‘The Hater’ Has an Earnest Heart

The election of Donald Trump in 2016 showed that real life had become more like a season of television than ever before. Two years into Joe Biden’s presidency — and in the aftermath of the January 6 insurrection — our identity as citizens in this country has become increasingly fragmented from each other. What is best for our communities has fallen to the wayside as it has become harder to find common ground. So when The Hater — written, directed and acted by the multi-talented Joey Ally — finally ended and credits began to roll, I finally realized what had been missing in so many other pieces of media about politics in the world of Fake News and political team sports. 

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Sarah Drew on Writing ‘Reindeer Games Homecoming’ and Who Inspired Her Rom-Com Lead

Sarah Drew stars in Reindeer Games Homecoming, which will premiere on Saturday, November 12 at 8/7c as part of Lifetime’s “It’s a Wonderful Lifetime.” The actress also wrote the script and executive produced the film.

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Mike Flanagan and Trevor Macy Talk Netflix’s ‘The Midnight Club’ at NYCC

Mike Flanagan serves as co-creator, writer, director, and executive producer with Trevor Macy also executive producing The Midnight Club. All episodes of season 1 are currently streaming on Netflix. At New York Comic Con, I had the opportunity to speak with the talented creatives!

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Quinta Brunson on What She Hopes Her ‘Abbott Elementary’ Character Represents

Quinta Brunson is the creator, executive producer, and star of Abbott Elementary, in which she plays Janine Teagues. She just won the Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series. Season 2 premieres on Wednesday, September 21 at 9 PM ET on ABC. Additionally, you can watch new episodes on demand and on Hulu the following day.

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Showrunner Chris Hollier Breaks Down the ‘Roswell, New Mexico’ Series Finale

Chris Hollier serves as the Showrunner and an executive producer of Roswell, New Mexico, which premiered in 2019. You can stream new episodes of the sci-fi drama free the next day, only on The CW. This interview will include major spoilers for episode 4×13, “How’s It Going to Be.”

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Showrunner Felicia D. Henderson Discusses ‘First Kill’ and the Power of Love

Felicia D. Henderson serves as the showrunner, writer, and executive producer of the new supernatural series, First Kill. All eight episodes of season 1 are now streaming on Netflix.

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Leighton Meester and Writer Sarah Alderson Talk ‘The Weekend Away’

Leighton Meester stars as Beth in The Weekend Away, which is written and based on the novel by Sarah Alderson. The author also serves as an executive producer. The new film is now streaming on Netflix!

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Tyler Perry on Bringing Laughter Back to the World with ‘A Madea Homecoming’

Along with starring as the title role, Tyler Perry is the writer, director, and producer of A Madea Homecoming. This marks the 12th movie that the beloved character has appeared in after first being introduced to the world in 1999 with the stage play, I Can Do Bad All By Myself. The new film will premiere on February 25, exclusively on Netflix!

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Vanessa Marano, Natasha Henstridge, and Adam Sherman on ‘This Game’s Called Murder’

Vanessa Marano and Natasha Henstridge star as Jennifer Wallendorf and Mrs. Wallendorf in Adam Sherman’s This Game’s Called Murder. Sherman serves as writer, director, and producer. The film was released in theaters and on demand December 3.

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The ‘Vacation Friends’ Press Conference Was Just as Enjoyable as a Real Vacation

Directed by Clay Tarver, Vacation Friends stars Lil Rel Howery, Yvonne Orji, John Cena, and Meredith Hagner. The film was written by Tom Mullen, Tim Mullen, Clay Tarver, Jonathan Goldstein, and John Francis Daley. It begins streaming Friday, August 27 on Hulu. Ahead of the film’s release, The Nerds of Color got to ask the talent behind the new comedy a few questions at a virtual press conference.

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NOC Interview: Showrunner Patrick Macmanus on Peacock’s ‘Dr. Death’

Patrick Macmanus serves as a writer, executive producer, and showrunner on Dr. Death. The new Peacock original is based on Wondery’s hit podcast of the same title, which has over 50 million listeners to date, and will also tell the horrifying true story of Dr. Christopher Duntsch. The show began streaming on Thursday, July 15.

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Writer/Director Leigh Janiak on Bringing ‘Fear Street’ to Life

Leigh Janiak serves as director, writer, and executive producer for Netflix’s new Fear Street trilogy, which is made up of Fear Street Part 1: 1994, Fear Street Part 2: 1978, and Fear Street Part 3: 1666. The films were all shot back-to-back-to-back with the same cast in three different period settings. All of them are connected by an epic narrative, making one terrifying story. Fear Street Part 3: 1666 premieres on July 16.

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A Talk With Marc Bernardin About His Version of Peter Parker in ‘The Amazing Shutterbug’

With great power, comes great responsibility. A timeless phrase with a powerful meaning. While it didn’t originate in comics, it was the pages of The Amazing Spider-Man that solidified the adage, transforming it into one of the most iconic comic book lines of all time.

Even if you haven’t ingested a single piece of Spidey content, the famous line tied heavily to Pete’s Uncle Ben has probably been ingrained in your memory by now. The line has been a major part of Peter Parker’s life for years, guiding the troubled hero through his hardest moments and reminding him why he dons the suit every day. But what happens when you don’t have great power anymore? What would Peter Parker do if he never became Spider-Man?

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ShoPowSho Episode 037: Actor/Writer/Producer, Cori Dioquino

Psst. Psst. Hoy! New episode of the ShoPowSho!

Episode 037: We welcome Actor/Writer/Producer, Cori Dioquino! “Unapologetically Asian”, Cori tells her us her unique journey as a Filipino immigrant, finding her passion with arts and entertainment, being a Teaching Artist and the 90s X-men animated series.

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ShoPowSho Episode 036: Author/Writer, Lauren Lola

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Episode 036: We welcome Author/Writer and fellow member of The Nerds of Color, Lauren Lola! The Author of “A Moment’s Worth” and “An Absolute Mind” shares her unique journey of exploring her mixed FilipinX ancestry.

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ShoPowSho Episode 035: ‘Lumpia with a Vengeance’ Comic Creators!

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Episode 035: We welcome back the Comics Creators behind Lumpia with a Vengeance: Interlude #2 comic book: Patricio Ginelsa, Lawrence Iriarte, Whilce Portacio, Rey Cuerdo, Chris Gallevo, Kristoffer Tolentino, Dante Fernandez and Varinder Singh!

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ShoPowSho Episode 034: Singer/Musician, OG Moose

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Episode 034: We welcome Singer/Musician/DJ, OG Moose! OG Moose is an amazing performer out of Las Vegas! Whether he is getting the party started as a DJ, producing tracks with other performers or performing his songs that get the party vibing, music is the reflection of his soul that he is always sharing with the world!

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