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  • Essayist Roxane Gay's critical voice is booming

    Essayist Roxane Gay's critical voice is booming
    At the risk of sounding like I'm "mansplaining": Female nonfiction writers are having a moment. How do I know this? The literary ether has whispered it for months: Lena Dunham ("Girls") recently Instagrammed a picture of Megan Stielstra's book of essays,...
  • Why we link Ebola to fictional stories like 'Contagion'

    Why we link Ebola to fictional stories like 'Contagion'
    "Health officials struggle to control the media narrative about Ebola," read a headline in the Washington, D.C., publication The Hill a few days ago. The words were atop an article arguing that careful Obama administration pronouncements about the limited...
  • NBCUniversal CEO Burke says cable channels face challenges

    Media companies' most reliable cash cow -- their clusters of cable TV channels -- could be headed for some rough terrain. On Thursday, NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke warned Wall Street not to expect cable TV channels to produce the same fat...
  • AMC Networks To Operate BBC America After $200M Investment

    Doctor Who has fought Daleks, Silurians and Cybermen. Now he's going to be teaming up with flesh-eating zombies in hopes of conquering Madison Avenue and merging cable behemoths. AMC Networks, which has found much success with its apocalyptic zombie-...
  • Orlando launches anti-bullying campaign

    It's not a usual function of city government, but Orlando launched a campaign Thursday that aims to teach both kids and adults how to stop bullying. The "Stand Up Orlando" campaign attempts to combat bullying on several fronts, starting with an anti-...
  • Autopsy shows 6 gunshot wounds in back of legs of man killed by St. Louis officer

    ST. LOUIS A private autopsy of Vonderrit D. Myers Jr., killed Oct. 8 by a St. Louis police officer, shows that his wounds included six shots in the back of his legs and one in the face, a forensic pathologist reported Thursday. Dr. Cyril H. Wecht,...
  • 'Birdman' is amusingly imperfect

    'Birdman' is amusingly imperfect
    *** (out of four) Everyone gets it. The subject of modern, attention-span-deprived people letting life fly by as they capture and share it on a smartphone has been discussed so extensively that it’s become the 21st century version of the quote from...
  • Tech group tells Hollywood the sky isn't falling

    Tech group tells Hollywood the sky isn't falling
    Every few months, the entertainment industry and its allies put out another report for policymakers on the toll that the Internet and changing technology are taking on filmmakers, musicians, authors and the companies that finance many of their works....
  • 'Homeland' puts spotlight on Charlotte woman's calligraphy

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Lori Sparacio's handiwork is etched on a 25-foot chalkboard at The MAYOBIRD, a Charlotte, N.C.-based chicken salad eatery. Her "swoops and swirls" have been inked on the bottoms of a bride's high-heels, between the threading of 100...
  • Brian Roberts: NBC, Harry Potter Ride Boost Comcast's 3Q Profit

    Cable and entertainment giant Comcast saw its third-quarter net income soar nearly 50%, thanks to a favorable tax adjustment and improving performance at its NBCUniversal unit. The Philadelphia company, which is currently seeking approval from federal...
  • People on the Move

    People on the Move
    Personnal moves and recognition at South Florida businesses Nonprofits J.B. Murray, managing partner of Squire Patton Boggs' West Palm Beach office, was named chairman of the board of directors for the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin...