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Cheryl Strayed

The New Yorker Article That Hurt Reese Witherspoon's Feelings

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.19.2014 | Entertainment

The Reese-urgence is alive and well with the much-anticipated release of "Wild" and the probability of an impending Oscar nomination. It's arguable th...

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of December 13

Digital Book World | Posted 12.17.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

This week the majority of best-selling ebooks belong to Penguin Random House, which scores 13 of the top 25 titles, including the No. 1 spot, Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand. The title is likely buoyed up by the forthcoming release of a film adaptation, directed by Angelina Jolie and due out in theaters on Christmas Day.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of December 6

Digital Book World | Posted 12.10.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

If the sharp drop in the average price of a best-selling ebook last week was any indication the holiday shopping season (and its discounts) was upon us, this week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List appears to confirm it.

Reese Witherspoon, From Legally Blonde to Visionary, Genius Producer

Ira Israel | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment
Ira Israel

"Wild" is a daring, inspiring film of one brave woman's self-overcoming and the journey she had to go on to own her life, to embrace all aspects and every minute of it, and release the "woulda-shoulda-coulda-didn'ts" that our minds are wont to create.

Reese Shows Her Wild Side In 'Wild'

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 12.07.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Reese Witherspoon bares her heart, soul and body in the new film "Wild." She tackles the role of Cheryl Strayed with gusto and determination and lets herself become totally absorbed. This is not the "sweet little Reese" we have known and loved in other movies.

Reese Walks On the Wild Side In "Wild"

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 12.07.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Movie Review Jackie K Cooper "Wild" (Fox Search...

Matthew Jacobs

With 'Wild,' Laura Dern Becomes The Movie Mother Of The Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.05.2014 | Entertainment

According to 2014's movies, Laura Dern has given birth to Reese Witherspoon, Andrew Garfield and Shailene Woodley. Dern is 47, which means she had lit...

Cheryl Strayed Describes The Most Terrifying Animal Encounter On Her 1,100-Mile Solo Hike

OWN | Posted 12.05.2014 | OWN

When Wild author Cheryl Strayed embarked on her 1,100-mile solo hike across the Pacific Crest Trail in 1991 following the dissolution of her marriage ...

Movie Review: Wild -- Take a hike. Seriously.

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.04.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Based on the memoir by Cheryl Strayed, Jean-Marc Vallee's Wild offers an exceptional visual version of what could have been largely an interior journey.

Cheryl Strayed Is Thankful For Reese Witherspoon's Boobs

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.03.2014 | Women

Reese Witherspoon bares her soul and her body in her new film "Wild," and she did it with the help and guidance of author Cheryl Strayed. Strayed a...

Christopher Rosen

How To Start A 'Reesurgence'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.01.2014 | Entertainment

Last year, Jean-Marc Vallée was the man behind the McConnaisance. This year, it's the Reesurgence. "I don't have to do much, man. They're willing,...

Where 13 Famous Women Were At Awkward Age 20

Bustle | Posted 12.01.2014 | Women
Bustle

Being 20 is actually pretty liberating. You're allowed to be unsure about everything. You're allowed to change your mind about what you want in life. Success can come later, but for now, just know that you're not alone.

Sasha Bronner

The One Part Of 'Wild' That Still Makes Cheryl Strayed Wince

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 11.21.2014 | Entertainment

“You can really kill a horse in literature,” author Cheryl Strayed said when asked about the differences between her best-selling book, “Wild,...

'Wild' Author Cheryl Strayed On The Right Way To See Your Fear

OWN | Posted 10.20.2014 | OWN

Following the death of her mother and a crumbling marriage, Wild author Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. With no prior experience, she ...

Getting Lost And Found With Cheryl Strayed's 'Wild'

Off The Shelf | Posted 11.18.2014 | Books
Off The Shelf

By Grace Stearns for Off the Shelf An important part of my daily life as an apathetic Millennial involves the strategic avoidance of hype. Overenthus...

Reese Witherspoon Shares Adorable Teenage Throwback Photo

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 09.12.2014 | Entertainment

Reese Witherspoon took a trip down memory lane with a throwback photo from the set of her second-ever movie. The star used Instagram and Twitter t...

Live from the Toronto Film Festival: Monday, Sept. 8

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If I were going to generalize about this year's Toronto International Film Festival based on the films I saw Monday, I'd tell you that it's a great year for dramatic films based on true stories.

Happy Graduation! Ten Books That Could Change Your Graduating Senior (and Their World)

Ru Freeman | Posted 07.27.2014 | Books
Ru Freeman

This is the book you place on top of those other nine-ish books you just bought or ordered. It is the book that communicates that you are a savvy aunt/uncle/grandparent/neighbor/parent.

Five Questions for Good Cop, Bad Daughter Karen Lynch

Stephanie Losee | Posted 07.05.2014 | Books
Stephanie Losee

Now a retired former homicide inspector, Lynch has published a memoir calledGood Cop, Bad Daughter about how being raised by a mentally ill mother prepared her for the police force.

Keep Canada Weird: Host Jian Ghomeshi Brings Q to Portland

Logan Lynn | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment
Logan Lynn

This past week Jian Ghomeshi flew to Portland for a live taping of Q at the historic Aladdin Theater with PDX locals Carrie Brownstein, Cheryl Strayed, Portia Sabin, Camas Davis, Daniel H. Wilson, Colin Meloy and The Thermals as guests, and I was invited to attend.

How to Write About Yourself Without Being a Jerk

Theo Pauline Nestor | Posted 03.09.2014 | Books
Theo Pauline Nestor

"What do you write about?" I'm often asked. The answer, um, is I, uh, write about myself, which automatically puts me in the company of Kim Kardashian, Paris Hilton, and others who exude the belief that their lives are of inherent interest to others.

Walk It Out: Wild and My Pilgrim's Heart

Joan Gelfand | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Joan Gelfand

Strayed's and Dale's memoirs define a different category. Call it 'Conscious Walking,' or 'How I Walked Myself To A Better Life,' journeys of over 1,000 miles that bravely explore the raw, rocky and often hazardous terrain of inner lives in crisis and turmoil.

Reese Gets 'Wild' In First Photo As Cheryl Strayed

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 10.21.2013 | Entertainment

Reese Witherspoon is currently filming her starring role in the adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's mega-popular adventure memoir, "Wild," and on Friday th...

Writing What's Maybe Almost Halfway Brave

Jane Vandenburgh | Posted 09.20.2013 | Books
Jane Vandenburgh

It was with an expansive sense of our own good fortune that we sat to listen to Cheryl Strayed's keynote, maybe the most generous writer-to-writer talk I've ever heard.

Reese Witherspoon Gets 'Wild' For New Film

ew.com | Posted 07.17.2013 | Entertainment

Fox Searchlight Pictures has acquired the worldwide rights to distribute the film adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s Wild, starring Reese Witherspoon....