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  • Murthy, medical pot, and sex: Letters

    Murthy, medical pot, and sex: Letters
    Confirm Murthy now Why are some politicians so arrogant? As America panics now that the Ebola virus has hit our shores, Dr. Vivek Murthy, a Harvard-trained physician, national leader and public-health educator has waited for months to be confirmed...
  • ‘Wytches’ writer Scott Snyder’s 13 picks for Halloween horror

     
    Scott Snyder prefers horror where the humans are worse than the monsters. That idea, rooted in the Eisner Award-winning, bestselling […]...
  • Send a message to D.C. on Election Day

    Send a message to D.C. on Election Day
    For those of you inclined to send a message to Washington on Election Day, herewith a list of grievances that should get you plenty revved up: Spending: A federal debt approaching $18 trillion. Interest on the debt cost taxpayers $221 billion last...
  • An international arts affair for kids

    An international arts affair for kids
    Miami has been home to one of the largest book fairs in the country for 30 years, annually providing guests with book sales, author meet and greets, and children’s activities. The renowned Miami Book Fair International, presented Nov. 16-23 on the...
  • Orange County blogger hopes to finish novel while riding Amtrak

    Orange County blogger hopes to finish novel while riding Amtrak
    At first, Marianne Kirby was just one of 16,000 writers seeking a free long-distance ride on an Amtrak train. Then, in July, the Orange County resident and UCF graduate got an email saying she was one of 115 semi-finalists who were still in the...
  • Ghosts are aplenty in the Lehigh Valley, author says

    Ghosts are aplenty in the Lehigh Valley, author says
    From tales of the child ghost who sings "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" to the apparition of a young woman in her nightgown waving to her husband from the porch, hours after she died, writer and storyteller Charles Adams III had people on the edges of their...
  • Cartoon caption contest set

    Aspiring cartoon caption writers are invited to submit their captions to a cartoon of two men on a desert island by The New Yorker's Cartoon Editor Bob Mankoff, with the winner to be named by Mankoff at a lecture at Congregation B'nai Israel in Boca Raton...
  • Lost Malcolm Lowry book published for the first time

    Lost Malcolm Lowry book published for the first time
    Malcolm Lowry was living on the coast of British Columbia in 1944 when his cabin caught fire and burned to the ground -- very bad news for a writer. While attempting to rescue his manuscripts, Lowry was burned by a falling log. What would become his...
  • Hollywood's New Leaders: Agents

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Rachel Altman, 34 Agent, Paradigm Talent Agency A risk-taker, Altman left Abrams Artists last year for Paradigm, a shop that has provided her clients "with the kind of major agency platform they deserve to take their careers to...
  • Annual Chili Cook-Off will be simmering in downtown Leesburg

    The Downtown Leesburg Business Association will present the 15th annual Chili Cook-Off Saturday in the Towne Square in downtown. Public serving starts at 5 p.m. Tickets are $5 for all-you-can-eat sampling of chili. There will be live entertainment...
  • To write and die in L.A.

    To write and die in L.A.
    To pay tribute to London's literary dead, tourists go to Highgate Cemetery. In Paris, it's Père Lachaise. But in Los Angeles, boot up the GPS — our writerly dead authors are buried all over town, befitting L.A. sprawl. Down in Rancho Palos Verdes,...