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GED option returns to county jail | New...

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The option to prepare for the Pennsylvania high school diploma equivalency exam has returned to Blair County Jail. “We have been officially operational again for a week”, Warden Abbie Tate told the prison board at its monthly meeting where she spoke about the immediate popularity of what is called the GED […]

Mika Kaurismäki • Director of The Grump:

24/11/2022 – The Finnish director explains how he went about adapting the story of a grumpy old man passionate about old cars This article is available in English. Mika Kaurismakithe new tragicomedy The Grump: Looking for an Escort [+lire aussi : interview : Mika Kaurismäkifiche film] is out in German cinemas today, and indeed a significant part of […]

Best-selling author Simon Scarrow publis...

Watch 21st century Norfolk slip away as soldiers parade past temples and villas to the vast fortresses of the coast. For writer Simon Scarrow, modern Norfolk covers a landscape of swamps and forests, its inhabitants struggling for survival against foreign invaders. Simon, from Lyng, near Dereham, was Norfolk history teacher when he started writing about […]

First female Calypsonian lawyer from Tri...

Letters to the Editor news day 8 minutes ago THE EDITOR: Congratulations to all of the UWI Law School graduates who were called to the bar on November 11-12. Among them was Sasha-Ann Moses, TT’s first female Calypsonian to enter the legal profession. To truly understand her accomplishments, we have to place her alongside the […]

In London, diversity is up, but public s...

Last month, London Mayor Sadiq Khan accompanied new Metropolitan Police Service Commissioner Mark Rowley on a walk through Stratford in east London. A series of high-profile scandals have rocked the force in recent months, and the mayor and commissioner hoped to inspire public confidence in the police. They also aimed to attract new recruits. “As […]

Great performances at Tallawah 2022 | E...

Another appeal was made to the government to provide Jamaica with a purpose-built center for the performing arts. It came on Sunday from a leading theater practitioner – actor, director, educator and performing arts group leader Fabian Thomas. He was speaking at the Philip Sherlock Center for the Creative Arts (PSCCA) at the University of […]

‘She Said’ sheds light on journalistic i

“I swear on my children.” It was a favorite line of disgraced, BS-convicted movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, uttered with sociopathic insincerity before assaulting dozens of women, from Hollywood stars to terrified underlings of indie giant Miramax. . This went unchallenged for three decades. Why? Because he was Harvey Weinstein, arguably the most powerful man in […]

On This Day in History – November 21 – A

1/2 Senator Rebecca Felton of Georgia is pictured at her desk in Washington, D.C. On October 3, 1922, Mrs. Felton was chosen to fill the seat left vacant following the untimely death of Senator Thomas E. Watson, becoming the first woman to serve in the United States Senate. She was sworn in on November 21, […]

the bitter orange tree of Jokha Alharthi...

Jokha Alharthi is the first Omani woman to translate a novel, Celestial Bodies, into English, which won her and her translator Marilyn Booth the International Booker Prize in 2019. bitter orange (Scribner UK, £14.99) is the second of his novels to be translated, despite being written in 2016 before the pressure of Booker’s victory. Bitter […]

James Gunn officially welcomes Kevin Bac...

James Gunn shares a photo of his “favorite” MCU character, Kevin Bacon, who will play himself in The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special. Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special Writer and director James Gunn has officially welcomed his favorite Marvel Cinematic Universe character: Kevin Bacon. Ahead of the special’s upcoming release, Gunn shared a […]

New this week: Lizzo, ‘Criminal Minds’ a

Here’s a curated collection from the Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s coming to TV, streaming services, and music and video game platforms this week. MOVIES — When the Mars Rover Opportunity, nicknamed Oppy, was launched in 2003, it was only supposed to last 90 sols (or days on Mars). But 15 years later, he […]

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Sony Pictures Television has signed a multi-title deal to produce live-action series based on Marvel characters for Amazon. The first current project is Silk: Spider Society about superheroine Cindy Moon (Silk), who gains her powers after being bitten by the same spider as Peter Parker (Spider-Man). The series will first launch on Amazon’s linear channel […]

The Crisis of Masculinity | FinancialTi...

Crowds at a Donald Trump midterm rally in Georgia for 2018 gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp © Redux/eyevine The same year I came to Oxford University, St Hilda’s, the university’s newest single-sex college, chose to admit male undergraduates for the first time. As is so often the case, the first thing the new men of St […]

How SLOCG brought comedy, heart and auth...

How The sex life of college girls Brought comedy, heart and authenticity to his queer character School has resumed for the girls of Essex College! The fun and quirky binge-watch that got us through the end of the pandemic is back for its second season. The sex life of college girls centers four (unlikely) freshman […]

The iconic trans woman who brought joy t...

Loved for her rich voice and quirky style, Reshma was the life of weddings Last week, Reshma, an iconic trans woman and singer from Indian-administered Kashmir, died after a long battle with cancer. She was 70 years old. His death plunged the region into mourning – and thousands attended his funeral in the main town […]

The Press Club of Cleveland prepares to ...

