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Washington native Jennifer Miller is like a lot of bright, young writers hoping their first novel attracts attention. What sets her apart, though, is just how hard she’s willing to work to garner that attention. As reported in The Reliable Source, when … Continue reading ?
Before spring blooms beckon us outdoors, prep for the new season with one new and two not-as-new titles on fashion and beauty. Photographer Kevin Davies paints a portrait of a fanciful milliner, fashion historian Elyssa Dimant analyzes the to-dos … Continue reading ?
The gangly guitarist climbed up onto a temporary stage erected in a record store parking lot a few minutes after high noon and introduced his group, Chelsea Light Moving, with punky nonchalance: “Uh, yeah, we’re a new band.” The band … Continue reading ?
Tuesday’s news that an ambitious renovation will transform the East Building of the National Gallery of Art came with lots of numbers. Here’s what the East Gallery looks like now, and here is what it’s expected to look like after … Continue reading ?
It was announced on Tuesday that this year’s Cannes Film Festival would kick off with Baz Lurhmann’s much-buzzed-about adaptation of “The Great Gatsby.” The AP reports: Organizers said Tuesday the film “The Great Gatsby,” with Leonardo DiCaprio in the title … Continue reading ?
Crying over work is a fraught topic often played for laughs or greeted with derision or surprise in popular culture and the media. Think of Tom Hanks in “A League of Their Own” exasperatedly saying, “There’s no crying in baseball!” … Continue reading ?
Notable recordings from the world of pop music. Shooter Jennings A Shooter Jennings album is usually a wild, brave, zigzag of a thing. The 33-year-old country prince has never been afraid to swing hard, and sometimes, he misses. But when … Continue reading ?
Mark Haddon, author of the bestselling novel “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” is the latest big-name writer to release a Kindle Single. “Swimming and Flying” went on sale Monday, March 11, for 99 cents. The 24-page … Continue reading ?
The latest “Hunger Games” publicity push speaks directly to a generation enamored with “selfies” and omnipresent sepia filters. Although the second film’s release is still more than six months away, a number of promotional images that depict the series’ characters … Continue reading ?
Memo to: Gene Weingarten, Tom Shroder and Dave Barry Re: Post Hunt 2013 Practice Puzzle From: WP Magazine Dear Gene, Tom and Dave: You wimps. What happened to your sadistic wit? Your Post Hunt 2013 practice puzzle was a wiffle … Continue reading ?
Still dazed by losing an hour this morning? Please! You’ve got it easy. Take a moment to consider what the characters go through in these 12 time-traveling stories: A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens (1843) Looking Backward, by Edward Bellamy … Continue reading ?
There is a cascade of discs from female country singers plotting to dominate annual best-of lists eight months down the road. Kacey Musgraves and Kelleigh Bannen are staging rookie breakouts. Ashley Monroe‘s sophomore album, ‘Like a Rose” is the first … Continue reading ?
Peeps are celebrating their 60th anniversary this year. And here at The Post, we’re preparing for our own anniversary — the 7th year of our annual Peeps Diorama Contest. Our intrepid newsroom staffers have been debating the merits of our … Continue reading ?
The co-host of ‘What Not to Wear’ took some time out of his busy schedule wrapping up the tenth and final season of the TLC reality show to talk about the program, the evolution of his personal style and his … Continue reading ?
Post movie critic Ann Hornaday compiled a list of her favorite movies set in, relating to, or starring actors from Ireland. “ONCE”: This lilting, utterly beguiling musical introduced the world to folk musicians Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, who play … Continue reading ?
Maybe you can’t judge a book by its cover, but it’s hard not to judge a cover by its design. This week, “The Accursed,” the giant new gothic novel by Joyce Carol Oates, provides a surprising study in national tastes … Continue readi...
Forget your sequestration blues and winter ennui: Whackmeisters Dave Barry, Tom Shroder and Gene Weingarten at this very moment are ginning up brainteasers for you to solve Sunday, June 2, at the 2013 Post Hunt in downtown Washington, D.C. People … Continue reading ?
The music portion of South by Southwest starts next week, but you’ve probably already figured that out by the number of Instagram photos of airport coffees and Twitter posts ending with #SXSW. Well good for them, but what about those … Continue reading ?
Three years ago I profiled Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) and Rep. Sander Levin (D-Mich.), the brothers who (at the time) held the chairmanships of the Senate Armed Services Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee. Yes, I noted Carl’s “prodigious comb-over” … Continue reading ?
In honor of World Book Day, we’ve chosen five worthwhile reads from our best books guide. Fiction picks: English author Hilary Mantel followed up her 2009 Booker Prize-winning “Wolf Hall” with another Booker winner, “Bring up the Bodies.” The second … Continue reading ?