More than 900 authors, including heavyweights such as Stephen King and John Grisham, published an open letter to their readers today in a New York Times ad, urging readers to lobby Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to end what they said were inappropriate pressure tactics “directly targeting” writers published by Hachette. Show More Summary
CNN's John King and other top political reporters empty out their notebooks each Sunday on “Inside Politics” to reveal five things that will be in the headlines in the days, weeks and months ahead. WASHINGTON (CNN) – New details on the 2016 chapter of the seemingly permanent presidential campaign, questions about Iraq’s political impact, and three […]
Amazon and Hachette continue to duke it out over e-book pricing; authors still on the losing end.
The King's former home-turned-tourist-attraction is under new management, and there's a lot of changes in store for Elvis Week. John Stamos narrates an iPad tour, they break ground on a new hotel, and they're hosting their first-ever auction. Show More Summary
John S. Hall works as an Intellectual Property Analyst, whatever the fuck that is. He didn’t always, though. He’s been a major recording artist, a published author, and a highly respected poet. Emphasis on been. Now he’s an Intellectual Property Analyst, whatever the fuck that is. Show More Summary
On this new episode of Mass Appeal’s ‘The One Minute Show’, OG A&R John Monopoly (Kanye West, King Louie) talks about rising Chicago star Dreezy. Due to the nature of the show, it’s a short conversation. Previously: Dreezy – Chiraq (Video)
Elton John should be so proud.
After citing a whole host of issues where President Obama is receiving abysmal approval ratings from Americans, CNN’s John King absolved the commander-in-chief of any blame, arguing that this was typical of recent second-term presidents. On...Show More Summary
San Francisco's drubbing of George Lucas's theme-parkish museum proposal for Crissy Field may have pushed the Star Wars creator into the modern world, according to a light psychoanalysis of Lucas by John King. That Lucas enlisted the ubercontemporary Chinese firm...
Taking on Shakespeare's elderly tragic hero for the first time in his career, John Lithgow opened on Tuesday in "King Lear" in a new production at the Delacorte Theater in New York's Central Park.
NEW YORK — It’s not only the murdered Cordelia that John Lithgow bears onto the open-air stage of the Public Theater’s “King Lear.” All evening, this big, winning lug of an actor also has to carry an excessive amount of the poignant weight of Shakespeare’s tragedy, in a production that does too little to lighten his burden. Lithgow’s emotional accessibility is an […]
On a recent evening at the Delacorte in Central Park, a raccoon stopped by unticketed to watch a moment of the Public Theater’s new production of King Lear, starring John Lithgow. Following some other supernumeraries onto the outskirts of the stage, where it kept a respectful distance from the main... More »
John Lithgow in the Shakespeare in the Park production of King Lear. Photo credit: Joan Marcus Put Daniel Sullivan (director of two Pulitzer winners, Proof and Rabbit Hole) together with a great play (King Lear) and a highly-respected, award-winning actor like John Lithgow (of M. Show More Summary
No one’s idea of typical summer fare and rarely mounted during the Public Theater’s season in Central Park, Shakespeare’s Matterhorn of a tragedy King Lear arrives at the Delacorte with John Lithgow in the title role and Annette Bening as Goneril, the eldest and most duplicitous of the addled monarch’s three daughters. Show More Summary
This is what House Speaker John Boehner gets for allowing Rep. Steve King to lead, on anything. After the failure of his initial attempt at a border bill last Thursday, Boehner released a statement from leadership that said, in part,...Show More Summary
Previously published on BillMoyers.com. As violent, disturbing images on the front pages confront us daily, reminders of the uncertain times we live in, we're surrounded by productions of Shakespeare's King Lear, the story of an elderly...Show More Summary
CNN's John King and other top political reporters empty out their notebooks each Sunday on "Inside Politics" to reveal five things that will be in the headlines in the days, weeks and months ahead. Washington (CNN) – A rare dose of high-powered bipartisanship, plus a mix of 2014 and 2016 nuggets from our weekly trip […]
By John Gordon: This week, Bloomberg Businessweek has a detailed cover story about Burger King's (NYSE:BKW) leadership. It's not much of a useful analytical piece. The piece did not move the market, the Bloomberg editorial standard (but BKW earnings are later this week). Show More Summary
John Goodman is eyeing the roll of Hollywood producer Frank King, whose company hired Dalton Trumbo when he was blacklisted. [...]