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Hammerkatz alum Jack Quaid on his short film, new HBO show

Hammerkatz alum Jack Quaid on his short film, new HBO show

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

NYU alum Jack Quaid makes his directorial debut at the New York City Independent Film Festival with "After Lilly." WSN spoke with Quaid about his time as a comedian Hammerkatz, his upcoming role on HBO's "VInyl" and N.Y. vs. L.A.

Kabam previews exciting video game apps

Kabam previews exciting video game apps

By Mary Ann Odete, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2014


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Kabam Media previews slate of new games for Marvel, "Lord of the Rings" and more.

ARTS ISSUE: Young adult authors devalue genre purpose

ARTS ISSUE: Young adult authors devalue genre purpose

December 5, 2013


Filed under Arts

One of the most anticipated films of this year was “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” and it opened to amazing numbers — one of the biggest box office openings of all time. But it’s important to remember this success came from a young adult novel by Suzanne Collins. In the past few years,...

Changes behind camera promise fresh direction

Changes behind camera promise fresh direction

November 20, 2013


Filed under Arts, Exclude From Homepage List

When “The Hunger Games” was released last year to critical acclaim and box office success, it was clear Katniss Everdeen and the world of Panem connected with audiences. But with sequel “Catching Fire” being released this week, audiences should be prepared to see a film different from its pre...