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PHOTOS: Art Inspired By Famous Authors

flavorwire.com | Posted 09.14.2011 | Books

Few headlines will draw our attention faster than “Pin-ups based on Haruki Murakami books.” Little did we know that Super Punch’s post would lea...

Literary Love Letters To Los Angeles

Posted 09.07.2011 | Books

From Flavorwire: A while back we did a post on literary love letters to NYC, but we knew at some point we should honor the entertainment capital of...

Literary Late Bloomers: Great Authors Who Took A Little Longer To Get Started (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Zoe Triska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Not everyone can be a literary prodigy. There are plenty of authors who didn't reach publishing success until mid-life, or later. There's a fantastic...

Aaron Katz warms to Cold Weather

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Reading a mystery, Aaron Katz admits, is a lot easier than writing one. That's what Katz found when, while writing the script for Cold Weather, openi...

Literary Los Angeles: A Bookworm's Guide To The City

AOL Travel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Many writers have brought unique outlooks to their visions of Los Angeles. From classic authors like Raymond Chandler and Joan Didion to modern ones l...

Twain, Salinger, Kafka ...

guardian.co.uk | Nicholas Royle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Their writings help us see in different and remarkable ways the extent to which literature and telephones are in cahoots. When the phone starts ringin...

Classic "Under the Radar" Gangster Movies

John Farr | Posted 06.24.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

2010-08-16-underworld.jpg Crime has not just been good to the criminals; it's been awfully good to Hollywood as well.

Get Shorty: Alan Ladd Remembered at the Academy

Debra Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Debra Levine

David Ladd spoke about his father in a curtain talk following the absolutely fantastic screening of The Blue Dahlia at the Academy's summer film noir series.

Survivor: Heroes vs Villains: Double Indumbnity

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Over in Samoa, Jerri, having profited from the use of Candice's disloyalty, now suggested cutting her loose, for being untrustworthy. Excuse me? Show me one Insufferable who is trustworthy.

Reuniting Ray and Cissy

Mark Coggins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Coggins

Raymond Chandler, who along with Dashiell Hammett perfected the American hardboiled detective novel, died a lonely man. A mere seventeen people attended his funeral.

Film Noir, at Its Noirest

John Farr | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

There are plenty of films out there that make us hopeful about life and living. Film noir is a guilty pleasure where we witness the denizens of society's bottom rungs stamping on each other's feet for a higher, safer position.

Is It the Thought That Counts? Or Is It the Book?

Carole Baron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Carole Baron

Books make great gifts and I am in a unique position-- editor, publisher, reader -- to come up with something special for each person on my list.

An Interview with Matisyahu, Plus Barbra Streisand and Brian Setzer Updates

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Matisyahu's latest album, Light showcases his young, old soul, further exploring musical territories of both the secular and sacred.

Long Beach Grand Prix - IndyCar combines for good race, few fans

Steve Parker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Steve Parker

Dario Franchitti dedicated his victory to his wife, Ashley Judd, whose 41st birthday they celebrated together at Long Beach - kind of a boring proposi...