CAA Amplify Mobilizes, Inspires, And Activates: Return Of In-Person Summit Hits Different Than Previous Years

In 2019, I attended my first in-person CAA Amplify, a summit from the titular Creative Artists Agency in the scenic southern California town of Ojai  -- which gives Napa/Sonoma energy. The summit launched in 2017 served as 'a powerful platform to create and empower a...

‘DRAC: Son of Dante’: Shaka King, Travon Free, And Saladin Ahmed Team For Vampire Webcomic From Endeavor Content And Tapas Media

An ultimate team-up of creators including Eisner Award-winning creator Saladin Ahmed (Batman Unburied, Miles Morales: Spider-Man, The Magnificent Ms. Marvel), Oscar and Emmy winning filmmaker, writer and producer Travon Free (Two Distant Strangers), and...

Problematic Fave Podcast: We Go On A ‘Cloud Atlas’ Journey With Brooke Obie

The movie Cloud Atlas directed by Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski, and Tom Tykwer and based on the 2004 novel by David Mitchell was released in 2012 and boy oh boy does it have problems. From yellow face to bizarre storytelling choices, xoNecole EIC Brooke Obie chose...