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Every week, host Elvis Mitchell conducts in-depth interviews with the most innovative and influential people working in entertainment, art, and pop culture.

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Every week, host Elvis Mitchell conducts in-depth interviews with the most innovative and influential people working in entertainment, art, and pop culture.

    Alan Zweibel: 'Laugh Lines: My Life Helping Funny People Be Funnier'

    Alan Zweibel: 'Laugh Lines: My Life Helping Funny People Be Funnier'

    Forty-five years ago, Alan Zweibel joined the first group of writers responsible for an unknown project called 'NBC's Saturday Night' -- later changed to 'Saturday Night Live'. Since then, he brought his meticulous perspective -- and voice --...

    • 28 min
    Kenya Barris: '#blackAF'

    Kenya Barris: '#blackAF'

    Kenya Barris followers may think his hit sitcom ‘Blackish’ is autobiographical, but his new netflix series ‘#blackAF’ cuts much closer to the bone. He raises the stakes by starring in this show as well — so you know exactly who to blame,...

    • 28 min
    Stella Meghie: 'The Photograph'

    Stella Meghie: 'The Photograph'

    Writer and director Stella Meghie has moved her strengths — verbal aggression, a revealing eye for wardrobe, distinctive perspectives for characters, narrative driven by women — from comedy to drama with her newest film, ‘The Photograph’.

    • 28 min
    Alice Wu: 'The Half of It'

    Alice Wu: 'The Half of It'

    With just two films -- 'Saving Face' and her newest, 'The Half of It', director Alice Wu has found a way to play with triangles – three-sided romantic relationships, emotional threesomes and the self splintered into trios. She talks about how...

    • 28 min
    Scott Sternberg: Entireworld

    Scott Sternberg: Entireworld

    When designer Scott Sternberg shut his clothing line band of outsiders to create a brand, Entireworld, that was strictly about ease and e-commerce rather than formality and brick-and-mortar stores, he had no idea that the new concept would fit so...

    • 28 min
    Mark Romanek: 'Tales from the Loop'

    Mark Romanek: 'Tales from the Loop'

    To help him realize his vision for the Amazon fantasy-drama series, “Tales from the Loop," director Mark Romanek (“One Hour Photo,” “Never Let Me Go”) brought a group of feature-film behind-the-scenes artisans who’ve never worked in TV...

    • 28 min

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