| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:52 AM
"Fifty Shades of Grey" author E.L. James has dethroned the writing masters (and earners) of the universe with her addictive S&M trilogy.
On Sunday, Forbes released its yearly top-earning authors list, with a new name leading the pack: James. The...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:32 PM
“Carrie” filmmaker Kimberly Peirce didn't exactly spark immediately to the idea of remaking “Carrie,” Brian De Palma's 1976 Stephen King […]...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:19 AM
For a series in its 25th season, “The Simpsons” still displays a wildly ambitious style. (And late Friday, Fox announced it has picked up the show for a 26th season.)
Just look at the opening credits of the annual “Treehouse of Horror&...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:30 AM
CANNES -- The global boom of upscale cast-driven drama has injected some glamour and timeliness into the Cannes-set Mipcom confab, turning it into a one-stop-launchpad for top sales companies.
The looming airstrike, which was eventually cancelled on...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:27 AM
"Under the Dome" was the most-watched program in Central Florida last week.
It won't retain that title this week. "The Bachelorette," ABC's long-running dating contest, was tops Monday night.
But nationally, CBS' "Under the Dome" easily topped the...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:25 AM
On a warm spring night in 1992, the Rock Bottom Remainders took the stage at the Cowboy Boogie in Anaheim, Calif. With more than a dozen best-seling authors, including Dave Barry, Amy Tan, Barbara Kingsolver and Stephen King, the band rocked out,...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Stephen King (pictured), the unrivaled master of horror lit, has hit a new creative peak in recent years, and he still seems to pump out scary books at a breakneck pace; Doctor Sleep, a sequel to The Shining (!), is rumored to be in the works, and his...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Little, Brown confirmed Sunday that "The Cuckoo's Calling," a well-reviewed crime novel, was secretly written by Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling.
The book was written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Another book using that pen name is coming next...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Stephen King knows his way around a stage. His novel Carrie, with its prom-dance backstage blood-soaking prank finale, was adapted into an infamous musical. Rage, one of the novels King wrote under the pseudonym Richard Bachman, was turned into a stage...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 3:01 PM
J.K. Rowling's birthday is coming up on July 31, but readers have already given her a present: a new bestseller.
"The Cuckoo's Calling" is a mystery published in April by Mulholland Books. It leapt to the top of Amazon's bestseller list this weekend...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 12:30 PM
CBS has put "Under the Dome" under a microscope and discovered millions of new viewers for the summer hit.
The Eye on Thursday released detailed figures on how many -- and how -- viewers watched the first episode of the series, based on a Stephen King...