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  • Serial rapist's search for housing underscores challenges of release

     Serial rapist's search for housing underscores challenges of release
    Ending a 13-month ordeal to reintroduce him to society, a man who admitted sexually assaulting more than 40 women over about 12 years is scheduled to move this month into a small, white house in the blustery desert east of Palmdale. On a dirt road...
  • Epic Games details new free PC game 'Fortnite'

    GamerHub.tv Epic Games is best known for its "Unreal Tournament" and "Gears of War" franchises. The independent development studio is working on a brand new free to play game, "Fortnite," which pits teams of four players against invading monsters. The...
  • BBC, Carnival Producing Viking Drama 'The Last Kingdom'

    The BBC and "Downton Abbey" producer Carnival Films have teamed up to produce a new historical drama series, "The Last Kingdom," BBC America announced Wednesday. The eight-episode, hourlong series will be adapted from Bernard Cornwell's best-selling...
  • Tom Hollander, Andrew Davies, BBC America Bring Dylan Thomas to TCA

    BBC America always adds a big dollop of veddy British seasoning to TCA, but this year the cabler delivered a mini seminar on one of Blighty's greatest 20th century poets, Dylan Thomas. Tom Hollander plays the self-destructive Welshman in the telepic "A...
  • Square Roots a compelling collection of sonorities

    Square Roots a compelling collection of sonorities
    Mauritanian singer Noura Mint Seymali has two related goals. The first is to raise global awareness of her country's music, and the second is to educate youths in Mauritania about their own culture. All of which make her the quintessential artist to...
  • Brother-sister duo April Fools debuts a new hip-hop play, 'Lack on Lack'

    Brother-sister duo April Fools debuts a new hip-hop play, 'Lack on Lack'
    In 2008, Victory Gardens Theater created its Ignition Festival of New Plays, a staged reading series of new works to highlight the theater's mission of bringing diversity to its stage through presentation—and possible development of—new...
  • Gerry Goffin, songwriting partner of Carole King, dies at 75

    Gerry Goffin, songwriting partner of Carole King, dies at 75
    Lyricist Gerry Goffin, whose songwriting partnership in the early 1960s with then-wife Carole King yielded some of the most indelible hits of the era, died Thursday at home in Los Angeles, said his wife, Michelle Goffin. He was 75. Michele Goffin said...
  • Soul poet Bobby Womack dead at 70

    Soul poet Bobby Womack dead at 70
    Bobby Womack, the revered “poet” of soul music for his prowess as a songwriter as well as singer and guitarist, died Friday at 70. Representatives of Womack’s label, XL Recordings, confirmed the death. The cause wasn’t...
  • On Memorial Day weekend, old poem beautifully captures horrors of war

     On Memorial Day weekend, old poem beautifully captures horrors of war
    I don't want to appear disloyal to the American charcoal, meat and beer industries, but Memorial Day isn't only for grilling and drinking. And it's not only for empty politics from empty political suits. Relaxing and having fun are part of a three-day...
  • BBC America to Premiere 'A Poet in New York' This Fall

    BBC America has acquired the film "A Poet in New York," starring Tom Hollander. Hollander plays Dylan Thomas, the famous poet known for his wild, hard-drinking lifestyle. Written by screenwriter Andrew Davies ("House of Cards"), the drama explores how...
  • Former Virginia newspaper editor pens first volume of poetry

    Former Virginia newspaper editor pens first volume of poetry
    Glenn Proctor, the former executive editor at the Richmond Times-Dispatch, has published his first volume of poetry. "Kicking Bottles, News & Dust" represents "how I write and understand poetry," Proctor said in a news release. "It represents many...