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  1. Screen Frights Accumulate During September & OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Huntington News

    As quarterbacks fading back behind scrimmage looking for a sprinting receiver near the goal line replace special effect/CGI bursting "tentpole" productions, Hollywood turns to its aisle packing, auditorium screaming horror/thriller genre to woo viewers until superheros return for Thanksgiving/Christmas holidays. Stephen King, the equivalent of Alfred Hitchcock in cinema's "golden" 30s, 40s, 50s, and 60s, reels in a crown on September 8. Bill Skarsgard takes the roll of the scariest clown in history, Pennywise in the big screen adaptation of "It."


  2. Brexit Stealth Candidate Amsterdam Accelerates Trading Firm PushRead the original story

    28 min ago | The Washington Post

    Frankfurt has the banks, and Paris has the culture, but for trading firms looking for a post-Brexit European home, Amsterdam may have the best attraction of all: a friendly regulator. The Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets already presides over the most important cluster of European proprietary trading firms -- the high-speed giants of financial markets -- outside the U.K. The Dutch regulator allows such firms to trade with big pension funds and insurance companies without treating them as clients, a distinction that reduces the legal and regulatory burden.


  3. Mr. President: Don't negotiate with the swamp. Drain it.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | American Thinker

    What we saw emerging in Charlottesville was the violent wing of the unholy alliance that exists in tandem with what is called "the swamp." Democrats and even some renegade Republicans have their tentacles deep into our duly elected president's administration with a malign purpose: to bring him down.


  4. Canberra Writer's Festival: something for every appetiteRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Age

    ... press gallery, he's also part of the sold-out Ministry of Truth. It's the 20th anniversary of the Harry Potter books (and doesn't that make you feel old) so join Professor Frankie Falconette as she brings to life the characters, creatures and ...


  5. Film Guide for the week of Aug. 23Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Wave

    'Crown Heights': This true story of a man wrongly convicted of murder in 1980 is full of good intentions and compelling performers but misses the chance to delve deeper into its characters. 1 hour, 39 minutes.


  6. The Journey: Getting back up againRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Ukiah Daily Journal

    I just finished reading Angela Duckworth's 2016 book, “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.” She has some deep and fascinating insights on the keys of individual success and accomplishment. In her book she discusses the “Grit Test” that she created after years of research.


  7. 'The Cuckoo's Calling' Trailer: J.K. Rowling's Cormoran Strike Series is Adapted to TVRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | /film

    ... who admittedly has the best name - alongside The Borgias ' Holliday Grainger I haven't read any of the Cormoran Strike books, though I know they were well received even before Galbraith was discovered to be Rowling's pseudonym . It wasn't ...


  8. Adults Finally Get a Serious Supernatural RomanceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Film School Rejects

    Lead casting for A Discovery of Witches has just been announced : Matthew Goode and Teresa Palmer will star in the upcoming supernatural romance-history series, which is based on the first installment of a hugely popular novel trilogy by Deborah Harkness. The story, for those unfamiliar with the books, revolves around Diana Bishop , an Oxford professor researching alchemical history while struggling against her own hidden magical disposition.


  9. Akron punk bands Hammer Damage, Rubber City Rebels featured in...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

    Akron bands Hammer Damage and the Rubber City Rebels contributed songs to the first episode of "Mr. Mercedes," a television series based on horror-writer Stephen King's detective novels. Akron bands Hammer Damage and the Rubber City Rebels contributed songs to the first episode of "Mr. Mercedes," a television series based on horror-writer Stephen King's detective novels.


  10. Harper-Lee-9377021-1-402Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | BIO

    Harper Lee is best known for writing the Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller 'To Kill a Mockingbird' and 'Go Set a Watchman' , which portrays the later years of the Finch family. "You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view - until you climb into his skin and walk around in it."


  11. The Hidden Gifts of the ShadowRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    "If you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will save you. If you do not bring forth what is within you, what you do not bring forth will destroy you."


  12. LeAnn Rimes opens up about how meditation changed her 'whole outlook on life'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... year, she became the youngest Grammy recipient ever. The country music star's career has since expanded to writing books, including novels, and acting. She's appeared in multiple TV series and movies, including the new film, "Logan Lucky," which is ...


  13. Newhaven Court at Clearview explores the life and works of Alexander HamiltonRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | PR Log

    BUTLER, Pa. - Aug. 23, 2017 - PRLog -- Newhaven Court at Clearview will bring a piece of history and perhaps a glimpse of Broadway to the senior living community on Aug. 28. The presentation "Alexander Hamilton: The Man, The Myth, The Musical" by Steve Cicero will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Newhaven Court at Clearview, 100 Newhaven Lane in Butler.


  14. New detective series Mr Mercedes is the best Stephen King adaptation...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Radio Times

    Stephen King's oeuvre is bearing cinematic fruit left, right and centre in 2017. Last week saw the release of McConaughey-fronted blockbuster The Dark Tower , while this Friday sees the release of the Mist on Netflix, a TV adaptation of his novel of the same name.


  15. How to Make Easy Fresh PastaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Southern Accents

    Samin Nosrat is as much a born teacher as a chef. "I've always loved to eat, but I love people more than I love food," says Nosrat, who got her start at Berkeley's Chez Panisse and puts on pop-up dinners at Tartine Bakery in San Francisco.


  16. Julia Murney, Ilana Levine and Nic Rouleau Sign on for BroadwayConRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    BroadwayCon's Special Guest lineup continues to grow! BroadwayCon has announced Ilana Levine , Julia Murney , and Nic Rouleau have joined the Special Guest lineup for BroadwayCon 2018. BroadwayCon will return to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center Friday, January 26 through Sunday, January 28, 2018.


  17. iBooks Bestsellers: 'Soul Mate' Finds Its #1Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Publishers' Weekly

    The end of the summer and the beginning of the school year finds a mixed bag of e-books hitting the Apple iBooks store's bestseller list. On top is Kendall Ryan's self-published romance The Soul Mate , followed by Lisa Wingate's Before We Were Yours and Joseph S. Levine and Kenneth R. Miller's textbook Biology .


  18. 'The Epic Crush of Genie Lo' is young adult author F.C. Yee's laugh-out-loud debutRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Sixteen-year-old protagonist Eugenia 'Genie' Lo is much more interested in getting into Harvard than in learning that she is a Chinese deity. To paraphrase future poet laureate Taylor Swift, I knew The Epic Crush of Genie Lo was trouble when it came in.


  19. Reese Witherspoon's Southern CharmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Southern Accents

    The Nashville native opens up to Julia Reed about family, her favorite hometown foods, and the Southern women who have inspired her every step of the way We had lots of people over for lunch , including Laura Dern [Witherspoon's close friend and costar in Wild and Big Little Lies ] and her mom, [actress] Diane Ladd, who has become friends with my mom. It's pretty cute-they really love each other and talk all the time.


  20. Stephen King's 'The Mist' TV series on Netflix late AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Egypt Today

    Released by Spike TV, 'The Mist' adapts King's short story of the same name, about a group of citizens holed inside a supermarket as a strange fog descends upon their town, bringing with it otherworldly monsters. Paranoia and mistrust are their ultimate undoing, however.