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So Many Questions: Filmmaker Ash Avildsen says love can be just a swipe away

By Kate Benz
Love at first swipe? It’s a sign of the times, says Ash Avildsen. He should know. His latest film, “What Now,” follows three friends as ...

So Many Questions: Playing ‘Better Call Saul’ villain, kidnapper Ariel Castro gets into actor Raymond Cruz’s head

By Kate Benz
Embodying a character warped with evil has been what actor Raymond Cruz has equated to sticking one’s finger in a light socket for hours on ...

So Many Questions: HGTV’s Lisa Johnson Mandell says real-estate markets in celebrity-studded areas get interesting

By Kate Benz
With houses priced at $40 million, $60 million, the market is mind-boggling. But for HGTV’s Los Angeles correspondent Lisa Johnson Mandell, it’s just another real-estate ...

So Many Questions: ‘Cristela’ actor Carlos Ponce says we all need to lighten up

By Kate Benz
Whatever happened to our ability to laugh at ourselves? It’s a question that the new ABC comedy “Cristela” blows wide open by poking fun at, well, ...

Costume designer says dress shows character

By Kate Benz
Well before a performer belts out the first lyric, their costume has begun to tell a story. Just ask Emmy Award-winning designer Marina Toybina. ...

So Many Questions: ‘Bloodline’ actor Jamie McShane says people learn to use their demons

By Kate Benz
Regardless of the circumstances that shape us, we decide to embrace our demons or try and escape them. As Eric O’Bannon in the new Netflix ...

Bravo TV ‘Newlyweds’ Kirk and Laura Knight says marriage is tough but worth it

By Kate Benz
As one of the couples featured on Bravo’s “Newlyweds: The First Year” reality series, Kirk and Laura Knight are adamant about the importance of communication ...

So Many Questions: Ben Jones, Animation Domination’s guru says cartoons help us laugh at ourselves

By Kate Benz
You’ve come up with this idea. It’s a cartoon. About the misadventures of ducks. Who live on Cheeseburger Island. It’s called “Stone Quackers.” And you’re ...

So Many Questions: Adi Shankar

By Kate Benz
Producer Adi Shankar is tired. “I want to go take a nap,” he confesses sheepishly. It could have something to do with the fact ...

So Many Questions: 20 years of ‘Les Mis’ leaves its mark on actor Ivan Rutherford

By Kate Benz
When you play a character more than 2,000 times, the role has a way of leaving an impression on you. Just ask Ivan ...

So Many Questions: Nurse Leo Oliva offers a look at end-of-life dilemmas in movie ‘The Shift’

By Kate Benz
Registered nurse Leo Oliva was searching for a way to give a voice to others in his field who don’t know how to deal with ...