Cleveland.com/Cleveland Plain Dealer Sportswriter Mary Kay Cabot will be inducted into the Press Club of Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame on Wednesday. Our sportscaster Terry Pluto has known Cabot since she made her Plain Dealer debut and had the chance to write a review of her ahead of her induction. “Mary Kay was an intern […]

DOC NYC 2022 Directors: Meet Dawn Porter...

Dawn Porter is an award-winning screenwriter and producer. His work has been featured on HBO, Netflix, CNN, PBS, MSNBC, MTV Films and other platforms. Porter’s 2016 film “Trapped,” which explores the laws governing abortion clinics in the South, won the Special Jury Prize for Social Impact at the Sundance Film Festival and a Peabody Award. […]

Sara Pascoe: “I was told not to wear ski

Why did you start doing stand-up?I really wanted to be an actor, but I wasn’t very good at acting. I auditioned for drama school for years and never got in. I tried stand-up as an experiment, just as a way to get stage time. The second I did, I realized that was exactly what I […]

Terminating an Ectopic Pregnancy Saved M...

I am an 87 year old mother and grandmother. I am a woman who in 1961 had an ectopic pregnancy. My husband and I had been trying to get pregnant and start a family for three years. We sought out a fertility specialist and subsequent treatments. I desperately wanted a baby. Life without children was […]

Free things to do in Denver this week, N...

We are in the middle of November, with falling temperatures. But the entertainment calendar is heating up, with holiday markets starting to fill up on weekends. Keep reading for twelve of the best free events this week (yes, including markets), and watch for updates: Wendy J. Fox and Cynthia Newberry MartinMonday, November 14, 6 p.m.Tattered […]

“Miss Scarlet and the Duke” Recap: Seaso

Miss Scarlet and the Duke tunes Sunday at 7:00 p.m. and is available for streaming. Recap it previous episode.Follow your favorite dramas and mysteries in register for our newsletter, Dramalogue. Despite his recently rocky relationship with Superintendent Munro, William is up for a promotion to Chief Inspector. The only problem: it’s in Glasgow. Eliza assumes […]

Who has worn the most hats on Broadway? ...

Want to learn more about an obscure Broadway fact? Jennifer Ashley Tepper, Broadway historian and self-proclaimed theater enthusiast, is here to help with her new series, Broadway Deep Dive. Every month, BroadwayWorld will be accepting questions from theater fans like you. If you’re lucky, your question might be selected as the subject of his next […]

Geologist-turned-novelist among female a...

“Write what you know” is Cheryl Workman-Davies’ mantra. For Workman-Davies, who worked as a mining geologist for 12 years, it’s red dust, flies, but also connections in the short-lived town of Kalgoorlie. The novel Workman-Davies is about to self-publish, The Rose: A Reality TV Romance, is set in a villa that she herself mapped out […]

Glimpses of Greenville: A Visitor’s Desc

Some will remember Greenville 26 years ago in 1996 when Mayor Knox White was in his first full year in office. A lot has happened since then. Now try to imagine Greenville 26 years after its beginnings as a village of 1797! The following excerpt from the Charleston Daily Courier of August 6, 1823 will […]

Photo Gallery of Female Military Charact...

Today is Veterans Day, a day when we celebrate those who have lived and died in service to the country. I joined the US Air Force in 2008, lived and traveled through Europe and Asia, and deployed. I had amazing experiences and made friends for life. But one thing I cherish the most is cultivating […]

Logitech G Aurora Collection Review – Go

In recent years, more and more women have become interested in games. While that’s a good thing, a lot of gaming products are still male-centric, so it’s taken a while for brands to make female gaming accessories. Ladies, I present to you the Logitech G Aurora Collection. The Logitech G Aurora bundle we received includes […]

AFI Fest Announces Short Film Jury Award...

AFI FEST 2022 announced the three winners of this year’s Short Film Jury Awards on November 7, highlighting the live action short “Birds”, the documentary short “Haulout” and the short film animation company “Sierra” for creating art that can “bring people together”. said AFI President and CEO Bob Gazzale. “Birds,” directed by Katherine Propper, is […]

These Killer Workouts Use Horror and Com...

Is violence justifiable in a violently oppressive culture? This is the main question we explore through the dark and satirical comedy web series Killer Workout. Directed by award-winning filmmaker Sara Werner, the series is created by New York-based personal trainer/writer Erik Potempa and produced by his wife Yvonna Pearson who aims to shed light on […]

How to watch who’s playing in the penult

The first-ever Citi Shamrock Classic women’s college basketball, featuring the University of Notre Dame and the Cal Golden Bears, will be played this Saturday, Nov. 12, in St. Louis, Missouri. The game will air live on NBC and Peacock at 4 p.m. ET, marking the first live broadcast of a women’s college basketball game on […]

Search continues for San Francisco direc...

