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Can You Guess Which Of These Was Written By Stephen King?

Posted 07.03.2013 | Books

UPDATE: Here's the solution. Click and drag or hit "Control-A" to see it: The correct story-author pairing is: "Black Mambo" by Ridley Pearson, "In th...

Redefining the Female Role Model

Ming Holden | Posted 04.17.2013 | Impact
Ming Holden

The war tore their hearts open, their bodies open, their families open. But they learned to create a wheel with their human presence for each other: what they lose through those gaps, they transform into performance, and enacting it with one another gives nourishment back.

'The Hangover' Set In Miami

AP | JEFF AYERS | Posted 03.31.2013 | Miami

"Insane City" (Putnam), by Dave Barry Humorist Dave Barry has produced his first solo adult novel in over 10 years, and it's hysterical. In a story r...

Dave Barry Talks Cannibal Risks And Why He Hates Miami

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 06.04.2012 | Miami

When former Miami Herald Tropics editor Gene Weingarten asked Dave Barry to come up with a definition for "sense of humor," the humorist described it ...

Peter and the Starcatcher: Splash in the Pan

Danny Groner | Posted 06.25.2012 | New York
Danny Groner

It's hard to believe how much can be done by a 12-person cast, especially considering how fast the show moves. There isn't a moment to pause and consider the characters' intentions. They share their thoughts and fears directly with us.

Theater: Peter and the Starcatcher Charms Broadway; Ninth And Joanie Never Lands Dramatically

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.19.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

In a season of great plays, Peter And The Starcatcher still shines. Just make sure you sit as close as you can; you want to be as near to the 'star stuff" of this cast and this production as possible.

The 'Preposterous' Prequel To Peter Pan

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.16.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Perhaps the most inventively preposterous play ever to hit Broadway is the prequel to the Peter Pan story, Peter and the Starcatcher, at the Brooks Atkinson Theater.

Miami Weekend Guide: Art Deco Party To Man-Repelling Fashion

Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 01.13.2012 | Miami

When you're not navigating around the Republican presidential hopefuls in town this weekend, spend your free time at a few of the Miami events below. ...

PHOTOS: Best Father's Day Jokes

Posted 08.17.2011 | Comedy

From awkward embarrassment to just-plain-awful embarrassment to downright humiliation, Father's Day memories can stir up emotions you probably haven't...

Stage Door: Catch Me If You Can, Peter and the Starcatcher, Urge For Going

Fern Siegel | Posted 06.10.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

Catch Me If You Can boasts two incredibly entertaining leads. Unfortunately, the musical is all razzle -- no dazzle.

Peter Pan Crows Again With Disney Magic, Off-Broadway

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
James Sims

Peter Pan and his band of Lost Boys never fail to spark curiosity, among adults as much as children. Now, an Off-Broadway production has brought Peter back to life in an entirely unique way.

Colorectal Cancer Screening: Know Your Options

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

Screening people between the ages of 50 and 75 for colorectal cancer is so effective at preventing deaths that the USPSTF gives it an "A" rating, higher than breast or prostate cancer screening.

David Foster Wallace vs. Dave Barry: What is good writing?

David Stoesz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Stoesz

Dave Barry does not have this luxury. He's exposed in a way no "literary" writer is. His readers expect to be amused. Immediately.

Jennifer Weiner To Join Author Rock Band 'Rock Bottom Remainders' For New Tour

The Wall Street Journal | Dawn Fallik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Jennifer Weiner may have hit the top of the book lists with her best-selling novels, including "Good In Bed" and "In Her Shoes." But she's trading in...

Rockbottom Remainders: Garage Band Members Stephen King, Amy Tan, Scott Turow Play Tour

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The all-star, all-author rock group Rock Bottom Remainders--featuring the likes of writers and authors Dave Barry, Amy Tan, Mitch Albom, Scott Turow, ...

Dave Barry's Hilarious Ad Lib on His New Book 'I'll Mature When I'm Dead' (VIDEO)

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dr. Ali Binazir

Dave Barry demonstrates novel and exciting uses for his new book I'll Mature When I'm Dead: Dave Barry's Amazing Tales of Adulthood, rendering his interviewer pretty helpless with laughter in the process.

Plan ForYourArt May 13-19

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

What dramatic role does art play in fiction, and in the understanding of a place? In this Getty Perspectives lecture, presented in collaboration with Zocalo, Geoff Dyer discusses his work, art and fiction.

Christmas Parties: Author Weingarten's Horror (AUDIO)

NPR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Gene Weingarten, Washington Post columnist and humor writer, hates Christmas parties. They're awkward and require way too much small talk. The only th...

Dave Barry on Campus Free Speech (VIDEO)

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Lukianoff

In the video, Dave discusses the importance of freedom of expression, the state of free speech on college campuses, and the culture of censorship.