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  • Tom Wolfe to get lifetime achievement award

     
    Time for Tom Wolfe to get his white suit dry-cleaned again, as the author will receive the National Book Foundation's 2010 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, it was announced Wednesday. The medal, which is the foundation's...
  • Critic's Notebook: Lady Gaga, sexuality and 21st century pop: Speaking truth to Camille Paglia

     
    Responding to a piece of pop-musical analysis by Camille Paglia carries risks not unlike those involved in publishing images of a burning Koran. She is a self-serving provocateur with a dogmatic world view, more interested in swatting down others'...
  • What do hipsters and pornography have in common?

     
    What do hipsters and pornography have in common? As the saying goes, you know 'em when you see 'em. That was the joke moderator Christian Lorentzen used to kick off the eight-person discussion "Look at This F*ing Panel: A Sociological......
  • Orlando Film Festival announces its lineup

     
    The Orlando Film Festival, opening Nov. 3, has announced its lineup of films to go along with famous film guests of honor — Olympia Dukakis, Haley Joel Osment among them. I'm just now going through the onslaught of titles. They're showing “The...
  • Orlando Film Festival — “Norman Mailer: The American”

     
    The first Orlando Film Festival movie (Nov. 3-7) to truly blow me away as I preview this year's offerings is this one, the actor Joseph Mantegna's brilliant, booze-and-blood soaked documentary on the two-fisted author, drinker, movie-maker, lover, brawler...
  • Orlando Film Festival — the first big day of movies

     
    The Orlando Film Festival kicked off last night (not the only festival in the region whose opening night film wasn't all that), but it really gets underway at noon today, with a full slate of showings all afternoon and evening at the Plaza Cinema Cafe....
  • 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....