There’s a photo of Esther Eng in 1935, standing on a runway amidst a crowd of crew and collaborators, flanked by an airplane. Next to her are rising movie stars and technical wizards. She is the smallest person on the scene, made even more visible by her youth, at just 21 years old. But Eng’s […]

Production Launched for ‘John Wick’ Spin

good news for John Wick Fans! The spin-off movie, Ballerinawhich we discovered over a year ago, finally started production this week in Prague. During Lionsgate’s investor call last week (via IndieWire), CEO Jon Feltheimer shared that the film starring Ana de Armas (Knives out, no Di timee) would start production this week. We don’t have […]

The bookseller – Rights – Saqi Books sei

Saqi Books pocketed spirit of the river by Leïla Aboulela and An eternal home by Mai Al-Nakib, two novels that explore the untold stories of Arab women living in two different countries. Acquisition of publisher Lynn Gaspard spirit of the river direct from Grove Atlantic, while An eternal home was obtained via Margaret Halton of […]

The Meaning of Midterms | Events | Dep...

Click for full size version of poster Join the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) for “The Meaning of the Midterms,” ​​a panel discussion with Notre Dame experts on the midterm election results and what they mean for the future of the American democracy. Panelists include: David Campbell: Packey J. Dee Professor of American […]

How writer Glory Edim is creating a nati...

Glory Edim on activism through literatureCourtesy of subject Activism takes different forms – for Glory Edim, founder of the Well-Read Black Girl book club, it is a community that provides a safe space for women to embrace their identity. When I started wearing a shirt that said “Well-Read Black Girl” I had no idea it […]

Anime characters inspired by James Bond

james bond dates back to the 1950s and was created by British writer Ian Fleming. James Bond is a spy who works for MI6 and is best known as 007. Over time, this spy character has gained international fame and appeared in countless films. The james bond The series has also inspired many other mediums, […]

Women in history: undoing the “Mathilde

Judgments on the costs and benefits of the 2020 and 2021 Covid shutdowns are still far from final. The government refuses to comment on a royal commission of inquiry, fearing that it will be largely negative. An independent review in Australia, funded by several foundations, had politicians in the most extreme lockdown states to defend […]

Everything The Light Touches is a celebr...

This is where Pariat first conceived Evelyn, the protagonist of the second layer of Anything the light touches, who travels from England to India, pretending to be looking for a husband, but in reality is looking for something far more elusive – something readers will discover was deeply rooted in her study of Goethian botany. […]

Seven independent art spaces to discover...

A curator self-published an art magazine for seven years before founding a venue and a library. Another includes sunsets in its gallery program via communal hikes to Griffith Park from Thai Town. And a third curates by the cycle of the moon. Guardians of new art venues across Los Angeles are changing shape as their […]

Towards the lighthouse: the bipolar expe...

Rule 1 Be nice and expect nothing in return. Be the eternal optimist. Rule 2 Have no expectations because it will literally kill your self-esteem. Rule 3 Be a seeker and you will find truth and beauty, suffering and malevolence in your path. Rule 4 Read and write intelligently and speak fluently. Rule 5 Why […]

5 years after the dawn of #MeToo, what h...

Five years ago, #MeToo shook the entertainment industry to its tectonic plates. Triggered by Jodi Kantor, Megan Twohey, and Ronan Farrowreports on Harvey Weinstein as well as the actress Alyssa Milanoit is Tweeterstories of abusive behavior and blatant abuse of power have erupted in Hollywood, one after another. Kevin Spacey, Louis CK, Jeffrey Tambor, director […]

Konkani writers reach an international s...

November 03, 2022 | 06:04 IST Konkani writers reach an international stage Two Sahitya Akademi laureates from Goa, Dr. Jayanti Naik and Sampada Kunkoliekar, have been selected as panelists in the online FOSWAL Literature Festival which will see participation from seven Asian countries. Their nomination itself for the first international literary festival gave them a […]

‘Gaslight, Gatekeep, Girlboss’ glitch –

(Isabelle Lim | Daily Trojan Horse) By Ye Ji Jong Personal editor Gaslight, gatekeep, girlboss – it seems to be the new mainstream motto for female empowerment. Female CEOs and entrepreneurs have pushed for women to enter male-dominated industries and rise to positions of power. From Wall Street to Big Tech, women are encouraged to […]

Tár centers a staggering lesbian success

Listen to this article New movie starring Cate Blanchett rapturously observes her powerful lesbian role – then asks what her power means By George Elkind In writer-director Todd Field’s latest film, “Tár,” there’s a sense of drunkenness in the acting, an air of fascination in treating its title character as something of a monument – […]

From Cookie Monster to feminist reframes...

Monsters are born out of our deepest fears and anxieties; they are a reflection of ourselves, as individuals and as members of society. From killer clowns to vampires to poltergeists, we all have a monster that scares us more than most. At this time of year – when, according to myths, the veil between our […]

UGA Expo Celebrates 50 Years of Women’s

Each year, University of Georgia athletic history scholar Jason Hasty presents an exhibit in the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library that highlights a different aspect of Georgia’s athletic history. the university. This year, Hasty organized an exhibition called “A Chance to Play: Title IX and Women’s Athletics at UGA”. As the 50th anniversary of […]

The Many Forms and Forms of Detective Fi...

