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  • Review: 'Trigger Warning' by Neil Gaiman

    Review: 'Trigger Warning' by Neil Gaiman
    With public appearances that pack arenas like rock concerts and platforms that include graphic novels, movies, TV, audiobooks, radio, stage musicals and video games, Neil Gaiman is the sort of literary celebrity who comes around once a generation. And...
  • Orwellian wordcrimes: The perils of not taking language seriously

    Orwellian wordcrimes: The perils of not taking language seriously
    In the early '80s, the era of Reagan, Indiana Jones, and K-cars, I read George Orwell's "Animal Farm" for seventh grade English class and wasn't sure what to make of it. Where were the human beings? What was the deal with Stalin and communism? Were 12-...
  • Bruce Museum Celebrating Penguin Awareness Day

    Bruce Museum Celebrating Penguin Awareness Day
    Move over, Shark Week. Next Tuesday, Jan. 20, is Penguin Awareness Day. There's no better place to spend it than at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, whose new science curator, Dr. Daniel Ksepka, is an enthusiastic fount of knowledge about what he called...
  • Calendar

    It's not all snow drifts and resolutions – January has its fun side. Read all about it here. Funny Man Comedian Kyle Kinane has had an interesting career, the kind that gets cobbled together online and in small clubs. He was a founding member ("...
  • A painstaking effort to reunite forgotten films with their owners

    A painstaking effort to reunite forgotten films with their owners
    Inside a 260,000-square-foot warehouse just over the Grapevine off Interstate 5, an archivist from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences clambered up a ladder to inspect a stack of dusty 35-millimeter film cans. "What are some of the titles we'...
  • Riders safely removed from stalled Harry Potter ride at Universal Orlando

    Riders safely removed from stalled Harry Potter ride at Universal Orlando
    All passengers who were stuck on a stalled Harry Potter ride in Orlando have been safely removed from the attraction, a Universal Orlando spokesman said. The Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts ride suddently stopped Monday, prompting a call to...
  • Review: 'West of Sunset' by Stewart O'Nan

    Review: 'West of Sunset' by Stewart O'Nan
    In the early 2000s, I wrote for People, often covering celebrities. One of our major themes, found in profiles and photos, was to show how stars are just like us. Pictures regularly featured famous people taking out the garbage, playing with their...
  • Check out the latest new releases by Hampton Roads authors

     Check out the latest new releases by Hampton Roads authors
    Is one of your New Year resolutions to read more in 2015, or perhaps try a new genre or author? Check out the latest local-author additions to the Daily Press bookshelf. Fiction "The Cruiser: A Dan Lenson Novel" by David Poyer. Fiction/Military/...
  • Local authors have books optioned, adapted for film

    Heather Hildenbrand, Virginia Beach author of more than eight young adult science fiction romance novels, recently announced that "Imitation," the first book in her Clone Chronicles series, has been optioned by broadcast network NBC for television...
  • In memoriam

    In 2014, the Peninsula marked the deaths of many citizens who left indelible marks on our community. Not all of them were famous, but they lived lives that benefited those around them. As the year draws to a close, we would like to remember a few of them....
  • New publishing trends reshaping reading

    New publishing trends reshaping reading
    In November, a pair of technology journalists issued the latest in what seems to be a constant stream of announcements proclaiming the start of a book publishing revolution. First, co-authors Jason Hiner and Lyndsey Gilpin said they would crowdfund...