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First up: IFC's Mary Shelley, which stars Elle Fanning as the famous author, who quickly learns that there are much shittier monsters in this world than a straightforward reanimated corpse. Opening in theaters on May 25, the film co-stars Douglas Booth as Mary's apparent drunken shitheel of a husband, ...
I saw America and met Americans by the dozen, but I found Trump only in the way that American poet William Hughes Mearns found a ghost in his celebrated poem, Antigonish. Yesterday, upon the stair. I met a man ..... The author's route by rail across the United States. In the dinner lottery, I'm next to an ...

Okay, quick show of hands: Who remembers “Cat Person”? The short story? Published in The New Yorker by author Kristen Roupenian? Kicked off a whole tidal wave of thinkpieces about what was either a) a cutting and upsetting depiction of slowly festering toxic masculinity , or b) a writer picking on those ...
As many an initially ironic Olympics watcher has learned over the years, curling is a surprisingly fascinating sport to get sucked into, full of precision shots, opponent-crushing hits, and brooms. (There are a lot of brooms.) It's enough to give the oddball sport its own passionate fanbase, something actress ...
Fresh off the quiet box-office success of his 2017 Julia Roberts vehicle Wonder, director Stephen Chbosky has lined up his next project: A biopic centered on Theodor Geisel, a.k.a. beloved children's author Dr. Seuss. According to Deadline, Chbosky has become attached to the project alongside producer ...
Quoting anonymous sources from the show's production, THR claims that Gaiman butted heads with Green and Fuller about the series' direction going forward, with the author allegedly balking at decisions that would have moved the second season away from a straighter adaptation of his 2001 novel.

Ursula K. Le Guin, one of the most prominent names in the world of American fiction writing, has died. According to The New York Times, Le Guin—whose most famous works include science fiction and fantasy mainstays like The Lathe Of Heaven and the Earthsea series of fantasy novels, and whose ...
The Rice project has been in the works for a good long while now, as the author and her son, Christopher Rice, have struggled to find the right team and studio to help bring Interview With The Vampire's Louis, Lestat, and the rest of her blood-sucking pretty boys to the small screen. (Paramount Television ...
“Steamed Hams” has become enough of a touch point, in fact, that it's drawn the actual author of the sketch back into its reach. Bill Oakley—who, with Josh Weinstein, served as a showrunner on the season that produced “22 Short Films,” and who personally penned the segment's first draft—finally weighed ...
It's possible that Simon & Schuster didn't really understand what a headache it was getting itself into when it decided to publish a book from real-world trollface meme Milo Yiannopoulos, a decision that's forced the publisher to deal with author boycotts, public disgrace, and, now, an ongoing lawsuit from ...
Sharon Schulman, executive director of Stockton University's William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy, is leaving her post after 10 years. 'I tend to take on new challenges after I accomplish what I want,' said Schulman, 70, who now lives in Gloucester Township with her husband, Sheldon, 74.
Besides Morris himself, the podcast will feature contributions from series star Peter Sarsgaard, Eric Olson, and author Jon Ronson, who wrote about Frank Olson's death for his book The Men Who Stare At Goats. Netflix previously did something similar for its hit docuseries Making A Murderer; meanwhile, ...
In a move that both highlights the viral potency of her now-signature short story—and will likely cause the heads of its harshest critics to summarily implode—The Associated Press is reporting that Kristen Roupenian, the author of New Yorker sensation “Cat Person,” has signed a book deal that's estimated ...
The anthology series promises to dip into a number of the Blade Runner author's obsessions, including identity and the nature of reality. (No Will Ferrell, though.) Meanwhile, there's also the latest season of Doctor Who on offer, and—for those willing to pony up some cash—the spectacle of Gerard Butler's ...
The backlash against Lena Dunham's since-retracted message of support for a Girls writer accused of sexual assault deepened today, when a writer for Dunham's Lenny Letter newsletter openly denounced her now-former boss. Novelist Zinzi Clemmons (author of What We Lose) posted a letter on Twitter ...
Celebrated author and journalist Gay Talese served up a much less celebrated plate of bad opinions last night, when he decided to wax poetic on Kevin Spacey's various harassment and assault accusations to Vanity Fair. “I feel so sad, and I hate that actor that ruined this guy's career,” Talese told a VF ...
HBO has canceled plans for an upcoming miniseries about the 2016 election from author and former ABC News head Mark Halperin, in the wake of accusations of sexual harassment that came to light against him earlier this week. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the premium cable network pulled ...

