Jessica P. Ogilvie
7 months ago | Film and TV
For years, Maria Giese has been stirring up trouble at the Directors Guild of America. Unapologetically outspoken, the seasoned director has long insisted that something untoward has been happening behind the doors of the venerable Hollywood union...
9 months ago | Web Series
Yoga culture in Los Angeles is paradoxically vicious. All over the city, there are women and men with mats slung snugly over their shoulders who silently judge each other for wearing the wrong pants, going to the wrong studio or doing yoga for the...
9 months ago | Hollywood
On Monday, L.A. Weekly's cover story, "How Hollywood Keeps Out the Stories of Women and Girls," reported on the dearth of films written by women, or that allow women to speak onscreen, or star women, or tell stories about the actions, thought...
10 months ago | Hollywood
When screenwriter Phyllis Nagy first read Patricia Highsmith’s The Price of Salt in 1995, she knew she wanted to tell its story on the big screen. Centered on the romantic relationship between two women in 1950s America, it paints a portrait of st...
1 year ago | Coffee
David Asprey was nearing the top of Mt. Kailash in Tibet when he started to slow down. At 16,000 feet and minus 10 degrees, the technology entrepreneur wasn't sure he would finish the climb. But just then, a woman emerged from a guest house on the...
1 year ago | Hollywood
Ever since beloved sitcom star and fatherly figure Bill Cosby openly admitted to giving Quaaludes to women he wanted to have sex with — accusations of which had been floating around for years — his image has been shattered. In its wake, activists ...