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'Orange Is the New Black': Real Alex, Cleary Wolters, defends Piper relationship in first interview

Piper Kerman told her side of her story in her nonfiction book "Orange Is the New Black," and now Catherine Cleary Wolters, the inspiration for character Alex Vause in the Netflix series of the same name, has stepped forward to tell hers.


Related Topix: Orange is the New Black

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Dave Eggers novel due out in June

Dave Eggers published his last novel, "The Circle," in September. And now, less than a year later, he has another one due out.


Related Topix: The Circle


Keep Steve Jobs' personality out of hiring trial, tech companies say

Witnesses at an upcoming trial over no-hire agreements in Silicon Valley should not be allowed to offer evidence that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was "a bully," four major tech companies argued in a court filing.


Related Topix: Steve Jobs, Apple, Startups, Science / Technology, Google

Genesee Country Express

How James Patterson Sells More Books Than J.K. Rowling Or Stephen King

According to Nielsen BookScan , James Patterson has sold more books in the past decade than any other writer - more than Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling or horror master Stephen King.


Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Authors, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Inside Bay Area

David Fincher likely won't direct Steve Jobs film

David Fincher likely won't direct the upcoming film about the late Apple founder Steve Jobs after Sony Pictures turned down Fincher's supposed "aggressive" demands for $10 million upfront and control of marketing of the movie, according to the Hollywood Reporter.


Related Topix: The Social Network, Steve Jobs, Apple, Startups, Marketing


Watch Affleck In The First Gone Girl Trailer

The first trailer of the film adaptation of Gillian Flynn's best-selling novel Gone Girl, starring Ben Affleck, has been released.


Related Topix: Gone Girl, Pop/Rock, The Psychedelic Furs, Music, Entertainment

WBAY-TV Green Bay

2 sex offenders charged with rapes, killings

Two registered sex offenders who have known each other since at least 2012 have been charged with raping and killing four California women since last year.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, The Goldfinch, Chris Christie, US Governors

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Telling tales of the presidents

Teddy Roosevelt died in 1919. Doris Kearns Goodwin was not born until 1943, but to hear her tell it, she spent the better part of seven years living with the legendary U.S. president.


Related Topix: The Bully Pulpit, Team of Rivals, Journalism, Newport News, VA, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Entertainment


Rocket leak delays space station delivery launch

The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a well-known white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader who was once the... Never one to keep his hatred to himself, Frazier Glenn Cross for decades sought out any soapbox to espouse his white-supremacist beliefs, ... (more)


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Violent Crime, The Goldfinch, Gay/Lesbian

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Bell scandal kingpin gets prison term in tax case

Donna Tartt's "The Goldfinch," already among the most popular and celebrated novels of the past year, has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.


Related Topix: The Goldfinch, Gay/Lesbian, Terrorism

Donna Tartt wins fiction Pulitzer for 'Goldfinch'

One of the country's top colonial historians, Alan Taylor, has won his second Pulitzer, for "The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War In Virginia."


Related Topix: The Goldfinch, Virginia, Virginia Government, Theater, Arts, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Nonfiction

Albany Times Union

Skidmore lecture explores Afghanistan

Noah Coburn, a political anthropologist who has written two books about Afghanistan, will present lecture about the recent Afghan elections at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Skidmore College's Filene Recital Hall.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Anthropology, Science, Bennington College, And the Mountains Echoed,

Mississippi Business Journal

Martin Willoughby - Darden North combines medicine with writing

A few years ago, authors Malcolm Gladwell and Geoff Colvin brought to the public's attention the 10,000 hour rule for becoming an expert.


Related Topix: Outliers

The Drinks Business

Kumala official partner to Mandela DVD

Kumala has partnered with Pathe to become the official partner of the UK DVD release of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.


Related Topix: Mandela, Drama Movies, Long Walk to Freedom, World News, South Africa, Africa, Wine, Drink

Herald Gazette

Baskets, books, story time in Lincolnville

On Saturday, April 19, people of all ages are invited to come to the library between 10 a.m. and noon to make paper baskets, bird's nests and other fun items to celebrate spring.


Related Topix: Orphan Train

Jim Gaffigan's OBSESSED Out 4/29

In front of a live audience at The Wilbur Theater in Boston, Gaffigan's obsession with all things food comes to fruition as he tackles a cornucopia of new food topics from fruit to seafood to donuts.


Related Topix: Away We Go, Dad is Fat, Jim Gaffigan, Online Music

She Knows

World is shocked as Leonardo DiCaprio loses over Josh Hutcherson

Congratulations to Josh Hutcherson for winning MTV's Best Male Performance. We all know he killed it as Peeta Mellark in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire , but seriously? The "best" performance? Leo DiCaprio can act circles around the young hunk, but perhaps that's the problem.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, The Great Gatsby, Celebrities, Leonardo DiCaprio, Josh Hutcherson, History Movies, Titanic, Action Movies, The Wolf of Wall Street, Wolf of Wall Street, Entertainment

teacher honor roll/education notebook

Last book read and favorite book: Last book: 'The Lucky One' by Nicholas Sparks; favorite book: 'Jacob Have I Loved' by Katherine Paterson Favorite teaching memory: Ten years ago, I had the opportunity to have a young lady named Mia in my classroom.


Related Topix: The Lucky One, Huntington University

Sun Apr 13, 2014

CBS News

MTV Movie Awards 2014: List of winners

Here is the list of winners at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards , which were handed out Sunday in a ceremony hosted by Conan O'Brien airing live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: The Wolf of Wall Street, Wolf of Wall Street, Celebrities, Leonardo DiCaprio

Gone Girl

Another Cape Girardeau, MO. filmed showcase, the film Gone Girl which based also on a true story written pop-fiction book, once again a media focus, the story talks about the fact that one woman who turned up missing on her own wedding anniversary was found murdered in the town where part of the film took place.


Related Topix: Gone Girl, Cape Girardeau, MO, The Social Network