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Maggie Furlong

'Entourage' Movie News, 'Curb' On Hold & More HBO Scoop

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 08.02.2012 | TV

HBO co-presidents of programming Richard Plepler and Michael Lombardo kicked off HBO's portion of the Television Critics Association press tour Wednes...

Joe Satran

What The Failure Of 'The Corrections' Means For HBO

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 05.03.2012 | Entertainment

On Tuesday, HBO made two announcements in the realm of acquisitions. The network said it would be producing "True Detective," a crime series based on ...

The Star-Studded HBO Series You Won't See

Posted 05.01.2012 | TV

"The Corrections" will not become an HBO series. According to Deadline.com, HBO is not moving forward with the pilot based on Jonathan Franzen's "The ...

Ewan McGregor on Being in Films About 'Real People in Real Situations'

Greg Archer | Posted 05.09.2012 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Having discernment for the roles he takes on certainly helps, but the way McGregor fully embodies the characters he plays is not only enjoyable to watch but downright rare.

Ewan McGregor Makes Huge Career Shift

Posted 01.22.2012 | Entertainment

Bookworms far and wide celebrated when news broke that Jonathan Frazen's acclaimed novel, "The Corrections," was being developed into a TV show. An...

Novelist Jonathan Franzen in Discussion With Time's Lev Grossman

Elana Estrin | Posted 12.19.2011 | Books
Elana Estrin

"Almost the definition of a mensch, a good person, is that in their heart of hearts they're rather hard on themselves. And yet, you can't get out of bed in the morning if you don't love yourself. I'm merciless towards myself, so being merciless towards my characters comes naturally."

HBO's Adaptation Of 'The Corrections' In Talks With Chris Cooper, Dianne Wiest

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 12.19.2011 | Home

Midwestern misery found a potent voice in Jonathan Franzen's sprawling 2001 National Book Award winning epic "The Corrections." Now, HBO's adaptation ...

Jonathan Franzen Is Definitely Adapting 'The Corrections' For HBO

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 12.02.2011 | Home

Great American novelist Jonathan Franzen told a packed house yesterday he's definitely adapting his sweeping third novel, "The Corrections" for HBO. T...

Screw Irony: What Jonathan Franzen Learned From David Foster Wallace

Charlie Alderman | Posted 08.29.2011 | Books
Charlie Alderman

James Woods describes Jonathan Franzen, as a "cultural ironist, always a twisted adjective ahead of his characters." I'd argue that this gloss of Franzen misrepresents his two most well-known novels.

Fictional Feasts: Mouth-Watering Moments Of Literary Gastronomy

flavorwire.com | Nina MacLaughlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Watch Man Vs. Food before bed and you go to sleep craving French dipped sandwiches and face-sized burgers with cheese injected into the middle of the ...

Jonathan Franzen's 'Freedom': About Environmental Activism?

The Guardian | Amanda Little | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

What reviewers have almost unanimously ignored, however, is that this indelible portrait of our times is also an indelible portrait of contemporary en...

Home For The Holidays?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Dreading going home for the holidays? So are a lot of people. Last year we compiled a list of writers whose real families we thought must be nuttier ...

HOLLYWOOD ON THE COUCH: Going the Distance

Dennis Palumbo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dennis Palumbo

In the early 60's, there was a hot art-house movie called The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner. I think of this film sometimes when trying to he...

Do Novels Need Likeable Characters?

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Not only must we identify with characters, we must like them too. "I didn't like any of the characters" is a complaint made frequently, everywhere fro...

Franzen Glasses Thief Speaks

GQ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

They proceeded to steal the author's glasses off his face, leaving a ransom note with a demand for $100,000 and a Hotmail address by way of contact....

Oprah Winfrey Confirms Jonathan Franzen's 'Freedom' As Book Club Selection

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Following a storm of online buzz and predictions, Oprah Winfrey selected Jonathan Franzen's "Freedom" as her latest Book Club pick today on "The Oprah...

Oprah Picks Franzen's 'Freedom' for Book Club: Booksellers Leak The News

AP | Hillel Italie | Posted 12.08.2011 | Books

(Hillel Italie/AP) Oprah Winfrey has forgiven Jonathan Franzen. Nine years after picking Franzen's "The Corrections" for her book club and then cancel...

Newsweek: Jonathan Franzen Is A Great Writer

Newsweek | Jennie Yabroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Jonathan Franzen spends most of the three-minute author video for his new novel, Freedom, explaining how uncomfortable he is with the idea of author v...

Weiner Escalates Feud With Franzen Coverage

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Dubbing the pre-publication furore "Franzenfrenzy", Weiner put out a call to her 15,000 Twitter follows "for non-Franzen novels about love, identity, ...

How to Dress an Author

Melanie Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Melanie Benjamin

I feel as if it's my personal mission to make over every dowdy author I see. I haven't quite learned how to do this tactfully, despite the strong temptation.

Celebrity Books: Which Ones Are British Booksellers Counting On For Christmas Business?

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last year, the book trade bet heavily on a flurry of C-list celebrity memoirs and got badly burned. This autumn, the focus is on quality, with Stephen...