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  • Reductress parody takes humorous stab at women's magazines

    Reductress parody takes humorous stab at women's magazines
    Beth Newell and Sarah Pappalardo make a living poking fun at our deepest insecurities — and the magazines that feed them. Newell and Pappalardo are the founding editors of Reductress, the year-old fake women's news magazine. Their site has been...
  • 'Moon Animate Make-Up' remakes 'Sailor Moon': Out of many, one

    'Moon Animate Make-Up' remakes 'Sailor Moon': Out of many, one
    I am not a fan of "Sailor Moon," which I say not with any sort of pride or derision -- I have just been busy with other things. But I do like animation and collaborative enterprises and the way that every human hand makes an individual mark, and all of...
  • Venezuelans find solace in comedy amid economic travails

    CARACAS (Reuters) - A genie appears from a lamp in the hands of an astonished Venezuelan boy to declare: "You can ask for anything - except toilet paper!" The world's highest inflation and shortages of basics from milk to toilet roll are really no...
  • Paolo Rivera: ‘Daredevil’ artist on ‘Valiant’ return to monthly comics

     
    Paolo Rivera won two Eisner Awards for his lush work on Marvel’s “Daredevil,” but he hasn’t produced regular interior art […]...
  • 'Brando's Smile' biography goes below the surface to find the actor

    Susan L. Mizruchi was 12 and living in upstate New York when she turned on the TV one day and watched Marlon Brando playing Fletcher Christian in the 1962 version of the seafaring tale "Mutiny on the Bounty." She was as she described it "struck by the...
  • Désirée Zamorano on the lives of L.A.'s Latinas and 'The Amado Women'

    Désirée Zamorano on the lives of L.A.'s Latinas and 'The Amado Women'
    In Désirée Zamorano's new novel "The Amado Women," the author explores the ties that bind the women in an upwardly mobile Los Angeles family, and how those connections are tested when tragedy strikes. Zamorano makes a point of depicting characters who...
  • PEN announces 2014 literary award winners

    PEN announces 2014 literary award winners
    PEN announced the winners of its 2014 literary awards Wednesday -- most of them, anyway. The recipient of the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction, a $25,000 prize, will not be named until the awards ceremony Sept. 29 in New York. The winners...
  • Self-pubbed novel wins at annual romance convention

    Self-pubbed novel wins at annual romance convention
    On Saturday, the Romance Writers of America, national trade organization for writers pursuing a career in romance writing, announced winners of its annual awards for excellence in published fiction (Rita awards) and unpublished fiction (Golden Heart...
  • In Theory: Do children of faith have more difficulty differentiating between fact and fiction?

    A study published this month in the journal Cognitive Science and reported by the Huffington Post shows that young children exposed to religion find it more difficult to differentiate between fact and fiction than do their peers being reared in secular...
  • 'The Shark Whisperer' delivers adventure for middle graders

     'The Shark Whisperer' delivers adventure for middle graders
    Imagine yourself in an aquarium, leaning over the tall protective wall that separates you from a pool full of sharks. Now, imagine falling in. Under the worst of circumstances, this would be too horrible to even ponder. Under the best of circumstances&...
  • 'Queen of Kentucky' Movie in the Works With David Permut

    David Permut's Permut Presentations and Unbridled Films are developing a movie version of "The Queen of Kentucky," based on Alecia Whitaker's young adult novel. Katie Ford, writer of Sandra Bullock's "Miss Congeniality" and co-creator of NBC's new sitcom...