writers

Tyler Perry on Why He Doesn't Have a Writers’ Room: 'My Audience Wants My Voice'

Tyler Perry on Why He Doesn't Have a Writers’ Room: 'My Audience Wants My Voice'

Perry recently received backlash after revealing he writes all of his series himself, rather than hire burgeoning writers.
Seth Rogen Says He Helped Rewrite 'Bad Boys II'

Seth Rogen Says He Helped Rewrite 'Bad Boys II'

Rogen explained how Judd Apatow tapped him and writing partner Evan Goldberg to punch up the script.
Stephen King Speaks on Diversity. Me, Ava DuVernay and Black People, in General, Need Him to Zip It

Stephen King Speaks on Diversity. Me, Ava DuVernay and Black People, in General, Need Him to Zip It

You know, maybe all the white Hollywood insiders just need to keep diversity’s name out their mouths and just yield the floor to the writers, directors, and actors of color who actually have to deal
Ava DuVernay Criticizes Stephen King's Comments on Lack of Oscars Diversity

Ava DuVernay Criticizes Stephen King's Comments on Lack of Oscars Diversity

King later added additional context to his comments, stating that the "most important thing we can do as artists" is to ensure everyone gets a fair shot.
The Chaotic, Beautiful Larks of Elizabeth Wurtzel

The Chaotic, Beautiful Larks of Elizabeth Wurtzel

Jia Tolentino writes about the memoirist and “Prozac Nation” author Elizabeth Wurtzel, who has died, at the age of fifty-two.
Tyler Perry: 'I Have No Writers Room. Nobody Writes Any of My Work.'

Tyler Perry: 'I Have No Writers Room. Nobody Writes Any of My Work.'

As expected, these comments are having a divisive reaction among fans and other writers.
Martin Lawrence Opens Up About 'Bad Boys for Life' Delay in New Interview

Martin Lawrence Opens Up About 'Bad Boys for Life' Delay in New Interview

The long-awaited sequel to the Will Smith and Martin Lawrence-pairing franchise is out later this month.
Andrea Lee Reads “Barn Burning,” by Haruki Murakami

Andrea Lee Reads “Barn Burning,” by Haruki Murakami

Andrea Lee joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Barn Burning,” by Haruki Murakami, from a 1992 issue of the magazine.
Is a Jets Beat Writer Actually Behind the Adam Gase Burner Account?

Is a Jets Beat Writer Actually Behind the Adam Gase Burner Account?

People are connecting the account to 'NY Daily News' writer Manish Mehta.

William Gibson + Buzz Rickson MA-1 Coat

Ideal for fans of American-Canadian author William Gibson (a beloved writer and vintage clothing enthusiast), this coat is based on one that Gibson’s Pattern Recognition protagonist Cayce Pollard
How ‘Watchmen’ Showrunner Damon Lindelof Is Answering Questions About a Potential Season 2

How ‘Watchmen’ Showrunner Damon Lindelof Is Answering Questions About a Potential Season 2

Lindelof has been telling audiences that 'Watchmen' would (or should) be a one-and-done project.
The Art of Dying

The Art of Dying

Personal History by Peter Schjeldahl: I always said that when my time came I’d want to go fast. But where’s the fun in that?
How William Gibson Keeps His Science Fiction Real

How William Gibson Keeps His Science Fiction Real

Midway through his career, the inventor of “cyberspace” turned his attention to the strange new world of the present, Joshua Rothman writes.
Ann Beattie Reads Mavis Gallant

Ann Beattie Reads Mavis Gallant

Ann Beattie joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss “Dédé,” by Mavis Gallant, from a 1987 issue of The New Yorker.
Maltese mogul charged over murder of anti-corruption journalist

Maltese mogul charged over murder of anti-corruption journalist

People hailed Daphne Caruana Galizia as a 'one woman WikiLeaks'
Clive James Got It Right

Clive James Got It Right

Adam Gopniks remembers the writer Clive James, who died this week, at the age of eighty.
Joan Didion’s Early Novels of American Womanhood

Joan Didion’s Early Novels of American Womanhood

Hilton Als on Joan Didion’s early fiction, in which the standard narratives of women’s lives are mangled, altered, and rewritten all the time.