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Leave Your Questions for Curtis Sittenfeld (WSJ Book Club)

The WSJ Book Club has been reading Alice Munro’s 1998 collection of short stories, “The Love of a Good Woman,” this month with author Curtis Sittenfeld. Join us next week on Thursday, August 28 at 12 noon EST, when Ms. Sittenfeld will lead a live video discussion about the book.

Matt Sharp Talks About the First Rentals Album in 15 Years

Matt Sharp discusses "Lost in Alphaville," the first album by the Rentals in 15 years.

Disney Rolls Out ‘Star Wars Commander’ To Help Boost a Coming Film

Disney is bringing as much Star Wars firepower as possible to bear against competitors as it prepares to roll out a new Star Wars film.

Guy Gerber and Puff Daddy Release EDM Album ’11 11?

Though it took more than three years to complete, “11 11” by Guy Gerber and Puff Daddy says much about the current state of electronic dance music.  In brief, neither artist wanted to be associated with EDM’s stale, formulaic sound. “I...Show More Summary

5 Things: Essential Simpsons Episodes

Longtime “Simpsons” showrunner Al Jean breaks down his five favorite “Simpsons” episodes from the show’s first 25 seasons.

Computers Have Legs — AMC Orders Second Season of ‘Halt and Catch Fire’

AMC said it ordered a second season of its computer-industry drama "Halt and Catch Fire" and will air the show next summer.

Emma Stone to Play Sally Bowles in ‘Cabaret,’ Succeeding Michelle Williams

Emma Stone will replace Michelle Williams as Sally Bowles in “Cabaret,” producers said today. Alan Cumming, who plays the Kit Kat Klub host, also extended his commitment until March 29. The show was previously scheduled to close in January.

Kate Bush: Please Don’t Bring Devices to My Concerts

Singer Kate Bush, who last went on tour in 1979, has requested that fans not take photos or video during her coming show at the Hammersmith Apollo. Audience photography and recordings were long banned at concerts but in recent years have become common.

Foo Fighters Join Ice Bucket Challenge with Spoof of Scary Film ‘Carrie’

The Foo Fighters put their weight behind the "ice bucket challenge" by posting a 3-minute video that pays homage to 1970s horror flick “Carrie.”

Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul Reunite for ‘Pawn Stars’ Spoof

Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul of "Breaking Bad" join Julia Louis-Dreyfus for a spoof of another show, "Pawn Stars." The send-up is part of a promotional spot for the Emmy Awards.

Read the Opening Lines from This Week’s New Books

In this week's First Lines: The Call Me Ishael Project, opening lines from new books by William Deresiewicz, Matthew Thomas, and Julie Schumacher

TLC is Bringing Back ‘Kate Plus 8?

Kate Gosselin and her eight children will be back on the small screen on TLC three years after the network dropped the show.

‘The Strain’ Is Renewed for a Second Season

Horror fans rejoice! "The Strain" will continue to spread for at least another season. FX Networks said Tuesday that it renewed the apocalyptic vampire saga for a second, 13-episode season after the Guillermo Del Toro-Carlton Cuse production...Show More Summary

Rihanna, Katy Perry, Coldplay on Super Bowl Halftime Shortlist

The NFL is looking at Rihanna, Katy Perry, and Coldplay as possible Super Bowl halftime acts. But will the artists go along with a planned "pay for play” arrangement?

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