Topic is the boundary-pushing streaming service from First Look Entertainment for thrillers, mysteries, dramas and documentaries from around the world, serving viewers who crave entertainment beyond the mainstream. Whether it’s a Nordic-noir crime thriller (The Killing), an Italian supernatural political drama (The Miracle), or a mind-blowing paranormal mystery from Russia (Dead Mountain), Topic expands your view of the world.
As a child, comedian and impressionist Jay Pharoah struggled with bullying and feelings of alienation. He describes how his father encouraged him to perform his funny, and accurate, celebrity impersonations in public.
If you are among the millions of listeners of Krista Tippett’s public-radio show On Being— you may be surprised to hear she’s not big on the word “belief.” Tippett talks about why she longs for a definition of faith that isn’t quite so “neck up.”
Food writer and journalist Mark Bittman talks about how parents can break their children free of the marketing culture that encourages them to value ‘junk food’ over real, quality meals. What is ‘good food’?
Dani McClain’s new book, ‘We Live for the We: The Political Power of Black Motherhood,’ is informed not only by the journalist’s years of reporting on race and reproductive health but by her own experiences raising her young child.