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  • Drama League Awards Go Broad with Crowded List of 2014 Nominations

    A whopping seven Broadway musicals and two Off Broadway tuners will compete for the single 2013-14 Drama League Award for musical, one of only five competitive award categories packed with nominees that also include actors Michelle Williams, Denzel...
  • 'The People's Platform' takes on the digital age of exploitation

    With every click, every tweet, every share, am I being exploited or am I taking advantage of the digital revolution? This is the question I kept asking myself as I read Astra Taylor's "The People's Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the...
  • Iain Sinclair walks in literary footsteps in 'American Smoke'

    Iain Sinclair has a terrific way with titles: Witness "Slow Chocolate Autopsy" (fiction), "Lights Out for the Territory" (nonfiction), "Flesh Eggs and Scalp Metal" (poetry). That these titles don't give much away about the books' contents is part of the...
  • Elizabeth McCracken explores grief in ''Thunderstruck'

    Haunted people wander through cul-de-sacs reeling from small-scale catastrophes or pace through Parisienne arrondissements wishing for different lives in Elizabeth McCracken's "Thunderstruck and Other Stories." Her second fiction story collection is a...
  • Francine Prose's 'Lovers at the Chameleon Club' unravels a complex life

    "Police! Open Up!" is regularly heard at the door of the Chameleon Club, the fictional cabaret in Francine Prose's new novel set in 1930s Paris. Unconventional verging on illicit, the club's revue features sexually ambiguous performers who dance before...
  • Ron Howard Directing 'Harry Quebert Affair' Murder Mystery

    Ron Howard will direct murder mystery "The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair" for Warner Bros. Howard will produce with his Imagine Entertainment partner Brian Grazer, along with Eugenie Grandval and Claire Lundberg. The studio has acquired movie...
  • 'Conjuring' Sequels Hit by Second Suit Seeking to Block Production

    Warner Bros. and New Line have been sued for a second time in less than a month in a copyright action seeking to block "The Conjuring" sequels. The suit also named Lorraine Warren, the paranormal investigator portrayed by Vera Farmiga in the film, as a...
  • Bryan Cranston to write 'Breaking Bad' memoir

    Bryan Cranston to write 'Breaking Bad' memoir
    “With this book, I want to tell the stories of my life and reveal the secrets and lies that I lived with for six years shooting ‘Breaking Bad,’ ” Bryan Cranston said in the press release announcing his upcoming memoir. The as-yet-...
  • Disney Junior No. 1 With Kids in First Quarter, Boosts Company Overall

    Wrapping its first year being rated by Nielsen, cabler Disney Junior has emerged the the most popular network among tots -- while also being a boon to the Mouse House across numerous divisions. The 24-hour channel had its highest-rated quarter to date in...
  • The rise of the sharing economy

    Airbnb is all the talk on Wall Street. Its thirtysomething founders were nearly broke six years ago. Now it seems likely they will soon become billionaires. Their company, which connects 600,000 apartment dwellers and homeowners in 160 countries with...
  • Peter Matthiessen, award-winning writer, has died at 86

    Peter Matthiessen, award-winning writer, has died at 86
    National Book Award-winning writer Peter Matthiessen died Saturday at age 86, his publisher Riverhead has announced. His death, after a long illness, came just days before his latest novel will be published. Matthiessen's particularly long writing...