Tell Me More | Episode 45: David Henry Hwang on “Soft Power,” Balancing Earnestness & Satire

On today’s episode, Matt speaks with one of the great writers of our time, Tony Award winner and Theatre Hall of Famer David Henry Hwang. Last month the cast album for Hwang’s latest New York show “Soft Power” was released … Read more…

Tell Me More | Episode 44: Lena Hall on Memory and Music, Home Renovations, the Coming Apocalypse

On today’s episode, Matt talks to star of stage, screen, and recording, Grammy nominee and Tony Award winner Lena Hall.  Earlier this month, she released her latest album “The Villa Satori: Growing Up Haight Ashbury” and next month, her highly … Read more…

Tell Me More | Episode 42: Janet Dacal on Blending Musical Languages, “In the Heights” Legacy, More

On today’s episode, Matt talks to someone who he first saw on Broadway nearly a decade ago. In April 2010, when he finally saw “In the Heights” at the Richard Rodgers, Janet Dacal had taken over the role of Nina … Read more…

Broadway theaters tell sick patrons to stay home amid coronavirus fears

The nation’s coronavirus scare has not as yet impacted Broadway production schedules, with all shows currently playing as planned in theaters scrubbed and disinfected with extra vigor and stocked with additional sanitizer dispensers. And producers are urging ticket-holders with cold … Read more…

Hulu’s Hillary Clinton Docuseries Has Astonishing Access. If Only Its Subject Would Tell Us Something New

About a week before the Iowa caucuses, with 11 candidates still competing for attention on the national stage, some juicy political news broke out of a relatively unlikely place: Park City, Utah. In a biographical docuseries that premiered at the … Read more…

Peter Weber’s Ex-Girlfriend Stands By Victoria Fuller Accusations After Bachelor’s Women Tell All

Victoria Fuller may have denied those “homewrecker” accusations, but Peter Weber’s ex is doubling down on her claims. On The Bachelor: Women Tell All, Victoria stated Merissa… E! Online (US) – Top Stories SPECIAL DEAL UPDATE:

‘The Bachelor’ Recap: ‘The Women Tell All’ Left Some Juicy Taping Tidbits on the Cutting Room Floor

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched “The Women Tell All” episode of “The Bachelor” Season 24. As the competition gets down to the wire with only one episode left, ABC gathered some of titular Bachelor Peter … Read more…

‘The Bachelor’ Women Expose Online Trolls’ Racist, Sexist Bullying on ‘Women Tell All’

Kelsey McNeal/ABC Peter Weber’s “Women Tell All” reunion seemed like a guaranteed snoozer; this season’s frontrunners have mostly been clear from the beginning, so most of the drama was just a sideshow. And indeed, as Kelsey Weier re-lived “champagne-gate” and … Read more…

Tell Me More | Episode 41: Hayley Podschun on ‘The Bachelor,’ QVC, Making Your Own Opportunities

On today’s episode, Matt talks to Broadway regular Hayley Podschun, who made her Broadway debut at the age of 12. Since then, Hayley has been seen in eight Broadway shows, including “Hairspray,” “Anything Goes,” “Something Rotten,” and “Hello, Dolly!,” played … Read more…

Documentary Filmmaker Stanley Nelson Says Black People Need To Tell Their Own Stories

Documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson, Jr.  may not be a household name in your household, but you know his work. Former NFL star, Michael Vick, jazz icon Miles Davis, historically Black colleges and universities and the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense … Read more…

Black Gay Writers Deserve to Tell Our Stories. Brandon Taylor’s Real Life Achieves That and More

In Brandon Taylor’s highly-anticipated novel Real Life, protagonist Wallace — Southern, black and gay — has left behind his family and their fraught shared history to pursue graduate studies in biochemistry at a predominantly white Midwestern university. The novel unfolds … Read more…

Amazon’s Nazi-Killer Epic Hunters Can’t Tell the Difference Between Vigilante Justice and Equal-Opportunity Sadism

If your aim is to tell a nuanced story about heroism, historical trauma and revenge, it’s probably best to keep Nazis—by which I mean the literal perpetrators of the Holocaust—out of it. From a thematic perspective, it’s very hard to … Read more…

Tell Me More | Episode 39: Eden Espinosa on Unplanned Concerts & Fighting for ‘Lempicka’

On today’s episode of “Tell Me More,” Matt Tamanini talks to one of his favorite Bradway performers, Eden Espinosa. Whether you were first exposed to her via the original, live cast album for the musical “Brooklyn,” you saw her as … Read more…

Tell Me More | Episode 38: Patina Miller on TV/Stage Differences, Dueting with Co-Stars

On this episode of “Tell Me More,” Matt Tamanini is joined by one of the most thrilling stage performers of the past decade, Tony winner Patina Miller. After bursting onto the theatrical scene in the “Sister Act” musical –first in … Read more…

It’s too early to tell if China’s lockdown of cities is effective in arresting spread of coronavirus, says expert

The new coronavirus that first emerged in Wuhan may have already traveled in China during its incubation period, says David Heymann from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Travel BEST TRAVEL DEAL: Find Great Deals At Radisson’s Official … Read more…

