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There's Starbucks. Lots of 'em. Whole Foods, yep -- no less a massive flagship location (but what I would for a normal candy section). And, even Trader Joe's. So it does feel a lot like the San Francisco Bay...
We're on location in Venice Beach and Santa Monica; our first time here, just west of L.A., shooting some video coverage for Stark Insider. It's a very pretty area. And, not unlike the San Francisco Bay Area, scenes of beautiful...
5-part Stark Insider short film collection is Now Playing.
Retailers that sell alcohol can't accept payments from suppliers to advertise their products. And since wine producers pay Amazon fees to sell through Amazon Wine and it sells as a retailer through its newly acquired Whole Foods Market chain,...
The challenge: You have a beautiful location. And lots of interesting light and architecture. But: no actors. How then to stage a party scene? One way is to do what we did in this new Stark Insider original short film. In Que....
Dee Rees. I didn't know much about her. After Mill Valley Film Festival opening weekend that all changed. The director, best known for Netflix's coming-of-age darling Pariah (2011), held court at the "Mind the Gap" summit on Saturday. Flanked on...
San Francisco culinary extravaganza to feature chefs Dominique Crenn, Sven Chartier, Daniel Patterson, Mandy Aftel, Evan Rich, Matt Abergel more. Plus: San Francisco's first nightclub for food lovers at Fort Mason.
Shout out to all Dirty Dancing film fans: Mark Your Calendars now for the August 18-19th Dirty Dancing Festival held in Lake Lure, North Carolina. If you’re thinking, “But wait, aren’t we in September now?” you’d be right. However,...
You know how people who've met President Bill Clinton often say he has a way of making you feel as though you're the only one in the room. I feel the same way about Charlotte, NC. Its Southern charm...
An unforgettable 17-day cruisetour reveals the many faces of China. Plus: a strong case for the global merits of Google Translate.