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The War of the Roses

My Salute to Librarians

Warren Adler | Posted 10.27.2014 | Books
Warren Adler

From the moment I entered the hushed, sacred precinct of the Brownsville Children's Library in Brownsville, Brooklyn, back in the mid-1930s, I have been a passionate advocate of the public library.

The War of the Roses, 25 Years Later

Warren Adler | Posted 10.16.2014 | Books
Warren Adler

I am astonished at the staying power of The War of the Roses, which takes a rather dark view on the end of a marriage, and what the process itself does to people. People I meet are convinced that the story is autobiographical.

Why Do Women Read More Novels Than Men?

Warren Adler | Posted 11.16.2014 | Books
Warren Adler

There is statistical evidence showing that adult women read more novels than men, attend more book clubs than men, use libraries more than men, buy more books than men, take more creative writing courses than men, and probably write more works of fiction than men. If women suddenly stopped reading, the novel would nearly disappear.

Not That Anyone Gives a Damn, But...

Warren Adler | Posted 10.10.2014 | Comedy
Warren Adler

1. I wonder how many tunnels for illegal trade and immigration have been dug between Mexico and the United States. 2. To work my way through college...

Not That Anyone Gives a Damn, But...

Warren Adler | Posted 10.04.2014 | Comedy
Warren Adler

For those of you who got a kick out of my first Nobody Gives a Damn, But... column, inspired by the great sportswriter Jimmy Cannon, I offer thanks. T...

Last Man Standing

Warren Adler | Posted 12.15.2012 | Entertainment
Warren Adler

While I have sold or optioned more than a dozen of my books to film companies, I can provide no definitive answer as to why they make their buys, but the closest I can come to a remotely conclusive answer is my experience with The War of the Roses.

5 Must-See Divorce Flicks

Posted 08.10.2012 | Divorce

By Christy Lemire, AP Movie Critic LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones play a longtime married couple who've fallen into a rut in...

War of the Roses, This Time In New York City

Huff Post Citizen Reporting | Kiran Moodley and Edward Chun | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

On Thursday June 10, Crush Wine and Spirits in Manhattan held its Fifth Annual War of the Rosés to welcome in the summer. New Yorkers were invited t...

Add All About Steve to the List of Punful Movie Titles

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

I've assembled a list of movies that showcase lead characters names in the titles in both odd and clever pun-driven ways. Some of these may have been obvious to you, other puns might be so bad that you'll only realize them now.