Saturday, August 19, 2017

Conversing with Comedians: Pete Holmes & Judd Apatow

Comedy legends Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes were kind enough to grace the UCSD Guardian with their digital presence and meaty answers. Read ahead to learn how these artists — nay, modern philosophers —...

A Sitdown with Fedra Ramirez

While most students at UC San Diego focus on meeting graduate school requirements or obtaining valuable internships, Fedra Ramirez stands out as a musician in love with the gratification and experience that comes with...

Behind the Curtain with the Directors of “VagMo” and “HerStories”

With its controversial title and content, “The Vagina Monologues” is certainly a production laden with shock value. To many, “The Vagina Monologues’” feminism no longer seems relevant, spurring this year’s addition of “HerStories,” featuring...

“The Daily Show” Q&A: Hasan Minhaj and Roy Wood, Jr.

Hasan Minhaj and Roy Wood, Jr. are correspondents for "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" and members of its "Best [email protected] News Team." Minhaj has been on the program since 2014, when Jon Stewart was...

Q&A: The Seratones

The Seratones are a rock ‘n’ roll band from Louisiana. Their music draws influence from a variety of genres, with notes of punk rock, jazz and soul all coming through on their debut album...

Q&A: James W. Ziskin

James Ziskin wasn’t always an award-nominated suspense novelist whose Ellie Stone series has been optioned for a TV show — he spent a large portion of his life studying language: First he was a...

Chatty Birds: Q&A w/ Maya Rudolph & Josh Gad

Long gone are the glory days of the friendly neighborhood pigeon. We now live in the age of the red bird, blue bird and boomerang bird — the Angry Birds. Once an unavoidable mobile...

“Everybody Wants Some!!” Answers

Time has always been a factor that permeates Richard Linklater’s filmography, both as a major theme and as a filmmaking technique. The latter has rocketed him to critical success, with “Boyhood” and his “Before”...

Q&A: XYLØ

Paige and Chase Duddy have left behind the niche of creating instrumental tracks for brand videos to combine forces in a catchy and emotional debut EP: “America.” While the brother-sister duo caught online ears...

Q&A: Julien Baker

Guardian: Tell me about Memphis. What’s the music scene like there and how has it influenced you?   Julien Baker: Well the music scene is very tight-knit, but not tight-knit in a way that would...