The 25 Most Challenging Books You Will Ever Read
If you’ve made it all the way through any of these, give yourself a pat on the back. Bonus points if you actually understood what you were reading.
Former Daily Show funnyman John Oliver’s Net Neutrality rant led to the FCC’s servers shutting down for hours.
Audiences and creators know that on one level or another, there’s an inherent gender bias in the movie business — whether it’s the disproportionately low number of films with female leads, the pro…
"The Bloomsbury Group Memoir Club" by S.P. Rosenbaum, published in January, explores a little known aspect of the Bloomsbury Group. Although not much is known about the club and hardly any documents about it have survived, Rosenbaum, a noted Bloomsbury Group biographer who has written countless books on the famous literary group, such as "Victorian Bloomsbury" and "The Bloomsbury Group: A Collection of Memoirs and Commentary," managed to gather whatever scraps of information remain on the club in the various member’s diaries and letters to present in this book.
Check out my new book review for “The Bloomsbury Group Memoir Club” on my Virginia Woolf Blog.
"Why doesn’t America read anymore?" NPR asked on Tuesday.
Wait how did I miss this? Amazing.
Jon Stewart returned from a week-long break Monday night to pillory CNN for its MH370 coverage, saying they had about a minute of good coverage before going, Oh sh*t, we’ve got 23 hours and 59 minutes left to fill. F*ck it, let’s go nuts!
In 1926, J.R.R. Tolkien, who would later go on to write The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, completed his own translation of the Old English poem Beowulf. Eighty-eight years later that work is going to be published for the first time
Those who attack cartoonist Alison Bechdel’s now-famous criteria for evaluating films have misunderstood its very purpose
Talk show hosts Piers Morgan and Chelsea Handler got into an epic blowout on “Piers Morgan Live” on Monday.
After Morgan spent the commercial break tweeting from his phone, noticeably irritated guest Handler slammed Morgan as “a terrible interviewer” and said “maybe that’s why your job is coming to an end,” about the recently canceled show.