We read Caseen Gaines' new book about the Back to the Future franchise and we've learned some things. 15, to be exact. "15 Things We Didn’t Know About The Back To The Future Trilogy" was originally published on Film School Rejects for our wonderful readers to enjoy. Show More Summary
The New Yorker reviewed a new book this week that should be of interest to a large number of A.V. Clubbers: Koji Kondo’s Super Mario Bros. Soundtrack argues that video game soundtracks changed not only the way we play and experience video games, but also the entire landscape of popular music. Show More Summary
VolunteerMatch’s new book, Volunteer Engagement 2.0: Ideas and Insights Changing the World, features chapters from 35 experts in the field of volunteer engagement. In this series of blog posts, get to know these #35experts and their areas of expertise. Today’s … Continue reading ?
Roger and I were always fond of the eccentric creativity of Chicago artist Tony Fitzpatrick, and now I've learned that he has just published a new book called, "Dime Stories," a compilation of his bi-monthly Newcity column. Mark Konkol at DNAinfo.com wrote an interesting article about him, and I can't wait to get a copy of the book. Show More Summary
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(Scott Johnson) Pending the arrival of Ammo Grrrll tomorrow, I need laugh now more than ever, and I do not think I’m alone. In the run-up to July 4, moreover, we have the time for it. Joe Queenan provides the opportunity for more than...Show More Summary
W.C. “Bill” Heinz shows his 1932 Remington typewriter at his home in Bennington, Vt., in this Nov. 7, 2002 file photo. Heinz, an author, sportswriter and war correspondent, used the typewriter in World War II to write about the allied invasion of France. Show More Summary
Now that Christianity is strange to the larger American culture, Christians have an opportunity to reclaim the freakishness of the Gospel message, Russell Moore writes in his new book, "Onward: Engaging the Culture Without Losing the Gospel."
Teresa Giudice is planning for a new book. According to a Radar Online report on July 1, Teresa Giudice’s lawyer, James. J. Leonard Jr. recently spoke to Us Weekly, revealing The Real Housewives of New Jersey star would soon be sharing her prison diaries with fans. Show More Summary
They hate me because I'm awesome. The lesson from Republican presidential aspirant and actual (sigh) Senator Ted Cruz's new book is that Ted Cruz hates everybody and is pretty darn sure he's better than all of them put together. There...Show More Summary
Senator Ted Cruz joined me today to discuss his new book A Time for Truth: Reigniting the Miracle of America Audio: Transcript:
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The following is an excerpt from Daniel Goleman's new book, A Force for Good: The Dalai Lama's Vision for Our World. When the Dalai Lama met President Nelson Mandela soon after apartheid ended, he was deeply impressed by Mandela's lack of resentment toward those who had put him in prison for so long. Show More Summary
My friend Jeff Goldberg goes to great lengths in this new article to get us to take Michael Oren and his new book ('Ally') seriously and not be led astray by the book's publicity campaign or the opeds Oren himself has written in support of it, which are apparently far less nuanced than the book itself. Show More Summary
Recently, Jordan Rosenfeld, who has a great new book out called A Writer's Guide to Persistence, asked a great question on social media: when did you persist through a challenge as a writer? Motivated by the fact that the best answer would win a free book--I am a total sucker for free stuff, especially books--I started thinking. Show More Summary
Texas-based radio host Michael Berry, whose racially-charged comments regularly draw widespread criticism, hosted presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on his show to discuss their long friendship and Cruz's new book, but steered...Show More Summary
In the Largehearted Word series, the staff of Brooklyn's WORD bookstore highlights several new books released this week. WORD Bookstores are independent neighborhood bookstores in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and Jersey City, New Jersey. Our primary goal is to be whatever...
Yasiel Puig is thoroughly disliked in the Dodgers clubhouse, a new book says. And the Angels' general manager, Jerry Dipoto, may have cleaned out his office and left.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz promises to take readers behind the scenes in Washington with his new memoir, A Time for Truth. And what he writes is not always flattering – even about himself. The book went on sale Tuesday, and Cruz’s promotional tour includes signings in Houston, Katy, Arlington and...
I reviewed Ayaan Hirsi Ali's new book, Heretic, for this month's issue of Commentary magazine. Here's the first part. In April of last year, Brandeis University offered Ayaan Hirsi Ali an honorary degree for her tireless campaigning for women’s rights in the Muslim world. Show More Summary