Book reviews on The Trees, Vine Street, Dinner Guest, The Bullet that Missed, Everyone in My Family Killed Somebody and Secret Identity Today’s novels have the common feature of being classified in the Crime Fiction category in most bookstores. But that’s only half the story, because Everett is written like a literary fever dream, and […]

“WandaVision” Scribe Megan McDonnell Joi

As the news keeps swirling that Agatha: Chaos Coven will begin production in a few weeks, new details about the production team have surfaced. According to his Writer’s Guild profile, Wanda Vision writer Megan McDonnell joined the writers room for Agatha: Chaos Coven. It’s a Wanda Vision reunion as she joins fellow writers Peter Cameron, […]

Peaceful Movie Review and Movie Synopsis...

Deneuve plays Crystal, a concerned mother who navigates the terminal cancer diagnosis of her adult son Benjamin (Benoît Magimel). Over the course of four seasons, as Benjamin’s condition deteriorates, Crystal must know that she will outlive her own son and what that means for the future. While this angle might have been a more compelling […]

This is the latest wave of the Wheeler’s

Breadcrumb Links local entertainment Entertainment Books Publication date : October 27, 2022 • 15 minutes ago • 2 minute read • Join the conversation Handout/Cornwall Standard-Freeholder/Postmedia Network A cropped image of the cover of the seventh and final novel in the Lost Villages series, written by Maggie Wheeler, launched November 2022. Provided Content of the […]

BITS & BYTES: Resilient Women Talk; Not

Resilient women talk about money Stockbridge– Walking Our Talk, Berkshire’s non-profit women’s support network sponsors Resilient Women: What’s Your Money Story at 5 p.m., Thursday, November 3 at Stockbridge Congregational Church. Melissa Lydon and Jess Bartle of Evoque Investments will share their personal perspective and expertise on helping women build their financial confidence and resilience […]

West Chester’s Grace Slear Helps Bring ‘

There’s a brand new rock musical coming to the stage at the Suzanne Roberts Theater in Philadelphia with an interesting story and featuring West Chester native Grace Slear as part of the ensemble cast. “The Tattooed Lady” is a new musical starring one of the biggest stars of the sideshow, the fictional Ida Gibson, in […]

Neema Roshania Patel, Post editor who cu...

Neema Roshania Patel, founding editor of the Washington Post’s news site for millennial women, The Lily, and most recently editor of the Next Generation audience development team working to cultivate a readership younger and more diverse, died Oct. 24 at a Washington hospital. She was 35 years old. The cause was gastric cancer, said her […]

“It seemed to be unique to the writer”:

When actress and writer Ansuya Nathan returned to Australia in early 2021 after nine years in the United States, applying to SBS’s newly launched Emerging Writers Incubator, or any other similar initiative, was no surprise. priority. Having shown up for “countless” diversity programs in Los Angeles, she admitted to being a little exhausted by the […]

Why technology needs to support women th...

Monday, October 24, 2022 12:15 p.m. By: Kirstie McDermott Kirstie works for our Job Board partner, Jobbio. Based in Dublin, she has been a writer and editor on print and digital platforms for over 15 years. Brain fog leading to poor concentration, fatigue, low mood and reduced or diminished confidence: these are all symptoms of […]

ESSAY: 5,000 YEARS OF WRITER’S BLOCK HIS

Ann Patchett, who has written eight novels and five non-fiction books, says that in the face of writer’s block, it sometimes seems like the muse has “gone out for a cigarette.” It doesn’t matter if you’re an award-winning novelist or a high school student tasked with writing an essay for an English class: writing fear […]

Megan Brennan of Pottsville, first femal...

Oct. 22 — MINERSVILLE — You can take the daughter out of the coalfield, it is sometimes said, but you can’t take the coalfield out of the daughter. That there is some truth to the old adage was evident Thursday night when Pottsville native Megan J. Brennan spoke to Mountaineer Fire Company No. 1 in […]

More Artists Added to NEBRASKAland Days ...

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) – Three more country music artists have been added to the lineup for the NEBRASKAland Days Viaero Wireless Summer Jam concert series. NEBRASKAland Days officials made the announcement on Friday morning. Morgan Wade and Randall King will open for Cody Johnson’s show on Friday, June 23, and Lainey Wilson will open […]

Reviews | In fact, the Percy Jackson sh...

Look, I didn’t want to have to write this column. But I’m worried about Percy Jackson’s next show. The books that allowed me to escape as a child are about to hit the screen again. But unlike the mess that was the Movie Percy Jackson 2010author Rick Riordan is strongly involved in this new Disney […]

What woman hasn’t been bombarded by unso

A A few years ago a friend of mine got married, and when I pulled up to the rustic wedding site, a man I didn’t know came up behind my car and gave dramatic hand signs. . I didn’t need or ask for help, but he gave it, and I’m sure he thought the credit […]

Iceland’s First Lady joins Vancouver Wri

Breadcrumb Links festivals Entertainment Books Icelandic First Lady Eliza Reid will talk about her book Secrets Of The Sprakkar. There is an Icelandic word, sprakkar, which means exceptional women and these women are at the heart of Icelandic First Lady Eliza Reid’s book, Secrets of The Sprakkar: Iceland’s Extraordinary Women and How They Are Changing […]

