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  • 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...
  • Soaring SpaceX, Isaacson on Wikipedia, Asimov on creativity, and more

    Here’s your supplemental weekend reading list (for when you’ve finished your Times.) Elon Musk’s SpaceX is perhaps the most remarkable entrepreneurial success story in recent times. Quartz tells how SpaceX leapfrogged NASA to “...
  • In 'Death Comes to Pemberley,' a brisk mystery in Austen-land

    In 'Death Comes to Pemberley,' a brisk mystery in Austen-land
    That Jane Austen failed to write a murder-mystery sequel to "Pride and Prejudice" was an oversight remedied in 2011 by P.D. James with her novel "Death Comes to Pemberley." Like "P&P" and many other Austens before it — and many of James' own works,...
  • Edward Carey discusses his gothic adventure, 'Heap House'

    Edward Carey discusses his gothic adventure, 'Heap House'
    It's 1875, and all of London's trash is banished to a wasteland known as "the heaps." The Iremonger family presides over this grim realm from Heap House, a mansion itself made up of parts of other buildings. Cut off and inter-marrying for generations,...
  • Simon Rich on 'Spoiled Brats'

    Simon Rich on 'Spoiled Brats'
    Simon Rich has lived something of a charmed life. The son of the political columnist and former New York Times theater critic Frank Rich and the stepson of Alex Witchel, a Times reporter, Simon Rich attended Harvard, where he led the Harvard Lampoon and...
  • I-4 Dead Zone: Scary legend grows

    I-4 Dead Zone: Scary legend grows
    Just in time for Halloween, the “I-4 Dead Zone” goes national this weekend with eerie music, ghostly effects and a time slot on The Weather Channel. The episode of “American Super/Natural” aims to frighten viewers at 10 p.m....
  • With 'Olive Kitteridge,' HBO does what PBS should be doing

    With 'Olive Kitteridge,' HBO does what PBS should be doing
    HBO's "Olive Kitteridge" opens with an older woman walking into the woods on a fall day. She is carrying a blanket, radio, envelope, revolver and one bullet. She spreads the blanket on the ground, turns the radio to a classical station and places it...
  • J.K. Rowling Announces New 'Harry Potter' Backstory Tale

    It's no Halloween trick: There's more witchcraft and wizardry in store for "Harry Potter" fans, who can expect a new tale from author J.K. Rowling on Oct. 31. In an announcement posted to Pottermore.com, Rowling reveals that she has penned a new 1,700-...
  • How Hasbro Wants to Take the Financial Reins of its Movies Starting with 'My Little Pony'

    After spending the past seven years launching film franchises based on its toys and games like Transformers and G.I. Joe, and setting up other movies like "Monopoly," "Candy Land" and "Risk," Hasbro Studios is poised to take the next logical step:...
  • 'Citizenfour' a compelling look at Edward Snowden's actions

    'Citizenfour' a compelling look at Edward Snowden's actions
    Be afraid. Be very afraid. This in essence is the message of "Citizenfour," Laura Poitras' highly anticipated documentary on Edward Snowden's decision to expose the National Security Agency's ravenous appetite for clandestinely collecting the personal...
  • Film Review: 'Big Hero 6′

    With "Big Hero 6," an obscure Marvel Comics title gives the Mouse House's toon division just enough raw material to assemble its own superhero franchise, starring millions of robots -- including one, a balloon-bellied virtual nurse named Baymax, that you'...