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14 hrs ago | San Diego CityBEAT

David Mitchell, Carlsbad Music Festival and San Diego Sriracha Festival

A bimonthly event that brings scientists into a neighborhood bar for a 15-to-20-minute informative presentation followed by a discussion with the audience. Here, Karen Pierce, assistant director of the Autism Center of Excellence at UCSD, shares new research confirming that autism begins during pregnancy.

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Related Topix: David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas, Books, Celebrities, Tom Hanks, Halle Berry

20 hrs ago | Switched

'Glee' Star Cheynne Jackson Marries Beau Jason Landeau

Actor Cheyenne Jackson and Jason Landau attend the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' 'Tammy' at TCL Chinese Theatre on June 30, 2014, in Hollywood, California.

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Related Topix: Encino, CA, Jane Lynch, Wentworth Miller, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Publishers' Weekly

This Week's Bestsellers: September 15, 2014

Debuting at #2 on our Hardcover Fiction list, Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good by Jan Karon was a good bet to open high. Nine previous volumes, beginning 20 years ago with At Home in Mitford, narrate the adventures of Episcopal priest Timothy Kavanagh; his wife, Cynthia; and the assorted locals of the tiny fictional town of Mitford, N.C., and have sold millions of copies.

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Related Topix: Cloud Atlas, Books, Jack Reacher

The Globe and Mail

Station Eleven offers suspense and science fiction, but it is undoubtedly a literary work

Station Eleven , the new novel by Emily St. John Mandel, opens with a famous actor, Arthur Leander, playing King Lear on stage. When he collapses, a paramedic in training jumps up onto stage to deliver CPR - too late.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters

The New Zealand Herald

David Mitchell: Offering a way to become better

Six separate but interrelated storylines - moving through past, present and future - make up David Mitchell's new novel, writes Stephen Jewell Centring around an ancient battle between two rival races of supernatural beings - one of which regularly regenerates into different bodies - David Mitchell's new novel, The Bone Clocks , could be seen as his affectionate tribute to Doctor Who. So it seems apt he is wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with an image of the Tardis when I meet the Cork-based writer in a Hampstead pub in London.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

The Age

Cracking Hollywood's glass ceiling

Dominance. Discipline. A riding crop. When it was announced that E.L. James's sadomasochistic literary sensation, Fifty Shades of Grey would be adapted into a film, men like Joe Wright, Gus Van Sant and Bennett Miller were considered the front-runners to direct it.

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Related Topix: Nowhere Boy, Pop/Rock, John Lennon, The Kids Are All Right, Kung Fu Panda 2

Fri Sep 05, 2014

RollingStone

Weekend Rock Question: What's the Best Tom Hanks Movie?

For its 20th anniversary, Forrest Gump is getting an IMAX re-release. The movie grossed over $677 million when it originally came out and won a slew of Academy Awards, including a Best Actor for Tom Hanks.

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Related Topix: Apollo 13, Comedy Movies, History Movies, Drama Movies, Joe Versus the Volcano, Adventure, Forrest Gump, Celebrities, Tom Hanks, Oscars, Movies, Entertainment

The Globe and Mail

As incongruous as David Mitchell's novels seem, The Bone Clocks...

Over the course of his 15-year career, it has become clear that there are really two sides to the English novelist David Mitchell. At first, readers were introduced to the dreamer, a mild-mannered yet stratospherically ambitious polymath whose books careened around the world and across time, and were always brimming with stories within stories within stories.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Switched

Sam Smith Reveals His Unrequited Love For A Straight Friend Inspired His Hit Album

Sam Smith says that unrequited feelings for a straight male friend inspired his smash debut album, "In The Lonely Hour."

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

WGBH

'Why Not?' David Mitchell On Mixing Fantasy And Reality In 'Bone Clocks'

The Bone Clocks is David Mitchell's newest book - he's best known for 2004's Cloud Atlas , which was made into a movie with Tom Hanks and Halle Berry.

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National Public Radio

'Why Not?' David Mitchell On Mixing Fantasy And Reality In 'Bone Clocks'

David Mitchell's previous books include The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet and Cloud Atlas .

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Switched

What Children Want To Hear When Their Gay Parent Comes Out Of The Closet

As millions of LGBT Americans know, coming out of the closet can be complicated.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Family, Kids, Longwood University, Transgender, Michigan

MacLeans

David Mitchell's new time-travelling opus is a marvel

The first time David Mitchell saw Agnolo Bronzino's Allegory of Venus and Cupid at the National Gallery in London, he was 21 years old and so broke that an ATM had eaten his overdrawn bank card-after which a pigeon relieved itself on him.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

MetaFilter

...takes greater formal and intellectual risks than most

The New York Times calls David Mitchell's new novel, "The Bone Clocks," his most ambitious novel.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Switched

Miss Spain 2013 Comes Out In Instagram Post

Patricia RodrA guez, the winner and title holder of Miss Spain 2013, came out of the closet this week through an Instagram post with her partner.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Switched

Laverne Cox Opens Up About Childhood Bullying, Suicide Attempt

In a recent special with ABC that documents the shift in transgender visibility within mainstream American, actress and activist Laverne Cox opened up about her own childhood growing up trans in Mobile, Alabama.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Mobile, AL, Family, Kids

NME

Tom Hanks' typewriter app tops iTunes chart

Tom Hanks is used to scaling the box office chart with films like Saving Private Ryan but now the Hollywood star has conquered the iTunes chart with his typewriter app.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Sleepless in Seattle, Drama Movies, Forrest Gump, Celebrities, Tom Hanks, Ipad, Science / Technology, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Star Online

Halle Berry's second act

Knocked up: In the futuristic drama Extant, Halle Berry stars as an astronaut whose life is turned upside down when she returns home from a year-long solo mission to discover she is inexplicably pregnant.

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Related Topix: The Call, Frankie and Alice, Celebrities, Halle Berry, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

Switched

Evelyn Bonilla Chose 'Love, Compassion And Understanding' When Her Husband Henry Came Out As Gay

Evelyn Bonilla joined HuffPost Live to share the very personal story of how she reacted when her ex-husband, Henry Veguilla, came out as gay.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

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