Black History Month bike ride offers ‘se

Three avid cyclists have described the “great emphasis on joy” within their cycling collective after their second annual Black History Month bike ride. The 22-mile ride through central London was organized by the Together We Ride (TWR) team, a black-led collective aiming to empower people through cycling, as well as ‘uplift’ each other and get […]

7 Books About Indian Women That Challeng...

Every culture and every age has an image of “ideal womanhood,” an idea that, in its most benign form, boils down to truisms and expectations about women. As a reader, I’m drawn to characters who struggle at the edge of what society expects of them, bursting with effort to express themselves. Not all rebellions are […]

Cherie Blair to announce UAE business in...

The UAE-UK Business Council will hold its 20th plenary meeting in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, where a partnership with the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women to encourage support for women entrepreneurs in less developed countries is to be announced. The 100,000 Women program has already secured the participation of more than 100 business leaders in […]

Bronte’s biopic ‘Emily’ delves into the

Was reclusive 19th century author Emily Bronte inspired to write “Wuthering Heights” after experimenting with opium, tattoos and a torrid affair with the local clergyman? Actress Emma Mackey doesn’t think so — but she portrays Bronte doing all of those things and more in “Emily,” a new drama that deliberately ignores the trappings and conventions […]

The Majesty of Woman King and Why She Re...

I wish I could say I followed the crowd to the movies to see “Woman King.” Unfortunately, there weren’t many in the theater. We made it a girls night out. Along with a friend, my best friend and my sister, I enjoyed all the glory of the underrated movie. It really was a moment. If […]

Women in Small Business: Laura Rinck of ...

This is the last in a three-part series during Women in Small Business Month. LEWISTON — The glitz and glamor of Madison Avenue always excite Laura Rinck and you can hear it in her voice. Yet when she and her husband, Peter Rinck, made the decision to start their own advertising agency, the appeal of […]

Partisan Newspapers Filling the Void of ...

Pennsylvania’s most widely circulated newspaper appeared, without fanfare or explanation, in the mailboxes of about 1 in 5 homes in the state in April. A 12-page tabloid with a circulation of 953,000, it has arrived every month since, featuring Associated Press articles, crossword puzzles, recipes and helpful updates on nearby towns with the prices of […]

Colorado Book Award Winner EJ Levy Refle...

Writer EJ Levy says the opening lines of “The Cape Doctor” — a book that recently won her the Colorado Book Award for historical fiction — came to her verbatim when she read two lines in a guidebook. It was about a 19th century army surgeon who performed the first successful caesarean section on record […]

Malati Bedekar: the first feminist write...

Feminist literature has always been full of controversy and declining importance. Yet works like Vibhavari Shirurkar Virlele Swapna (The Dream That Vanished) offer an invaluable, female-centered South Asian perspective to literature that has been largely monopolized by men. Who was Vibhavari Shirurkar? It was the pseudonym of Malati Bedekar. Its female characters, with their multi-faceted […]

Disturbing Excerpts from the Observer’s

In the next part of the letter, the sender revealed more information. The letter writer said the house had been watched over by their family for decades and they were now in charge. “My grandfather watched the house in the 1920s and my father watched in the 1960s. Now is my time” (via Today). The […]

Moorland Spingarn Research Center Hosts ...

Dixa Ramirez-D’Oleo, Akiba Solomon, Tricia Hersey and Nikole Hannah-Jones discussing Hannah-Jones’ 1619 Project alongside moderator Natalie Hopkinson. Photo by Darius Osborne. The MSRC International Festival of Black Writers, organized by the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (MSRC), kicked off on Friday 7 October. The three-day festival was a throwback to Howard University’s great literary tradition. Launched as […]

‘Murder, She Wrote’ and ‘Beauty and the

Angela Lansbury, a versatile actress who captivated generations of fans as a murderous baker, singing teapot, Soviet spy and small-town detective among a host of other memorial roles, died Tuesday, her family announced. She was 96 years old. ‘The children of Dame Angela Lansbury are saddened to announce that their mother passed away peacefully in […]

Best Of Grizzard – White Anger

The recent murder of the white jogger in Memphis raises a controversial subject which was frankly addressed in an article by the late writer Lewis Grizzard (LG) in the Charlotte Observer newspaper on Friday May 22, 1992. Although groups of runners (black, white and other minorities) completed his jog route across the country, there remained […]

The 5,000 year history of writer’s block

Eds: This story was provided by The Conversation for AP customers. The Associated Press does not guarantee the content. (THE CONVERSATION) Ann Patchett, who has written eight novels and five non-fiction books, says that in the face of writer’s block, it sometimes seems like the muse has “gone out for a cigarette.” It doesn’t matter […]

Scottish short film based on Welsh short...

