Julia Bayly of Fort Kent, Maine, works as a reporter at the Bangor Daily News. Her passion outside of work is dog sledding. It's the latest installment in our hobby series "Alter Egos."
When you're making plans to become a famous author, just remember that you're going to want health care — especially when 40 rolls around and your body is no longer made of rubber.
NPR TV critic Eric Deggans ranks Amazon's new batch of five series pilots, asking why none of them seem break the rules of TV quite enough to draw attention.
The edgy drama from Glasgow-based director David Mackenzie takes a few convenient plot turns, but remains a violent and fiercely acted picture of life in prison.
What begins as a World War II weepie quickly morphs into a dark story of separation, brutality and parenting that's far from the current nurturing American model.
Israeli director Ari Folman creates a trippy, half-animated film that posits a world where movie studios eventually take over the world, allowing us to consume, literally, our entertainment.
David Mitchell's new novel might span five perspectives and six decades, but he brings this complex mix together with signature elegance. The combination makes for a thrilling read.
When the Colombian actress appeared in a widely-derided stunt at the Emmys, much of the attendant outrage centered on her very prominent image. Juan Vidal argues this lets Hollywood off the hook.