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Looking back at Judith Rossner's Looking for Mr. Looking For Mr Goodbar, Arts And Entertainment, Looking Back, Authors, Entertaining, Books, Things To Sell, Libros, Book

Looking back at Judith Rossner's Looking for Mr. Goodbar

A contemporary reading of the 1970s bestseller, Judith Rossner's Looking for Mr. Goodbar.

Maria Semple on Today Will Be Different. An interview with the Seattle-based novelist and daughter of Hollywood screenwriter Lorenzo Semple Jr. How To Match Foundation, On Today, Arts And Entertainment, Screenwriting, The One, New Books, Interview, Hollywood, Paper Trail

Maria Semple on Today Will Be Different—interview

Maria Semple on Today Will Be Different. An interview with the Seattle-based novelist and daughter of Hollywood screenwriter Lorenzo Semple Jr.

Hugh Hefner Photo Mug Hot Cocoa Gift Basket gift idea. Photo Mug Gift Basket. Black White Photos, Black And White, Big Bunny, Before The Fall, Hugh Hefner, Pulp, Men With Street Style, Playboy Bunny, Love Pictures

A review of a 1974 biography of Hugh Hefner by Frank Brady

A review of a 1974 biography of Hugh Hefner by Frank Brady. Review by Shawn Conner; updated following Hefner's death, Sept 29 2017.

Michael Chabon on Nicholas Meyer and Walter Tevis Michael Chabon, Arts And Entertainment, Authors, Interview, Entertaining, Books, Libros, Book, Book Illustrations

Michael Chabon on Nicholas Meyer and Walter Tevis

Michael Chabon on Nicholas Meyer and Walter Tevis.

Science Fiction writer Jack Vance with cat and dog. Sci Fi Authors, Science Fiction Authors, Sci Fi Books, Crazy Cat Lady, Crazy Cats, Moon Moth, Cat Photography, Cat People, Dog Cat

Moon Moth graphic novel review—based on a Jack Vance story

Moon Moth graphic novel review—based on a Jack Vance story and adapted by Humayoun Ibrahim for First Second Publishing Company.

The Queen's Gambit - Walter Tevis. Tevis makes chess an action sport. A female main character. The nature of competition and obsession. Gambit Movie, Books To Read, My Books, The Color Of Money, The Gambit, Michael Chabon, Room Posters, Best Selling Books, Library Of Congress

Michael Chabon on Nicholas Meyer and Walter Tevis

Michael Chabon on Nicholas Meyer and Walter Tevis.

The illustration accompanying 'Citizen Conn', a Michael Chabon short story about comics, in a recent New Yorker. Michael Chabon, Jack Kirby, Stan Lee, Silver Age, Arts And Entertainment, The New Yorker, Short Stories, Citizen, Comics

Author Michael Chabon's Citizen Conn short story review

Author Michael Chabon's Citizen Conn short story review fictionalizes the famously contentious relationship between Stan Lee and Jack Kirby.

Loved this book. laughed so hard I was in tears for most of it. Arts And Entertainment, Laughing So Hard, Book Review, How To Become, Writer, Novels, This Book, Hilarious, Entertaining

How I Became a Famous Novelist by Steve Hely—review

How I Became a Famous Novelist by Steve Hely. A review of the novel by a former writer for The Late Show with David Letterman.

PAPERMAG: Jennifer Egan Talks Awful Temp Jobs, Writing from the Subconscious and Her Pulitzer Prize Spiegel Online, National Book Award, The New Yorker, News Stories, Short Stories, Storytelling, Fiction, This Or That Questions, People

Jennifer Egan on A Visit from the Good Squad—interview

Jennifer Egan on A Visit from the Good Squad. Interview by Shawn Conner. Originally published at thesnipenews.com May 2011.

Interview with crime fiction writer Jason Starr, author of The Pack Marvel Comic Books, Marvel Comics, Anxiety Disorder Treatment, Novel Movies, Crime Fiction, Don't Panic, Arts And Entertainment, Writer, Interview

Interview with crime fiction writer Jason Starr, author of The Pack

Interview with crime fiction writer Jason Starr, author of The Pack, The Follower, Panic Attack and even some Marvel comic books.

Howard the Duck 1986 movie. A look back at the first major motion picture featuring a Marvel Comics character, who just happened to be a talking duck. Gi Joe, Loki, Afro, Duck Costumes, Scissor Kicks, Howard The Duck, Cinema, The Good Old Days, Movies Showing

Howard the Duck 1986 movie—the first Marvel movie

Howard the Duck 1986 movie. A look back at the first major motion picture featuring a Marvel Comics character, who just happened to be a talking duck.

Disney has plans to reboot its 1991 cult classic The Rocketeer — but with a modern twist. The Hollywood Reporter reports that the studio is developing the movie, this time called The Rocketeers,. Mbti, Rocketeer Movie, Best Superhero Movies, Charles Durning, Alamo Drafthouse, Make A Wish Foundation, Disney Cast, Female Pilot, In And Out Movie

The Rocketeer—a look back at the 1991 Disney comic-book movie

A look back at The Rocketeer, Disney's second attempt to bring a comics-based property to the screen, following Dick Tracy.

Sean Young as Catwoman on The Joan Rivers Show in The actress talks about lobbying for the part in the sequel to the 1989 Batman movie. Sean Young, Elizabeth Mcgovern, Batman Returns, Michelle Pfeiffer, Joan Rivers, Superhero Movies, Arts And Entertainment, Catwoman, American Actress

Sean Young as Catwoman on The Joan Rivers Show in 1991

Sean Young as Catwoman on The Joan Rivers Show in 1991. The actress talks about lobbying for the part in the sequel to the 1989 Batman movie.

To hold onto the rights to Dick Tracy, Warren Beatty dressed up as the comic-strip detective and appeared in a segment with film critic Leonard Maltin. Warren Beatty, Superhero Movies, Arts And Entertainment, New Perspective, Critic, Looking Back, Comic Strips, Detective, Films

Dick Tracy Special - a look back at a 30-minute special that aired in 2008

Dick Tracy Special - a look back at a 30-minute special that aired in 2008. Warren Beatty stays in character as Tracy in an interview with Leonard Maltin.

Crisis On Infinite Earths, the epic upcoming mega event crossover, may see the return of the original Supergirl, Helen Slater, from 1984 movie. Supergirl Movie, Supergirl 1984, Helen Slater Supergirl, Duck Costumes, 1984 Movie, Female Villains, Howard The Duck, Infinite Earths, Faye Dunaway

1984 Supergirl movie is seriously bonkers - movie review

The 1984 Supergirl movie starring Helen Slater, Peter O'Toole and Faye Dunaway is bonkers. Here are nine things I loved about it.