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  1. Review: Idris Elba inspired by Mandela on albumRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | El Paso Times

    Playing Nelson Mandela in 2013's theatrical release, "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom," clearly struck a chord with British actor Idris Elba - a musical one. On "Idris Elba Presents mi Mandela," a 14-track project on Elba's own 7wallace imprint, the actor offers an uplifting journey, inspired by Mandela and his late father. 1 comment

  2. What J.K. Rowling Would Have Done If She Never Wrote Harry PotterRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Refinery 29

    Today, J.K. Rowling revealed a very interesting and adorable bit of information. A fan asked the Harry Potter scribe what she would have done with her life if she hadn't become a writer.

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  3. Angelina Jolie admits she was in over her head directing epic film UnbrokenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    'I didn't know what I was up against': Angelina Jolie admits she felt in over her head while directing the epic film Unbroken But when Angelina Jolie got behind the camera to direct the epic tale of WWII POW survivor Louis Zamperini, she felt nervous, the beauty admitted to Entertainment Weekly . 'I didn't know what I was up against when I was first getting into it,' the 39-year-old wife of Brad Pitt said.

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  4. Jordan Belfort: Is the Wolf of Wall Street just bleating platitudes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Independent

    The business guru is in London to show us how to become super-rich. Trouble is, says Oscar Rickett, it's all just boring platitudes Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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  5. Is 'Moneyball' The Model For The Philadelphia Union?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... at players like Michael Bradley and Clint Dempsey. The Union has never had a seven-figure Designated Player on the books. Sugarman's talk about OPTA statistics, throw-ins, and draws gives you a look at how much he values data and analytics. He ...

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  6. 'Mockingjay': Is it time to end Hollywood's final-book mitosis?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    ... after six previous films, it wasn't just Warners bean-counters who wanted to hold on. Fans had lived and died with the books since the first volume came out in 1997, and more than a decade later, they wanted the series to go on just a little bit ...

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  7. HBO to air Scientology documentary based on book 'Going Clear'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    HBO is planning to air a documentary based on Lawrence Wright's "Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, & The Prison of Belief," according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film, directed by Alex Gibney , could air on the network next year.

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  8. Idris Elba Wants to Release an Album Inspired by LutherRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Time

    Idris Elba loves playing the titular role on the BBC crime show Luther so much that he's planning to record an album about it . The actor said he's working on songs inspired by police detective John Luther and the demons he battles, RadioTimes reports.

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  9. Idris Elba To Release Another Role Inspired AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllHipHop.com

    After creating an album based upon a previous character, actor Idris Elba has decided to try it again; announcing a new album based on John Luther, a police detective with a dark past that Elba currently plays in the BBC crime drama Luther. Explains Elba, "Detectives carry a lot of stuff.

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  10. HBO Planning Scientology DocumentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TIME.com

    Director Alex Gibney poses during a portrait session at the 70th Venice International Film Festival on Sept. 4, 2013 in Venice.

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  11. This is your chance to win free tickets to Mashable's Media SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mashable

    What does the future of storytelling look like to you? Make a prediction for what you expect in the next year, five years or more, and you could win a free ticket to Mashable 's Media Summit , which takes place on Dec. 5 at the Hudson Theatre in New York City. This year's Media Summit focuses on the future of storytelling, and examines the impact new digital tools have had on the practice.

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  12. How Reese Witherspoon Transformed Her Perky Persona to Play a Girl Gone 'Wild'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hollywood Reporter

    ... of Cheryl Strayed's memoir with depictions of herA oin use and drug-fueled sex: "This is one of the most important books I've ever read in my life" Hoping to kill some time on a flight from Los Angeles to New York back in November 2011, Reese ...

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  13. Katie Holmes Reveals Suri's Surprising Christmas ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ETonline

    During an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show , Katie Holmes revealed that her adorable eight-year-old daughter Suri has a very specific list when it comes to writing Santa. "She's very organized and I start to, like, get a little bit of a panic because you cannot screw up talking to Santa," Katie told Ellen.

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  14. CBO Study Undercuts Piketty's AnalysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tax Foundation

    The Congressional Budget Office has released its annual study on the distribution of household income and federal taxes. The numbers are for 2011 A valuable feature of the study is that CBO estimates the amounts and distributional effects of government transfers and federal taxes, in addition to looking at market income.

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  15. Scientology documentary coming to HBORead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Times

    This should be interesting, to say the least: Busy documentarian Alex Gibney, who won an Oscar for "Taxi to the Dark Side," is completing a documentary that examines the Church of Scientology and its Hollywood connections , based on the 2013 book "Going Clear" by Lawrence Wright. The film, also called "Going Clear," will air on HBO sometime in 2015, but may well turn up at the Sundance Film Festival in January if it's ready.

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  16. First Photo: J.K. Rowling's "Casual Vacancy"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dark Horizons News

    "Spooks," "Ashes to Ashes" and former Lara Croft voice actress Keeley Hawes along with the most recent onscreen Miss Marple incarnation Julia McKenzie are the focus of the very first image from the upcoming mini-series "The Casual Vacancy". The BBC & HBO co-production is based on "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling's first adult novel.

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  17. Winter Battle of the BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Calling grades 5 - 8! If you love to read, join Emma Clark Library's Winter Battle of the Books team. We will read Rules of the Road by Joan Bauer and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling.

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  18. Live Wire Season Finale with Kurt Braunohler, Cheryl Strayed, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | OregonLive.com

    ... Mike Sacks If you're a lover of humor and itching to find out how it works, author Mike Sacks is your man. In his two books on humor writing, he's interviewed the likes of Amy Poehler, Mel Brooks, and George Saunders. His latest book is Poking a ...

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  19. J.K. Rowling Reveals Her Dream Job If She Weren't A WriterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TIME.com

    Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling won Twitter today by revealing the career she would have adopted were she not a hugely successful writer: Potter fans will likely recognize the significance of her choice. The Patronus, the result of a defensive spell that channels a wizard's positive feelings, of main character Hermione is an otter.

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  20. The 2015 IMPAC Dublin LonglistRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    This morning, the longlist for the 2015 IMPAC Dublin award came out, and the nominees include some familiar names.

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