NOMINATE YOUR FAVORITE COMIC BOOK SHOP! Call for Nominations for the 2018 Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award. Nominate your favorite store by April 6, 2018! Read more
The Award Award-winning actress is writing a children's book based on her own difficult childhood experiences in Kenya.
FOLLOW @RubenBolling on the Twitters and a Face Book. JOIN the team at Tom the Dancing Bug's INNER HIVE, and get exclusive early access to comics, extra comics, extra commentary, and much more. GET Ruben Bolling’s new hit book series for kids, The EMU Club Adventures. Show More Summary
Two weeks ago, we wrote about the upcoming changes IHG is making in terms of award redemptions. 499 hotels will be going up in price, while 192 hotels will be going down in price. Additionally, 13 InterContinental Hotels will be jumping up to a new “category” that costs 70,000 IHG points per night. Show More Summary
A week ago Hyatt was pricing several hotels below their normal published cash and points award prices. Most of those deals are no longer available. However several hotels are again charging less than they are 'supposed to' for cash and points. Continue reading Another Hyatt Cash and Points Award ‘Sale’ Book Before It’s Pulled...
Effective as of Monday, January 1, 2018, all members of the Karma Rewards frequent guest loyalty program became part of IHG Rewards Club, as Karma Rewards ceased to exist after Sunday, December 31, 2017... ...and as a result, you can...Show More Summary
Previous recipients include Stephen Sondheim and J.K. Rowling.
The Handmaid’s Tale made a huge splash in its first season, racking up eight Emmys, two Golden Globe wins, and three Critics Choice awards. All eyes are on the harrowing Hulu series about a near-future dystopia where women have been stripped of all their rights. Show More Summary
After a major increase in price in 2016, IHG has released their award category changes for 2018. In short: it's not pretty. Over 500 hotels will be....
Good morning everyone, happy Friday! By the time you read this post, I will be flying down to La Paz, Bolivia for the start of my Central / South America trip. A few weeks ago, I booked a flight for my brother to Maui, Hawaii. The...Show More Summary
Over the course of three books, Marie Howe has established herself as one of the great poets of her generation. Her first book, The Good Thief, was chosen for the National Poetry Series by Margaret Atwood, and awarded the Lavan Younger Poets Prize by Stanley Kunitz. Show More Summary
They've announced the winners of the 2017 (American) National Jewish Book Awards. 'Jewish Book of the Year' went to Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel, by Francine Klagsbrun; get your copy Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk The 'Fiction'...Show More Summary
IHG members can now use their points to book Kimpton Hotel award stays. What's even better? You can use your Chase IHG Card's Free Anniversary Night benefit to stay at any Kimpton.
They've announced the 30 finalists (selected from more than 160 entries) for the Deutscher Buchtrailer Award -- and you can watch them there, at the official site. Always interesting to see how folks try to promote/market books (though, text-centered as I am, I still don't quite get this cross-platform approach...). The winners will be announced on the 25th or 26th.
Video. Oprah Winfrey may be the one getting most of the Golden Globe Awards headlines, but the speech that immediately followed hers was one for the books too. Yesterday Guillermo del Toro was awarded Best Director for The Shape of Water and, fighting back tears, he talked about how monsters, especially his own creations, saved his life. More »
WASHINGTON — Of all the scandalous revelations in the Michael Wolff book, the most revealing may be the one about the apricot swirl atop the president’s head. For years, Donald Trump has labored to convince us that “I actually don’t have a bad hairline,” that “it’s not really a comb-over,” that “it’s my real hair.” [...]Show More Summary
"An anomaly in the Man Booker prize rules that made books published in Ireland ineligible for the £50,000 award because they were not published in the UK has been removed, after years of frustration among Irish presses."
The 75th Golden Globes was destined to be one for the books. With the honored movies and TV shows overwhelmed by the avalanche of #MeToo accounts of Hollywood sexual harassment victims, it was bound to be a different kind of awards show. Show More Summary
Delta has launched a SkyMiles award sale, where you can book discounted award tickets, starting at 6,000 SkyMiles roundtrip to/from several cities in the US, when you book now through January 9, 2018 for travel between January 27, 2018 and March 7, 2018. Show More Summary
Machado's debut book, Her Body and Other Parties was a finalist for the National Book Award, and she was interviewed by the Paris Review about it as well. So of course The Guardian asks her about writing sex. "What's the secret?" the paper asks. The reply: "Letting some sex scenes be pleasurable, letting bodies be […]