Tuesday, October 22

Actor Matthew Alan, who portrays Chris Merrill in Hulu's upcoming second season of "Castle Rock," was joined by his wife Camilla Luddington at the Los Angeles premiere of the show, which releases Oct. 23. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Second season of ‘Castle Rock’ to build on characters from Stephen King’s ‘Misery’

Misery Chastain might be dead, but the new season of “Castle Rock” gives Annie Wilkes another chance at life. The horror anthology draws from the collected works of Stephen King, with season one following a man who returns home to Castle Rock to speak with an inmate from Shawshank Prison. Read more...

Photo: Actor Matthew Alan, who portrays Chris Merrill in Hulu's upcoming second season of "Castle Rock," was joined by his wife Camilla Luddington at the Los Angeles premiere of the show, which releases Oct. 23. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Actor Matthew Alan, who portrays Chris Merrill in Hulu's upcoming second season of "Castle Rock," was joined by his wife Camilla Luddington at the Los Angeles premiere of the show, which releases Oct. 23. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Nathan Mosher said after a traumatic breakup, he started doing stand-up comedy and poetry that discusses the difficulties of mental illness and relationships. He said the supportive atmosphere of of stand-up eventually led him to perform his poetry as well. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

Alumnus combines poetry, stand-up comedy in autobiographical one-man show

This post was updated Oct. 19 at 10:51 a.m. Nathan Mosher originally planned to be a surgeon, but after a mentor told him he would be better off pursuing any other career, he found his calling in stand-up comedy. Read more...

Photo: Nathan Mosher said after a traumatic breakup, he started doing stand-up comedy and poetry that discusses the difficulties of mental illness and relationships. He said the supportive atmosphere of of stand-up eventually led him to perform his poetry as well. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

Nathan Mosher said after a traumatic breakup, he started doing stand-up comedy and poetry that discusses the difficulties of mental illness and relationships. He said the supportive atmosphere of of stand-up eventually led him to perform his poetry as well. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

TiaErykah "Tia" Gregory, a second-year psychobiology student, promotes her business of doing eyelash extensions to clients via the UCLA Free & For Sale Facebook page. Amongst three different volume options for the lashes, Gregory said she also offers to fill in where the previous lashes have fallen out. For convenience, Gregory does each of her appointments at her apartment. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

Student runs eyelash extension business from her own apartment

TiaErykah “Tia” Gregory struggled to find an eyelash technician after coming to college, so she decided to become one herself. The second-year psychobiology student spent a week this summer participating in a training workshop to receive her license for eyelash extensions. Read more...

Photo: TiaErykah "Tia" Gregory, a second-year psychobiology student, promotes her business of doing eyelash extensions to clients via the UCLA Free & For Sale Facebook page. Amongst three different volume options for the lashes, Gregory said she also offers to fill in where the previous lashes have fallen out. For convenience, Gregory does each of her appointments at her apartment. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

TiaErykah "Tia" Gregory, a second-year psychobiology student, promotes her business of doing eyelash extensions to clients via the UCLA Free & For Sale Facebook page. Amongst three different volume options for the lashes, Gregory said she also offers to fill in where the previous lashes have fallen out. For convenience, Gregory does each of her appointments at her apartment. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

Lindy West (left) and Samin Nosrat (center) took the stage to answer questions Sunday at Royce Hall. West said when she worked on adapting “Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman” for television, she learned that good television included cutting most of what she had written. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Authors discuss navigating fame as their books become TV shows

This post was updated Oct. 14 at 8:24 p.m. Lindy West and Samin Nosrat grew up eating “milk mush” and “Samin rice,” respectively. The former, consisting of milk, flour, butter, cinnamon and sugar, and the latter, consisting of rice, soft vegetables and yogurt, were staples in each woman’s childhood kitchen. Read more...

Photo: Lindy West (left) and Samin Nosrat (center) took the stage to answer questions Sunday at Royce Hall. West said when she worked on adapting “Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman” for television, she learned that good television included cutting most of what she had written. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Lindy West (left) and Samin Nosrat (center) took the stage to answer questions Sunday at Royce Hall. West said when she worked on adapting “Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman” for television, she learned that good television included cutting most of what she had written. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Sara Tariq, a Texas native, began her entertainment career on an MTV reality show, but she is now living in Los Angeles as an up-and-coming DJ with credits as a writer under her belt. She’s written for magazines such as Billboard, Complex and Vibe. (Courtesy of Sara Tariq)

Los Angeles Unveiled: Rooted in music, reality TV star-turned-DJ remains steadfast in entertainment

Sara Tariq said she made her television debut as the first Pakistani woman on an MTV reality show. The Texas native said many believe that her first show in 2019 – “Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club” – is where she got her start in the world of media. Read more...

Photo: Sara Tariq, a Texas native, began her entertainment career on an MTV reality show, but she is now living in Los Angeles as an up-and-coming DJ with credits as a writer under her belt. She’s written for magazines such as Billboard, Complex and Vibe. (Courtesy of Sara Tariq)

Sara Tariq, a Texas native, began her entertainment career on an MTV reality show, but she is now living in Los Angeles as an up-and-coming DJ with credits as a writer under her belt. She’s written for magazines such as Billboard, Complex and Vibe. (Courtesy of Sara Tariq)

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Digitized horoscopes offer young people sanctuary in chaos, founder says

Ross Clark’s sun sign is a Leo, which means he’s predisposed to thinking he has the best astrological sign, he said. But before fully immersing himself in the world of astrology, the CEO and co-founder of the mystical services and astrology app Sanctuary said he started by reading horoscopes from the New York Post on his former boss’ desk while working as an entertainment publicist. Read more...

Photo: (Jennie Wang/Daily Bruin)

(Jennie Wang/Daily Bruin)

English singer-songwriter dodie concluded her “Human Tour” at the Hollywood Palladium on Friday night, where she pulled from her full discography. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)

Concert review: Unapologetically authentic show shares dodie’s life lessons on humanity

This post was updated Oct. 13 at 12:35 a.m. If there were ever an artist who could transition smoothly between soft songs celebrating stigmas and upbeat odes to dysfunctional relationships, it would be dodie. Read more...

Photo: English singer-songwriter dodie concluded her “Human Tour” at the Hollywood Palladium on Friday night, where she pulled from her full discography. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)

English singer-songwriter dodie concluded her “Human Tour” at the Hollywood Palladium on Friday night, where she pulled from her full discography. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)