| Sep 13, 2009
Emily Brontë died in 1848, aged 30, leaving only one published book and some poems. That book, of course, is "Wuthering Heights" (recently issued in new editions, by Penguin and HarperCollins), a novel so strange and powerful that it sinks into the...
| Oct 2, 2009
In the fall, Saturday afternoons belong to college football. Sundays are reserved for the NFL.
Friday nights always have been for high schools. Which, naturally, is where the book "Friday Night Lights" got its name.
That said, Phoebus has been stuck...
| Oct 11, 2009
Arguably, watercolor was the most important medium sustained by American painters struggling with the new demands and untried possibilities of Modernism in the first half of the 20th century.
Georgia O'Keeffe, John Marin, Charles Sheeler, Marsden...
| Oct 13, 2009
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| Oct 18, 2009
The sight, strolling into the Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant corner of Universal Studios' Halloween Horror Nights, was enough to give John C. Reilly a start.
"It is SO weird walking into this place and seeing someone dressed as Crepsley, my...
| Feb 27, 2009
Will one of "Charlie's Angels" be pushing around a human and her vampire love?
The Los Angeles Times' Elizabeth Snead reports today that Drew Barrymore has been tapped to direct "Eclipse," the third movie in the "Twilight" series. Chris Weitz, who was...
| Mar 8, 2009
Army Spec. Armando A. De La Paz Jr. and Wally Longshore, a retired campaign publicist, never knew each other.
It's likely that Longshore, 81, never would have known De La Paz's name if the young man had not lost his life to injuries suffered in a vehicle...
| Mar 15, 2009
|| Fiction || weeks on list ||
|| 1. || Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney (Amulet: $12.95) Greg's dad enlists him in organized sports in order to toughen him up. || 7 ||
|| 2. || Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer...
| Mar 25, 2009
"Twilight" star Robert Pattinson just can't get away from Summit Entertainment, producers of the vampire series.
Pattinson is close to signing for a lead role in Summit's romantic drama "Memoirs," according to Variety. The story follows a couple whose...
| Apr 5, 2009
If "Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History" (thank you, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, for the title that made your scholarly book famous), well-behaved girls seldom make literature, either. The drama in female characters usually comes from their rebelliousness,...
| Nov 18, 2009
| 12:19 PM