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James Franco Blasts 'Spring Breakers 2'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.16.2014 | Entertainment

We learned last week that the "Spring Breakers" party will continue in the form of a sequel to the 2013 sleeper hit. But the news was missing two chie...

James McAvoy Stars In Irvine Welsh's 'Filth'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.10.2013 | Entertainment

Another of Irvine Welsh's bombastic stories is making its way to the big screen, and now a new, fittingly NSFW trailer has debuted. "Filth" is the fou...

Irvine Welsh on Elitism, Writing, Drugs and Scottish Football

David Henry Sterry | Posted 08.25.2013 | Books
David Henry Sterry

I first met Irvine Welsh at the Edinburgh Book Festival. I was a huge fan of Trainspotting. And now that the prequel to Trainspotting is out, I thought I would pick his brain about writing, books and Scotland.

Irvine Welsh talks sex, drugs, violence (and other things!) on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 07.22.2013 | Entertainment
Mark Bazer

Scottish novelist -- and now Chicago resident -- Irvine Welsh talks with The Interview Show host Mark Bazer about his latest novel, "Skagboys," the ...

Writers We Loved In The 90s: Where Are They Now?

flavorwire.com | Posted 09.17.2011 | Books

The ’90s publishing paradigm favored confessional memoirs, legal thrillers, and books about genetically recreated dinosaurs taking over amusement pa...

Story Week 2011 Brings Famous Authors to Chicago

| Ashley Henshaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If you love literature, then consider clearing your schedule this week. Columbia College's Story Week 2011 is a six-day festival jam-packed with readi...

World Cup Predictions From an American Soccer Fanatic, Group E: Cameroon, Japan, Denmark, Netherlands

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Henry Sterry

The Japanese have perhaps my favorite uniform in the tournament. But they can't score goals. Which makes it very difficult to win games. So I believe Japan will fall on their own sword in South Africa.