After writing three very funny books of fake trivia, esoteric lists, and other myriad and delightful bullshit, John Hodgman—the multi-hyphenate podcast host, author, former Apple pitchman, Daily Show correspondent, internet storyteller, etc.—has taken a sharp hard turn into truth. His latest book ...
LONGPORT — After years educating young minds about politics, borough resident Brigid Callahan Harrison will be one of six New Jersey leaders to receive Hughes Center honors. Harrison, a professor of political science and law at Montclair State University, political commentator and author, will receive ...
Not only does this new series keep the author in the corporate family as part of his ongoing deal with the network; with its Afrofuturist themes and predominantly black cast and creative team, there's also a implication buried here that the network is hoping to deflect some of the criticisms that have plagued ...
... the new series left in an even more mysterious existential limbo than usual. “Many things in life just happen and we have to come to our own conclusions,” Lynch noted. “You can, for example, read a book that raises a series of questions, and you want to talk to the author, but he died a hundred years ago.
It all started when a popular novel, Angie Thomas' politically charged The Hate U Give, was suddenly knocked from the top of the charts by a book called Handbook For Mortals, written by relatively unknown author/actress Lani Sarem, and published by newcomer outfit GeekNation. And Handbook didn't ...
AMC announced that it's giving a green light to a new horror series called NOS4A2 today, which means it might finally be time for us to bust out that Dr. Acula script that's been floating around in the back of our heads for years. (Or, hey, maybe an undead hockey pic titled The Ghoultender.) But we kid author ...
Ursula K. Le Guin, one of the most prominent names in the world of American fiction writing, has died. According to The New York Times, Le Guin—whose most famous works include science fiction and fantasy mainstays like The Lathe Of Heaven and the Earthsea series of fantasy novels, and whose ...
It's possible that Simon & Schuster didn't really understand what a headache it was getting itself into when it decided to publish a book from real-world trollface meme Milo Yiannopoulos, a decision that's forced the publisher to deal with author boycotts, public disgrace, and, now, an ongoing lawsuit from ...
In a move that both highlights the viral potency of her now-signature short story—and will likely cause the heads of its harshest critics to summarily implode—The Associated Press is reporting that Kristen Roupenian, the author of New Yorker sensation “Cat Person,” has signed a book deal that's estimated ...
Fresh off wigging-and-accenting his way through the role of would-be auteur Tommy Wiseau in his The Room tribute film The Disaster Artist, James Franco is gearing up to portray another modern Renaissance man—one whose efforts to wear multiple creative hats resulted in wide-spread acclaim, rather ...
The backlash against Lena Dunham's since-retracted message of support for a Girls writer accused of sexual assault deepened today, when a writer for Dunham's Lenny Letter newsletter openly denounced her now-former boss. Novelist Zinzi Clemmons (author of What We Lose) posted a letter on Twitter ...
Celebrated author and journalist Gay Talese served up a much less celebrated plate of bad opinions last night, when he decided to wax poetic on Kevin Spacey's various harassment and assault accusations to Vanity Fair. “I feel so sad, and I hate that actor that ruined this guy's career,” Talese told a VF ...
HBO has canceled plans for an upcoming miniseries about the 2016 election from author and former ABC News head Mark Halperin, in the wake of accusations of sexual harassment that came to light against him earlier this week. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the premium cable network pulled ...
Last Friday, we reported on accusations of domestic abuse and sexual assault levied against Jeordie White—a.k.a. Twiggy Ramirez, the long-time bass player for Marilyn Manson's band—by Jack Off Jill singer Jessica Addams. Addams' account described a long-standing pattern of emotional and physical ...
After writing three very funny books of fake trivia, esoteric lists, and other myriad and delightful bullshit, John Hodgman—the multi-hyphenate podcast host, author, former Apple pitchman, Daily Show correspondent, internet storyteller, etc.—has taken a sharp hard turn into truth. His latest book ...
LONGPORT — After years educating young minds about politics, borough resident Brigid Callahan Harrison will be one of six New Jersey leaders to receive Hughes Center honors. Harrison, a professor of political science and law at Montclair State University, political commentator and author, will receive ...
