If you thought General Kelly was some kind of fine upstanding defender of the United States Constitution, this short video should disabuse you of that thought. In this little speech following the one where he tells the moving story of...Show More Summary
We’re getting all the feels after watching Eugene Kolb’s tenderhearted story of how he met his current love in this relatable and clever short animated film. Just goes to show you what might happen if you take a chance, ladies and gents.
Shortly before she was shot to death inside her Benedict Canyon home, Susan Berman told a close female friend she had the “inside story” about the disappearance of the wife of a male friend in New York with whom she was angry and disappointed, according to testimony Wednesday in the murder case...
The stories of heroism and rescue coming out of Northern California in the wake of the devastating wildfires are nothing short of incredible. Whether it's firefighters working around the clock to everyday people doing their part to chip...Show More Summary
We talk to Daniel Olivas - attorney, author and Angeleno who supports the Latino literary community - about his new book.
The nicest guy in Hollywood discusses his love of typewriters and his new collection of short stories, “Uncommon Type.”
Whistle Sports, a digital sports entertainment network, has received a small equity investment from Jeffrey Katzenberg’s nascent WndrCo venture -- a mobile video holding company launched by the storied exec shortly after departing DreamWorks...Show More Summary
By Loretta Race on SwimSwam British Swimming has released its 10-swimmer strong roster for the 2017 European Short Course Championships set for December 13-17th in Copenhagen, Denmark. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Peaty, Scott, Ulyett, Anderson Among Brits Headed To Copenhagen
Ron Howard today posted a short video on Twitter that revealed the name of the next standalone movie in the Star Wars series. The film about Han Solo in his younger years will be called Solo: A Star Wars Story. Simple and underwhelming. Show More Summary
Texas-born author George Saunders, known for his short story collections, is the winner of the 2017 Man Booker Prize for his first full-length novel, "Lincoln in the Bardo." Continue reading ? The post George Saunders wins the Man Booker Prize for a genre-bending ghost story appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
(Steven Hayward) A couple of short items worth noting today. • First, in the New York Times story yesterday on how the Weinstein scandal is opening the floodgates of sexual harassment charges, this wonderfully droll sentence appears:...Show More Summary
By Spencer Penland on SwimSwam Denver's men won while their women fell short at their dual with host Wyoming. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Wyoming, Denver Split Dual Meet
The case for the effectiveness of non-coercive interrogation was made in an 18th-century short story by Friedrich Schiller, writes David Head. What role does the invasion of other countries play in terrorist motivations, asks Rob Basto...Show More Summary
There’s no better standup working today than Patton Oswalt, his observational skills turning anecdotes into painfully funny short stories, and insults into dizzyingly nimble tirades. For the first 35 minutes of his new Netflix special, Patton Oswalt: Annihilation, Oswalt is the comic we expect, even as his elaborately… Read more...
Carmen Maria Machado recommended short story collections at The Week. St. Vincent's Annie Clark broke down every song on her new album Masseduction at Pitchfork. Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed Ellen Datlow and Lisa Morton, editors of the new anthology Haunted...
A list of yummy seasonal reading. Books on this list are overtly Halloween-themed multi-author anthologies focusing on short stories. 13 lucky options to fill your October with creepy fiction! Column by Annie Neugebauer Who doesn’t love...Show More Summary
This is the mass grave for the victims of the 1890 genocidal massacre of the Lakota at Wounded Knee. I assume that everyone knows the story of Wounded Knee, but maybe they don’t, so I guess I will lay it out. The short version is that the United States has committed unspeakable genocide against indigenous […]
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Actor Tom Hanks has written a collection of 17 short stories, 'Uncommon Type.' A 3.5-star book review.
Tom Hanks talked to Morning Edition about his new short story collection Uncommon Type. Eileen Myles discussed the music that shaped her life at Pitchfork. Vol. 1 Brooklyn shared new short fiction by Meg Pokrass. Dan Deacon talked to All...