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10 of the Best ‘Dear Sugar’ Advice Columns by Wild Author Cheryl Strayed

The last words that Reese Witherspoon utters in Wild come directly from Cheryl Strayed’s memoir (no spoilers, but trust us: You may tear up when you hear them) and will certainly send many people rushing out of the theater to buy a copy of the book. Wild — both iterations... More »

Whose Anecdote Is This Anyway?

December 22, 2014 Posted by Jay Livingston It’s not exactly plagiarism, this similarity between one author and another. But what is it – inspiration, homage, or just a plain ripoff?I’ve been reading Wild by Cheryl Strayed, which, according...Show More Summary

Wild – A Wild Physical and Metaphysical Journey!

Wild is director Jean-Marc Vallee’s follow-up to Dallas Buyers’ Club and it is as powerful and rewarding an experience. In wild, Reese Witherspoon stars as Cheryl Strayed whose hike up the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) was a response to a personal tragedy that came after her descent into drugs and sex – which followed another […]

Get Excited For Cheryl Strayed's Podcast With Her Most Inspiring Quotes

Bestselling author Cheryl Strayed has written more than a few must-read bits of wisdom over the years, and now she's bringing her compelling advice to the new Dear Sugar podcast. Her memoir, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Coast...Show More Summary

Pour Some Sugar On Me: Cult-Favorite Advice Column Gets A Podcast

Good news, sweet peas: Cheryl Strayed's beloved Dear Sugar advice column is making a comeback. The post Pour Some Sugar On Me: Cult-Favorite Advice Column Gets A Podcast appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Miss Cheryl Strayed’s ‘Dear Sugar?’ Well, Sugar’s Back in a Podcast!

Before Cheryl Strayed was the author of best-selling memoir-turned Reese Witherspoon movie Wild, she was the anonymous, loving, and brilliant… Read More

Media Decoder: Virtual Reality ‘Wild’ Trek, With Reese Witherspoon

Fox Searchlight and its partners will introduce “Wild — The Experience,” a three-minute, 360-degree, virtual reality encounter with Ms. Witherspoon, the star of the film “Wild,” in character as Cheryl Strayed.

My New Reason For Living: “Dear Sugar” Is Back — As A Podcast

Oh my godddddddd, my prayers have been answered! Dear Sugar, the advice column from the Rumpus penned (mostly) by my beloved Cheryl Strayed — the best of which was compiled for the book Tiny Beautiful Things – is COMING BACK in podcast form. I am seriously so excited. This is the best news I’ve heard [...]

Cheryl Strayed Talks About "Wild," Feminism, and How Hollywood Made Her Even Sweeter

Author and wisest-person-in-the-universe Cheryl Strayed, at a Portland TedX event. Photo by TedXMtHood. Cheryl Strayed is the author many, many of my friends would easily elect as “Person I Would Most Love to Have as My Best Friend.”...Show More Summary

Oregon: Win a 'Wild' Trip to Oregon and Hike the Pacific Crest Trail

last weekLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Today is the last chance to enter Fox Searchlight's #LifeIsWild contest in honor of the new movie Wild, which follows the real-life Cheryl Strayed's life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail. With award nominations piling up for Wild, the state of Oregon - where the movie was filmed - is anticipating a tourism boom.

The Making of Reese Witherspoon’s ‘Wild’

Watch a behind-the-scenes video of the cast and crew, including Reese Witherspoon, on adapting Cheryl Strayed’s powerful memoir for the big screen.

Wild: A 1,100-Mile Journey from Rock Bottom

It took Cheryl Strayed 10 years to write Wild, her best-selling account of a 1,100-mile trek up the Pacific Crest Trail from California to Canada. Once producer Reese Witherspoon read the manuscript, the journey from book to screen was swift as screenwriter Nick Hornby (An Education) and director Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club) got to work. Show More Summary

'Wild' shows Witherspoon's vulnerable side

To put it bluntly, it took Cheryl Strayed wandering in the woods to get Reese Witherspoon back on track. In "Wild," based on Strayed's bestselling memoir of her punishing 1,100-mile solo hike on the Pacific Crest Trail, the actress discovers her deeper self much like the character she played....

1100-Mile Hike In Cheryl Strayed’s Boots Puts ‘Wild’ Star Reese Witherspoon On Fulfilling New Path

Similar to how her Election character chewed up anyone in the way of the high school class presidency, Reese Witherspoon was tenacious in her trajectory from child actress to superstar. Playing easy-to-root-for underdogs in films like Legally Blonde, she became one of the top-paid actresses and won an Oscar for Walk the Line. Show More Summary

Are You Interested?

ADHD & Marriage Weekly Tip - December 10, 2014 Quote of the Week “Life is interesting only as long as it is a process of growth; or, to put it another way, we can grow only as long as we are interested.” - Cheryl Strayed, writing asShow More Summary

How the Last Scene in Wild Betrays the Best Thing About Wild

When I heard that Nick Hornby and Jean-Marc Vallée had adapted Cheryl Strayed’s memoir Wild for the silver screen, I was thrilled…and concerned. I loved the book for its fierce, offbeat intelligence; the poetic way it superimposed looping memories over a linear plot structure; and yes, for its heart. Show More Summary

For Nick Hornby, adapting 'Wild' was a fast-paced uphill hike

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

My "Wild" journey — and, seeing as I never set foot outside my north London office for almost the entire length of it, I should really stop using the title as an adjective — began with a review of Cheryl Strayed's memoir in the New York Times. The review kicked off with an arresting...

What Wild Has in Common With “10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman”

One of the feats of Wild, the film adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s popular memoir, is how effectively it “deglamorizes” the polished persona of Reese Witherspoon, who plays Strayed. As Dana Stevens writes in her review, Witherspoon has...Show More Summary

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