Who wrote the Meghan and Harry book Finding Freedom and what’s it about?

Do Harry and Meghan know the authors? The authors met Harry and Meghan in the past, but have repeatedly said the pair did not contribute to the book.

Prince Harry’s passionate words about ‘fixing problems’ on eve of bombshell book release

The duke, who has already outlined his personal commitment to tackling institutional racism, warned that past wrongs needed to be acknowledged across the Commonwealth in order to move forward, while Meghan said people needed to push through an “uncomfortable” phase towards equality.

‘Greenland’ & ‘The Night House’ Outfit Anton Taps Meredith Dawson For “Raunch-Com” ‘The Roommate’ Based On Hit Debut Novel

Dawson’s 2018 Blacklist script Spark is currently being developed by Amazon Studios and Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine, and she is set to make her directorial debut on her script When Carrie Met Michael and Other People, which Paul Feig is producing at Universal. She previously wrote on Mindy Kaling show Champions, Hulu’s adaptation of Four Weddings And […]

Book excerpt: ‘The Organ Thieves’ (Simon and Schuster, 2020)

It had been almost ten years since Wilder graduated from Howard University School of Law in Washington, DC, but he still practiced law in the long, lingering shadow of the Jim Crow South. The courtrooms, jailhouses, and white-controlled bar association were all woefully behind the times and observed strict segregation. A black Virginian had no […]

Who do you get to finish George A Romero’s zombie novel? A lifelong fan

Romero had started his zombie story with Night of the Living Dead, then told it over six films over five decades, from which “a lot of his ideas got cut for budgetary reasons and other creative reasons”, says Kraus. He believes that the manuscript of The Living Dead was where Romero would go to “pour […]

I Am Legend is named vampire novel of the century

The ceremony also saw the Bram Stoker award for superior achievement in a novel handed to Joe McKinney’s Flesh Eaters, about a zombie plague, with authors including Alan Moore, Peter Straub, King and even Joyce Carol Oates also snapping up prizes. Oates won the horror gong for superior achievement in a fiction collection for The […]

Richard Matheson obituary

In his account of horror writing, Danse Macabre (1981), King gives many pages to this short novel, which he thought redolent of its A-bomb era. He quotes Matheson as telling him the novel was partly inspired by watching a comedy film in which Ray Milland, leaving a flat in huff, accidentally puts on Aldo Ray’s […]

The end of tourism?

From the petrol and particulates that spew from jetskis to pesticides drenching the putting green, the holidaymaker’s every innocent pleasure seems like another blow to the poor old planet. Then there is the food left in the fridge and the chemicals used to launder the sheets after each single-night occupancy in one of Airbnb’s 7 […]

Airbnb host who canceled reservation using racist comment must pay $5,000

On the day of the booking, the foursome drove for hours in the rain and snow to Big Bear. Minutes away from the house, Suh texted Barker to let them know they were close and to confirm the cost of the stay. According to Suh, Barker then denied she ever agreed to having two extra […]

The Ageless Martin Short on SNL, the State of Comedy, and Why Trump Is No Laughing Matter

Well I remember years ago, we had a dinner at a restaurant. And it was Dave Letterman, Regine, his wife, Paul Shaffer and myself and Steve and his wife Anne. And I think Billy Crystal and his wife were there for a bit and then they left. Anyway, the next day, Dave said to Paul, […]