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  1. J.K. Rowling cried during The Casual Vacancy finale and jokes it serves her rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    Her first adult novel was adapted in a BBC series and the Harry Potter author couldn't hold back the tears The author released her first adult novel two years ago, and despite writing the book she still found herself crying as she watched the BBC adaptation's finale. She took to Twitter to praise writer Sarah Phelps and director Jonny Campbell, and joked the emotional ending served her right.


  2. Bill O'Reilly lied, says Fox News: Why that won't hurt him at FoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Christian Science Monitor

    Political commentator Bill O'Reilly seen here in 2013 attending the National Geographic Channel's "Killing Kennedy" screening in Washington. The Fox News Channel host initially contested allegations that he embellished his past as a war correspondent.


  3. Oh Noes! Bill-O Didn't See Irish Terror Attacks, EitherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Crooks and Liars

    You know, I don't even want Bill to lose his job. It'll be too much fun to simply say, every time someone spouts something they saw on Fox, to reply, "Oh, you mean the same network that lets Bill O'Reilly tell imaginary war stories?" I just remembered that, back when I was a newspaper editor, I had to edit some really gruesome photos of Rwandan massacres.


  4. Why Margot Robbie Told Off Will Smith During Her Focus AuditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Cinema Blend News

    The recent weekend box office win of Focus has seemingly reinvigorated the previously beleaguered cinematic star power of Will Smith, possibly redeeming himself from 2013's Afterbirth... err, After Earth . However, it seems that his gorgeous Aussie ingenue co-star, Margot Robbie may have dealt the star another diss during the auditioning process in the form of a rhetorical ribbing at the former Fresh Prince that was far meaner than "yo homes, smell ya later."


  5. Brian Williams was suspended but Bill O'Reilly gets to keep his job at Fox NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Georgia Straight

    ... to El Mozote, according to the Nation . Instead, he went to another town, Meanguera, where he claimed in one of his books that it had been levelled. When he arrived, fires were still smouldering. "This is all a lie, as O'Reilly's own ...


  6. 'J.K. Rowling Bibliography' reveals behind-the-scenes 'Harry Potter' storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... in April. According to publisher Bloomsbury , the book has "complete bibliographic details of each edition of all her books, pamphlets and original contributions to published works, there is detailed information on the publishing history of her ...


  7. Here Are The Top 10 Billionaires Of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Switched

    On Monday, Forbes released its annual list of the world's billionaires for 2015 . There were some surprises: Michael Jordan made the list ! -- but when it comes to the richest people on earth, some things don't change much.


  8. Bryson work choice for One Book New CanaanRead the original story

    Monday | New Canaan News-Review

    Bill Bryson's "One Summer: America, 1927" was chosen for the One Book New Canaan town-wide read. Photo: Contributed Photo Bill Bryson's iOne Summer: America, 1927i has been chosen as the book for New Canaan's Library's 2nd annual One Book New Canaan town-wide read.


  9. Podcast: The Long Tail, the Lottery and "Being Mortal"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WMFE

    Renowned writer and surgeon Atul Gawande explores the relationships doctors have with patients who are nearing the end of life. Examining the raging debate--risks v.


  10. JK Rowling 'cried her heart out' at new 'Casual Vacancy' endingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | DNA India

    Author of The Casual Vacancy, JK Rowling, was left in tears after the last episode in the three part adaptation by BBC got over. Despite the praise for the author, fans were not amused by the altered ending of the TV adaptation.


  11. Jennifer Garner Is Ready To Get Back To Work After Supporting BenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Refinery 29

    Step aside, Ben Affleck. It's Jennifer Garner's time to shine. The actress and mother of three is ready to get back into Hollywood.


  12. Do This: Orange Is The New Black author Piper Kerman at Eckerd College on March 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Creative Loafing Tampa

    Piper Kerman, who wrote the book Orange is the New Black, which inspired the popular Netflix series, is coming to St. Pete this Thursday to give a talk at Eckerd College. Kerman, who went to prison on drug trafficking charges related to events from a decade ago, wrote the book in large part to expose prison conditions for women, and a call for ... (more)


  13. Leonardo DiCaprio to portray multiple personalities in 'The Crowded Room'acRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | UPI

    The 40-year-old actor will star as Billy Milligan, a real-life man who became the first person to successfully use multiple personality disorder as a legal defense in the 1970s. Milligan had 24 identified personalities, and died at age 59 in December 2014.


  14. Amanda Palmer: Internet Rage Is Just Part of Being a CelebRead the original story

    Monday | Wired

    ... I don't like sci-fi and fantasy, I don't like all that dorky stuff,' without even realizing that a lot of my favorite books, and the stuff in my collection, particularly the stuff I loved as a kid, was fantastical realism. I loved Ray Bradbury , and ...


  15. Spring ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Manhattan Users Guide

    What : Dead Wake : The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Who : Erik Larson When : March 10 Why : From the author of Devil in the White City and In the Garden of Beasts , the story of the Lusitania's sinking. As you expect from Larson, a thoroughly researched and gripping account.


  16. Guinness World Record Collection Harry PotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Cyprus Weekly

    Fans of Harry Potter look at a showcase during an exhibition of the Guinness World Record collection of Harry Potter memorabilia at the Mexican Museum of Antique Toys in Mexico City, March 1, 2015. The memorabilia collection of Harry Potter, belonging to lawyer Menahem Asher Silva Vargas, has grown into the world's biggest private collection of toys, magazines, clothes and other items related to author J.K. Rowling's fantasy hero.


  17. 5 Triggers That Make New Habits StickRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Entrepreneur Magazine

    Sounds fun, doesn't it? We promise, if you follow these tips, it's not as bad as you think, sleepyhead. In his best-selling book, The Power of Habit , author Charles Duhigg explains a simple three-step process that all habits follow.


  18. The gift of givingRead the original story

    Monday | Amherst Daily News

    Ed Clark, recently retired President and CEO of a major Canadian bank, has spoken the importance of philanthropy. It would be easy to think that bank presidents should be willing to embrace a philosophy of giving, but such a narrow view diminishes the generosity that can be seen all around us.


  19. J.K. Rowling "Crying Eyes Out" At 'The Casual Vacancy' on BBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Hollywood Reporter

    J.K. Rowling has revealed that the finale of the BBC's adaptation of her first post-Harry Potter novel, The Casual Vacancy , had her in tears. "Well, that's me crying my eyes out, so job done.


  20. Jeffrey Archer: Lord of storytellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    ... forward an economic policy that will recoup almost $2 billion. WHEN Jeffrey Archer tells you he has no idea how his books will end, it sounds a tad ingenuous. The British author knows what he is writing about, he has to so he can do his research, ...