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E.B. White's Romance Tips From The 1920s Are Awfully Similar To Today’s Sex Advice

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 08.04.2015 | Arts

Is Sex Necessary?, a peculiar book written in the 1920s by E.B. White (Charlotte's Web) and James Thurber (“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty&rdq...

Famous Writers Share How They Handle Writer's Block

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 03.31.2015 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

During her lifetime, Maya Angelou, the great author and poet, was nominated for a Pulitzer, awarded the National Medal of Arts, given over fifty hon...

Movie review: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.22.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Unless they find new ways to recycle their personae, comic actors would seem to have a limited shelf life. It's all about reinvention. Otherwise,...

Mike Ryan

Ben Stiller: 'I Do Movies Where They Get A Good Review, Like, 15 Years Later'

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment

It's almost as if there are two Ben Stillers. There's the actor who is most known for starring in, well, a lot of movies: "There's Something About Mar...

All We Need of Hell

Francis Levy | Posted 10.20.2013 | Books
Francis Levy

Harry Crews' Karate is a Thing of the Spirit was the literary man's version of Sun Tzu's The Art of War. All We Need of Hell is another war novel by ...

51st NYFF Centerpiece Selection The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Already Available Online

Michael Vazquez | Posted 08.01.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

Here's the link: THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY (teacher's questions optional). Tickets to the 51st New York Film Festival can be found HERE, and a ...

Who's Feeling Young Now?: Chatting With Blues Traveler's John Popper, Punch Brothers' Chris Thile, and Anais Mitchell

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.29.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

I'm in New York. We just finished some gigs and I saw my friend get married, and before that, we made a really cool album. We're starting our 25th year as a band and this record is the beginning of it.

The Squirrel Amongst the Razors in Occam's Butter Churn

Elizabeth Boleman-Herring | Posted 03.31.2012 | Comedy
Elizabeth Boleman-Herring

There are many on Facebook who already question my sanity. Heaven knows, I myself question it much of the time. Usually, however, it doesn't answer me back in squeaks or leave droppings behind the piano.

The Secret Life Of Ben Stiller

Posted 09.19.2011 | Entertainment

Once Ben Stiller landed one of the most sought after yet beguiling roles in Hollywood, why not direct himself, too? Twitchfilm.com reports that Still...

Flannery O'Connor: You May Know Her Prose, But Have You Seen Her Cartoons?

guardian.co.uk | Posted 09.05.2011 | Books

Flannery O'Connor is best remembered for her potent fictions, and to a lesser extent for her unfortunate life (she eked out the last decade and a half...

Early Decision, Late Opinion

Taylor Nunley | Posted 08.22.2011 | Education
Taylor Nunley

We're fickle; we know. So, when given the daunting task of choosing a college, how are we supposed to know that by the end of the year we'll still even like the college we applied to early on?

Ben Stiller Landing Beloved Role In Classic Film Remake

Posted 06.07.2011 | Entertainment

Finally, "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" will be exposed before the entire world. According to Deadline, Ben Stiller is set to make the long-gest...

Friday Talking Points [89] -- Fighting Crazy

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

The media is not completely responsible for the state of the debate over healthcare reform. The Democrats have done such a poor job of presenting their case that they really bear the lion's share of blame.

Four Steps to Save Publishing, by the Unpublished

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karen Dalton-Beninato

The collective naval-gazing of reporters and publishers far exceeds the outcry when free downloads upended the music industry and streaming video tanked television ratings, because when a crisis hits the writers it's what we write about.