Lena Dunham Reveals Details of Upcoming TV Show in New Talkhouse Podcast Discussion With Actor/Director Danny Strong
Critically acclaimed actor, writer, producer and director Lena Dunham and actor, screenwriter, producer and director Danny Strong discuss their experiences in the entertainment industry on the newest episode of the Talkhouse Podcast today. Listen and share the podcast here: http://www.talkhouse.com/lena-dunham-girls-talks-with-danny-strong-rebel-in-the-rye-for-the-talkhouse-podcast/.
During their discussion, Dunham reveals that she is working on, among other projects, a series of short stories, a theatrical project in collaboration with St. Ann's Warehouse in NYC, and a new television show with close friend and Girls showrunner Jenni Konner. Strong also discusses a number of stage musicals that he is currently writing, as the pair shares a love of theater.
Also this past week, Thor Harris of the band Swans publishes an essay discussing the death of his mother in his regular "Yammer of Thor" column (read it HERE), while director Sabaah Folayan writes about her conflicting emotions around the success of her debut documentary, Whose Streets, which premiered at Sundance and focuses on the protests in Ferguson, MO in the wake of the police shooting of 18-year old Michael Brown (read it HERE).
In other recent Talkhouse pieces, Thurston Moore discusses his as-yet-unreleased techno record with LCD Soundsystem's Tyler Pope (listen HERE), TV on the Radio's Tunde Adebimpe speaks with Grammy-winning producer Ian Brennan (listen HERE), and acclaimed actor John Carrol Lynch talks about his cancer diagnosis and how it forced him to shift his focus creatively and direct his first film, Lucky (read HERE).
Upcoming Talkhouse posts include conversations between Chuck D and Tom Morello, Martin Rev (Suicide) and Julianna Barwick, and a solo talk presented by Billy Bragg.
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