Mallory Yu appears in the following:
Monday, December 24, 2018
Tillie Walden's graphic memoir, Spinning, won a prestigious Eisner Award this summer. She says she wishes she'd had a book like it when she was young and coming to terms with her sexuality.
Friday, December 21, 2018
Taneka Stotts is a powerhouse comics creator and editor, and a persistent voice for change in the industry. Her anthology, Elements: Fire won an Eisner Award at San Diego Comic-Con in July.
Thursday, December 06, 2018
The director of Moonlight has made a new film: If Beale Street Could Talk, based on the James Baldwin novel. He's using it to represent black complexity, vulnerability and skin colors.
Friday, August 17, 2018
Rapper and actress Awkwafina has had a busy year. She's in two summer blockbusters: Ocean's 8 and Crazy Rich Asians, which opens this week.
Friday, August 03, 2018
Ferris' graphic novel My Favorite Thing Is Monsters won three Eisners, the highest award in mainstream comics, and it celebrates the things that make us all monsters — because monsters are cool.
Thursday, August 02, 2018
When you say The Flintstones, most people think of the old Hanna Barbera cartoons. But a new comic book adaptation keeps the humor, and tackles some heavy themes like capitalism and human frailty.
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Bui's Eisner Award-nominated graphic memoir The Best We Could Do chronicles her family's struggles in fleeing war-torn Vietnam to immigrate to the United States.
Sunday, July 22, 2018
San Diego Comic-Con ended on Sunday, and our intrepid correspondents Mallory Yu and Petra Mayer report on an Eisner Awards ceremony (the Oscars of comics) dominated by women and writers of color.
Saturday, July 21, 2018
On their third day at San Diego Comic-Con, NPR's Mallory Yu and Petra Mayer get into the spirit of things by dressing up as their favorite heroes and checking out the amazing costumes on display.
Friday, July 20, 2018
Our intrepid reporters Mallory Yu and Petra Mayer take on another day of San Diego Comic-Con, from immersive fan adventures to, yes, all the Doctor Who you can shake a sonic screwdriver at.
Thursday, July 19, 2018
The huge fan convention that is San Diego Comic-Con kicks off today. NPR's Petra Mayer and Mallory Yu are there, and their look at Preview Night includes fandom, puppets and the aspirations of girls.
Monday, July 09, 2018
Stanfield has had a number of oddball roles, most recently in the telemarketing satire Sorry to Bother You, where he plays a character who learns to get ahead by using a "white voice" on the phone.
Monday, June 11, 2018
Critics and audiences have called the film "traumatizing" and "terrifying," and Aster says that was his intention: to upset audiences deeply. But he wanted to focus on family drama before horror.
Thursday, June 07, 2018
The first Broadway show to grace NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series, The Band's Visit is nominated for 11 Tony Awards. Stars Tony Shalhoub and Katrina Lenk sat down with Ari Shapiro after the performance.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
The Lawrence, Kan., police department's account has over 100,000 Twitter followers. It's well-known for tweets that use humor to reach its community.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.