three busy debras

FILM/TV, SHORT FILM THEATER

Short- “Three Busy Debras at Brunch”

No Comments 14 April 2016

Three young ladies enjoy a slightly off-kilter brunch together in this unsettling short. By Daniel Barron   Sometimes art can take you by surprise and other times it chloroforms you and drags you down into the basement. The following short from the NY-based Not 27 Club (made up of Sandy Honig, Mitra Jouhari, and Alyssa […]

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sina grace

FILM/TV

Yay! LA Premieres A New Episode of Sina Grace’s Self-Obsessed

No Comments 12 April 2016

Yay! LA is proud to present the fourth episode of artist Sina Grace’s new webseries Self-Obsessed, inspired by his own graphic novel. By Daniel Barron   Staying hip, staying employed, not staying single- these concerns have been rendered in a uniquely LA way through the often self-deprecating pen of comics illustrator and graphic novelist Sina […]

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kati skelton

FILM/TV, SHORT FILM THEATER

Short- “Door On The Left” by Kati Skelton

No Comments 07 March 2016

A game show takes a dark turn in this short film from Kati Skelton. By Daniel Barron     Filmmaker Megan Rosati (previously covered on Yay! LA) remarked that “Door On The Left,” the new short from Kati Skelton and Harrison Atkins, is like “biting down on a piece of candy only to find rotten […]

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FILM/TV

Going Steady with Megan Rosati’s 52 Ways to Break Up

No Comments 08 February 2016

Filmmaker and comedian Megan Rosati talks her webseries 52 Ways to Break Up, which recently concluded its third season. By Daniel Barron   Millennials know all too well that commitment issues are a generational epidemic. You have a life, you have goals, you don’t like wasting time. With so many options for our precious affections […]

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kate freund actress

FILM/TV, SHORT FILM THEATER

Short- “Actress” by Kate Freund

No Comments 26 August 2015

A short film about the hard-knock life of an aspiring actress in Los Angeles by Kate Freund. By Daniel Barron   Kate Freund is an actress and filmmaker whose work has become closely associated with Rob Schrab and Dan Harmon’s Channel 101 website and screening series. And like any aspiring creative in Los Angeles she […]

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i am chris farley

FILM/TV

I Am Chris Farley Directors Discuss Comedy Icon

No Comments 10 August 2015

Directors Derik Murray & Brent Hodges discuss developing their film tribute to a comedy icon who left us too soon with their doc I Am Chris Farley. By Daniel Barron   I Am Chris Farley, the new documentary from directors Derik Murray and Brent Hodges, is a bittersweet, sentimental, but at times frustrating experience. Rather […]

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FILM/TV

East LA Interchange Doc Highlights History of Boyle Heights

No Comments 24 July 2015

Director Betsy Kalin talks about her documentary East LA Interchange, which charts the history and development of LA’s Boyle Heights district. By Daniel Barron   Gangs. Shootings. Urban decay. Each of those phrases describe LA’s Boyle Heights district. At least if you go by the typical exposé on CNN. But is that the full story […]

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lizzy cooperman

FILM/TV

Lizzy Cooperman’s Experimental AVANT-GRAMs

No Comments 22 June 2015

Lizzy Cooperman talks about her experimental micro-film series AVANT-GRÄM. By Steven Ray Morris   Lizzy Cooperman tells puns through a twisted hourglass. Seeing her perform at the Silverlake Lounge a few years ago I was instantly enamored with her unrelentingly imaginative style. Armed with a piano that provided counterpoint to the puns and kaleidoscopic tales, […]

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barbara crampton

FILM/TV

Horror Icon Barbara Crampton Talks “We Are Still Here”

No Comments 08 June 2015

Horror icon Barbara Crampton talks her unexpected career trajectory, portraying strong women, and preparing for her starring role in  her new film We Are Still Here. by Daniel Barron   Barbara Crampton never sought out being a horror genre mainstay when she got into acting. But after becoming director Stuart Gordon’s muse in such enduring […]

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steven ray morris

FILM/TV

Excerpt: Steven Ray Morris’ “Molding A Jurassic Universe”

No Comments 31 May 2015

Yay! LA Magazine presents an excerpt from contributor Steven Ray Morris’ new eBook Molding a Jurassic Universe, available now from Thought Catalog Books. By Daniel Barron   “Oooh, ahhh, that’s how it always starts. Then later there’s running and, um, screaming.” – Dr. Ian Malcolm   Perhaps the same could be said of the Jurassic […]

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