How Much of Amazon’s Them Is Based on a True Story?

Margeaux Sippell • April 09, 2021

Them, the new Amazon Prime horror series about suburban racism, begins with some truthful background: “Between 1916 and 1970, roughly 6 million African-Americans relocated from the rural Southern United States to the Northeast, Midwest...

Rebel’s Ariela Barer Hopes Erin Brockovich-Inspired Drama Ignites New Activists

Margeaux Sippell • April 08, 2021

Ariela Barer stars in Krista Vernoff’s new ABC legal drama Rebel as Ziggy, the feisty teenage daughter of Katey Sagal’s Annie “Rebel” Bello, inspired by the famed activist Erin Brockovich. For Barer, working on the show...

This Is a Robbery: What to Know About Self-Professed Art Thief Myles Connor Jr.

Margeaux Sippell • April 08, 2021

“It depends on who you ask, but in general I’m known as an art thief,” Myles Connor Jr. says in This Is a Robbery, Netflix’s true-crime docuseries on Boston’s infamous Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist during which...

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