Tuesday, September 26, 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 —...

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...

Interview with a Playwright: Lily Padilla

The theater can seem like a world unto itself; as the lights drop and curtains pull back, it is all too easy to for an audience to escape into the dramas and tribulations of...

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...

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...

Q&A: Christopher Ashley

With the 2012 Tony Award-winning Broadway play “Memphis” under his belt, Christopher Ashley, artistic director of the La Jolla Playhouse, returns to the scene to direct yet another smash musical. Ashley opts to follow...

Q&A: Elizabeth Banks

Elizabeth Banks goes from news reporter to news headline in an epic “Walk of Shame.” Meghan Miles, played by Elizabeth Banks in “Walk of Shame,” has an unexpected sleepover that leads to a nightmare she...

Daughters of Cinema

“Hope has two beautiful daughters; their names are Anger and Courage. Anger at the way things are, and Courage to see that they do not remain as they are.” -St. Augustine Saoirse Ronan: “Brooklyn” From young-adult novel...

Q&A: Rose Hemingway of “Time and the Conways”

Since making her magical, Theatre World Award-winning Broadway debut as Daniel Radcliffe’s love interest in 2011’s “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” Rose Hemingway has delighted the musical stage as an adorable...

Q&A: Mark Emerson from “The Phantom of the Opera”

As an actor in “The Phantom of the Opera,” UCSD alumnus Mark Emerson introduces his view on the spectacular new production of the ever-popular Broadway classic that is currently touring across North America. The...