//= do_shortcode(‘[in-content-square]’) ?> Shauna Macdonald in Consumed (2020), image by Smashing Pics Ltd A film based on a powerful short story by a Welsh auteur is garnering awards and nominations across the UK and beyond. ‘consumes‘ by Sian Hughes is the opening tale of her collection ‘Pain sluts‘ and is adapted from the original story […]

Best Wolverines Era & Actors For MCU

The Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to grow and fans eagerly await the addition of both The Fantastic Four and x-men In the years to come. Of these X-Men, Wolverine is a casting decision that will be critical to the success of implementing mutants in the blockbuster film series. RELATED: Best Superhero Origin Stories In Movies […]

The Guardian’s look at Annie Ernaux: A v

Ohen future ethnographers want to study what it was like to be a woman in Europe in the decades between World War II and today, they could do worse than take the collected works of Annie Ernaux, who has become this week the first French woman writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Ernaux […]

A rock star becomes a writer with his fi...

From a career in music, how did you turn to writing fiction? Would you consider both music and writing as your careers? I had never done creative writing before writing The End of Summer, unless you count songwriting. I had started taking notes in 2019 on “a book that I may write one day”. Then […]

Hollywood’s 50 Most Powerful TV Showrunn

The showrunners highlighted on these pages are all too sharp to rock Dickens handily – yet, for the writer-producers who power entertainment’s most prolific and popular medium, this is truly the best and Not so good of times. More than 560 scripted series are expected to air in the United States by the end of […]

Diana Reid on Sally Rooney, Love & Virtu

Being published was a “dream come true” for Diana Reid. “You know when you’re a kid so excited for Christmas Day that you wake up really early?” she says. “For a month after finding out I was published, I woke up abnormally early every day because I was so excited to live my life.” The […]

Why the great Agatha Christie remains a ...

In the cover photo of her new biography, the young Agatha Christie seems extremely confident. Maybe she was. During her long career, she will break records both for the detective novel and for the theater. Like Dickens, with a similar following and sales, she was a great inimitable. It is also a difficult subject. Her […]

Beast Tamer Anime Release Date, Trailer ...

Fantasy anime has been dominated by isekai stories for a very long time, to the point that those who weren’t actually isekai barely felt alienated. This is a bit the case for the upcoming series beast tamer, which will feature many elements that modern fantasy anime fans love. Having both a ridiculously explanatory Japanese title […]

Issue of the day: MP says ‘Eddie Izzard

IN 2020, Eddie Izzard announced a desire “to now be based in girl mode”, claiming the pronouns “she” and “her”. Now a storm is brewing over the political projects of the actor, writer and comedian. The English comic last month announced his hope of standing as the Labor candidate for Sheffield in the next general […]

Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon (2022) Movi...

Amirpour’s third good-humoured feature is also directed by a fearless woman. She is the mysterious Mona Lisa Lee, an inmate of Korean origin, locked up in a kind of mental hospital on the outskirts of New Orleans. Played by Jeon Jong-seo (from the masterful “Burning” by Lee Chang-dong) with verve and mystique, Mona Lisa suffers […]

How UVA Becomes a Launch Pad for Women i...

Her first course, Sports Journalism, had 24 students, including Emily Hybl, then a third-year pre-law student. Flash before August 2022 and Hybl is the producer of a sports program for an affiliate of ESPN Radio in Los Angeles, the nation’s second-largest media market. Among the interns at his station last summer was Khuyen Dinh, a […]

Mill Valley teachers hired as first dist...

French teacher Michelle McRay and social studies teacher Melissa Weber coach seventh grade football at Monticello Trails Middle School MIll Valley teachers Melissa Weber and Michelle McRay both coach the Grade 7 boys football team at Monticello Trails Middle School. Both have overcome gender barriers and coach in a male-dominated sport. Coach Melisa Weber stands […]

Mondo Studio Films offers the story of S...

Journalist and former escort Amanda Goff – formerly known as Samantha X – has had her story optioned by Mondo Studio Films, who are developing it into an eight-part comedy-drama. A ‘shamelessly feminist’ tale of love, sex and empowerment, the series aims to examine escorting through a female lens. The story will be largely fictionalized, […]

Why Tom Perrotta Revisited Tracy Flick

In the 1999 dark comedy Election, overachieving student Tracy Flick, played by a rising Reese Witherspoon, dreams of political dominance, starting with running for class president at her suburban high school. For years, viewers have remembered Tracy as “abrasive” and “unpleasant,” in the words of her creator, author Tom Perrotta. Her name has become shorthand […]

Women Who Made Headlines – Billboard

Rihanna is about to join an exclusive club: the women who headlined the Super Bowl halftime show. By that, we mean they were the only headliner (or they co-starred with another female solo star – J.Lo and Shakira have to be in there). We’re not counting women who were part of a halftime set – […]

Stacey D’Erasmo on Embracing Discomfort

The story of our own complicity with malevolent forces is difficult to tell, in general, at this time. It’s unpopular, even dangerous, to have mixed allegiances, tangled motivations, dirty hands. And yet, given the highly complicated nature of things like power, money, and cultural capital in this world, to name a few, who can claim […]

