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ICYMI: Cher Will Star In A TV Movie About... The Flint, Michigan Water Disaster?

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Great Job, Internet!: The Road author Cormac McCarthy once removed all commas from a business paper

Cormac McCarthy is the author behind The Road, All The Pretty Horses, No Country For Old Men, Ridley Scott’s The Counselor, and a suite of other acclaimed novels. They’re frequently nightmarish works set in the Deep South and along the...Show More Summary

Tuesday assorted links

1. The resurgence of Afro-Futurism (NYT). 2. Cormac McCarthy and the theory of increasing returns. 3. The Taiwan stock exchange seems to be doing fine. 4. Iconic bookstores around the world (NYT). 5. Only 20% of Americans feel overloaded by too much information. Show More Summary

A Short History Of The Most Important Economic Theory In Tech

Twenty years ago, W. Brian Arthur popularized a concept that forever changed Silicon Valley—with a little help from Cormac McCarthy. Twenty years ago, W. Brian Arthur popularized a concept that forever changed Silicon Valley—with a little help from Cormac McCarthy. Show More Summary

Carry the Fire

We’re going to be okay, arent we Papa?   Yes. We are. And nothing bad is going to happen to us. That’s right. Because we’re carrying the fire. Yes. Because we’re carrying the fire.  Once a year I read The Road by Cormac McCarthy. The yearly reading has become almost a religious rite for me. […] The post Carry the Fire appeared first on The Art of Manliness.

The Missing Books

Featuring missing titles from Cormac McCarthy, Margaret Atwood, Stephen King, Roberto Bolaño, Vladimir Nabokov et al., The Missing Books is a project by Scott Esposito to assemble “a curated directory of books that do not exist, butShow More Summary

Reader’s Diary: Cormac McCarthy’s ‘Blood Meridian’

4 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

Thanks to Blood Meridian, I’ve learned, at least temporarily, the meanings of “quirt,” “pritchel,” and even the seemingly ultra-rare “malandered.” The post Reader’s Diary: Cormac McCarthy’s ‘Blood Meridian’ appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Now Available: The Missing Books by Scott Esposito

The Missing Books is a curated directory of books that do not exist, but should. Featuring missing books from: Cormac McCarthy, the Oulipo, Margaret Atwood, Stephen King, JM Coetzee, Roberto Bolaño, Vladimir Nabokov, Mario Bellatín, Jose Saramago, Philip K. Show More Summary

Bookshots: 'We Eat Our Own' by Kea Wilson

6 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

What if Cormac McCarthy had written "Cannibal Holocaust"? Review by Max Booth III Bookshots: Pumping new life into the corpse of the book review Title: We Eat Our Own Who wrote it? The way Wilson is able to spin a sentence and describe violence is akin to a beautiful poem carved into a corpse’s rotting flesh. Kea Wilson, a bookseller from St. Show More Summary

15 Good Movies to Watch on Netflix in September 2016

Cults, Cannibals, and Cormac McCarthy. Continue reading on Film School Rejects »

‘In Dubious Battle’ Trailer: James Franco Does John Steinbeck

6 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Having previously adapted William Faulkner and Cormac McCarthy for the big screen, James Franco has set his sights on another great American author. His latest film is In Dubious Battle, based on John Steinbeck‘s novel of the same title...Show More Summary

The Emails of Natalie Portman and Cormac McCarthy

As it turns out, Jonathan Safran Foer isn’t the only novelist with whom Portman pen-pals. The post The Emails of Natalie Portman and Cormac McCarthy appeared first on The Millions.

What Fools Have Never Heard of Cynthia Ozick?

Mention Cynthia Ozick to a group of friends and you’ll likely get a sprawling array of responses. For some, she's an icon—this camp included the late David Foster Wallace, who famously asserted that she, Cormac McCarthy, and Don DeLillo were America's premier living fiction writers. Show More Summary

Cormac McCarthy Dead? Viral Death Hoax Makes The Rounds On The Internet, Fooling Even ‘USA Today’

Cormac McCarthy is not dead, but anyone who’s been online in the past day or happened to follow the USA Today‘s Twitter feed might have believed that the legendary American author had passed away. The Pulitzer Award winner was the victim of a death hoax that originated from an unverified Twitter account, claiming that the... Show More Summary

How Twitter ‘Killed’ Cormac McCarthy

8 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Major news outlets were fooled into thinking Cormac McCarthy had died on Tuesdaythe result of a pranksters mischief and rush to publish.

Cormac McCarthy isn't dead. He's too tough to die

8 months agoHealth : LA Times: Health

Cormac McCarthy is not dead. But if you checked Twitter on Tuesday morning, you might have thought he was. An account claiming to be affiliated with publisher Alfred A. Knopf reported that legendary novelist Cormac McCarthy, author of "The Road" and "No Country for Old Men," had died. If you were...

Author Cormac McCarthy Is Not Dead at 82

8 months agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Pulitizer Prize winning author Cormac McCarthy, who wrote the novels No Country for Old Men, All the Pretty Horses and The Road, has not died today. He is 82 years old. McCarthy, who did not have a stroke as reported...

Twitter Mocks USA Today for Reporting on Cormac McCarthy Death Hoax

8 months agoNews : Mediaite

USA Today is frantically walking things back after erroneously reporting the death of one of America's most esteemed novelists and playwrights.

Cormac McCarthy Still Alive at 82

Like the brook trout standing in the amber current of the mountains, or the cold grey light that announces morning in the West, Cormac McCarthy is still alive. Thanks to a hoax tweet that was picked up by author Joyce Carol Oates and many media outlets, news of the acclaimed author's death ... More »

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