Miriam Bale (@mimbale on Twitter) is a writer, and film programmer & critic, based in the New York City area. She has written for New York magazine, The New York Times, The New Republic, Indiewire, Sight and Sound, and any number of other publications. She has also organized film programs for several establishments including Anthology Film Archives, Film Society of Lincoln Center, the 92nd Street Y, the Yerba Buena Arts Center, and the upcoming Indie Memphis Film Festival. She is the founding director of the La Di Da Film Festival in New York City.
Miriam appeared in the Basic Instinct episode of Blank Check, and as a native Californian she puzzled out where the various filming locations were in northern CA - in addition to dissecting some of Sharon Stone's thoughts regarding her star-making part in this movie.