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CBTV Student Fest: 'My Big Brother' by Jason Rayner

Our Student Animation Festival continues today with My Big Brother, a Savannah College of Art and Design short directed by Jason Rayner.

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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Sun Aug 17, 2014

PC Magazine

Ethical Quandry? Bezos' Washington Post Uses Amazon Affiliate Links in Articles

You're reading, you're reading, you're reading, and bam! A "Buy it now" button pointing to Amazon, complete with an affiliate ID for The Washington Post.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Washington Post

On changing book covers, and why we judge them

The legions of readers buying physical books may be growing smaller. But when you mess with their classics, they're as loud as they've ever been.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Tivyside Advertiser

George's Marvellous Medicine

Theatr Mwldan continues its traditional summer outdoor performances at the Welsh Wildlife Centre, Cilgerran in partnership with The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales beginning with George's Marvellous Medicine on Sunday 31 August at 4pm.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Top 10 kids' books turned into movies

Top 10 kids' books turned into movies "The Wizard of Oz," "Willy Wonka," "Hugo" and more children's-lit classics turned into great movies.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

IcNetwork

When Charlie went to the Ffatri Siocled and spoke Welsh

If you want to read Roal Dahl's Dany Pencampwr y Byd now you can When Lynda Tunnicliffe's husband Richard decided he wanted to learn Welsh, he thought the best way would be to read a translation of a book he'd already read in English.

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IcNetwork

Nine-year-old Marc gets a real-life Willy Wonka moment at the Haribo sweet factory

Marc-Cozzarolo, nine, from Radyr, Cardiff, was one of ten children who won the chance to tour the Haribo factory A nine year old received his own real-life Willy-Wonka-style golden ticket after winnning a competition to visit the Haribo sweet factory.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

IcNetwork

Carolyn Hitt: Why Penguin marketing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...

Penguin Books cover of a new edition of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory which Penguin have defended after they were criticised for using a "sexualised" photograph of a young girl.

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StarNewsOnline.com

The worst book jackets ever published?

Penguin recently caused a small storm in England when it released the proposed cover for a new edition of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Dark Horizons News

Spielberg Changing "BFG," Open To "West Side"

Following his upcoming Cold War era thriller starring Tom Hanks, filmmaker Steven Spielberg is set to tackle the film adaptation of the Roald Dahl children's classic "The BFG".

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The Vermont Standard

Willy Wonka Jr. Presented By BarnArts

BarnArts Summer Youth Theatre Institute 2014 is staging Willy Wonka, Jr., a youth version of the 1971 film, Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, August 8-10 at Barnard Town Hall.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Brady's death ruled homicide: US police

WASHINGTON DC police say the death of former US White House press secretary James Brady has been ruled a homicide by a medical examiner.

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Hampshire Chronicle

Chocolate Factory book cover furore

The cover of a new edition of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was criticised for using a 'sexualised' photograph of a young girl Publishers Penguin have defended themselves after they were criticised for using a "sexualised" photograph of a young girl for the cover of a new edition of Roald Dahl's Charlie And The Chocolate Factory.

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NEWS.com.au

WWII vet who found Hitler's top hat dies

RICHARD Marowitz, the US soldier who found Adolf Hitler's top hat at the end of WWII and who was the subject of a documentary, has died aged 88. A NEW edition of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has been criticised for having a "sexualised" image of a young girl on its cover.

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Daily Star

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The new release is aimed at adults and shows a young girl sitting beside her mother with a full face of make-up, glamorous hair and a feather boa wraped around her.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Rush Hour: The stories you need to know today

MALCOLM Turnbull has been left out of the loop lately, but now he's being asked to rescue his colleagues after their embarrassing slip-ups.

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GalleyCat

Penguin UK Reveals New Charlie & the Chocolate Factory Cover Design

Penguin UK has redesigned the cover of Roald Dahl's Charlie & the Chocolate Factory to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the book.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

IcNetwork

Portrait of a young Roald Dahl painted during his time in the RAF in the Second World War

A rarely seen portrait of a young Roald Dahl painted during his time in the RAF in the Second World War is going on show in a new exhibition.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Oakland Post

Stockton Civic Theatre Presents "Willy Wonka, Jr"

Based on the original book "Charlie and The Chocolate Factory", Roald Dahl's "Willy Wonka, Jr" follows enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding five golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Wichita boy cast in Broadway's 'Matilda'

Sorry, Music Theatre Wichita: 12-year-old Timothy T.V. Cao regrets that he can't be in any shows here this summer.

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