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33 min ago | WCTO-FM Lehigh Valley

J.K. Rowling Publishes New Harry Potter Story About Singing Sorceress

J.K. Rowling is using the Pottermore.com website to keep fans engaged in the Harry Potter universe she created.

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Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Authors

33 min ago | JAM! Showbiz

'Nightcrawler' pushed back after 'Fury' moves

The crime thriller will debut on Oct. 31, as opposed to Oct. 17, when it was set to debut against the Nicholas Sparks adaptation "The Best of Me," animated comedy "The Book of Life" and the Brad Pitt World War II film "Fury."

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33 min ago | The Daily Star

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe criticizes his own acting

Lead actor of one of the world's most recognised franchises, Harry Potter, has recently said in an interview with The Daily Mail that he's embarrassed by some of his performances and that "It's hard to watch a film like Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince because I'm just not very good in it," he told the publication.

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Related Topix: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter, Daniel Radcliffe

4 hrs ago | Philly.com

'Nightcrawler' release pushed back after 'Fury' movies

The crime thriller will debut on Oct. 31, as opposed to Oct. 17, when it was set to debut against the Nicholas Sparks adaptation "The Best of Me," animated comedy "The Book of Life" and the Brad Pitt World War II film "Fury."

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Related Topix: The Best of Me, Movies, Entertainment

7 hrs ago | Weekender

this Week: Aug. 20 to 26, 2014

JCC Book Club, a discussion of "The Burgess Boys" by Elizabeth Strout. Jewish Community Center, 60 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre.

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Related Topix: The Burgess Boys, Wilkes-Barre, PA, Theater, Arts, Tunkhannock, PA, Poetry

12 hrs ago | Philly.com

A way with Mutter

UNLIKE well-known Philadelphia landmarks that bear such famous names as Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson, the Mutter Museum's namesake is a relatively mysterious fellow.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Franklin, PA, Medicine, Surgery, The Devil in the White City, University of Pennsylvania, Drexel University, Entertainment

Tue Aug 19, 2014

ConWebBlog

Newsmax Still Portraying Admitted Criminal D'Souza As Victim Of A Conspiracy

An unbylined Aug. 17 Newsmax article pushes the conspiracy that "When they can't beat Republicans at the polls, they try to indict them in criminal court."

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Obama's America

Refinery 29

The 30 Films You Need To See This Fall

If you've had your share of giant lizards, talking turtles, and caped crusaders, we have some good news: The summer-movie season is coming to an end.

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Related Topix: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Gone Girl, Blue Valentine, (500) Days of Summer, Frances Ha

WCTO-FM Lehigh Valley

J.K. Rowling Publishes New Harry Potter Story About Singing Sorceress

J.K. Rowling is using the Pottermore.com website to keep fans engaged in the Harry Potter universe she created.

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Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Authors

Cinema Blend News

Sex, Silence and Adam Sandler Fill Jason Reitman's Men, Women & Children Teaser

Have you ever been tempted to look at someone else's phone? Who do they text? What pictures do they save? What are they hiding? This modern quandary plays at the center of the teaser for Jason Reitman's upcoming drama Men, Women & Children .

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Related Topix: Up in the Air, Labor Day, Josh Brolin, Celebrities, Kate Winslet, Drama Movies, Secretary, Comedy Movies

New Statesman

Magic effect: how Harry Potter has influenced the political values of the Millennial generation

The idea that entertainment has an effect on our politics might seem ludicrous to some.

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Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Authors

Journalgazette.net

Comedian eyes newtalk show

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, The Late Late Show, Entertainment, Television, J.K. Rowling, Authors

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Review: Murakami's 'Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki' goes exploring in his inner life

When the bottom falls out of your life, you can't always figure out what happened.

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Silicon Alley Insider

'Wolf Of Wall Street' Jordan Belfort Is Writing a TV Show About The Excess Of Wall Streeters

"The idea was to come up with a show about that period with really interesting characters, and so my manager pitched the idea to Brett Ratner, who fell in love with it," Belfort explained to the Weekend Australian : "I respect Jordan for his perseverance.

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NorthJersey.com

Eyes on 2016? Clinton goes to Iowa next month

Hillary Rodham Clinton will headline a high-profile fundraiser next month in the nation's first presidential caucus state of Iowa, creating a big campaign splash as Democrats scramble to hold a key Senate seat in November and the former secretary of state considers a campaign of her own in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Iowa, Hillary Clinton, Hard Choices

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

J.K. Rowling pens new tale for Potter fans

J.K. Rowling pens new tale for Potter fans J.K. Rowling is giving fans more new writing from the world of Harry Potter.

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Related Topix: Authors, J.K. Rowling, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Greater London County, England, Queen Elizabeth, Jazz, Shirley Bassey, Entertainment

Rock Hill Herald

'The Circle' author Eggers addresses USC freshmen

It is the 21st time that students gather to hear an author discuss a book chosen to be read by the entire incoming class.

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Related Topix: The Circle, University of South Carolina, South Carolina

CultureMap

Celebrity authors with Hollywood cred heading to Houston: This new Inprint schedule is star studded

Every spring when Inprint , Houston's foremost literary arts organization, begins looking for authors for the next season of the Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series, executive director, Rich Levy , says they have one, main objective: "To get the best possible writers and to get a mix of genre, style, ethnic backgrounds."

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Related Topix: David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas, The Hours, Drama Movies

Sun Aug 17, 2014

JAM! Showbiz

Orange is the New Black real-life jailbird plans memoir

Cast members Laura Prepon and Taylor Schilling attend the season two premiere of "Orange is the New Black" in New York May 15, 2014.

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The Globe and Mail

IEX founder Brad Katsuyama aims to change how U.S. stock markets function

Five months ago, Brad Katsuyama went from being the founder of an obscure startup to the hero of a runaway bestseller.

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Related Topix: Flash Boys, Instrumental, Time Warner, Media, Financial Markets, Computers, Shooting People, Television, Warner Bros Television

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