Isa Dick Hackett, who produces The Man In The High Castle and Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams—both based on the work of her father, the famed sci-fi author—for the service, told The Hollywood Reporter today that Amazon executive Roy Price “repeatedly and insistently propositioned her” during a ...
Giving a press conference from an undisclosed location somewhere in the distant, sexist past, Carolina Panthers star Cam Newton played impromptu comedy critic today, telling a female sports journalist that “it's funny to hear a female talk about routes.” The reporter in question, Jourdan Rodrigue—who'd ...
Anthony Fantano, creator of YouTube music review sensation The Needle Drop, is one of the most popular music vloggers on the planet; growing out of text reviews and humble online roots, he rose to the 1.1 million subscriber mark with his album reviews, which analyze and dissect modern music with a ...
There's always been something deeply creepy about Thomas The Tank Engine and his steam-junkie cohorts; it's not just the eyes—although the eyes are bad—but the smiles, which seem to derive some dark, too-intense joy from their lives of servitude and endless competition with each other. The New ...
It all started when a popular novel, Angie Thomas' politically charged The Hate U Give, was suddenly knocked from the top of the charts by a book called Handbook For Mortals, written by relatively unknown author/actress Lani Sarem, and published by newcomer outfit GeekNation. And Handbook didn't ...
Hollywood has recently caught a taste for the works of Canadian dystopic author Margaret Atwood. Fresh off five Emmy wins for Hulu's Atwood adaptation The Handmaid's Tale, Deadline is reporting that Paramount TV—formerly Spike—has acquired the rights to three more of Atwood's depressingly apt ...
The question Darnielle raises is this: Where does the “In my life” at the end of the song's first verse go? Is it “I never come back to this town again in my life,” or “In my life, I hope I lie?” One of those is apparently how the author intended it; the other is how the rest of us are happy to swear he's been singing it ...
Things fell apart, though, when journalists began looking into the detail's of Frey's battle with addiction, eventually discovering that he'd fabricated most of them. In the meantime, the author had already written a second book about Leonard, meaning that Thornton will actually have twice as much material to ...
The anthology series promises to dip into a number of the Blade Runner author's obsessions, including identity and the nature of reality. (No Will Ferrell, though.) Meanwhile, there's also the latest season of Doctor Who on offer, and—for those willing to pony up some cash—the spectacle of Gerard Butler's ...
In response to the four recent mishaps in the Western Pacific, the U.S. Navy Surface Force is going through a cultural shift in training, safety, and mission execution. The new direction is healthy, necessary, and welcomed in the wake of the tragedies. Admiral Davidson's “Comprehensive Review of Recent ...
There's some lip service here to the idea that this kind of masturbatory self-indulgence can be rallied in favor of actual social change—the line “Welcome to the rebellion” gets tossed out—but that seems secondary to Spielberg and author Ernest Cline's actual goals. Ready Player One comes out March 30, ...
Celebrated author and journalist Gay Talese served up a much less celebrated plate of bad opinions last night, when he decided to wax poetic on Kevin Spacey's various harassment and assault accusations to Vanity Fair. “I feel so sad, and I hate that actor that ruined this guy's career,” Talese told a VF ...
... said Richard Suggett, author of A History of Magic and Witchcraft in ... and was arrested by William Hughes, Bishop of St Asaph, who took her ...
Officer Allison positively identified William Hughes Wright as the driver of the vehicle who pointed a firearm at him. Wright was detained by police and issued his Miranda Warning. Mr. Wright advised police that he does reside at 701 North Parkdale Avenue Apartment #A with Quanterria Hughes and he ...
After writing three very funny books of fake trivia, esoteric lists, and other myriad and delightful bullshit, John Hodgman—the multi-hyphenate podcast host, author, former Apple pitchman, Daily Show correspondent, internet storyteller, etc.—has taken a sharp hard turn into truth. His latest book ...
Harrison, a professor of political science and law at Montclair State University, political commentator and author, will receive the Hughes Center ...
Twitter is a lot of things to a lot of people. For some, it's a news aggregator. For others, a joke-writing platform. Others see it as a way to build communities, or as a method of checking whether the President Of The United States has declared any nuclear wars in the last few minutes. Twitter is first and ...


 

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