Noah J. Nelson

Reporter, Turnstyle News

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3:13pm

Thu August 23, 2012
Turnstyle news

KCRW’s ‘Sonic Trace’: A radio show with visual panache

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Anayansi Diaz-Cortes, producer of KCRW’s Sonic Trace, has an ambitious vision: to trace the stories of immigrants to Los Angeles from Mexico and Central America, illustrating how entire communities have reconstituted themselves in LA. Not only that, but she wants to do it in style.

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3:51pm

Tue July 24, 2012
TURNSTYLE NEWS

Crowdfunding 101: Ten Things You MUST Do

Flickr user 401(K) 2012

We here at Turnstyle News don’t hide the fact that we’re excited about the ongoing crowdfunding revolution. Filmmaker Lucas McNelly writes our “Crowdfunding 201” column, which takes an in-depth look at what makes crowdfunding campaigns tick. Tech and entertainment editor Noah Nelson takes joy in finding new campaigns to talk about and creators to profile.

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2:10pm

Tue June 26, 2012
TURNSTYLE NEWS

Former Good Magazine writers think about Tomorrow

When the print/online hybrid magazine Good pulled a pivot this month and became a crowd-sourced aggregator instead it meant that its staff writers and editors were out of a job. Mildly ironic for a brand that had been building its identity around the idea of social good, but hey, the bottom line is what it is.

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5:07pm

Fri June 22, 2012
TURNSTYLE NEWS

‘The Invisible War’ takes an unflinching look at military rape

2012 has become a year for earth-shaking documentaries. Eugene Jarecki’s The House I Live In stunned and angered me at Sundance this year and now The Invisible War – which also took its first bow in Park City – has done the same at this week’s Los Angeles Film Festival.

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2:00pm

Mon June 4, 2012
TURNSTYLE NEWS

Comedians Olde English Take Surreal Challenge in ‘The Exquisite Corpse Project’

The comedy troupe Olde English loves a good challenge. So when founding member Ben Popik threw down the gauntlet and asked his friends to write a movie together, using a method devised by the Surrealists, the group took on the task. Right before they all went their seperate ways. The result – The Exquisite Corpse Project – will have its world premiere this weekend at the Dances With Films Festival in Hollywood.

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