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Politifact and Me

Politifact, which is published under the flag of the Tampa Bay Times, the chief executive of which, Paul Tash, is the chairman of the Poynter Institute, a member of the Pulitzer prize committee, and a disgrace to his trade, recentlyShow More Summary

“Stupid and irresponsible”: Glenn Greenwald slams Neil Patrick Harris’ “treason” joke

The Pulitzer prize winning journalist sounds off to BuzzFeed on the Edward Snowden Oscars joke

Friday news and notes: 2.20.15

Politics notes: An endorsement in the 4th district. Media: Mad Men and Pulitzer prizes. Place: Green sea turtles. And more.

A Salute to the African American Playwright August Wilson

Last week, we were invited to preview a new documentary about the life of Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning playwright August Wilson -- August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand, produced by the award-winning filmmaker Sam Pollard. The documentary will debut on PBS stations nationally this week. Show More Summary

Investigative Reporting Pulitzer entries up 50 percent since magazines were allowed in

Since The Pulitzer Prizes changed the rules to allow online and print magazines, the contest has seen a 50 percent increase in investigative entries compared to last year, Mike Pride, the administrator of The Pulitzer Prizes, said in an email. Feature submissions, meanwhile, have seen a 21 percent increase, Pride said. Show More Summary

Ewan McGregor to Make Directorial Debut with AMERICAN PASTORAL!

Deadline is reporting that Ewan McGregor is set to make his feature directorial debut with the upcoming adaptation of Philip Roth's Pulitzer Prize winning novel American Pastoral. Read the full article on AICN Hey guys! Horrorella here... Deadline...Show More Summary

A Ken Burns team views cancer through the lens of an honored book

last weekHealth : The Checkup

In 2011, an intelligent, readable and even compelling book about a disease won the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction. It was “The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer,” by oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee. Read full article >>

Philip Levine dies at 87; former U.S. poet laureate, Pulitzer winner

Philip Levine, a former U.S. poet laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner, died Saturday in Fresno. He was 87. 

To Explain the World, Girl in a Band and A Spool of Blue Thread

Scintillating science, Sonic Youth and a Pulitzer prize winner's latest Page File  El Reg bookworm Mark Diston looks at the latest from the literary world with a splendid overview of scientific discovery from Steven Weinberg. Musician Kim Gordon kisses and tells on her life in and outside the band Sonic Youth. Show More Summary

Theater Review: An Uncut, Uncompromising The Iceman Cometh

Though The Iceman Cometh is generally considered one of Eugene O’Neill’s greatest plays, it did not win (as four of his others did) the Pulitzer Prize; the Pulitzer is not, after all, awarded for Sadness. Nor do the judges give extra points for difficulty, and Iceman is famously difficult on... More »

A Pulitzer Prize Winner Just Annotated Kendrick Lamar’s New Song on Genius

2 weeks agoNews : NewsFeed

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author takes on Lamar’s "The Blacker the Berry."

Here’s a Crazy Idea: See the Movie Before You Critique It

The Roger Ebert documentary Life Itself includes a clip, taken from a TV appearance in 1980, in which the Pulitzer Prize winner explains the station of the movie critic. “I sit at the desk next to our music critic at the Sun-Times,” he explains. Show More Summary

Michael Chabon whitesplains Kendrick Lamar's new single in record time

The celebrated novelist and Pulitzer Prize winner took it upon himself to translate Kendrick Lamar for a (lame) audience.

Beloved Passages From Harper Lee's 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Fifty-five years ago, Harper Lee debuted her first published book, To Kill a Mockingbird. The novel became an instant bestseller. And it went on to earn a Pulitzer Prize, was made into an critically acclaimed film which won 3 Academy...Show More Summary

Best-Selling Books of all Time

Some people say that in this post-modern world reading is no longer an integrated habit, and some of the best-selling books of all time are certainly not Pulitzer Prize material. However, these stories are some of the most enticing ever created, featuring legendary characters, dramatic plots and a certain magic that makes a best-seller. From […]

Where has Harper Lee been since 'To Kill a Mockingbird' was published?

Harper Lee published "To Kill a Mockingbird" in 1960. The novel was a wild success: It won the Pulitzer Prize, was a bestseller, and was adapted into an acclaimed, Oscar-winning film in 1962. As the years ticked by and "To Kill a Mockingbird" became an enduring classic, Lee withdrew from public...

‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ author Harper Lee to publish ‘Go Set a Watchman’ — featuring ‘Scout’

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Pulitzer Prize winner Harper Lee famously published just one book, “To Kill a Mockingbird” in 1960. Now, there will be another, “Go Set a Watchman,” which she finished in the 1950s and never published. The lost book, rediscovered last fall, will be released by publisher...

The Color of Time – A Student Film That Feels Like It!

The Color of Time was made by the members of a class James Franco taught at NYU – a peculiar mix of poetry and biography based on the poems by Pulitzer Prize winner C.K. Williams. The film’s content is a collection of vignettes composed of memories, poetry and Williams’ struggle to write new material as … Continue reading The Color of Time – A Student Film That Feels Like It! ?

Pulitzer Prize–Winning Food Critic Jonathan Gold Abandons ‘Anonymity’

Stay gold, Gold. Los Angeles Times critic Jonathan Gold, who was the first food writer to win a Pulitzer Prize in criticism for his work at L.A. Weekly in 2007, has gone more or less public with his identity, writing an essay stating...Show More Summary

The Alien Essence Of New York City, Captured From Above

Vincent Laforet's risky helicopter ride yields incredible results. Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist Vincent Laforet has captured many amazing and heart wrenching scenes over the course of his career, including numerous aerial collections of New York City. Show More Summary

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