talks about how she grounded the movie's futuristic look in the history and traditions of tribes from all over Africa.


The Genetic Divide Between NYC's Uptown And Downtown Rats

Friday, December 01, 2017

Fordham University graduate student Matthew Combs studies the DNA of New York City's rats. He found that rats living uptown are genetically distinct from rats living downtown.


'Big Sick' Creators Nanjiani And Gordon On Turning Their Courtship Into A Movie

Friday, June 23, 2017

In Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon's new rom-com, girl meets boy, girl contracts a mysterious illness and boy's Pakistani parents struggle to accept the relationship.


In 'American Gods,' Even Deities Have The Immigrant Experience

Monday, May 01, 2017

In the new Starz adaptation of Neil Gaiman's beloved fantasy novel, gods from all over the world are drawn to America when their worshippers arrive here — whether as immigrants, explorers, or slaves.


At SXSW, Asian-American Musicians Make A Space Of Their Own

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

This year's SXSW saw the first-ever showcase featuring exclusively Asian-American artists. Organizer Christine Minji Chang says one goal is to broaden Asian Americans' representation in the industry.


'I Am Not Your Negro' Gives James Baldwin's Words New Relevance

Friday, February 03, 2017

Filmmaker Raoul Peck's latest documentary, I Am Not Your Negro, is based off James Baldwin's unfinished book, Remember This House, which tells the story of the lives and deaths of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.


LISTEN: These 5 Fake Ads Will Sell You On Some Of Life's Real Delights

Thursday, February 02, 2017

Go ahead, we told you, sell us something wonderful we can't buy. And you did — more than 2,000 of you did, in fact. We picked our five favorites and made them into polished ads. Now listen to the joy!


Graphic Novelist Marjorie Liu On How Rejection Shaped Her Writing

Friday, July 22, 2016

Author Marjorie Liu is nominated for two Eisners, the most prestigious awards in comics. She writes young adult fantasy books that cover topics that include war, women and steam punk gadgetry.


'Captain America: Civil War' Captures Politics Of The Moment

Friday, May 06, 2016

The Marvel Cinematic Universe's new movie, Captain America: Civil War, opens Friday. As a character, Captain America has long responded to the politics of the time and this movie is no different.


Effects Of Toledo Tattoo Artist's Work Are More Than Skin Deep

Thursday, February 18, 2016

On his days off, Brian Finn offers free tattoos to people who want to cover up scars from domestic violence, self-harm or other trauma.


Flint Residents' Broken Faith: 'The People We Trusted Failed Us'

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

State and city officials knew about problems with Flint's water even as they encouraged people to keep using it. Locals are disillusioned, and angry, and rebuilding that trust will be challenging.


When Every Drop Of Water Could Be Poison: A Flint Mother's Story

Monday, February 08, 2016

For Flint resident Jeneyah McDonald, using bottled water for everything has become an onerous but necessary routine. Still, she worries about the effects that toxic tap water will have on her sons.


When Drug Treatment For Narcotic Addiction Never Ends

Friday, November 20, 2015

Medicines that help users wean themselves from opioid drugs can be prescribed in a doctor's office or clinic. But some clients question whether the clinics always have their best interests at heart.


In Tennessee, Giving Birth To A Drug-Dependent Baby Can Be A Crime

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The state's "fetal assault" law punishes women whose babies are born with drug withdrawal symptoms. Proponents say the law spurs women to seek treatment, while opponents say it deters them.


Doomsday For The Dunes Of Plastic Balls: The End Comes For 'The Beach'

Friday, September 11, 2015

Dozens of volunteers moved more than 750,000 plastic balls this week from the National Building Museum's Beach installation to Dupont Underground, a creative arts institution in Washington, D.C.


Where's Thor When You Need Her? Women In Comics Fight An Uphill Battle

Friday, October 10, 2014

The new female Thor has picked up her hammer, but the mainstream comics industry is still experiencing some growing pains as it figures out where women fit in as characters, creators and fans.

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