‘The Woman King’ inspires this Nigerian

General Nanisca, played by Viola Davis, is the star of The Woman King. When a man opposes her influence, she retorts: “If the king respects me, it is because I have deserved it. Ilze Kitshoff/Sony Pictures hide caption toggle caption Ilze Kitshoff/Sony Pictures General Nanisca, played by Viola Davis, is the star of The Woman […]

Meg Elison’s number one fan rewrites mis

One of the most chilling and unforgettable moments of number one fanMeg Elison’s gender-swapped update to Stephen King’s horror classic Misery, happens in the front pages: Urban fantasy author Eli Gray has just joined a carpool with a male driver, only to receive a notification that his female driver has canceled her ride. Rather than […]

Alyssa Monks’ SLOMA Retrospective Featur

From a distance, Alyssa Monks’ large-scale images look like photographs. Get closer and it’s soon clear that those shimmering surfaces, wisps of hair, and luminous skin are created by brushstrokes and paint, which is why the Brooklyn-based artist draws a distinction between his work and the photorealism. “Photorealism is tedious,” she explained in an email […]

1 in 3 Southeast Asian Muslims are more ...

According to a survey, the resurgence of religious faith and Western-style consumerism are transforming the consumption habits of Muslims in the region. One in three Muslims in Southeast Asia consider themselves more religious than their parents were at their age, with their faith influencing decisions about personal spending, fashion, banking, travel and education, according to […]

Crackdown in Iran after Mahsa Amini’s de

Security forces cracked down on protesters demonstrating across Iran following the death of a young woman in the custody of its so-called vice squad, which reportedly left five people dead. The death of Mahsa Amini, 22, a Kurdish woman from western Iran, during a visit to the capital last week sparked outrage over the government’s […]

Women’s entrepreneurship in the spotligh

women in business announced Ella Mills as one of the main speakers of his island Conference of Women Entrepreneurs taking place in October. On Tuesday 11 October, the award-winning food writer and businesswoman will be joined by over 400 attendees, who for the first time will take place between live audiences across the island, connecting […]

‘So Glad You Came In A Tough Girl,’ ‘Spe

Trish Stratus is an absolute WWE legend. Alongside Lita, she took the women’s division to a different level. During her career, Stratus was injured several times between games. However, she held back the pain and finished most of them as well. Recently a similar thing happened to her where she tolerated the pain for more […]

‘It’s a slippery slope’: How young men f

Reid Brown remembers the first time he was sucked into the algorithm – he was just 13 and watching videos after school when YouTube started pushing him towards controversial content. Over time, the videos got more and more extreme, says Brown, now 21. “It started out pretty benign,” he recalls. “You watch something about teenage […]

Washington Middle School officially rena...

Author Ibi Zoboi photographed in front of a mural (April 2022) [Photo courtesy Pasadena Unified School District] Dr Brian McDonald [Photo courtesy Pasadena Unified School District] Dr. Malone, Orduna, Tyron Hampton [Photo courtesy Pasadena Unified School District] Dr Shannon Malone [Photo courtesy Pasadena Unified School District] Noemi Orduna, Judy Chu [Photo courtesy Pasadena Unified School […]

A history of the bombing and its roots i...

Misogyny is a culture of violence against women. Whether the woman is black or brown, queer or trans, or dresses a certain way, her body is at the center of the hate. This particular phenomenon is found in literary translations and on public access sites like Twitter and movie sites like IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes. […]

Bader Ginsburg’s Face Adorns Winchester

Bader Ginsburg’s face adorns the Winchester building Posted at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 17, 2022 By Bill McCann Contributing author For more than a week, the Ruth Bader Ginsburg mural in downtown Winchester took shape on an outside wall of Micki’s Irish Bar. The image appears to be peeking around the corner from Wildcat […]

Lynn Steger Strong Takes Flight

Lynn Steger Strong hates this part. Waiting. The conversation. Waiting. She reads, browses social media, looks for anything to distract her from her complicated feelings around the publication of her next book, Flight (Mariner, Nov.). “I love writing, really — I’m not one of those writers who doesn’t like it,” she says via Zoom from […]

Ellen Meeropol on Writing in the Gaps Le...

I grew up in a family that was reluctant to tell stories. Like about Elizabeth, my grandmother who left Russia and immigrated to Brooklyn. Did she really participate in the Menshevik revolution of 1905 as a young woman, as my mother claimed? Was she really exiled to Siberia and her husband (or brother or uncle) […]

7 LGBTQ+ trailblazers who deserve to hav...

Biopics have always been a very popular film genre, but their popularity has exploded in recent years, with the current biopic boom leading to the creation of blockbuster films such as Me Tonya, Rocketman, Elvis, and the next Blond. Famous musicians, actors, athletes and celebrities of all shapes and sizes are immortalized through biopics, helping […]

VSU Student Named Emerging Leader by Ohi...

September 14, 202222-132 Jessica PopeCommunications and Media Relations Coordinator The Ohio Library Board recently honored Taryn Mirabello, a student in the Department of Library and Information Studies at Valdosta State University, with the 2022 Diana Vescelius Emerging Leader Award. She plans to earn a Masters in Library and Information Science from VSU in May 2023. […]

An impressive and shameless political no...

