| Aug 29, 2009
The Official 'Twilight' Convention is in full swing this weekend at the Hilton Hotel in Parsippany, New Jersey.
More than 2,000 teens are expected at the event this weekend for a three-day, sold-out convention celebrating the "Twilight" series.
| Sep 6, 2009
|| Fiction || Weeks on list ||
|| 1. || The White Queen by Philippa Gregory (Touchstone: $25.99) The wars of the Plantagenets, who ruled England before the Tudors, enmeshed with the mystery of the missing princes in the Tower of...
| Sep 6, 2009
" Vampires have quite the pop culture cachet," says the excellently named Cubby Freeze in Charlie Huston's blood-soaked "My Dead Body" (Del Rey: 302 pp., $14 paper), itself the last in a series of books that can be shoehorned -- along with the "Sookie...
| Sep 13, 2009
'Shadow and substance'
What's the first thing you think about when you hear the words "The Twilight Zone"?
Is it a man in a black suit with a cigarette? Or that cool, lawyerly voice: "Submitted, for your perusal: a Kanamit. Height: a little over 9 feet....
| 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...