| Jan 3, 2013
| 4:30 PM
PARIS -- French vet thesp Gerard Depardieu, who's become a local pariah since relocating to Belgium to pay less taxes, was offered a Russian passport by President Vladimir Putin on Thursday. The Gallic actor moved a few miles across the French border to...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 11:48 AM
History has unleashed another promo for its upcoming drama "Vikings" that shows the main protagonist, Ragnar Lothbrok, who is based on a historical figure from the 8th Century.
Any number of legends exist about Ragnar from Old Norse poetry and other...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Witnesses to a fatal shooting Oct. 22, 2012, in the borough of Chambersburg took the stand in court Wednesday to describe the chaos that night.
Three people who were inside an East King Street home when Victor Hugo Campos-Olguin died testified during...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:54 PM
In her swirling debut novel "The Threads of the Heart," the French writer Carole Martinez follows the turbulent life of Frasquita Carasco, a 19th century Spanish seamstress with mystical powers.
The witty, dark and surreal novel is narrated by Soledad,...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Ben Fountain's satire "Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk" was named the winner of the L.A. Times 2012 book prize for fiction on Friday night at a ceremony in Los Angeles. Katherine Boo's "Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 10:15 AM
The Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for comic fiction announced its shortlist Thursday, with five novelists competing for the title of Britain's funniest author with the book that "best captures the comic spirit of P.G. Wodehouse," the author of, among...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 12:29 PM
When Eleanor Stanford boarded a plane to spend two years on the islands of Cape Verde, she had no idea what she was in for.
She didn't know the language.
She didn't know what the people ate.
She didn't even know where she was going to live.
| Mar 27, 2013
Warren Ellis & Mike McKone Assemble for Marvel’s AVENGERS: ENDLESS WARTIME Original Graphic Novel
New York Times Best-Sellers Launch Marvel’s First Major Original Graphic Novel On October 2nd, 2013
New York, NY—March 21st, 2013&...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world. In 2010, about 88% of their rural population was at poverty level after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck. Hundreds of thousands were killed and, as a result of the tragedy, people from all over the...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:23 PM
BAY VIEW -- The Bay View Music Festival is offering a new program this season for gifted vocalists.
The Summer Opera and Recording Seminar, known as SOARS, is a two-week intensive session of study in which students present an art song recital, make a...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Susan Johnson of Braveart Films will make her feature directorial debut on an adaptation of Caren Lissner's young adult novel "Carrie Pilby."
Producers are Suzanne Farwell and Susan Cartsonis of Storefront Pictures. Farwell is a long-time collaborator of...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 8:30 AM
ANNECY -- Paul Leluc, director of toon TV series "Le Monde de Pahe" and "Graboullin," is directing "The Long Long Holidays," a flagship Gallic TV toon serial, produced by Didier Brunner's Paris-based Les Armateurs, the company behind "The Triplets of...