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Cormac Mccarthy

The Down And Dirty Of Vagina Smuggling

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.17.2014 | Crime

When it comes to hiding contraband on your body, women have a major physiological edge over men -- an extra hiding spot. Police have accused some w...

Don't Judge a Book by Its Cover

Allison Hill | Posted 07.13.2014 | Books
Allison Hill

I've found that many booksellers, when faced with the sometimes daunting task of deciding what to read next, have developed their own idiosyncratic "strategies." Often secret, until now.

Post-Apocalyptic Literature, Politics and Science

Boria Sax | Posted 05.19.2014 | Books
Boria Sax

Apocalyptic imagery has again lost its attraction through repetition over the past several decades. The use of a post-apocalyptic setting has now become fairly well-established in fiction.

Popcorn Preview: The Counselor

Leslie Sisman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: The Counselor (2013) Cast includes: Michael Fassbender (12 Years a Slave), Penélope Cruz (Vicky Cristina Barcelona), Cameron Diaz (There's some...

Movie Review: The Counselor

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Ridley Scott is one of those overrated directors who, every once in a while, puts together a hard-edged, lean little film that just delivers the goods. The Counselor, unfortunately, isn't one of those efforts.

Just How Weird Is 'The Counselor"?

Mike Ryan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

The Counselor, a very odd movie, is out in theaters around the country on Friday. Directed by Ridley Scott and starring Michael Fassbender as the ti...

Review: James Franco Directs Child of God, at the New York Film Festival

Caryn James | Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment
Caryn James

Set in the isolated backwoods of Tennessee and shot in bleak brown tones, Child of God is about a serial necrophiliac named Lester Ballard, repulsive, violent, barely civilized.

The Strange Thing Scott Haze Did To Prepare For James Franco Movie

AP | COLLEEN BARRY | Posted 10.31.2013 | Entertainment

VENICE, Italy — Scott Haze says he spent three cold months living in the mountains of Tennessee, subsisting on one piece of fish and one apple a...

James Franco Made Another Movie

Posted 08.28.2013 | Entertainment

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'You're In Trouble'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.20.2013 | Entertainment

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Accidental Food Writing: Cormac McCarthy's The Road

Food Riot | Posted 10.13.2013 | Taste
Food Riot

This book isn't a frolic thru post-apocalyptic America; it's not a run-down of dystopian food porn. It's a book about a father and son looking for food, and because it is so difficult to find, and so dangerous, and yet, a non-negotiable necessity, the food takes on a role of its own.

All-Star Cast Gets Sleazy In Awesome Look At 'The Counselor'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.07.2013 | Entertainment

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'Have You Been Bad?'

Posted 08.06.2013 | Entertainment

With the full trailer for "The Counselor" set to debut on Wednesday, Twentieth Century Fox debuted three new clips from the Ridley Scott t...

WATCH: Spaghetti Western, Detroit Style

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.24.2013 | Detroit

A man wanders alone through a desolate urban tundra. He comes across strange street scenes, an art opening in the dark, billboards sending messages. T...

The Year's Biggest Cast Goes Bad

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment

What do Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Cameron Diaz, Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem have in common? They're starring in "The Counselor" for director ...

Another Literary Adaptation For James Franco

Posted 04.29.2013 | Entertainment

As usual, James Franco has an exceedingly long to-do list -- one that just got longer with the announcement that the 35-year-old jack-of-all-trades wi...

How To Create An Author Hoax On Twitter

Posted 01.02.2013 | Books

This time last year, people were reporting that author and known technophobe Cormac McCarthy was on Twitter. Last month, both Philip Roth and John le ...

Notes on Cormac McCarthy's The Road

Anis Shivani | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Anis Shivani

The Road is one of the greatest indictments of the bourgeois novel of individual growth, the bildungsroman, the paradigmatic novelistic genre of the nineteenth century.

Buy Books by the Foot

Nick Kolakowski | Posted 12.21.2012 | Books
Nick Kolakowski

If you're an intellectual, you need a substantial book collection, preferably at a cost that will leave you with a few extra dollars for food. Here's how to build one.

Why Do We Like Dystopian Novels?

Dave Astor | Posted 12.19.2012 | Books
Dave Astor

War. Death. Despair. Oppression. Environmental ruin. Yup, when it comes to demoralizing literature, dystopian novels have it all! Yet many of us love this genre, and there are good reasons we do.

Zombie Therapy: An Autism's Mom's Take on The Walking Dead

Hannah Brown | Posted 12.18.2012 | Parents
Hannah Brown

Raising a kid with autism and trying so hard to help him or her is about as tough as things get for most people in this life. So one attraction of zombie fiction for me is that, while the worlds they present may have gone to hell, all the children left are perfectly behaved.

The Appeal of Fiction Juxtaposition

Dave Astor | Posted 10.09.2012 | Books
Dave Astor

Most of us have a certain routine, so it's exciting to pick up a book and end up in another time, place, and situation. To make this experience even more intense, I often try to follow a novel I just read with one that's very different.

Many Famous Authors Started With 'Novel 101'

Dave Astor | Posted 05.20.2012 | Books
Dave Astor

Creating a novel is tough. Until you get the hang of it, it can be hard to do the Proustian thing.

Cormac McCarthy Joins Twitter, Gets Abuse

Posted 07.29.2013 | Books

UPDATE: It seems that the account is in fact fake. GalleyCat has the story: While the laconic writer would be a perfect fit for Twitter, the Vintag...

Cormac McCarthy And 11 Other Novelists Who Wrote For The Movies

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 01.20.2012 | Home

Author Cormac McCarthy's novels have won the Pulitzer Prize, routinely hit the top of the bestseller lists and have been made into Academy Award-winni...