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  • Literature: Mark Twain and F. Scott Fitzgerald -- newsmakers again

     
    "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." Oops. That's from Charles Dickens. This is supposed to be about Mark Twain and F. Scott Fitzgerald. Oh well, if the quote fits. On Tuesday, The Times' Larry......
  • Fitzgerald's Gatsby house is doomed

     
    The home that inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby will soon be razed....
  • Block Charlie Sheen from your PC screen

     
    Too much Charlie Sheen on your screen? Here's a cure....
  • Theater review: 'The Next Fairy Tale' at Celebration Theatre

     
    Charlotte Stoudt reviews Celebration Theatre's world premiere musical, 'The Next Fairy Tale'...
  • 'Selected Shorts' at the Getty, starring Tim Curry

     
    Actor Tim Curry was the highlight of Saturday afternoon's Selected Shorts fiction reading at the Getty....
  • At typewriter: Dorothy Parker

     
    A 1941 photograph of Dorothy Parker at work at her typewriter....
  • Last gasp of the Gatsby house

     
    Photos of the last days of the house that was said to be an inspiration for F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby....
  • ‘Public Speaking,’ ‘Collapse’ and stand-up comedies — a weekend of documentary watching.

     
    The long Memorial Day holiday weekend was a chance to catch up on all sorts of films Ive been meaning to get to — documentaries, mainly (Though I did plow through the Andy Serkis star turn as rocker Ian Drury “Sex, Drugs & Rock'n Roll.”...
  • Gloria Stuart, 'Titanic' actress, dies at 100

    Gloria Stuart, 'Titanic' actress, dies at 100
    Gloria Stuart, a 1930s Hollywood leading lady who earned an Academy Award nomination for her first significant role in nearly 60 years — as Old Rose, the centenarian survivor of the Titanic in James Cameron's 1997 Oscar-winning film — has...
  • New York City's spots for book lovers

    New York City's spots for book lovers
    On the third floor of a big, gray building at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, silver-haired docent Julie Chelminski recently stepped up to the middle of a hushed room and faced 15 spellbound tourists. "On the walls of this room there were 9,000 drawers,"...
  • Poetry's refrain is ever near

    Poetry's refrain is ever near
    For Caroline Kennedy's 50th birthday, several of her close friends presented her with poems to mark the occasion. They understood the significance of poetry in her life, how she learned to understand it by looking through volumes, deciphering marks in...
  • Roy Blount Jr. Will Talk About the Marx Brother at the Mark Twain House

    The prolific Roy Blount Jr., one of America’s preeminent humorists, believes that the Marx Brothers’ Duck Soup is “the greatest war movie ever made.” He said as much on the cover of his new book, Hail, Hail, Euphoria!: Presenting...