I love survival stories. Ernest Shackleton in Antarctica, Uruguayan soccer players in the Andes, plane crash survivors in New Guinea—I’ve read and loved them all. (The books about those stories are Alfred Lansing’s Endurance, Alive, by Piers Paul Read, and Lost in Shangri-La, by Mitchell Zuckoff.) Aside from the fact that survival stories are the […]
Let's be extra kind to each other this week. The world really needs it.
Here's 10 love stories that will really put you in the mood.
Courtesy of Subject Five years ago, I would have been incredulous if you’d told me this would become the trailer for my life: An astonishing true story of love, betrayal and unimaginable deception. When a magical romance with a world-renowned...Show More Summary
Everyone loves a true story, and Hollywood has certainly taken note of how mining a person’s life can pay dividends both at the box office, and in the Nielsen ratings. On film, we got Tonya Harding, Katherine Graham, and (yet another) Winston Churchill. On television, American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace is scoring […]
The 2010 film Eat Pray Love is based on a true story of Elizabeth Gilbert, a woman who traveled the world to find out what's important in life. It starred Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem, James Franco, and a whole slew of actors who we didn't know at the time, but who have become big names since then. Show More Summary
There is nothing Taylor Swift can't do! Earlier this month, high school sweethearts Alexas Gonzales, known as Lexi, and Brittany Lewis got married in Dickinson, Texas where they received the ultimate surprise from the Shake It Off singer herself! Related: Taylor Swift's Boob Job Rumors! According to their website, the lyrics to Tay's song Love Story played in [...]
Most stories of modern-day werewolves refer to the poor people who are born with Ambras syndrome, a very rare congenital skin disease that causes excessive hair growth over their entire body, with the exception of the palms, feet soles and mucous membranes. Only 50 cases of “Hypertrichosis universalis congenita Ambras type” have been confirmed since... Read more »
It’s always sad to see true love die, and Wednesday’s spectacular Trump-Bannon breakup was especially painful to watch, since there was a time—not that long ago—when the men were deep into a beautiful bromance....
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A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, is not a romance novel, but it is a classic testimony to the importance of romantic love. As all are no doubt aware, it’s the story of a cranky, miserly man (Ebenezer Scrooge) who is visited by three ghosts (four, counting his deceased business partner, Jacob Marley). Show More Summary
The true story of a working-class teenager who loves dressing up in drag has been turned into a British theatrical hit. Now ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’ may come to New York.
Jason Fagone is the author of the new book The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America's Enemies. It is the extraordinary and compelling story of Elizebeth Smith, whose mad...Show More Summary
On this week’s podcast, the “Outlander” star tells the story of a grandmother with Alzheimer’s and how the disease filtered her family’s world.
The world is still swooning over Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's love story and, of course, that beautiful engagement ring. After the official photocall, the couple sat down with BBC to give their first interview as an engaged couple. For...Show More Summary
The idea of a dog and cat who love to go on hikes together sounds like the plot of a kid's movie, but add avid human hiker Cynthia Bennett and you've got the true story of three free spirits who love to get lost together. Cynthia and...Show More Summary
When Jamie Bell received the script for his awards-season entry Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool, he thought it was too good to be true. "I didn't think it was a real story," he told me at Deadline's The Contenders event earlier in the month in front of a packed house of Academy and guild voters. Show More Summary
The Shawl on Kickstarter looks promising and features a couple we love. Shane is part of the house team at Upright Citizens Brigade comedy team, does a monthly one-man variety show in New York City and makes videos for the New York Times. Dusty also… Read The post The Shawl: An Animated, True, Love Story With An Assist By Stevie Nicks appeared first on Towleroad.
“Three, two, one. Action: Man, say hello to the camera. This guy killed his stepfather, he slit his throat, it’s true, he was in the news. He loved him but FULL STORY The post Inmates moved after Facebook Live posts appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
Hollywood loves stories about old Hollywood, and now a veteran actress is getting a chance to shine in a true tale about an aging movie star. Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool tells the story of the romance between British actor Peter Turner (Jamie Bell) and Oscar-winning actress Gloria Grahame, played here by Annette Bening. Show More Summary