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1 hr ago | The Age

Aldi's absurd move to ban Roald Dahl

So, Aldi has banned the Roald Dahl kids' classic Revolting Rhymes over a word. A word, in its original sense, that means 'a dirty, slovenly woman'.

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5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

The Green Knowe Chronicles by L.M. Boston

Ghosts, gorillas, grandmothers: all of these and more are to be found in L.M. Boston's classic series for children, The Green Knowe Chronicles .

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Related Topix: C. S. Lewis, Arts, Painting

9 hrs ago | Dark Horizons News

TV News: Outlander, Nod, Sons, Marseille, BBC

Outlander "Outlander" showrunner Ron Moore has released a photo of himself making a cameo in this coming Saturday's episode of the 18th century Scotland-set Starz drama.

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Related Topix: Diana Gabaldon

14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Marion Popcorn Festival puts popcorn in the spotlight

Clevelanders and Ohioans love their popcorn. Things just seem so much better, especially movies, when you have popcorn to munch on.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Cleveland, OH, Marion, OH, Pop/Rock, Thursday, The Rat Pack

16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Sandy the homeless lady and ethics

The homeless have much to teach business professionals about ethics , perspective, and sense of self.

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Related Topix: Charles Dickens

20 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Fallon will host nods to Leno

Jimmy Fallon will lead top comedians in saluting his "Tonight Show" predecessor Jay Leno with the nation's top humor prize in October at the Kennedy Center in Washington.

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Related Topix: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Seinfeld, Celebrities, Jerry Seinfeld, Mark Twain, House of Cards

Wed Aug 27, 2014

NorthJersey.com

How authors feel -- or try to feel -- about film adaptations of their works

Lois Lowry was pleased with the adaptation of her 1993 novel "The Giver" as a film .

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Lois Lowry, We Need to Talk About Kevin, Body of Lies

BBC News

Arthur Conan Doyle's eerie vision of the future of war

A century ago Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote a short story about the threat of starvation in Britain - caused by enemy submarines - and the need for a Channel Tunnel.

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Related Topix: Arthur Conan Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, US Military, US Navy

Daily Herald

Arboretum festival explores Europe through its trees, plants

Visitors to the Morton Arboretum can explore the centuries-old traditions and cultures of European countries at the Passport Europe Summer Festival.

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Related Topix: Lisle, IL, The Rat Pack

LA Daily News

Review: Cal Phila s vocal soloists, guitarist are superb in a Broadway and Boleroa

With an entertaining combination of well-known classical works and Broadway show tunes, the California Philharmonic Orchestra and its Maestro Victor Vener ended their 18th season Sunday afternoon at Walt Disney Hall in downtown Los Angeles with a concert appropriately titled “Broadway and Bolero.” The concert, which had also been ... (more)

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Walt Disney, Classical, Ravel

Crooks and Liars

Bill O'Reilly Uses His 'Asian Privilege' Argument As An Excuse To Attack African American Leadership

O'Reilly used his segment with Megyn Kelly on "white privilege" vs. "Asian privilege" the previous evening as an excuse to launch another angry tirade at the African American community and their leadership.

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Related Topix: African-American, Celebrities, Bill O'reilly, Megyn Kelly, Asian-American, US News, Liberal Political News

Bournemouth Echo

Star Wars and Doctor Who stars turn out for sci-fi fundraiser Charfest

Charfest, organised by Angela Howard, took place in Charminster over the Bank Holiday weekend to raise money for her charity Victim No More.

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Crooks and Liars

Megyn Kelly Slams Bill O'Reilly In 'White Privilege' Debate: UPDATED

Megyn Kelly repels Bill O'Reilly's denials of "white privilege" in America and used actual statistics to school him on it.

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Related Topix: Megyn Kelly, Celebrities, Bill O'reilly, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

Tom Hanks and Ron Howard Set to Shoot Dan Brown's "Inferno" in April 2015

Cameras are set to roll on Ron Howard's third big screen Dan Brown adaptation in April 2015, Deadline reports.

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Related Topix: Angels & Demons, Celebrities, Dan Brown, Authors, Books, Tom Hanks

Examiner.com

Four classic movies to watch for National Dog Day

National Dog Day, an annual event started by Colleen Paige in the wake of the September 11th terrorist attacks to honor the rescue dogs, is an opportunity for pooch lovers to celebrate the animal.

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Related Topix: Western, Family, Drama Movies, Adventure, Old Yeller

Lincolnshire Review

From wrestling to tea to living with regret: Billy Corgan unplugged

Rock stars are known for all sorts of outlandish activities. Opening a tea shop in the suburbs is typically not one of them.

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Related Topix: Billy Corgan, Hermann Hesse, Pop/Rock, The Smashing Pumpkins

Radio Times

Vintage Doctor Who, Star Wars, Harry Potter and Disney memorabilia goes under the hammer in Wales

Head to Penarth in Wales this Friday and you may pick up a piece of television or film history.

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Related Topix: Harry Potter, Books, Star Wars, Pop/Rock, Empire, Philosopher's Stone, Ambient

Examiner.com

'The Jolson Story'

"In 1954, Columbia Pictures reissued their all-time biggest grossing film: THE JOLSON STORY.

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Related Topix: The Jolson Story, Music!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, St. Louis, MO, Al Jolson, Celebrities, Steve Martin, Theater, Arts

Neatorama

The Most Expensive Movie Props Ever Sold

Movie props demand big bucks at auction, especially if they're iconic props from equally iconic films, and those who choose to collect movie memorabilia and props are used to paying a hefty price for each piece.

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Related Topix: The Seven Year Itch, Comedy Movies, Celebrities, Marilyn Monroe

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Ain't It Cool News

Starved For Star Trek?? Have a Gander At This An Eye-Opening 20-Minutes Teaser For Axanar

"Prelude To Axanar," a impressive 20-minute teaser used to launch a Kickstarter campaign at Comic Con last month, tells the story of Starfleet captain Kelvar Leonard Garth, who became an idol of James Kirk thanks to the important role he played in the Four Years War that pitted the Federation of Planets against The Klingon Empire.

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Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television

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