The course Author: AM houses ISBN-13: 978-1783785339 Editor: Granta Guide price: £20 Reading AM Homes’ new novel, The Unfolding, immediately brought to mind the work of another American author. With its state-of-the-nation tone and overtly political background — after Barack Obama was elected president in 2008, a group of powerful white men plot a coup […]

5 historic awards won at the 2022 Emmys

Another year of Emmys is in the books. As always, Monday night’s awards show featured upsets and rebuffs, predictable wins and powerful acceptance speeches. The 2022 Emmys also had a historic handful of wins, making it a huge night for stars like Zendaya, Quinta Brunson, Lee Jung-jae, and more. Here’s a breakdown of their big […]

Column: Ticket Sales, Auctions and NW Au...

The Library’s Fall Festival is just four weeks away, and library visitors can now purchase tickets for gift certificate raffles and make offers for hotel stays. The festival is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 1, at the library. Local merchants and restaurant owners have been incredibly generous, donating gift certificates […]

Why Muriel’s Friendship in Marriage Is t

It was the small Australian film that could. In 1994, screenwriter-director PJ Hogan crafted an original dramedy about a lost soul with a rich fantasy life who escapes her sadly named seaside town, heads to the big city, and finds everything she didn’t know she wanted. Muriel’s wedding is that rare treasure that seemed to […]

Kimmi Bitter’s Musical Journey – North C

Northern Pine Brewery beer is named after the artist’s van If you yearn for a fresh take on dreamy tunes reminiscent of the 1960s and 70s, and female vocals that tug at the heartstrings, you don’t need Doc Brown’s time to travel Delorean. Instead, watch Oceanside’s Kimmi Bitter. “I try to bring freshness to old […]

Doctors recommend giving weight counseli...

To weigh or not to weigh. What is most likely to protect you against excess weight? Women tend to gain weight during their 40s, which increases the risk of obesity and related conditions like hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and certain cancers. That’s the reasoning behind new recommendations from a federally-backed group of OB-GYNs, family […]

Why Alicia From Student Sex Life Sounds ...

Midori Francis’ next big role, after “Dash & Lily,” was a supporting role in Netflix’s 2021 supernatural comedy film, “The Afterlife of the Party.” Written by Carrie Freedle and directed by Stephen Herek, the film centers on Cassie (Victoria Justice), who hasn’t outgrown her party habits, even though her longtime best friend Lisa (Francis) has. […]

The incredible story of The Savoy hotel ...

When I moved in, my Art Deco suite was so lavish that I never got up until noon. Would you when you were served breakfast in bed every morning by taut-muscled Adonis in pristine white jackets? The view proved equally inspiring. Fairy lights twinkled across the inky waters of the Thames from the fluted Houses […]

Director Frances O’Connor on casting Emm

The famous actor O’Connor’s (Mansfield To park, Blessed) feature early directing stars Emma Mackey (Sex Education) as Wuthering Heights author Emily Bronte struggling to find her voice as a young woman. The film was financed through a UK distribution deal with Warner Bros for the UK and a series of pre-sales through Embankment Films. Ingenious […]

Focus on female filmmakers: Adamma Ebo a...

Adama: We were shocked that not everyone knew about it, namely Sterling and Regina. Oh, they didn’t know that? Adana: Not before shooting. They nailed it. Adamma and Adane: They did it. Adama: They are pros. How did you find the balance between the part of the film which is the documentary and the part […]

Westmoreland County Jail inmate charged ...

Sept. 6 – A Westmoreland County Jail inmate is charged with attempting to improperly grab a nurse and attacking a prison guard on the same day last month, court documents show. Joe Paul Biller, 37, of Mt. Pleasant, is charged with aggravated assault, common assault and indecent assault. A nurse was delivering medicine at 8 […]

Petaluma Readers Embrace Author’s New No

The best-selling titles at Copperfield’s Books, in Petaluma, for the week of August 29 to September 4, 2022 Book #1 on Petaluma Copperfield’s Top 10 Fiction and Non-Fiction Titles list is a page-turning drama in the world of championship tennis. In Taylor Jenkins Reid’s “Carrie Soto is Back” (“Malibu Rising,” “Daisy Jones & the Six”), […]

Why writers are key to our cultural iden...

Mutu Gethoi, renowned historian and author. Kenyan writer Mutu wa Gethoi has denounced Kenya’s loss of cultural identity and the universal adoption of ‘non-African’ ways of life. The writer wants Kenyan authors to be at the center of the push to reverse the trend that he says has enslaved the minds of Africans. Gethoi (pictured […]

Filmmaker Paul Schrader plays with the w...

The 79th Venice Film Festival – Awards ceremony – Venice, Italy, September 3, 2022 – Director Paul Schrader receives the Golden Lion Lifetime Achievement Award. REUTERS/Yara Nardi Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VENICE, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Acclaimed American filmmaker Paul Schrader is known for writing strong male leads, but at […]