Category Archives: Literature

Nora Ephron, Feminist Icon & ‘When Harry Met Sally’ Writer, Dead at 71

Yesterday, writer, director, journalist and intellectual Nora Ephron passed away at the age of 71. Popular for romantic comedies such as “Sleepless in Seattle,” “When Harry Met Sally” and “You’ve Got Mail,” Ephron often went unrecognized for her inherent feminist sensibilities, ones … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrities, Literature, Movies, Passings | Tagged | Comments Off

Author and Visionary Christopher Hitchens Passes Away at 61

“Take the risk of thinking for yourself, much more happiness, truth, beauty, and wisdom will come to you that way.” –Christopher Hitchens Yesterday, December 15, 2011, controversial author, journalist, humanist and political activist Christopher Hitchens lost his battle with esophageal … Continue reading

Posted in Literature, Passings, Politics, Science | Tagged , | Comments Off

Think Quarterly: Google’s Crossover Into the Media Business?

Designed by creative agency The Church of London, Google quietly launched Think Quarterly, an online magazine of sorts published four times annually. Featuring no advertising, the publication is absolutely free to view. Think Quarterly, published at www.thinkquarterly.co.uk, is a communication … Continue reading

Posted in Internet, Literature, News | Tagged , , | Comments

6 Things You Need to Know About Justin Bieber’s Forthcoming “Memoir”

We’ve been trying our darndest to post even less about probable Milli Vanilli-esque pop hoax Justin Bieber, but just when we thought we were out, he pulls us back in. This time, the darling Canadian teen wowed us with the announcement of … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrities, Literature | Tagged , , , , | Comments

Hey Internet, Google Will Not Tell You How to “Watch Twilight Eclipse Online Free”

It’s no secret the latest Twilight movie, Eclipse, is out today, and though teen girls (and teen girls at heart) everywhere are flocking to theaters to get their vampire/ werewolf/ romance fix. For some folks though, dealing with the crowds at the … Continue reading

Posted in Literature, Movies | Tagged , , | Comments

A Pleasant Bloomsday to You, Sir

Happy Bloomsday, folks! Ok, ok, we admit we didn’t know what Bloomsday was either until about five minutes ago, but now that we do, we’re happy to observe. Bloomsday is a celebration of the life and works of James Joyce, … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, Literature | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments