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ATW February 10, 2015

The 20 Most Satisfying Kisses in TV History [Vanity Fair]

Ryan Reynolds on His ‘Risky’ Career Choices (Like ‘The Voices’) and Learning Not To Be a ‘Sh*thead'[Indiewire]

Short and sweet [The Guardian]

Benjamin Booker: I’m not a blues artist [Salon]

Your childhood entertainment is not sacred [The Dissolve]

Four Ways Music Strengthens Social Bonds [Greater Good]

Beyond the Tweet of War: 12 Great Works of Modern War [word&film]

Director Damián Szifron on his Oscar nominated foreign film, ‘Wild Tales’ [ssn]

ATW February 8, 2015

What I Learned Trying to Write a Muslim-American Cop Show for HBO [The Atlantic]

Eddie Huang is our Richard Pryor: “Fresh off the Boat” and TV history in the making [Salon]

This Is How You Do It: 10 Filmmaking Tips from Mark and Jay Duplass [Indiewire]

What Questions Would Stephen Fry Ask God at the Pearly Gates? [Open Culture]

From vision to reality: Behind the costumes of ‘Inherent Vice’ with Oscar nominated designer Mark Bridges [ssn]

How to write dialogue [John August]

12 Facts About ‘101 Dalmatians’ [mental_floss]

Chris Pratt makes good on bet to visit kids with cancer as Star-Lord [Mashable]

ATW February 6, 2015

Franklin Leonard’s Black List Can Help Green-Light Screenplays [Los Angeles Times]

Chris Gethard’s Journey From Public Access to Late Night [The Atlantic]

Hear Isolated Guitar Tracks From Some of Rock’s Greatest: Slash, Eddie Van Halen, Eric Clapton & More [Open Culture]

20 Most Awesomely Retro Moments in Grammy History [Rolling Stone]

Lily Tomlin on Rocking Sundance in ‘Grandma,’ Reuniting With Jane Fonda for Netflix and Changing Hollywood [Indiewire]

Oscar winning cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki on the experiment that was ‘Birdman’ [ssn]

The Overdue Asian TV Movement [The Daily Beast]

Why Happiness is the Wrong Pursuit [DailyGood]

ATW February 4, 2015

The Endless Adolescence of ‘Workaholics’ [The Daily Beast]

Rick Ross: Man of the People [GQ]

Here are the Films That Inspired This Year’s Sundance Filmmakers, from ‘Amadeus’ and ‘Fargo’ to ‘Booty Call’ [Indiewire]

Whatcha Gonna Do? [Doug Richardson]

Project Almanac and the Rise of Found-Footage Teen Movies [The Atlantic]

Anne Lamott on How We Endure and Find Meaning in a Crazy World [brain pickings]

How a Lyrical Response to Extremism Became the Oscars’ Most Misunderstood Nominee [Good]

A New York City ballet dancer takes a big leap to Broadway [Elle]

ATW February 2, 2015

How Nick Hornby Keeps His Writing Fresh [The Atlantic]

Tumbling Into the Screen [Slate]

Oscars: 3 Degrees of Meryl Streep (or, What Every Acting Nominee Has in Common) [THR]

The Blackness Of This Year’s Sundance Movies Is At Odds With The Audience’s Whiteness [BuzzFeed]

Interview: Director Kevin Macdonald on Black Sea [Huffington Post]

George Takei on ‘Being Gay, Being Buddhist’ [Lion’s Roar]

Divine genius does not exist: Hard work, not magical inspiration, is essence of creativity [Salon]

Sundance GQ+A: Chris Webber Is Hoping to Visit Mars Sometime Soon [GQ]

ATW January 31, 2015

Bradley Cooper Speaks About his Struggle with Addiction [Vanity Fair]

24 Life Lessons The Women Of “The Office” Taught Us [BuzzFeed]

The Secret Life of Kurt Cobain: Brett Morgen’s Eye-Opening Documentary ‘Montage of Heck’ [The Daily Beast]

Breaking Bob: With Better Call Saul, Odenkirk Steps Into the Spotlight [Vulture]

Oscars: This Year’s Nominated Directors Reveal How They Got Their Big Ideas [THR]

Ravi Howard on singer Nat King Cole: “The Jackie Robinson of television” [Salon]

Nina Jacobson: There Are Too Few Opportunities for Young Executives, Minorities, Women [Variety]

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