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  • @NoToFeminism: Twitter parody uses humor to battle anti-feminists

    @NoToFeminism: Twitter parody uses humor to battle anti-feminists
    The only good thing about having to endure celebrities explaining why they're not feminists is the palate-cleansing you get to do over at @NoToFeminism, a hilarious parody account that's popped up on Twitter. With the tagline "lol feminism no thanks,"...
  • Richard House's 'The Kills' challenges what a thriller can be

    Richard House's 'The Kills' challenges what a thriller can be
    Released last year in England and longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Richard House's "The Kills" is a sprawling, 1,000-page epic that forgoes the formulaic machinations of the lowbrow thriller and aspires to high art. "The Kills" is divided into...
  • 'The Invisible Soldiers' warns of private security forces' rise

    'The Invisible Soldiers' warns of private security forces' rise
    Near the end of "The Invisible Soldiers: How America Outsourced Our Security," author Ann Hagedorn recommends that President Dwight D. Eisenhower's famous warning in 1961 about the rise of the "military-industrial complex" should be updated. In the 21st...
  • A setting in search of some action

    A setting in search of some action
    'Haunted' By Randy Wayne White. Putnam, 356 pages, $26.95 Randy Wayne White has built a legacy exploring Florida's history and ecology. But an evocative look at Florida and its often ignored role in the Civil War can't make up for a lack of action in...
  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' likely to beat three new releases

    'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' likely to beat three new releases
    Despite three new film openings, 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' may still shred to the top of the box office this weekend. The popular franchise is likely to gross $35 million in its second weekend, according to those who have seen pre-release...
  • Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits

    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "A Perfect Life" by Danielle Steel (Delacorte, $28). News anchor Blaise McCarthy's perfect world is turned upside down when her blind daughter returns home from boarding school. Last week: 1 2. "Tom Clancy Support and Defend" by...
  • Mother, daughter cook up non-dystopian teen reading list

    Mom says ... If you're reading this, it's probably because you are not in the middle of a futuristic fight for the survival of the human race. So maybe you've got a minute to idly ponder what teens are reading these days: a lot of teens in a...
  • Christopher Lloyd, Jane Kaczmarek to Star in Indie Drama 'The Boat Builder'

    By Jeff Sneider LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Emmy winner Christopher Lloyd, TV veteran Jane Kaczmarek and Denver-based newcomer Tekola Cornetet are set to star in writer-director Arnold Grossman's indie drama "The Boat Builder," it was announced...
  • Rene Steinke's 'Friendswood' visits a town toxic in many ways

    Rene Steinke's 'Friendswood' visits a town toxic in many ways
    René Steinke doesn't like to repeat herself. Her debut novel, "The Fires," drew readers into the mind of a pyromaniac through a haunting first-person narration. Her second, "Holy Skirts," sympathetically reimagined a marginal figure in the early 20th...
  • Leesburg comic publisher to release graphic novel of end times

    Leesburg comic publisher to release graphic novel of end times
    LEESBURG — A Leesburg Christian comic book publisher is getting reading to launch a graphic novel adaptation of the upcoming faith-based film, "The Remaining," a supernatural thriller about the Biblical account of the rapture and end times....
  • How Much 'Expendables 3' Box-Office Booty Will Pirates Take?

    By Todd Cunningham LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The question hanging over this weekend's box-office race is how big a hit "The Expendables 3" will take from the leaked copies of the action epic that surfaced on the web two weeks ago. Reigning champ...