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  • Underground cartoonist Tony Millionaire is quick on the draw

    Underground cartoonist Tony Millionaire is quick on the draw
    Tony Millionaire spends his nights in the garage. That's where you'll find him, in a space built just wide enough for a Model-T, bent over his drawing table until 4 a.m., a beer never far from his fingertips. The wife and kids can hear him in there,...
  • Critic's Notebook: Under the influence of Hemingway

    Critic's Notebook: Under the influence of Hemingway
    For much of the 1980s, beginning when I was in college, I used to read a Hemingway book a year. The point was not self-improvement but rather a kind of exploration: What was it, exactly, about his writing that I'd missed? I had read "The Sun Also Rises"...
  • From Punk to Porn: James Wolcott reminds us why the 70s were so loud, weird, smelly and perverse

    From Punk to Porn: James Wolcott reminds us why the 70s were so loud, weird, smelly and perverse
    James Wolcott WSHU Presents “Join the Conversation” with the writer, blogger and cultural critic. Tuesday, Nov. 1, 7 p.m., University Commons, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, sacredheart.edu It takes talent to pivot, the way James...
  • A tweenager toys with new identity

    A tweenager toys with new identity
    A funny thing happens when a retired journalist brings his 20-plus years of word craft to fiction writing — namely, the birth of a 12-year-old boy named Max, whose angles are shaped by David Foster Wallace, Norman Mailer and the author himself,...
  • The literary side of Marilyn Monroe

    The literary side of Marilyn Monroe
    Since her death on Aug. 5, 1962, hundreds of books about Marilyn Monroe have been published by various writers, ranging from famous names such as Norman Mailer, Gloria Steinem and Joyce Carol Oates, to people who worked with her on movie sets. With so...
  • Book review: 'People Who Eat Darkness' is a masterful true crime tale

    Book review: 'People Who Eat Darkness' is a masterful true crime tale
    People Who Eat Darkness The True Story of a Young Woman Who Vanished From the Streets of Tokyo — and the Evil That Swallowed Her Up Richard Lloyd Parry FSG Originals: 464 pp., $16 paper Americans have an advantage in reading "People Who Eat...
  • Orlando Film Festival — walk up, see a free movie

     
    The Orlando Film Festival is off and running at the downtown Plaza Cinema Cafe. I ducked in there this afternoon to take the temperature of the festival, which runs through Sunday. For daytime screenings, at least, you don't even need to reserve a ticket....
  • Orlando Film Fest 2010–winding down

     
    There was talk amongst the film fans that “They've run out of beer. And they might not be able to get any more before the festival is over.” And there was the occasional packed showing. You walk around the Plaza Cinema Cafe and the Plaza...
  • Matt Weinstock, Nov. 9, 1960

     
    Nov. 9, 1960: Norman Mailer’s Esquire article on the 1960 Democratic National Convention gets a frosty reaction from Matt Weinstock. CONFIDENTIAL TO "BITTERLY DISAPPOINTED" (in the office romance): After investing nine years in this man, I diagnose...
  • Brand X Files: Daily Beast eats Newsweek. Kanye West cancels on 'Today.' Coffee gets Proof.

     
    Daily Beast gobbles up Newsweek: The new and old media properties will merge, creating a Daily Week/Newsy Beast/Beastweek/something something politics. Looking forward to Time and the Huffington Post announcing their partnership as Huffington Time!...
  • Jeffrey Thomson, Patricia Engel give free reading at Stetson University

     
    Stetson University’s Sullivan Creative Writing Program will host poet Jeffrey Thomson and fiction writer Patricia Engel for a reading on Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Stetson Room of the Carlton Union Building, 131 E. Minnesota Ave., DeLand....