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  1. J.K. Rowling offers sassy reply to fan who 'can't see' Dumbledore as gayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Star Tribune

    "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling is receiving accolades Wednesday morning after responding to a fan who tweeted that she "can't see" Dumbledore as gay. "I wonder why you said that Dumbledore is a gay because I can't see him in that way," Twitter user Ana Kocovic wrote to Rowling in a since-deleted tweet.


  2. 10 Cats Reveal What NYC Is Really LikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Refinery 29

    From Gowanus to Park Slope, Astoria to Manhattan, NYC cats are officially having a moment thanks to the Tumblr, Felines of New York . The site, which is run by "a person who likes cats and lives in New York," promises that all kitties featured are in fact "real" - whatever that means.


  3. Wolf of Wall Street's greed mantra drives investment firm to prey on unwaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    Yet there's one investment firm that seems to admire the New York fraudster who was imprisoned for running boiler room scams. Blue Horizons Limited has a "motivational" quote from Jordan Belfort , the real Wolf of Wall Street, painted on a wall in its offices to inspire its sales staff.


  4. Shhh a Silent reading party quietly takes over Hayes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SFGate

    Julie Arzate and Derya Arac read books at BYO Book: Silent Reading Party on Tuesday, March 24 at Noir Lounge. Julie Arzate and Derya Arac read books at BYO Book: Silent Reading Party on Tuesday, March 24 at Noir Lounge.


  5. J.K. Rowling Has Perfect Response For Fan Who 'Can't See' Dumbledore As GayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ETonline

    In response to a since-deleted tweet from a fan questioning how Dumbledore was gay when she personally "can't see" him that way, the Harry Potter author offered a perfect, concise response. The message was well received among Dumbledore's fans and to be fair, the fan who sent the original tweet as well, who has since deleted the tweets, but responded, "Amazing answer... Yes you are absolutely right. 4 comments

  6. 'Becoming Steve Jobs': Rare Insights into Steve Jobs' Evolution and PersonalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MacRumors

    ... of Jobs' life, beginning with Apple's early days. Much of that early content has been shared in previously published books and articles, but the story becomes more interesting once it reaches 1986, the year Schlender and Jobs first met for an ...


  7. Searching for Steve JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... a bunch of old notes and tapes of interviews with Jobs, with whom he had barely spoken for years. I read the two books in succession over the past few days. (Full disclosure: I'm friendly with all three authors.) The contrasts and commonalities ...


  8. The Cult of SteveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Slate Magazine

    ... complexity - genius, leader, learner, martinet, family man - but with a very positive spin. (I recommend both books if you have a passionate interest in the topic because you'll learn new things.) Why were the insiders so unhappy about Isaacson's ...


  9. J.K. Rowling answers fan's question about gay Dumbledore with perfect tweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | She Knows

    J.K. Rowling previously revealed that her much-loved Harry Potter character Albus Dumbledore - who was portrayed on-screen by first Richard Harris and then Michael Gambon after Harris' death - was gay, but yesterday a fan asked her a question about the Hogwarts headmaster's sexuality. Taking to Twitter, a fan with the user handle @anakocovic21 asked the author, "I wonder why you said that Dumbledore is a gay because I can't see him that way?" Rowling's response to this question was simple but brilliant, which is why it's stealing all the headlines today.


  10. Is your favorite TV show about to get axed?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Almaden Resident

    Recently, I fielded a few emails from TV watchers wanting to know what's up with "Stalker." They've been wondering: Does the creepy CBS drama about the LAPD's Threat Assessment Unit have a future? Unfortunately for them, I had to reply that I thought "Stalker" was a dead show walking -- that its ratings were too modest to warrant a second season.


  11. J.K. Rowling responded perfectly to 'Harry Potter' fan who couldn't see Dumbledore as gayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    Harry Potter fan Ana Kovovic tweeted to the author about Hogwarts' headmaster Albus Dumbledore, saying that she couldn't see him as gay man...


  12. JK Rowling's most magical responses to fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Radio Times

    She's brought joy to generations of readers with her books, but JK Rowling casts a spell on Twitter as well. Her latest witty retort was to a fan who said she "can't see" Harry Potter character Albus Dumbledore as gay.


  13. Big Data: The Winning Formula In SportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    I write books, deliver keynote presentations and provide expert advice on big data, analytics, metrics and improving business performance. I have helped many of the world's leading companies and governments on how to answer their most critical buisness questions using data and metrics.


  14. Rolling Stone journalist to discuss 'wealth gap' Wednesday at GRCC conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi will give the keynote address Wednesday for Grand Rapids Community College's 2015 Race, Ethnicity and Identity Conference. Taibbi's discussion, "The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap," will take place at 7 p.m. at Fountain Street Church, 24 Fountain St. NE.


  15. J.K. Rowling Responds Perfectly to Fan Who 'Couldn't See' Why Dumbledore is GayRead the original story

    Wednesday | Towleroad

    ... brings tears to my eyes: I've loved Harry Potter (the books) since I read them but I'm loving them even more now after JKR has shown her true colors. Like I said, what an amazing and ...


  16. Local author Sara Gruen pens an all-consuming new novelRead the original story

    Wednesday | Mountain Xpress

    ... II near Loch Ness and deals with monsters real and imaginary. Photo by Tasha Thomas Author Sara Gruen gets lost in her books. "I wasn't able to immerse myself completely with Water for Elephants, " she says of her 2006 best-seller that became a film ...


  17. Two Different Doorways Lead to 'Wolf Hall'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Wall Street Journal

    ... it." The play, with this kind of precise understatement, and a lavish six-part television series, based on the same books are arriving in the U.S. after huge critical and popular success in the U.K. The most obvious challenge for the creators was ...


  18. Magical TV date for Harry Potter superfan TinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Swindon Advertiser

    Harry Potter superfan Tina Davis at home with actor Tom Felton, best known for Harry Potter's arch-enemy Draco Malfoy, during the BBC documentary THE nation was bewitched by the powers of a Harry Potter superfan from Swindon who appeared on a BBC documentary this week. Tina Davies, 56, from Shaw, appeared on BBC3's Tom Felton Meets the Superfans which saw the former super villain travel the world meeting his biggest fans - and try to understand Tina's decade-long fandom of him.


  19. iBooks Bestsellers: - Paper Towns' RisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Publishers' Weekly

    ... See by Anthony Doerr - 9781476746609 - (Scribner) 10. Allegiant by Veronica Roth - 9780062209276 - (Katherine Tegen Books) 11. Divergent by Veronica Roth - 9780062077011 - (Katherine Tegen Books) 12. Almost Broken by Portia Moore - No ISBN Available ...


  20. HBO Doc Shines New Light on ScientologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Cincinnati CityBeat

    Religious freedom is part of the foundation of this country, and that right extends to faiths of all kinds - ones that our forefathers could have never imagined. But when does a doctrine cross the line from something new, secretive or odd into something more dangerous, sinister or even illegal? The Church of Scientology, a religion created by sci-fi/self-help writer L. Ron Hubbard in 1952, is best known for its rumored oddities and high-profile members.