‘Dark Waters’ star Mark Ruffalo, lawyer Rob Bilott tell the true story behind film | Nightline

Nightline BEST DEAL UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

State Dept. Aide Says He Overheard Sondland Tell Trump Ukraine President Would Do ‘Anything’

Yara Nardi/Reuters A second witness in the impeachment inquiry has testified that President Trump was overheard inquiring about “investigations” in Ukraine in a phone conversation with U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland, who reportedly reassured Trump that Ukrainian … Read more…

Witness overheard US ambassador tell Trump that Ukraine would investigate Biden

David Holmes, the state department aide who overheard President Donald Trump’s conversation with the US ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland, said that Sondland told Trump that the Ukranian President would do “anything you ask him to,” and that … Read more…

Who’s winning Trump’s China trade war? Shipping containers tell the real story

A cacaphony of rhetoric from the Trump administration has blurred the reality of what a trade deal with China would even accomplish, writes Lori Ann LaRocco, author of "Trade War: Containers Don't Lie, Navigating the Bluster." Commentary BEST DEAL UPDATE: … Read more…

Democrats are seeking to build made-for-TV moments to tell the story of the Ukraine scandal in simple terms

The gravity and drama of the first televised impeachment hearings into Donald Trump’s presidency on Wednesday will imprint themselves on history and reverberate far from Washington. CNN.com – RSS Channel – HP Hero SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request … Read more…

Newly released transcripts tell last, gruesome moments of columnist Jamal Khashoggi

Newly released transcripts reveal the gruesome details of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder by Saudi agents inside the kingdom’s consulate in Turkey. ABC News: Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the … Read more…

Tell Me More | Episode 31: Brad Oscar on ‘Broadway Bounty Hunter’ and Being an Actor of a Certain Age

On this episode of BroadwayRadio’s “Tell Me More,” Matt Tamanini talks to two-time Tony nominee Brad Oscar, who is currently starring in the Off-Broadway premiere of “Broadway Bounty Hunter.” Brad earned his Tony nominations for his roles as Franz Liebkind and … Read more…

Tell Me More | Episode 26: Krystina Alabado on Joining “Mean Girls” Family, Keeping Gas Pedal Down on her Career

On this episode of BroadwayRadio’s “Tell Me More,” Matt Tamanini talks to actress Krystina Alabado currently starring as Gretchen Weiners in “Mean Girls” on Broadway. In the episode, Krystina discussed the process of joining the extremely tight “Mean Girls” family; … Read more…

Girls and boys on autism spectrum tell stories differently, could explain ‘missed diagnosis’ in girls

A new study examined differences in the way girls and boys on the autism spectrum used certain types of words during storytelling. This study found that autistic girls used significantly more ‘cognitive process’ words such as ‘think’ and ‘know’ than … Read more…

Books of The Times: With Sensuality and Coolness, a Debut Novel Considers the (Partial) Truths We Tell About Ourselves

The narrator of Aysegul Savas’s “Walking on the Ceiling” writes from present-day Istanbul, remembering time she spent adrift in Paris and London after the death of her mother. NYT > Books BOOK SALE UPDATE!

New ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Teaser is Terrifying; Here’s Everything We Know So Far

If you’re a child of the ‘80s or ‘90s, you’re familiar with Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. The series of children’s books, written by Alvin Schwartz and initially illustrated by Stephen Gammell, were staples of every boy and … Read more…

McCourtys Tell All About Super Bowl LIII: From Flores’s Plays to Hoyer’s Crucial Role

Devin and Jason McCourty sit down with The MMQB to watch tape from Super Bowl LIII and share lessons and analysis from the Patriots’ sixth title in 18 seasons—everything from how a play unfolded to the irreplaceable role that backup … Read more…

‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Teases Four Terrifying Creatures; Here’s Everything We Know So Far

If you’re a child of the ‘80s or ‘90s, you’re familiar with Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. The series of children’s books, written by Alvin Schwartz and initially illustrated by Stephen Gammell, were staples of every boy and … Read more…

Trump defends military presence on border and says ‘I do try’ to tell the truth

The president’s comments come amid discussion of the migrant caravan. ABC News: Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug … Read more…

‘Making a Murderer: Part 2’ Creators Tell All: ‘What Happens When Injustice Is Exposed?’

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Upon its premiere in late 2015, Netflix’s Making a Murderer became an instant phenomenon (and sparked a true-crime documentary renaissance) by bringing to national attention the plight of Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, residents Steven Avery … Read more…

Tell Me More | Episode 15: Mark Sonnenblick, Sam Bolen on “Midnight at the Never Get”

Listen to the episode here: On this episode of BroadwayRadio’s “Tell Me More,” Matt Tamanini talks to to the writer and the star of the hit Off-Broadway show “Midnight at the Never Get” currently playing at St. Peter’s as part of … Read more…

NYPD Detective Told Weinstein’s Alleged Victim to Delete Messages: ‘We Just Won’t Tell’ D.A.

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast The former lead detective in the Harvey Weinstein sexual-assault investigation told a woman who accused the movie mogul of rape to delete messages and data from multiple cell phones before giving them to prosecutors, … Read more…