Zainab Akande

Covering Culture At Large


"Channing Tatum posts sweetest tribute to his family's beloved pet" The Dodo, January 2016. 

"He HAs No IDea How Much Better His Life Is About To Get" The Dodo, January 2016.

"Celebrity uses instagram to get her grandma's stolen dog back" The dodo, January 2016.

"Puppy Dumped By Breeder Heals IN Baby Bouncer" The Dodo, January 2016. 

"Homeless Cat Shows It Actually Pays To Look Like Adam Driver" The Dodo, January 2016.

"Celebrity Sees Abandoned Pup On Twitter, Gets In Her Car To Pick Him Up" The Dodo, January 2016.

"Demi Lovato's New Dog Helps Her Heal After Tragic Loss" The Dodo, January 2016.

"How 'Ayanda' Normalizes Being An AfricaN Woman, According To Its Director & Producer" Bustle, November 2015. 

"New York Retail City Guide: October 2015" Stylus Media Group, OCtober 2015. 

"Vegan Retail Rising, uSA" Stylus Media Group, september 2015.

"From Bigelow to Scorsese: 7 Music Videos & Commercials by Iconic Directors" The Credits, June 2015

"Tribeca Interviews: Actor Johnny Whitworth Delves Into 'bad hurt,' The evolution of his craft and the type of actors he finds most talented" Galo magazine, June 2015.

"Tribeca interviews: 'film festival kid' joshua rush dishes on 'emelie,'james bond aspirations and everyday life as a child actor" GAlo Magazine, april 2015.

"Actor Brian Stepanek Talks 'home,' Voice Acting And Animated Movies" Galo Magazine, april 2015.

"Richard LaGravenese Dishes on 'The Last Five Years' and His Love of TheateR" Indiewire, February 2015.

"Why We Have Film Noir to Thank For 'Twin Peaks' and Other Hit TV Dramas" Indiewire, December 2014.

"Gotham west at 1: Eating Quick and Classy In Hell's Kitchen" Medium, november 2014. 

"MPAA Launches, Its Most Daring Stand Against Piracy Yet" Indiewire, November 2014.  

"'The Imitation Game' Director on Lack of Gay Sex in Movie and Working With Benedict Cumberbatch" Indiewire, November 2014.

"5 Great Teen TV Dramas That Met Their End Way Too Early" Indiewire, November 2014.

"Costume Legend Colleen Atwood and Composer Marco Beltrami Reflect On Their Careers" Indiewire, November 2014.  

"How the Middleburg Film Festival Attracts D.C. Heavyweights and Locals Alike" Indiewire, November 2014.

"Jake Gyllenhaal on Why He Wanted to Produce and May Someday Direct" Indiewire, Ocotber 2014.

"How 'Scandal' and 'Hannibal' Are Winning The Social Media Game" Indiewire, October 2014.

"Nicholas Hoult on the 'Young Ones,' Going Hungry and Pretend-Fighting Hugh Jackman" Indiewire, October 2014.

"Celebrating The Charms Of 'Bewitched,' 50 Years Later" Indiewire, September 2014.

"Talk Of Big Oil, Car Hacking and More Go Down at NYC Premiere of 'Pump'" Indiewire, September 2014.  

"How to Measure Your Documentary's Impact & Make It Count" Indiewire, September 2014.

"'True Blood': How Bill Compton Made Sookie Stackhouse Lose Her Groove" Indiewire, September 2014.

"Happy Birthday, david Fincher! Here are our Favorite scenes" Indiewire, August 2014.

"The Renaissance of TV Horror" Artinfo, March 2014. 

"Historic Neir’s Now Plays Host To Indie Filmmakers" The Forum, November 2013. 

"For Queens Businesses, A Haven Is Born In Ridgewood" The Forum, October 2013. 



"Ballerinas Online" NYCity News Service, December 2014 [Video].

"'Gay' In The Bronx" NYCity News Service, April 2014 [Video].

"Andre Brown of the New York Giants Joins In On Super Bowl XVLIII Events In NYC" NYCity News Service, February 2014 [Video].

"Film Noir Femme Fatales We'd Love To Be" Marie Claire, July 2014 [Photos]. 

"‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Comes to Union Square" Voices of NY, May 2014 [Photo, TEXT, Audio].  

"A Goodbye To 5POINTZ" NYCity News Service, December 2013 [Video].

"St. Paul's Chapel Mourns The Fallen on 9/11" NYCity News Service, September 2013 [Audio].

"What's Your Favorite Thing About New York City?" NYCity News Service, September 2013 [Audio].