| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Another bestselling author, another summer series for CBS.
With "Under the Dome" -- based on a Stephen King novel -- having just returned for Season 2, the network is hoping for another hit next year with "Zoo," a thriller adapted from the bestseller by...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Two major services hoping to become 'Netflix for e-books' got a big boost Wednesday: Simon & Schuster has made its backlist available to both Oyster and Scribd.
For a monthly fee — $8.99 for Scribd, $9.95 for Oyster — each offers unlimited...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Welcome, summer! For some, summer brings long days stretched out by the pool with a hardcover or juicy paperback; for others, an e-book on the phone or audio book in the car can do the trick. Whatever the season has in store, it provides ample...
| May 9, 2014
| 2:30 PM
J.J. Abrams might have the most important job in entertainment right now -- directing "Star Wars: Episode VII" -- but the TV side of his Bad Robot production banner is having a rough week.
After a robust selling season for 2013-14 that saw pickups for...
| May 5, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"Chocolate comes from cocoa, which comes out of a tree. Therefore, chocolate counts as salad," as the new saying goes. And for an old saying, we'll use Richard Wilbur's mysterious one. He was Poet Laureate in 1987. He wrote: "We milk the cow of the world,...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 1:00 PM
"Game of Thrones" continues to give the commitment-phobic plenty of reasons to avoid weddings. Fans have only just recovered from the shock and horror of last season's Red Wedding when, in Sunday's episode "The Lion and the Rose," yet another nuptial...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 2:47 PM
CBS Corp. Chief Executive Leslie Moonves remains the king of media compensation.
The 64-year-old television executive and Beverly Hills resident was awarded a $66.9-million compensation package last year, according to a Securities and Exchange...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 7:15 AM
This post has been corrected. See the note below.
Quinn Emmett is a Los Angeles-based actor and a screenwriter. But he has also, perhaps surprisingly, found himself as the editor and publisher of the Fog Horn, a new digital literary magazine. Publishing...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 3:28 PM
With Halloween trying to sneak up on us, it's time to look without fear at the differences between what makes men scary and what makes women scary.
For example, your male villain in a horror movie must have third-degree peeling burns and open sores over...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 7:18 AM
American author Ridley Pearson met with Teenlink at the 30th annual Miami Book Fair International to talk about his young reader adventure novels “The Kingdom Keepers” and “Peter and the Starcatchers,” as well as his newest novel,...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:16 AM
The 30th annual Miami Book Fair International — which brought cultural cachet to South Florida long before the Art Baselers came to town in their skinny jeans and funny glasses (funny jeans and skinny glasses?) — opens its arms in that way...