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  • 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....
  • 29 literary films to fill your holidays [Updated]

     
    A list of 29 top literary films, from 1982 to 2010....
  • Dorothy Parker and the Marriott circle [updated]

     
    The Algonquin Hotel, famed as the 1920s martini-swilling location of choice for some of the era's great literary figures -- Dorothy Parker, Robert Benchley and "The New Yorker" founder Harold Ross -- has entered a partnership with the Marriott hotel......
  • Michael Hiltzik: Employment and the prisoners' dilemma

     
    The writer Dorothy Parker, challenged to use the word "horticulture" in a sentence, is said to have responded, "You can lead a horticulture, but you can't make her think." That line came back to me as I contemplated the foolish......
  • 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...
  • Authors & Ideas: A talk with Daniel Clowes about the likable curmudgeon 'Wilson'

    Authors & Ideas: A talk with Daniel Clowes about the likable curmudgeon 'Wilson'
    He's the kind of guy who waxes rhapsodic about his love for the human race but curses people who don't smile at his dog. He's full of odes to the sweep of life and won't stop sharing them with the strangers he accosts in coffee shops. He has no job and no...
  • Book review: 'The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham' by Selina Hastings

    Book review: 'The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham' by Selina Hastings
    The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham A Biography Selina Hastings Random House: 640 pp., $35 The story of William Somerset Maugham, the stammering young boy who became a doctor and then the world's most famous writer since Dickens, has often been told,...
  • Birthday Wishes

    Birthday Wishes
    You say it's your birthday? Let us tell our viewers! Send your birthday wishes at least two weeks in advance to the addresses below: email:  birthdays@kwch.com Mail: Birthday Wishes 2815 E. 37th N. Wichita, KS, 67219 Include a self-addressed...