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Showtime's Psychosexual Drama Gets Bloody

Posted 03.27.2014 | TV

Showtime's new psychosexual horror thriller "Penny Dreadful" hasn't even premiered yet, but it has us excited and incredibly creeped out. The new s...

A 'League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen' TV Show?

Posted 07.09.2013 | TV

Move over, Sean Connery -- Fox has given a put pilot commitment to "League of Extraordinary Gentlemen," a one-hour drama based on the Alan Moore graph...

Out of the Ashes: The Other Spector

Cilla McCain | Posted 04.05.2013 | Books
Cilla McCain

To musicians like Bob Dylan or John Lennon, legendary music producer Phil Spector was the go-to genius who could help make their recordings phenomenal. To the public-at-large he is a deranged individual who should have never been allowed out of his castle. But to Nicole Audrey Spector, he is simply Dad.

It's Not Just the Sex: Why John Edwards Matters

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Here's a question that arises from the John Edwards case: How many other politicians have owed the kind of secret political debt that he did? It wasn't inevitable that Edwards' secret would come out. Other secrets haven't.

Reading In Public

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's been too long since we've shared with you the pulse of the people. It's a little segment we like to call Reading In Public! Here's how it works:...

Oscar Wilde Love Letters Revealed For First Time

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Penned in his own hand, the revealing letters appear to show the poet struggling with his homosexuality at a time when it was punishable by prison. I...

The Best-Dressed Characters In Literature

flavorwire.com | Judy Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

If you're the kind of person who's into transformational mid-life journeys told with self-deprecating charisma, the you're probably pretty psyched abo...

A Letter -- and a Challenge -- to an Anonymous Wall Street Whiner

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

An anonymous email's been making the rounds on Wall Street from some loser who thinks he's a shark. Let's get this out of the way first: The only thing worse than a spoiled, self-satisfied brat is a whiny, spoiled, self-satisfied brat.