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  • Watson wins 'Jeopardy!' finale; Ken Jennings welcomes 'our new computer overlords'

     
    Watson wins 'Jeopardy!'; Ken Jennings, Brad Rutter defeated...
  • IBM's Watson on 'Jeopardy': The machine has won

     
    The machine has won. Watson defeated the two top champions "Jeopardy" has so-far produced: Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. The IBM supercomputer finished the final round of competition on Wednesday night with $77,147 in winnings over Jennings' $24,000 and...
  • Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman in Chan-wook Park’s ‘Stoker’?

     
    You think freshly-minted Oscar winner Colin Firth and earlier Oscar winner Nicole Kidman might be in the mood to try a vampire picture directed by a Korean thriller specialist? Maybe. The Daily Mail is pairing them up for Chan-wook Park's “Stoker,&#...
  • Bay Street Players announce 2011-12 season

     
    The Bay Street Players have announced their 37th season, which will run Sept. 16, 2011–July 29, 2012.  Performances take place at the Bay Street Players Historic State Theatre, 109 N. Bay St. in Eustis. Performances are Thursdays, Fridays and...
  • 'The Vampire Archives,' edited by Otto Penzler

    'The Vampire Archives,' edited by Otto Penzler
    The Vampire Archives The Most Complete Volume of Vampire Tales Ever Published Edited and with an Introduction by Otto Penzler Vintage: 1034 pp., $25 paper "You have heard, no doubt, of the appalling superstition that prevails in Upper and Lower...
  • 'Dracula: The Un-Dead' by Dacre Stoker and Ian Holt

    'Dracula: The Un-Dead' by Dacre Stoker and Ian Holt
    Dracula The Un-Dead Dacre Stoker and Ian Holt Dutton: 424 pp., $26.95 The ending of Bram Stoker's "Dracula" (1897) has long troubled readers. Professor Abraham Van Helsing, the Dutch expert on the supernatural, repeatedly admonishes his band of...
  • 'A Strange Eventful History: The Dramatic Lives of Ellen Terry, Henry Irving, and Their Remarkable Families' by Michael Holroyd

    'A Strange Eventful History: The Dramatic Lives of Ellen Terry, Henry Irving, and Their Remarkable Families' by Michael Holroyd
    When Michael Holroyd takes on a subject, you know his sweep will be wide. This is not to say that he forfeits depth -- far from it -- but rather that he puts things in the fullest possible context. His groundbreaking biography of Lytton Strachey more than...
  • Graphic novels: our favorites

    Graphic novels: our favorites
    "Maus" by Art Spiegelman Merely recalling the title tears my guts out. Art Speigelman’s Holocaust narrative “Maus” justly won him the Pulitzer Prize in 1992. Drawn with intensity, the graphic text depicts anthropomorphized mice —...
  • Theater review: 'Dracula' from UCF Conservatory Theatre

    Theater review: 'Dracula' from UCF Conservatory Theatre
    Is it ironic to point out that 'Dracula' seems dated? I mean, the title character has been around for 500 years, we're told. But Dracula's story, onstage at the University of Central Florida, seems a throwback to another time. Watching Bram Stoker's 1897...
  • Getting bookishly appy with the iPhone

     
    Lately people have been asking me with excitement what apps I've got on my iPhone, and I shrug and change the subject. It's a phone, it plays music, it gives me directions, it lets me e-mail from as many accounts......
  • Theater review: 'Children of the Night' at the Beverly Hills Playhouse

     
    Turns out Bram Stoker was once a vampire???s assistant. The ???Dracula??? author???s day job was managing actor Henry Irving, a Victorian A-lister whose massive ego sucked the life out of his entourage ??? and was the inspiration for Stoker???s immortal.....