Posted on 07/08/2020 at 03:43 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Ready for that midafternoon pick-me-up? Gary Larson’s new material is live! The Far Side cartoonist ended his fifteen-year hiatus yesterday...

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Posted on 07/02/2020 at 12:27 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Illinois has its first ever honorary poet laureate: the late John Prine. The singer died April 7 of complications from...

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Posted on 07/01/2020 at 10:39 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sir Patrick Stewart is writing a memoir, his publisher announced Tuesday. The actor best known for playing Capt. Jean-Luc Picard...

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Tagged As: Memoir, Pop culture

Posted on 06/30/2020 at 09:59 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

According to Deadline sources, HBO has won a bidding auction to develop The Vanishing Half into a limited series. Brit...

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Posted on 06/29/2020 at 12:15 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Charles Webb, author of The Graduate (yes, the one that inspired the movie), died earlier this month, reports Deadline. He...

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Posted on 06/27/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Another streaming service, another literary adaptation. NBCUniversal’s upcoming video on demand service, Peacock, launches to everyone July 15 — and...

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Posted on 06/18/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Exciting news for Walking Dead fans came today: a new comic book will arrive June 1. Robert Kirkman said he’s...

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Posted on 06/17/2020 at 02:36 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Oprah Winfrey unveiled her latest book club pick yesterday: Deacon King Kong by James McBride. The novel, set in 1969...

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Posted on 06/10/2020 at 04:12 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Reese Witherspoon has made two book club picks to cover June and July. Hello Sunshine members will read I’m Still...

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Tagged As: Book club, Pop culture

Posted on 06/10/2020 at 03:09 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

J.K. Rowling is no stranger to controversy when it comes to tweets, and in case you missed it, she drew...

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