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Telluride Film Festival to screen 'Birdman,' 'Rosewater,' 'Wild'

When Hollywood wants to shout about a movie, it travels to Cannes or Toronto. When it wants to launch a few well placed whispers, it journeys to an isolated box canyon in southwestern Colorado.


Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment, Wild, Los Angeles, CA, Italy Travel, Travel, Venice, Italy Travel, Europe Travel, us Travel, North America Travel, Los Angeles Travel

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Comedy Legend Joan Rivers Hospitalized

The comedian was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City as a result of a complication that arose during an endoscopy that was being performed to address issues with her vocal chords.


Related Topix: The Swimmer, Drama Movies, Fashion Police, Television, Entertainment, I Hate Everyone . . . Starting with Me, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government

Colorado Daily

Telluride Film Festival guests: Witherspoon, Jon Stewart, Cumberbatch

These are just some of the actors descending on the 41st Telluride Film Festival, kicking off Aug. 29 and running through Labor Day.


Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment, Wild, Moneyball, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Capote, Colorado

Christian Science Monitor

What is it like to work at an independent bookstore?

Tammy Heupels , sits with her son Johann and Annie Philbrick . in the reading area of indie bookstore Bank Square Books in Mystic, Connecticut.


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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Atheists Feel Awe, Too

In Elizabeth Gilbert's brilliant novel The Signature of All Things , Alma Whittaker, the central character who was born in Philadelphia in 1800, is destined for a highly unconventional life as a woman in science.


Related Topix: The Signature of All Things, Folk-Rock, God, Entomology, Science

Common Dreams

It's Time for a Post-Piketty Vision of Shared Wealth

'We cannot grow our way into a vision of prosperity for all that replicates the North American or Western European standard of living worldwide,' writes Parsons.


Related Topix: Capital in the Twenty-First Century, US News, Liberal Political News

The Citizens' Voice

New adult authors will appear at Mohegan Sun on Sept. 3

Colleen Hoover, Jamie McGuire and Abbi Glines will appear Wednesday as part of the Winning Authors series at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Plains Township.


Related Topix: Slammed, Losing Hope, Beautiful Disaster, A Beautiful Wedding, Alabama

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Pordland Mercury

A Culinary Love Letter to Haruki Murakami

IT'S NOT LONG into Haruki Murakami's latest novel that the Japanese author - lifting a quote from Voltaire - points out there's nothing really all that new in the world: "Originality is nothing but judicious imitation."


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Gutfeld Fires Back at Russell Brand: 'Full-Blown Racist,' 'Fashionable Fascist'

Greg Gutfeld really tore into Russell Brand yesterday, but after Brand responded in a video today mocking Gutfeld, Gutfeld unloaded on the actor in a Five segment calling him a "full-blown racist" and "fashionable fascist."


Related Topix: The Joy of Hate, African-American, Television

Silicon Alley Insider

The Photographer Behind 'Humans Of New York' Is On A World Tour

Brandon Stanton is the photographer behind Humans of New York , the wildly popular photography blog that currently has more likes on Facebook than the entire population of New York City itself.


Related Topix: Humans of New York, Photography, Arts


Behind villainy

Was there ever a time in your life that you rooted or perhaps empathized with the villain? That one time you hoped or wondered what might happen if the all-too-good guy did not make it out? I did, and so too has Chuck Klosterman.


Related Topix: I Wear the Black Hat

CBC News

Slackers rejoice! Practice may not make perfect

Did Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates need 10,000 hours of practice to become the success he is today? When Malcolm Gladwell published Outliers , his best-selling book proposing that practising a certain task for around 10,000 hours is necessary before one can ever achieve great success, he But he also dashed the dreams of millions of ... (more)


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Bill Gates, Outliers, Case Western Reserve University, Oswald, Rice University, Entertainment, Television

Lake County Record-Bee

Review: 'As Above' so-so

"Abandon all hope, ye who enter here," is the inscription uncovered by a gang of 20-something treasure hunters in the catacomb-hopping horror flick, "As Above, So Below."


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Spelunking, Harry Potter

CBS News

New "Gone Girl" trailer premieres during Emmys

"Gone Girl" had a new trailer premiere during Monday night's Emmy Awards , giving a better picture of how director David Fincher has adapted Gillian Flynn's best-selling novel for the big screen.


Related Topix: Gone Girl, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

WSJ Media and Advertising

Emmy Awards 2014: New 'Gone Girl' Trailer Debuts During Broadcast

A tense new trailer for director David Fincher 's "Gone Girl" was released during the Emmy Awards telecast Monday night.


Related Topix: Gone Girl, Advertising

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Tom Hanks and Ron Howard Set to Shoot Dan Brown's "Inferno" in April 2015

Cameras are set to roll on Ron Howard's third big screen Dan Brown adaptation in April 2015, Deadline reports.


Related Topix: Angels & Demons, Celebrities, Dan Brown, Authors, Tom Hanks, Vocal

Deming Headlight

Review: 'As Above' so-so

"Abandon all hope, ye who enter here," is the inscription uncovered by a gang of 20-something treasure hunters in the catacomb-hopping horror flick, "As Above, So Below."


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Spelunking, Harry Potter

The Washington Post

Epilogue: a oeGone Girla oe

I was not hugely fond of Gillian Flynn's "Gone Girl" , but I am getting more and more excited for the movie adaptation of it from director David Fincher.


Related Topix: Epilogue, kraflab, Video Games, Gone Girl, Game of Thrones, Cyanide Studios, Atlus Co., US Politics, US News

Radio Times

Vintage Doctor Who, Star Wars, Harry Potter and Disney memorabilia goes under the hammer in Wales

Head to Penarth in Wales this Friday and you may pick up a piece of television or film history.


Related Topix: Harry Potter, Star Wars, Vocal, Pop/Rock, Empire, Philosopher's Stone, Ambient


'Gone Girl' trailer finds Ben Affleck at center of murder investigation

A new trailer for David Fincher's Gone Girl premiered last night during the Emmys and it only served to get fans more excited about the film, based on Gillian Flynn's best selling novel.


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