Idris Elba (Prometheus) and Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey (Best Actor, Dallas Buyers Club, 2013) star in The Dark Tower, the adventure based on the Stephen King book series, debuting on digital October 17 and on 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD October 31 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Show More Summary
A new book by the economist Tim Harford on history’s greatest breakthroughs explains why barbed wire was a revolution, paper money was an accident, and HVACs were a productivity booster.
In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Lauren Groff, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee...
CEO O'Leary dismissed long-term fallout, saying to the Guardian: “Our booking engine is full of passengers who have sworn they will never fly with us again."
Today, in Part Two, I discuss the background of the entire Magnitsky affair, as set out in Browder’s book Red Notice. It’s a tale of a hero who uncovered a huge fraud on the Russian government — only to be arrested and tortured for it. Show More Summary
David Litt stayed deliberately out of the spotlight when he worked as a speechwriter for President Obama. But now that he’s an author with a book to hawk (that would be the irreverent memoir “Thanks, Obama: My Hopey, Changey White House Years”) he’s learning to get comfortable being the headliner instead of the roadie. At a […]
When I saw the news yesterday that United Airlines would retire its 747 with a special Hawaiian-themed celebration to recreate its first flight, I resolved to be part of the flight…no matter the cost. I braced myself for the cost. Would I have to sell my first born son in order to afford a seat […] The post Booked! Last United 747 Flight appeared first on Live and Let's Fly.
By Suzie Fox on SwimSwam Katie Reveno is hoping to introduce girls to synchronized swimming through new book. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Katie Reveno Writes Children’s Book Promoting Synchronized Swimming
"The revelation about Dahl’s original wish for Charlie may surprise those who accused the author of racism in relation to the book. The allegation stemmed from the fact that the Oompa Loompas in the original version were black pygmies from Africa."
It has been six months since Bill O’Reilly was ousted from his top-rated Fox News show The O’Reilly Factor, but as he made clear in a Tuesday interview with Matt Lauer on the Today Show to promote his new book, he has reflected very little on his actions. O’Reilly said the sexual harassment claims filed against him […]
Patti Smith has been having a busy past few days in NYC. She played the Mother! premiere at Radio City and then played Central Park the next day with surprise guest Michael Stipe. She's got another event in NYC tonight... Continue reading…
Angie Thomas' young-adult novel The Hate U Give has been number one on the NYTimes Bestseller list for months now (save for a couple of days when another YA book briefly cheated its way to the top). It's a great...
On Monday, during an interview promoting her new book, Hillary Clinton said that she would not rule out the possibility of challenging the results of the 2016 presidential election. Read mores | Comments
Conservative commentator Jedediah Bila has announced her departure from ABC's "The View." Bila made the announcement on Monday's program, saying she was leaving to work on a new book and had "a lot of opportunities" to consider. Bila served as the chat panel's resident conservative. Co-hosts Sunny...
For this week’s reading in my graduate seminar on the history of higher education, I asked the students to read Gary Hall’s new book, The Uberfication of the University (2016). It’s sort and it’s thought provoking especially if read alongside work’s like Louis Menand’s The Marketplace of Ideas (2010) or Christopher Newfield’s The Great Mistake:… Read More ?
It’s no wonder one of the most popular books for parents is called “Go the Fk to Sleep.”
A flurry of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus reviews hit the web on Tuesday as the embargo lifted on Apple's latest handsets. A selection of journalists in Apple's good books were given an iPhone 8 and/or an iPhone 8 Plus to test and playShow More Summary
While most airlines charge an arm and a leg to change or cancel a flight, Alaska Airlines has one of the more generous policies. Recently I wrote about JetBlue’s policy if a flight went down in price and many readers were asking about what other airlines have a similar policy. Show More Summary
In 19th-century New England, the books that taught kids how to read had a Puritanical morbidity to them
Rocketmiles is a hotel booking engine which looks for the best rates for over 400,000 hotel chains around the world (see our review post: Rocketmiles). Rocketmiles offers both flexible refundable rooms and nonrefundable rooms at a lower rate. Show More Summary