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  • Frank M. Robinson dies at 87; author and Harvey Milk speechwriter

    Frank M. Robinson dies at 87; author and Harvey Milk speechwriter
    Frank M. Robinson, an author of thrillers and science fiction who also helped slain San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk craft some of his most powerful speeches, has died. He was 87. Robinson's June 30 death while under hospice care at his San...
  • TV Picks: 'Welcome to Sweden,' 'Extant,' 'The Strain'

    TV Picks: 'Welcome to Sweden,' 'Extant,' 'The Strain'
     "Welcome to Sweden." Shot in Sweden, with subtitles and two Poehlers, "Welcome to Sweden" is the freshest thing to happen to broadcast comedy since "Modern Family." Loosely based on creator Greg Poehler’s life, the story follows Bruce (Poehler),...
  • Theater: Shakespeare Fest stages 'Macbeth' and 'Tenor' in repertory

    For the fourth season in a row, audiences at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival might be thinking they're seeing double as it produces two plays in repertory on its main stage: "Macbeth" and "Lend Me a Tenor." In repertory or "rep," the fest at...
  • Rob Owen: FX's 'The Strain' packs little suspense

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. Some viewers accustomed to FX's more sophisticated storytelling may be a bit put off by the pulpy tone of the network's new vampires-as-a-virus drama "The Strain" (10 p.m. Sunday). It lacks the character depth of "Fargo" or "The...
  • Exploring Universal's Diagon Alley from A to Z

    Exploring Universal's Diagon Alley from A to Z
    From Goblins to Gillywater and wands to Wiseacre's, there is plenty for the eye to see at Universal Orlando's newest expansion, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley.  The main attraction and the dining centerpiece -- Harry Potter and...
  • Harry Potter returns! J.K. Rowling reveals boy wizard at age 34

    It caused quite a stir at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup when Harry Potter showed up. The fictional world championship of the fictional sport invented by J.K. Rowling for her beloved series of bestselling books is unfolding in Rowling’s...
  • Buzz Aldrin makes the case for a one-way manned mission to Mars

    Buzz Aldrin makes the case for a one-way manned mission to Mars
    Buzz Aldrin, the moonwalking astronaut, keeps an office on the 10th floor of a stately condominium building in Westwood. Now 84, he considers himself a “global statesman for space” and expends his considerable vitality advocating for manned...
  • Frank M. Robinson, Chicago-born author and Harvey Milk speechwriter

    Frank M. Robinson, Chicago-born author and Harvey Milk speechwriter
    Frank M. Robinson, a Chicago-born author of thrillers and science fiction who also helped slain San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk craft some of his most powerful speeches, has died. He was 87. Robinson's June 30 death while under hospice care at...
  • Warner Bros. Circling Movie Rights to Best-Selling Novel 'The Goldfinch'

    Warner Bros. is looking to acquire the rights to Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "The Goldfinch." However, sources close to Tartt say the author is still making a decision as to whether to move forward with an adaptation. Warners is the only...
  • Harry Potter vuelve en un nuevo relato corto de JK Rowling

    LONDRES (Reuters) - Harry Potter ha vuelto, en un relato corto subido a Internet por J.K. Rowling que retrata al héroe en una reunión escolar, con una edad próxima a los 34 años y con algunas canas. Escrito como un artículo en el periódico ficticio Daily...
  • Author Jonathan Lethem on utopias, novels, politics, social media

    Novels that feature a talking and gun-toting kangaroo. Or a post-apocalyptic future. Or a world of hermaphroditic aliens known as Archbuilders. Or a magic ring that enables flight and invisibility. Since debuting with the novel "Gun, with Occasional...